World Storytelling Institute




Storytelling-theatre Workshop

for Children (6 to 12 years old)



The Children would be coached to tell Animal fables (Aesop's fables, Panchatantra stories, and Jataka stories), and other Folktales.


Dates and Timing for the June-July-Aug-Sept 2017 Term

Saturdays, 3:15pm - 4:45pm.

1)  17 June 2017.

2)  24 June.

3)  1 July.

4)  8 July.

5)  15 July.

6)  22 July.

7)  29 July.

8)  5 Aug.

9)  12 Aug.

10)  19 Aug.

11)  26 Aug.

12)  2 Sept.


Workshop Fee for the June-July-Aug-Sept 2017 Term

Rs 4,200.  There are 12 sessions: thus, this comes to Rs 350 per session.


Children are welcome to attend the first session (on 17 June) as a sample (for a fee of Rs 350).  Then, they could decide regarding joining for the balance of the term (an additional 11 sessions, for an additional Rs 3,850).


In the Term's final session, the Workshop participants would give performances for family and friends. 


Some photos taken during the final sessions of

1) the July-Aug-Sept 2016 term, and

2) the Oct-Nov-Dec 2016 term

are here. 


Workshop Venue

iSpark, 404 Lloyds Road (also known as, Avvai Shanmugam Salai) (approx 300 metres from Mount Road), Gopalapuram, Chennai.


Workshop Instructor

Ms Pretigaya Haran.  Bio-data is here.


For additional info and to register, please contact,


Workshop Coordinator

Dr Eric Miller.  Bio-data is here.

Director, World Storytelling Institute

98403 94282




Storytelling is a form of Public Speaking that also at times may involve Acting (when one acts-out characters).


This Workshop would help young people to improve their abilities to express their thoughts and feelings in eloquent, articulate, organised, and effective ways.


"Storytelling-theatre" involves,

1) Solo storytelling. 

2) Team storytelling. 

3) A narrator and actors performing skits.