Calling junior storytellers (9 to 11 years) to participate in a two month-long mentorship programme culminating in an international digital storytelling performance! All performers will be mentored by renowned storyteller Kamini Ramachandran, Creative Producer of StoryFest Singapore.
As part of the mentorship, each junior storyteller will learn to perform between 1-2 Asian stories (10-mins long).
The mentorship will culminate with each junior storyteller performing virtually to an adult audience member based in North America as part of an international livestreamed digital programme.
Participate as a junior storyteller if your child is:
- An avid reader, listener, or viewer of a wide range of stories
- An eloquent speaker with a strong command of the English language
- Interested in learning the art of oral storytelling
- Passionate about culture and heritage, and proud to share it with the world
- Committed, process-oriented, and has a unique individual style
- No prior experience is needed, but an interest in public speaking, spoken word, and storytelling is strongly encouraged. The international digital performances will take place from 27 May to 5 June 2022, between 9:00am and 1:00pm Singapore time. Junior storytellers will be scheduled based on their availability. The digital storytelling live-streamed performances will take place in an established arts venue in Singapore.