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Creative storytelling: How to create and tell a good story

19.5.2019
Limassol Cyprus
Workshop:
Dimitar Uzunov

“The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The story-teller sets the vision, values and agenda of an entire generation to come” – Steve Jobs

WHY STORYTELLING: The art of storytelling is essential. Humans are story-driven creatures. We need stories to convey meaning, values and hopes. Human knowledge is based on stories and the human brain is a sort of cognitive machine necessary to understand, remember and tell stories. Stories mirror human thought, as humans think in narrative structures and most often remember facts in story form.

WHAT TO EXPECT: This 3.5-hour intense workshop will give the participants practical tools on how to create a good story and how to tell it in front of a life audience in a compelling and touching way. Through games and exercises the workshop participants will develop specific skills and ideas of what is successful storytelling. Workshop participants will work on their stories. Each one will create an original and engaging 3-minute story at the end of the workshop.

WHEN: May 19th, 2019, 16:00

WHERE: Museum of Decorated Bread (Ploumisto Psomi). 9, Grigori Afxentiou str., Limassol, Cyprus

FOR WHOM: The workshop is designed for people working on their own personal story for artistic purposes, for advocacy or personal development, and to people working on a story for professional purposes – to become better leaders and influencers.
Max. number of participants: 12

LANGUAGE: English

CREATIVE STORYTELLING workshop with Dimitar Uzunov was ranked in the TOP 10 OF THE BEST CREATIVE EVENTS IN LONDON in September 2018 : https://ericfestival.com/226-10-events-september/

WHO IS DIMITAR UZUNOV: Dimitar Uzunov is a theatre director, storyteller and producer. He holds a MA in Applied Theatre Studies from University Paris 8. He also studied Acting, Theatre Directing and Theatre Management in Brooklyn College (CUNY). In 2008 he founded Famille Mundi theatre company in Paris and since then he has been its artistic director. He is also a co-founder and co-director of Arte Urbana Collectif, a Sofia based artistic collective that produces and organizes various projects in Bulgaria and Europe. He is the organizer of Summer Scriptwriting Base (SSB), an international educational forum on scriptwriting for different arts and creative industries. SSB gathers each summer for two intensive weeks of lectures and work-shops participants, speakers and mentors from all around the world. He has directed and written the scripts for eight theatre productions in France and Bulgaria and a numerous multimedia stories. Dimitar Uzunov gives regularly workshops on storytelling, acting and directing (France, Bulgaria, UK, USA, Egypt, Lithuania, and Azerbaijan).

TICKETS: 30 euro including a coffee break
Members, students, unemployed: 25

BOOK: [email protected]
Payment: at museum or through PayPal

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