StoryFest: Singapore Showcase - Stories for Change

Description

Suitable for adult audiences 16 years and above

Date: Sat, 3 June 2017

Time: 5 — 7pm, with 15 mins intermission

Venue: Blue Room, The Arts House

Ticket price: $15


Stories for Change celebrates this year's festival theme by showcasing key storytelling and spoken word organisations from Singapore. Listen to tales from the oral tradition by members of the Storytelling Association (Singapore), soliloquies from the Singapore Monologue Slam, and personal narratives from Story Slam Singapore and Telling Stories Live.

Stories empower and impact, come and listen to tales both ancient and recent!


Storytelling Association (Singapore)

David Bok

The Rabbi’s Gift

The right advice goes a long way.


Panna Kantilal

She Who Is Alone (Comanche tale, American Southwest)

The beauty that comes with selflessness.


Tan Joo Hymn

The Girl With The Foolish Husband (Chinese folktale)

A series of riddles may save the day.


The Singapore Monologue Slam

Marilyn White

The Real Pretty Woman written by Marilyn White

A woman describes the judgement she faces as a sex worker.


Sunita Chiu

People written by Joel Tan

The daily shenanigans of a nurse’s life.


Each monologue will be accompanied by a short film screening.


Telling Stories Live

Vanessa Phang

My Constant

The reality of life after corrective surgery.


Petrina Kow

A Match Made In Heaven

A story of love, loss and finding love again against the odds.


Story Slam SG

Nuraini Ariel Malik

Running and its Impact on your Body Image

An overweight teenager becomes attuned to her body.


Nurulhuda Izyan Mhd Hafiz

A Female Traveller’s Solo Trip

The risk of travelling alone as a woman.


Presented by The Storytelling Centre Limited and The Arts House

With the support of National Arts Council Singapore

For more info, please visit www.storyfestsg.com


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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2017-04-23 15:33:58
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Sat Jun 3, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Blue Room (The Arts House, Singapore)
Tickets
Standard $15.00
Venue Address
1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 Singapore
Organizer
StoryFest: International Storytelling Festival Singapore
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