Date: Saturday March 21, 2020
Presented as part of the 2020 Toronto Storytelling Festival
This workshop is for storytellers, musicians, theatre makers, artists, and educators. It invites participants to explore how place is part of who we are, and to create seeds of stories to grow together.
This workshop is intended to:
- hone your speaking/singing and your connection to stories/music
- explore the connection between the personal and the archetypal
- explore movement and sound and integrate it with storytelling performance
Attendees should wear clothing that allows for easy movement.
FOR A LIMITED TIME, TAKE 25% OFF EARLY BIRD PRICE WITH DISCOUNT CODE Taproot21
Discount code valid from March 11 to 18, 2020
Full Day Workshop: Saturday March 21, 2020 - 10:30am to 5:30pm
Price: $100, $80 Early Bird ($60 with discount code)
Location: Solar Stage Theatre in Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie Street, Suite 176)
A word from Toronto Storytelling Festival Artistic Director Dawne McFarlane: "I received the Alice Kane Award funding several years ago to attend Mairi’s workshop in Scotland, and it was transformative for my storytelling."
Full Workshop Schedule:
Tell Me That Story Again
Lindy Kinoshameg (Wiikwemkoong Unceded First Nation) introduce elements of Indigenous storytelling that encompass respect, leadership, and teamwork. Indigenous storytelling is deeply rooted in our connection with Mother Earth, Water, Plants, and Animals. Participants will be invited to explore these themes through the telling of their own stories.
12:00PM-12:30PM - Lunch
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Embodying Sound and Story, Word and Song
Mairi Campbell (Scotland) offers participants playful and profound encounters with story, sound, and movement. Dawne McFarlane shares a story from her Celtic ancestry and leads you in creative exercises to unfold and inhabit the story. Reveal your inner ballast and your inner wings!
Posted by: Storytelling Toronto
For more information: https://torontostorytellingfestival.ca/site/events/taproot-a-workshop-for-artistic-explorers/