Storytelling and Puppetry, an Enchanted World on Earth
November 17 @ 9:00 am - November 18 @ 5:30 pm
How shall we tell stories? How do we make up good stories? Is reading different from telling? Should we skip the scary bits?
In this two day workshop, we will be answering these and similar questions by discovering the value of storytelling and looking at age-related stories. We will also explore the role of puppetry and the practical aspects of puppet making.
If the first day’s focus will be more on the essential of storytelling, the second day we will concentrate on puppetry and puppet making. We will look at types of puppets, the value of puppetry and make table puppets and marionettes and end with a showcase of a puppet show. In order to achieve a deeper insight into the subject, we strongly recommend participation during both days.
The fee is comprehensive of all materials needed.
Lynne Kirk has been a kindergarten teacher for 30+ years in the UK and Hong Kong. She completed her training in 1980/81 and is still involved in education as a teacher, trainer, and mentor. During this time Lynne was also a representative for all kindergartens in the geographical area she lived in and was involved in the national kindergarten movement.
Since coming to Hong Kong she has been involved in teacher training and mentoring in Hong Kong and other countries in Asia. Lynne also ran a small kindergarten on the island she lives on for 7+ yrs.
In 2004 she trained as a storyteller at Emerson College UK. Lynne was a representative for her geographical area and was a director of the Society for Storytelling. She set up storytelling clubs and storywalks and has performed in all sorts of environments.
In Hong Kong, she co-founded Hong Kong Storytellers, helped coordinate several storytelling conferences and has performed at various events alongside storytelling workshops.
Lynne continues to help and support wherever she can to further the education and the tradition of storytelling.
We look forward to seeing you there!