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Beginner’s course in Storytelling

 

WHY A COURSE FOR STORYTELLING?

There are those moments when something new has entered into us, something unknown –A story perhaps.

Great stories have always inspired the way people think. Great philosophers and motivational speakers use stories to state a fact or to drive home a message effectively.

Kathalaya has set up an Academy of Storytelling as an internationally-recognized institute for storytelling –the only Global Storytelling Academy in the World. The philosophy and aim of setting it up was to evoke innovative ideas of learning through its ‘Thinking, Linking and Telling’ programs.

The Academy conducts Certificate, Diploma courses and short-term workshops all over India and the World to spread storytelling as a Life Skill. The certificate is affiliated to the International Storytelling Center, Tennessee, in U.S.A.; Scottish Storytelling Centre, UK; University of Skovde, Sweden.

The International Academy of Storytelling uses the Power of Storytelling as a unique methodology to create a practical, philosophical, and emotional connect within us.

It encourages people to craft their stories to stimulate an emotional and intelligent response from the participants. These stories are engaging and effective because they activate the listener’s imagination, connect them to their own experiences, and help them create new ones.

However, it is not enough just to tell a story. One has to know what one is doing to be effective. The storytelling techniques and skills that the participants learn during the course helps helps them communicate the story effectively using the right language tone and voice.

Duration: 20 hours over 3 days

Fees: INR 18000 includes 15% service tax, certificate , snacks tea and lunch

Location: At our Bangalore or Chennai branch

Note: We also offer customized courses for different audiences such as teachers, schools, NGOs, parents, corporates, etc at their location, given a minimum batch of 12-15 individuals. Please contact us for more details.

 

 

Session 1

  • Introduction
  • Listening skills
  • Elements of storytelling

Session 2

  • Pillars of storytelling
  • What is storytelling?
  • Expressing a story

 

Session 3

  • Voice and Voice modulation
  • Body language and movement
  • Story web

Session 4

  • Creating your own story
  • Application of stories
  • Presenting stories by participants

Video of presentation by participant

 

 

 

Insights

Our Participants-

  • Educators
  • Parents
  • Change Agents
  • Working Professionals
  • Business Heads
  • Performing Artists
  • Professional Storytellers
  • Students

Learning Outcomes-

  • Effective Communication
  • Holistic Learning
  • Non Competitive Engagement
  • Innovative New Ways of Learning
  • Language Development
  • Self Esteem
  • Knowing One's Potential
  • Self Confidence

Methodology –

  • Experiential Learning
  • Participatory Learning
  • Activity-based Learning
  • Group Learning
  • Interactive Learning
  • Skill based Learning
  • Discussions
  • Individual Involvement

You will be walking away with a bag of stories..

 

What participants have said

Beginner's batch- August 2016
Beginner’s batch- August 2016


 

I was enlightened by the wonderous Storyteller Geeta Ma’am armed with her paraphernalia of choice sounds and delightful expression. I have gained much that will aid my passion with the innumerous stories that Ma’am relieved to us.- DURGA RAJIV CHALOLI 9th Std ,Bangalore
Like a toddler everything was new,The 5 R’s ,Elements of Storytelling etc made the day.Like a river with riddles the theory part was like a seed and fertilizer, The germination has started.- DEEPAK SWAMINATHAN, Chennai
I loved the activities . It was useful to learn which parts of the body the different sounds come from.- KARTHIKA ,Chennai
I came to to get strong insights into art of fine Storytelling.I enjoyed a lot and learnt a lot too.- S.SHRI HARI,12th Std,New Delhi



 

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Academy Course Dates 2017

Dates Days Courses Timing
Jan, 17th - 19th Tuesday to Thursday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
Jan 21st – 25th Saturday to Wednesday Diploma 9.30 AM – 4.00 PM
Feb, 17th - 19th Chennai Friday to Sunday Beginner's course, Chennai 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM
March 9th to 11th Thursday to Saturday Beginner's course, 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
April 19th - 23rd Wednesday to Sunday Diploma 9.30 AM – 4.00 PM
June 15th-17th Thursday- Saturday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
June, 19th - 23rd Monday to Friday Diploma 9.30 AM – 4.00 PM
July, 20th-22nd Thursday- Saturday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
August 17th-19th

Thursday to Saturday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
Sept 7th to 9th Thursday- Saturday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
October 5th to 7th Thursday to Saturday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM
October 9th to 13th Monday to Friday Diploma 9.30 AM – 4.00 PM
Nov, 24th to 26th Friday to Sunday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
Dec 7th to 9th Thursday to Saturday Beginners 9.30 AM- 5.00 PM First 2 days & 9.30 AM-2.30 PM 3rd Day
Dec 11th to 15th Monday to Friday Diploma 9.30 AM – 4.00 PM

Our Next Beginner’s Course

January 17th to January 19th(Bangalore)