The Art of Performative Storytelling with Priyanka Patel

Performing Arts
Workshops / Masterclass
Saturday, 28th September 2019
From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (IST)
Essar House, 11 K. K. Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai - 400034.


Avid Learning presents The Art of Performative Storytelling with Storyteller, Psychologist and Founder, StoryDustIndia Priyanka Patel. This day-long workshop will take the participants on an intensive experience of learning to perform stories. Master storyteller, Priyanka will explore the structure and elements of an effective storytelling performance for adults. Through a series of theatre games and art activities, participants will get a chance to experiment with voice modulation, expressions, gestures, and body language. The emphasis will be on becoming a powerful performer through interactive storytelling in this time and age of multiple digital platforms. Priyanka will demonstrate a selection of stories through a performance and also create opportunities for the participants to perform.

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Priyanka Patel

Priyanka Patel

Storyteller and Psychologist, Founder StoryDust India

Priyanka Patel is a preserver and nurturer of stories. Her two loves, Storytelling and Psychology come together as she goes back to the age old tradition of oral storytelling to warm your hearts with Mythological tales, Folk tales, and Sufi stories. Bringing people together around the mythical hearth, Priyanka helps you travel time and explore traditions that have been a part of your everyday life. As a Storyteller, she has performed at premiere venues like Royal Opera House, Mumbai; Nehru Centre, London & Mumbai; Kalaghoda Arts festival; Prithvi Theatre Festival; The Hive, Mumbai; Haiku Jam, Bandra; Shoonya Space, Bangalore; GyanAdab Literature Festival, Pune; India Habitat Centre, Delhi; IIC, Delhi and many more. Along with running StoryDust India, she is the Program Manager for cityLAB, G5A, and is also the co-creator and Storyteller for Sounds of the Sufis.

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