Monday, December 5, 2011

Sydney International Storytelling Conference 2012 June 1-3 2012

Dear Storytellers,
We are excited to announce that registrations are now open for attendance at the "Weaving Stories Together" - Sydney International Storytelling Conference 2012 . For information and to register go to www.storytellersnsw.org.au/conferences-and-festivals.html Take advantage of the Early, Earlybird rates!
Weaving Stories Together
Sydney International Storytelling Conference 2012
THE POWER OF STORIES
Hosted by the Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW) Inc
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS FOR
WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCES and POSTERS
This is a call to all and any who have a passion around the art and practice of Oral Storytelling to put in a proposal for workshop and/or performance and/or poster for the SydneyInternational Storytelling Conference scheduled for June 1-3 2012.

This conference promises to be a great opportunity for listeners and tellers of stories to develop skills, enjoy performances and interact with others who have a love of Storytelling.
The theme is THE POWER OF STORIES
1. We are seeking proposals for workshops around the following areas:.
  • Development of storytelling skills and techniques.
  • Storytelling in Education – Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Adult
  • Storytelling for building community – seniors, youth, church, business etc
  • Storytelling for healing and well being
  • Oral history and historical storytelling
  • Storytelling and culture
Workshop sessions are 100 minutes in length.
We are not looking for academic papers or talks. Workshops should be an engaging and interactive process for participants and concentrate on developing practical skills.
Please find call for contributions for workshops submission form at www.storytellersnsw.org.au/uploads/2012CALLworkshop.doc
2. We are seeking proposals for performance in concert
There will be two opportunities for public performance of stories
  1. Saturday evening concert 2. Sunday afternoon Family Concert
Please find call for contributions for performances submission form at www.storytellersnsw.org.au/uploads/2012CALLperformance.doc
3. We are seeking proposals for posters
This is a great opportunity to share your professional storytelling knowledge and research or information about a special storytelling project and meet others who have a belief in the ‘Power of Stories’
Please find call for contributions for poster session submission form at www.storytellersnsw.org.au/uploads/2012CALLposter.doc
Conference convenors - Christine Carlton and Cynthia Hartman - Australian Storytelling Guild NSW Inc www.storytellersnsw.org.au
Conference enquiries: Email: storynsw@gmail.com

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