MARION KENNY

Training

“I loved telling my stories to the class, it made me feel nervous and very proud”– Sophie, Craigroyston Primary

Marion storytelling class

Sessions offer practice in the craft of storytelling and aim to make participants confident in telling and using stories in a variety of settings. For more information, contact Marion at marionokenny (at) hotmail.com.

Courses offered include:

Storytelling Level 1

Stoytelling Level 2

Storytelling and music

Crafting and voicing the story

Storytelling in museums, galleries and heritage sites

Creating a storytelling tour

Storytelling to build self-esteem

Storytelling in education

Offers storytelling workshops to give people confidence in telling and using stories as an enhancement for educational curriculum for excellence. These sessions range from after school and evening workshops to day long training sessions. For academic professionals, specific areas of your curriculum can be explored and addressed.

Training is also offered specifically for children to help them explore and develop their natural storytelling abilities.

Children as storytellers

Creating and telling your own story

Storytelling and art

Storytelling and music

Storytelling and drama

Marion also works as a trainer for the Scottish Storytelling centre and the Scottish Book Trust.

Her next workshop ‘From fireside to the stage” is a full day training day at the Scottish Storytelling centre on 11 May 2013.

"Marion is a supportive, fun and inspiring teacher"– workshop participant

“I enjoyed the storytelling. I loved all the fiction stories best. I loved listening to my classmates stories, they were so inspirational and enjoyable. Working on the project made me feel quite proud because I’d never done anything like it before. I am happy with the work and stories I have made. The achievement feels great and I would love to do it again”– Eli, St David’s Primary

“You need to practice your lines and to have expression in your face to be a good storyteller. If I did the project again I would like to write longer and longer stories. I really enjoyed the storytelling very much.” – Dora, St David’s Primary

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