Sydney International Storytelling Conference 1-3 June 2018
Yes the date has been set for the next
Weaving Stories Together Sydney International Storytelling Conference
1-3rd June 2018
Theme: Nourished Through Stories
Are you interested in submitting a proposal to contribute to the 2018 conference?- If yes, please download information and submission forms by clicking on the appropriate CALL for workshops, performances or posters above. Presenters conditions are included on the forms.
This biennial conference draws participants, presenters and performers from all Australian States and territories as well as international countries. The conference program has a balance of performances and educational workshops to promote cultural exchange and develop the art, skills and application of Storytelling in a wide context of settings.
Presently, it is the only International Conference held in Australia that has a main focus on the the tradition and practice of Oral Storytelling. The Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW) who are the organisers and hosts of the conference are committed to preserving and promoting this significant art form and its relevance within many areas of education, health, welfare and artistic performance
Make your plans now! Bookings open in January. Early Early Bird registrations will be available. Come alone or better still encourage a friend to travel and attend the conference with you. Perhaps you may wish to submit a proposal to contribute to the conference.
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS FOR WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCES and POSTERS
This is a call to all who have a passion for the art and practice of Oral Storytelling to put in a proposal for workshop and/or performance and/or poster for the Weaving Stories Together - Sydney International Storytelling Conference scheduled for June 1-3, 2018 hosted by the Australian Storytelling Guild (NSW)
Please note that each category of proposal has a different closing submission date.
The theme is NOURISHED THROUGH STORY
1. We are seeking proposals for workshops around the following areas:.
Development of storytelling skills and techniques. Storytelling in Education – Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Adult Storytelling for building community – seniors, youth, church, business etc Storytelling for healing and well being Oral history and historical storytelling Storytelling and culture Storytelling for Leadership
Workshop sessions are 100 minutes in length. We are not looking for academic papers or talks. Workshops should be an engaging and interactive process for participants and concentrate on developing practical skills. Submission closing date – January 19th 2018
2. We are seeking proposals for performance in concert
There will be two opportunities for public performance of stories 1.Saturday evening concert 2. Sunday afternoon Family Concert Submission closing date – January 31st 2018
3. We are seeking proposals for posters
This is a great opportunity to share your professional storytelling knowledge and research or information about a special storytelling project and meet others who have a belief in the 'Power of Stories' Submission closing date – March 19th 2018
Further information contact Conference Convenor- Christine Carlton firstname.lastname@example.org