The Art of Storytelling


 Daniel Stokes

Poetry, Speech & Drama Teacher; Teacher Trainer

 Portland, USA


“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein

In Asia/Europe/Oceania: 

June 25, July 2,9,16 (Sundays) 

and July 22, 2023 (Saturday)

8:30 – 10:00 AM (IST)

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Rs.9000 INR or $125 USD 



In this certificate course of five sessions, participants will develop skills in learning and telling stories both 

at home and in the classroom. Multi-cultural stories selected will be for grades 1 & 2 (ages 6 – 8).


Working with voice and gesture.

Creating images and atmosphere.

Imagining or seeing what you tell.

Developing an awareness of how a story lives in time and space.

Exploring archetypes in a story that relate to the Journey of the Soul.

A selection of five folk and fairy tales will be shared and participants will work intensely in storytelling groups.


What stories are appropriate for this age group and why.

The oral tradition and the power of listening in a Waldorf classroom.

About Daniel Stokes

Daniel has worked within the Waldorf Education movement since 1975. He received his teacher training at Emerson College, England and a diploma for Speech and Drama in Sydney, Australia. He co-founded Mythos Storytellers and Looking Glass Theater which performed and led workshops in schools across Australia. Over the past 30 years Daniel has been a class teacher and has brought a love for the spoken word, specifically its use in the classroom, through courses in poetry, storytelling and drama in Waldorf training centers throughout the U.S. and Asia. 
He currently lives with his wife in Portland and spends much of the year  training teachers and mentoring in Waldorf Schools.
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