Thursday, February 6, 2014

Books about storytelling doing the rounds of the Vic Tellers

Dan Yashinsky, one of North America's best-known storytellers, shows how an old tradition has become the new avant-garde. The belief that storytelling is a necessary and beneficial art for our times has sparked a contemporary renaissance of oral literature with a variety of festivals, groups, and gatherings.

Brought to our attention by Doetre Henschel

Mike Alfreds makes the case for putting story and storytelling back at the heart of theatre. He explores the whole process of adapting for the stage, and investigates the particular techniques - many of them highly sophisticated - that actors require when performing 'story-theatre'.

Brought to our attention by Jan Wositzky

Thanks Folks!

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