Contact:

98403 94282

info@storytellinginstitute.org

 

 

Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

(Fri 7th - Sun 16th February 2020)

 

Schedule

 

A curtain-raising event

(before the Festival begins! ) --

 

Thursday 6th Feb

11am-12noon

Stories of Female Characters

in Legend and Myth (30 minutes),

told by Friends of Sandhya Ruban.

Admission: Free.

Venue: World Storytelling Institute

(near Stella Maris College, Cathedral Road).

 

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Friday 7th Feb 2020

11am-11:30am

Inauguration of CSF 2020.

Venue: World Storytelling Institute

(near Stella Maris College, Cathedral Road).

For info, please call 98403 94282.

 

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Saturday 8th

 

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Sunday 9th

 

11am-12Noon

Laura Simms tells stories for children.

(Older people are also welcome.)

The poster is here.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(Next to Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, on the same campus as Lady Andal School.)

(1st of 7 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

Admission: Rs 200 per person.

Payment options.

 

12:30pm

Lunch: Laura Simms and Participants in her Storytelling Class. (If interested, please call 98403 94282.)

 

4pm-6pm

Tamil Storytelling.

The announcement is here.

Venue: Storycorner at Bookmine.

One Tarapore Ave, Harrington Road, Chetpet. 

Admission: Free.

 

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Monday 10th 

 

10am-1pm     

Laura Simms' Storytelling Class,

Session #1 of 4.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(Next to Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, on the same campus as Lady Andal School.)

(2nd of 7 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

Payment options.

 

1:30pm

Lunch: Laura Simms and Participants in her Storytelling Class. (If interested, please call 98403 94282.)

 

6pm-7:15pm

Open-mic Storytelling by and for adults.

Storytellers could choose their own topics and types of stories. (Ten-minute time-limit per Storyteller.)

One could tell, or just listen.

Venue: Cafe Coffee Day Square, on Khader Nawaz Khan Road (opp Taj Corromandel hotel), Nungambakkam.

Admission: Rs 200.

(If you might like to tell at this event, please call 98403 94282.) 

 

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Tuesday 11th

 

2pm-4:30pm

Laura Simms' Storytelling Class,

Session #2 of 4.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(3rd of 7 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

 

7pm-8pm

CSF 2020 Videoconference:

A conversaton about storytelling in the world today.  Admission: Free.  To join the videoconference, please click on

https://zoom.us/j/7849176338

 

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Wednesday 12th

 

10am-12noon

Team Workshop #2 --

Workshop on "Storytelling for Teaching-and-learning the English Language".

Info is here.

Venue: NKT College of Education (Triplicane).

If interested to attend, please call 98403 94282.

 

1:30pm-3:30pm

Team Workshop #3 --

Workshop on "Storytelling Therapy".

Storytelling Therapy methods could be used for Healing, Counselling, Personality Development, Life Coaching, Training in Soft Skills, Life Skills, and Communication Skills, etc.

Info is here.

Venue: Social Work Dept, Stella Maris College (Alwarpet).

If interested to attend, please call 98403 94282.

 

5pm-7:30pm

Laura Simms' Storytelling Class,

Session #3 of 4.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(4th of 7 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

 

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Thursday 13th

 

10am-12:30pm

Laura Simms' Storytelling Class,

Session #4 of 4.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(5th of 7 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

 

2pm-4pm

Seminar on "Storytelling for Teaching-and-learning Academic Subjects".

Info is here.

Venue: The Wandering Artist,

No. 51, 6th Main Road, RA Puram.

Admission: Free.

(1st of 2 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

 

6pm-7:30pm

Laura Simms tells stories for adults:

"What a Beautiful Road". 

The poster is here.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(Next to Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, on the same campus as Lady Andal School.)

Admission: Rs 300 per person.

Payment options.

 

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Friday 14th

 

10am-12noon

"7 Storytellers" Program, #1 of 5.

The Storytellers are listed here.

Their photos are here.

Venue: MOP Vaishnav College (Nungambakkam).

Admission: Rs 200 per person.

Payment options.

 

5pm-7pm

"7 Storytellers" Program, #2 of 5.

The Storytellers are listed here.

Their photos are here.

Venue: "Slate" performance and training space, No.7 Harrington Road, Chetpet.

(Next to Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall, on the same campus as Lady Andal School.)

(7th of 7 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

Admission: Rs 200 per person.

Payment options.

 

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Saturday 15th

 

11am-1pm

"7 Storytellers" Program, #3 of 5.

The Storytellers are listed here.

Their photos are here.

Venue: The Wandering Artist,

No. 51, 6th Main Road, RA Puram.

(2nd of 2 CSF 2020 events at this venue.)

Admission: Rs 200 per person.

Payment options.

 

4pm-6pm

"7 Storytellers" Program, #4 of 5.

The Storytellers are listed here.

Their photos are here.

Venue: Image College of Animation and Technology (ICAT) (on Santhome High Road, between the Lighthouse and Santhome Church).

Admission: Rs 200 per person.

Payment options.

 

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Sunday 16th

 

4pm-6pm

"7 Storytellers" Program, #5 of 5.

The Storytellers are listed here.

Their photos are here.

Venue: Madras Story Works (Valluvar Kottam High Road, opposite Harrison's Hotel).

Admission: Rs 200 per person.

Payment options.

 

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Colleges hosting

Workshops and/or Performances

in Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

(7th-16th February 2020)

 

1) Stella Maris College

(Alwarpet). 

 

2) NKT National College of Education (Triplicane).

 

3) MOP Vaishnav College

(Nungambakkam).

 

4) Image College of Animation and Technology (Santhome).

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