Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020
(7th to 16th Feb 2020)
Hello! This webpage features some documentation
relating to CSF 2020.
The Festival poster is here.
A photo after Laura Simms' 4-session
Performance Storytelling workshop.
"The Power of Imagination", The Hindu,
Metro Plus section, page 3, 10th Feb 2020.
This article is about the work of Laura Simms,
who taught a 4-session class on Performance
Storytelling in CSF 2020, on 10th-13th Feb 2020.
The CSF 2020 Videoconference Conversation
occurred on 11th Feb 2020.
Topic: "Storytelling and Videoconferencing".
The recording is here (64 minutes).
This is a fine companion to the CSF 2019
Topic: "Living, Thinking, and Telling Mythically".
The recording is here (78 minutes).
On Thurs 13th Feb 2020, we had a
Seminar on "Ways of Using Storytelling
to Teach Various Subjects".
Barry Stewart Mann -- in Atlanta, Georgia,
USA – kindly joined us via videoconference
and gave presentations relating to teaching
Math, and teaching about "Restorative
Regarding the latter topic, Barry told a
Tamil folk tale, "The Fish Brother," and
then led us in a wonderful role-play
relating to the story.
Barry begins telling the story at 34:00.
The role-play process begins at 38:45,
and continues to the end of the recording
The recording is here.
(Note: Zoom was used for all CSF 2019
Info about some upcoming Storytelling
trainings -- in-person in Chennai, and
via videoconference -- being offered
by CSF director, Dr Eric Miller, is here.
This page was last updated on 18th June 2020.