Chennai Storytelling Festival 2022

Fri 4th to Sun 27th Feb 2022

 

"Ways Storytelling of Various

Cultures, Religions, World-views,

and Practices can Facilitate

Growing, Maturing, Teaching and Learning,

Playing, Creating, Transforming, and/or Healing

in Individuals and Groups --

and the Healing of the Environment."

 

Festival Homepage.

 

 

          Storytellers and Session Leaders (180)

 

 

1) Allison Cox (Washington state).

Storytelling in Workshop,

"Miscarriage and Still-birth:

Sharing Stories and Making Memories".

Starting at

7:00pm on Sat 19th Feb (Washington state time).

8:30am on Sun 20th Feb (India time).

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Storytelling:

Starting at

7:40pm on Fri 25th Feb (Washington state time).

9:10am on Sat 26th Feb (India time).

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http://www.dancingleaves.com/allison

allison (at) dancingleaves.com

 

 

2) Allison Quaid (Germany).

Workshop:

"Create a Healing Nature Tale".

Starting at

10:00am on Sat 19th Feb (Germany time).

2:30pm on Sat 19th Feb (India time).

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https://www.healingfairytales.com

aquaid (at) gmail.com

 

 

3) Alvin S.W. (Chennai).

A Drama with Storytelling.

"Cafe-storia".

Presented by Springboard Tales.

Starting at

Noon on Sat 19th Feb.

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https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Alvin

alvinansa (at) gmail.com

 

 

4) Ambujavalli N. (Chennai).

Storytelling:

Starting at

7:10pm on Fri 4th Feb.

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Workshop and Storytelling.

Presented by the

Chennai Storytellers group.

Starting at

5:30pm on Sat 5th Feb.

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A Drama with Storytelling.

"Cafe-storia".

Presented by Springboard Tales.

Starting at

Noon on Sat 19th Feb.

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https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Ambuja

Facebook page

ambujavalli (at) gmail.com

 

 

5) Amrita Chauhan (Jaipur).

Storytelling:

Starting at

11:00am on Sun 6th Feb.

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amritasomani (at) yahoo.com

 

 

6) Anagha Prasad (Bangalore).

Storytelling:

Storytelling:

Starting at 12:30pm on 13th Feb (60 minutes).

"Timeless with Tagore: The Telling of Stories

Written by Rabindranath Tagore",

by Katha Krafters.

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Storytelling:

Starting at

11:30am on Sat 19th Feb.

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anaghaprasad (at) gmail.com

 

 

7) Andrew Laufer (California).

Storytelling:

Starting at

10:30pm on Sat 5th Feb (California time).

Noon on Sun 6th Feb (India time).

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dadlaufer (at) gmail.com

 

 

8) Angela Halvorsen Bogo (Norway).

Storytelling:

Starting at

11:00am on Sat 26th Feb (Norway time).

3:30pm on Sat 26th Feb (India time).

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https://www.transformationalplay.net/about

angela.bogo (at) gmail.com

 

 

9) Anita Ratnam (Chennai)

"Great Mother Culture": A session of 

Discussion, Storytelling, and Performance. 

           Anita Ratnam will tell, "The Myth of the

           Tamil Goddess Kottravai."  Kottravai is

           a goddess of fertility and war, and takes

           care of the desert.

Here is additional info about this session.

Starting at

10:00am on Saturday 19th Feb (New York time).

8:30pm on Saturday 19th Feb (India time).

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http://anitaratnam.com

http://arangham.com/index.html

 

 

10) Anitha Ranjit (Kochi).

Facilitating

The Malayalam Storytelling Session.

Starting at

4:00pm on Sun 20th Feb.

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anisumi65 (at) gmail.com

 

 

11) Annapoorani Barani (Chennai).

Workshop and Storytelling.

Presented by the

Chennai Storytellers group.

Starting at

5:30pm on Sat 5th Feb.

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https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Annapoorani

annu199 (at) gmail.com

 

 

12) Anuradha Rohra (Mumbai).

Storytelling:

Starting at

2:10pm on Sun 27th Feb.

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anuradha.rohra (at) gmail.com

 

 

13) Anusha Ramasamy (Chennai)

Workshop and Storytelling.

Presented by the

Chennai Storytellers group.

Starting at

5:30pm on Sat 5th Feb.

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anushram (at) yahoo.com

 

 

14) Aparna Athreya (Bangalore).

Workshop,

"Humour in Telling Stories to Children".

Starting at

2pm on Sat 12th Feb.

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http://www.kiddywiki.com

http://www.facebook.com/kiddywiki

https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Bangalore.html#Aparna

aparnaathreya (at) gmail.com

 

 

15) Apoorva Dheekaw (New Delhi).

Storytelling:

Starting at

1:10pm on Sat 26th Feb.

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apoorva.dheekaw (at) gmail.com

 

 

16) Arumugam Srinivasan (Chennai).

Storytelling:

Starting at

11:50am on Sun 27th Feb.

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arumugamsrinivasan (at) gmail.com

 

 

17) Banumathy H. (Chennai).

Storytelling:

Starting at

1:20pm on Sat 5th Feb.

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Workshop and Storytelling.

Presented by the

Chennai Storytellers group.

Starting at

5:30pm on Sat 5th Feb.

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With

"Cafe-storia": A Drama with Storytelling.

Presented by Springboard Tales.

Starting at

Noon on Sat 19th Feb.

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https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Banumathy

https://www.facebook.com/FablesnTales

banumathy81 (at) gmail.com

 

 

18) Barry Stewart Mann (Georgia, USA).

Storytelling (relating to Rationalism):

Starting at

8:30am on Sat 5th Feb (USA Eastern time).

7:00pm on Sat 5th Feb (India time).

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Storytelling,

"Stories from Jewish Culture".

Starting at

10:30am on Sun 6th Feb (USA Eastern time).

9:00pm on Sun 6th Feb (India time).

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Storytelling,

An episode of "Elijah's Violin," a Jewish story.

Starting at

11:00am on Sun 20th Feb (USA Eastern time).

9:30pm on Sun 20th Feb (India time).

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Barry Stewart Mann, MFA, is a storyteller, actor,

and teaching artist based in Atlanta, USA.  Barry

tells stories of all sorts in schools, libraries, camps,

and festivals.  He also works with students and

teachers using drama and storytelling to teach

core curriculum subjects.  Barry was a featured

teller at the second Festival Internacional de

Cuentacuentos in Santo Domingo, DR; is on the

planning committee for the National Storytelling

Network's Connected Conference (coming in July

2022), and tells internationally with DreamOn

Productions, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

He is delighted to be involved in the Chennai

Storytelling Festival for the fourth year running.

https://barrystewartmann.com

barrystewartmann (at) hotmail.com         

 

 

19) Beverly Schwartz (New York).

Storytelling:

Starting at

11:00pm on Fri 18th Feb (New York time).

9:30am on Sat 19th Feb (India time).

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schwartzbeverly68 (at) gmail.com

 

 

20) Bruce Kirchoff (North Carolina).

Storytelling:

"Improvised Storytelling"

on the theme, "Maturing".

Starting at

9:30am on Sat 19th Feb  (North Carolina time).

8:00pm on Sat 19th Feb (India time).

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Workshop:

"Improvised Group-storytelling"

on the theme, "Group Mind".

Starting at

8:30am on Sat 26th Feb (North Carolina time).

7:00pm on Sat 26th Feb (India time).

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https://tellitlikeitisimprov.com

https://www.facebook.com/BKKirchoffStories

kirchoffbruce (at) gmail.com

 

 

21) Carrie Sue Ayvar (Florida).

Storytelling:

Starting at

9:20am on Fri 4th Feb (Florida time).

7:50pm on Fri 4th Feb (India time).

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http://www.carriesueayvar.com

csayvar (at) gmail.com

 

 

22) Cris Anderson and the Minnesota Folktale

      Gardening Club (Minnesota).

Workshop,

"Ritual Engagement with Folktales".

Starting at

10:00am on Sun 27th Feb (Minnesota time).

9:30pm on Sun 27th Feb (India time).

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https://goodstory.us

https://kairosalive.org

http://openheartopeneyes.com

https://bigwoodstransformationaltheatre.weebly.com

anders (at) bitstream.net

 

 

23) Dana Sherry (California).

Storytelling:

Starting at

7:00pm on Fri 25th Feb (California time).

8:30am on Sat 26th Feb (India time).

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dlsherry (at) hotmail.com

 

 

24) Debbie Guneratne (UK / Sri Lanka).

Storytelling:

Starting at

12:40pm on Sun 13th Feb (UK time).

6:10pm on Sun 13th Feb (India and Sri Lanka time).

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http://www.debbieguneratne.com

debbieguneratne27 (at) gmail.com

 

 

25) Debjani Bhaduri (Chennai).

Workshop:

"Exploring the Many Gods in Hinduism".

Starting at

10:00am on Sun 13th Feb.

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A Drama with Storytelling.

"Cafe-storia".

Presented by Springboard Tales.

Starting at

Noon on Sat 19th Feb.

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Storytelling:

Starting at

5:50pm on Sun 20th Feb.

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Workshop,

"Laughter and Comedy in Storytelling".

Starting at

5:30pm on Sat 26th Feb.

https://indianstorytellingnetwork.org/Chennai.html#Debjani

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Facebook page

debjani_bhaduri (at) rediffmail.com

 

 

26) Deepa Anand (UK).

Storytelling:

Starting at

12:40pm on Fri 4th Feb (UK time).

6:10pm on Fri 4th Feb (India time).

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deepannd (at) yahoo.co.uk