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There are those moments when something new has entered into us, something unknown – A story perhaps.

Academy of Storytelling

Kathalaya has set up an Academy of Storytelling as an internationally-recognized institute for storytelling –the only Global Storytelling Academy in the World. The philosophy and aim of setting it up was to evoke innovative ideas of learning through its ‘Thinking, Linking and Telling’ programs.

The Academy conducts Certificate, Diploma courses and short-term workshops all over India and the World to spread storytelling as a Life Skill. The certificate is affiliated to the International Storytelling Center, Tennessee, in U.S.A. Scottish Storytelling Centre, UK; University of Skovde, Sweden.

The International Academy of Storytelling uses the Power of Storytelling as a unique methodology to create a practical, philosophical, and emotional connect within us.

 

 

Beginner’s Course Modules

Session 1
  • Introduction
  • Listening skills
  • Key Elements of Storytelling
Session 2
  • Pillars of Storytelling
  • Definition of Storytelling
  • Narratives of Storytelling
Session 3
  • Voice and Voice modulation
  • Body language and movement
  • Sounds and gestures
Session 4
  • Story web
  • Creative structures for Storytelling
  • Experiencing Storytelling
  • Presentation skills and evaluation

Why a Course for Storytelling?

Great stories have always inspired the way people think. Great philosophers and motivational speakers use stories to state a fact or to drive home a message effectively.

Storytelling Taps, Tells and Transforms people to craft their stories to stimulate an emotional and intelligent response from the participants. They are engaging and effective because they activate the listener’s imagination.

The storytelling techniques and skills that the participants learn during the course help them communicate the story effectively using the right language tone and voice.

We equip you with new skills from the fields of music, arts, and crafts, besides allowing you to discover your own potential to discover yourself as a truly professional storyteller.

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Diploma Course Modules

Session 1
  • History and Evolution of Storytelling
  • Genres of Storytelling
  • Parallel myths from around the World
Session 2
  • Storytelling styles from around the world
  • Storytelling performances with varied props.
  • Real time Performances and Presentations
Session 3
  • Storyboard
  • Story Structure
  • Experience Storytelling
Session 4
  • Puppetry for Storytelling - Varied types
  • Shadow Puppetry
  • Musical accompaniments for Storytelling
Session 5
  • Storytelling process and Documentation techniques
Methodology
  • Experiential Learning
  • Participatory Learning
  • Activity based Learning
  • Group Learning
  • Interactive Learning
  • Skill based Learning
  • Discussions
  • Individual Involvement

Beginner's Course Dates 2019

DATESDAYSLOCATIONSTATUS
JANUARY 11TH TO 13THFRIDAY TO SUNDAYBANGALORECOMPLETED
FEB 22ND TO 24THFRIDAY TO SUNDAYSAKET, N.DELHICOMPLETED
MARCH 29TH TO 31STFRIDAY TO SUNDAYMUMBAICOMPLETED
APRIL 19TH TO 21STFRIDAY TO SUNDAYBANGALORECOMPLETED
APRIL 25TH TO 27THTHURSDAY TO SATURDAYDUBAICOMPLETED
MAY 4TH TO 7THSATURDAY TO TUESDAYHIMALAYASCOMPLETED
MAY 11TH TO 13THSATURDAY TO MONDAYSAKET, N.DELHICOMPLETED
MAY 25TH TO 27THSATURDAY TO MONDAYBANGALORECOMPLETED
JUNE 8TH TO 10THSATURDAY TO MONDAYPUNECOMPLETED
JULY 19TH TO 21STSATURDAY TO MONDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN
JULY 26TH TO 28THSATURDAY TO MONDAYMUMBAIREGISTRATION OPEN
AUGUST 19TH TO 21STMONDAY TO WEDNESDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN
AUGUST 30TH TO 1ST SEPTFRIDAY TO SUNDAYCHENNAIREGISTRATION OPEN
SEPTEMBER 13TH TO 15THFRIDAY TO SUNDAYHIMALAYASREGISTRATION OPEN
SEPTEMBER 20TH TO 22NDFRIDAY TO SUNDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN
OCTOBER 11TH TO 13THFRIDAY TO SUNDAYSAKET, N.DELHIREGISTRATION OPEN
NOVEMBER 1ST TO 3RDFRIDAY TO SUNDAYMUMBAIREGISTRATION OPEN
NOVEMBER 15TH TO 17THFRIDAY TO SUNDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN
DECEMBER 13TH TO 15THFRIDAY TO SUNDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN

 

Diploma Course Dates 2019

DATESDAYSLOCATIONSTATUS
JAN 22ND TO FEB 2NDTUESDAY TO SATURDAYBANGALORECOMPLETED
APR 23RD TO 26THTUESDAY TO FRIDAYBANGALORECOMPLETED
AUG 23RD TO 26THFRIDAY TO MONDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN
NOV 19TH TO 22NDTUESDAY TO FRIDAYBANGALOREREGISTRATION OPEN