The Art of Storytelling
Poetry, Speech & Drama Teacher; Teacher Trainer
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
He currently lives with his wife in Portland and spends much of the year training teachers and mentoring in Waldorf Schools.