Workshop

The Art of Storytelling

November 2019

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                                      • The Art of Storytelling

                                        05:00 PM-09:00 PM

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                                        05:00 PM-09:00 PM

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                                                      Brief

                                                      The Art of Storytelling
                                                      Participants will be exposed to the basic elements of the art of storytelling, and will acquire the techniques of this art. They will undergo a multitude of practical exercises, and each of them will have the chance to perform in front of the audience. Fatema will focus on giving individual feedback on the practices.

                                                      Outline:
                                                      Day 1:
                                                      - Definition of storytelling.
                                                      - The history of storytelling.
                                                      - Basic elements of a story.
                                                      - The introduction of characters to attract audience.
                                                      - The importance of storytelling in kids’ lives.
                                                      - The workshop will involve many exercises.
                                                      Day 2:
                                                      - Basics of the art of storytelling.
                                                      - Different techniques for storytelling.
                                                      - Developing skills of the art of storytelling.
                                                      - The workshop will involve many exercises.
                                                      Day 3:
                                                      - Finding the right story.
                                                      - The preparation for storytelling.
                                                      - The importance of the voice.
                                                      - Body language.
                                                      - The overall performance.

                                                      Day 4:
                                                      - Participants will present their stories to the group.
                                                      - The group will assess the performance.
                                                      - Closing remarks.


                                                      Workshop Level: Beginner

                                                      Speakers

                                                      Fatima Sharafeddine

                                                      Fatima SharafeddineThe writer, born in 1966 in Beirut, Lebanon, collected several awards and honors, and spent the first six years of her childhood in…