WORKSHOPS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11TH

WORKSHOP for Educators, Parents, and the Young At Heart: Anne Glover’s String Stories!
{6:30 – 8:30 PM} at THE COCHRANE CENTRE
$25 cash at the door; please pre-register by e-mailing storytellingstjohns@gmail.com
Wheelchair accessible venue

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn string stories they can use right away in programs for children and youth. Anne travels the globe teaching string stories to even those who are “all thumbs.” String stories can be used in story time, puppet shows, after-school programming, and as a visual/kinesthetic link to literacy. All you need to bring is yourself and a sense of humour!  No strings attached and no dexterity required!  Hands-on, action-packed, fun and funny. Your shoelaces will never look the same! Anne intertwines multicultural tales with string figures from cultures around the globe.  From Tokyo to Tofino and Burns Lake to Buenos Aires, Anne has spent years enchanting audiences and inspiring a generation with her unique string-stories.  Don’t miss this chance to work with this polished entertainer and gifted, engaging teacher.

Get a little sneak peek of the workshop style here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wj7lz90n0Os

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH

Harness your Most Precious Instrument: You! With Shoshana Litman
{10:00 AM – 12:00 PM} at THE COCHRANE CENTRE
$25 cash at the door; please pre-register by e-mailing storytellingstjohns@gmail.com
Wheelchair accessible venue

Shoshana shares some of the wisdom she’s learned from 20 years of professional storytelling. This inspiring workshop features easy to remember breathing, movement and vocal exercises. These tips help invigorate verbal artists, enhancing their ability to tell lively tales and provide memorable performances. Intended for beginning and more experienced storytellers who want to enliven their storytelling with exercises they can practice at home or on the road.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH

WORKSHOP for Youth: Unleash Your Inner Storyteller! With Shoshana Litman
{1:00 – 2:30 PM) at THE FLUVARIUM
Ages 6+
$15; please pre-register by e-mailing storytellingstjohns@gmail.com
Admission to Fluvarium required; wheelchair accessible venue

Have you ever told someone what you did, or about a great or terrible meal, or anything from your own experiences? Then you are a storyteller and this workshop can help you craft memorable tales. Shoshana models easy to tell stories for young people who want to discover more about storytelling. She fills your toolbox with step by step instructions and fun storytelling techniques. You can practice these techniques with another participant or the whole class, or just come and listen! Perfect for any kids interested in drama, acting, or writing stories.

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