Storytelling Experience

Storytelling:

1997 – Year 12 Project, A year 12 equivalent of a university honours project – included practical component (organise and put on an hour of storytelling), theses and 1hr presentation.

2004 – Storymedicine Course – School of Integral Art

2005 – Therapeutic Storytelling – Intensive two week course with Nancy Mellon

2006 – Joined Jenny Hill (Professional Storyteller) in organising the Friday Night Storytelling Café. This is a monthly not for profit event to encourage and facilitate storytelling for adults. Each month we find two or three storytellers (one or two of which get paid) to perform to our audiences, which vary from 20 to 40 in number.

2006 – Started Own Business – Wind Wanderer Storytelling

2006 – Residency at Sekola Bunda Mulia, Jakarta. During a week long program I worked with each class from Pre-primary to Year 12.

2007 – Elected Secretary of the Storytelling Guild of Australia (WA) Inc.

2007 – Formed the “Elegant Pedlars” with Gosia Basinska (Musician) and Jaya Penelope (Poet) combining storytelling, poetry and music in integrated performances.

2008 – Travelled to the UK & Ireland in search of storytellers to brauden my understanding of the storytelling; artform, (western) heritage and industry.

2009 – Elected President of the Storytelling Guild of Australia (WA) Inc.

2010 – Continue work as professional storyteller at schools, libraries, children's parties, and festivals.

Festivals Performed at:

Fremantle Festival: 2006, 2007
Whiteman Park Children's Groundwater Festival: 2006, 2007
Fairbridge Festival: 2007, 2008, 2009
Piney Lakes Little Hands Festival: 2007
Denmark Festival of Voice: 2007, 2010
West Coast Steiner School Spring Fair: 2007, 2008, 2009
Waneroo Mythica Event: 2009
All Saints Literature Festival: 2009
Yangebup Family Centre's Annual Craft and Family Fun Day: 2009