StoryFest 2021: Awesome Adventures - Family Showcase

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5th May Update:
In light of tightened safe management measures, ticket sales for live performances and workshops are paused from today (5 May) until further notice.


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Featuring Singapore-based young storytellers

Awesome Adventures - Family Showcase
Date: Sunday, 27th June 2021
Time: 11am - 12pm (Session 1) & 3pm - 4pm (Session 2)
Platform: In-person
Venue: Play Den, The Arts House
Ticket price: $15
SEATING: Due to Safe Management Measures, patrons may not be seated together. We recommend purchasing tickets in pairs (2) so that each child is seated with an adult. Purchase of single tickets (1), is not possible for this event. We seek your cooperation in adhering to safe distancing guidelines for audience seating.


AGE ADVISORY:
Recommended for ages 4 to 8 years old
No admission for babies and children below 3 years

Awesome Adventures
Family Showcase

Come along on an adventure with our storytellers! Meet heroes with extraordinary powers, learn from silly people and animals who listen without thinking, and discover new beats and sounds. Be part of our awesome audience as you shake, clap and move along with the stories. Explore what it means to really listen as you spend a story-filled Sunday with us.


The Seven Powerful Brothers (China)
By Charlotte Elizabeth


There once lived seven brothers who each had a special power. Discover how they worked together to take down the wicked emperor with their many different abilities. A fun tale perfect for children who love superheroes.


Ganesha & Kubera (India)
By Fahim Murshed

Kubera is a wealthy man and a big show-off! He throws the biggest party ever with lots and lots of delicious food. The guest of honor, Little Ganesha, decides to teach Kubera a lesson in humility that he won’t forget.


The Old Man Who Swallowed Everything (Japan)
By Athena Wee

When an old man gets a tummy ache from eating too many edamame beans, his doctor suggests he eats some insects! What does the doctor prescribe next? Join the bug, the bird, the snake, and more animals in this hilarious chain story.


Tug of War (Africa)
By Jeremy Leong

Anansi is the well-known trickster spider from African folklore. One day, he decides to play a naughty trick and pits the whale and elephant against each other. What happens when the two mighty creatures from land and sea compete?


The First Music (Africa)

By Daisy Mitchell

Something exciting is brewing in the jungle … the first-ever musical notes! How did they come about? What did they sound like? Who were the musicians? Tap, clap and make sounds out loud with the animals in this roaring tale.


About Fahim Murshed

Fahim Murshed is an actor and storyteller rooted in improvisation and comedy. A graduate of LASALLE’s Diploma in Performance programme, he began telling stories at A Caravan of Stories, The Young Storytellers Showcase for StoryFest 2018. He has since performed at A Night of Terrifying Tales for TEXTURES 2019, Stories to Celebrate for Esplanade’s Red Dot August 2019, and Spooktacular Storytelling for the Irish Embassy’s online Halloween event in 2020.

About Charlotte Elizabeth

Charlotte is a trained actor, storyteller, and performer with a Diploma in Performance at LASALLE College Of The Arts. She has performed for adults through immersive theatre productions and storytelling performances for StoryFest since 2018. She tells stories to young audiences as part of Terrific Tales at The Artground, Once Upon A Time Storytelling at Gateway Theatre Kids Club, and Stories to Celebrate for the Esplanade’s Red Dot August.

About Athena Wee

A recent graduate from the Diploma in Performance at LASALLE, Athena’s on-stage credits include the role of Mother in Haresh Sharma’s Lizard and on-screen for Vidsee’s Queen of Hearts. Her film credits include the lead role in NTUC’s short film for International Women’s Day 2019. Athena plays the ukulele and is a skilled ballerina. She is an active Young Storyteller at The Storytelling Centre Limited.

About Daisy Mitchell

Daisy has always had a knack for theatre. She majored in Theatre at SOTA and recently graduated with First Class Honours from the BA Musical Theatre programme at LASALLE College of the Arts. Daisy is also an Associate Young Storyteller at The Storytelling Centre Limited. Her storytelling credits include The Hidden (dir. Kamini Ramachandran) for SIFA 2018, Terrific Tales at The Artground, and TEXTURES 2019 at The Arts House.

About Jeremy Leong

Jeremy graduated from LASALLE and is an Associate Young Storyteller at The Storytelling Centre Limited. His storytelling credits include The Hidden (dir. Kamini Ramachandran) at SIFA 2018 and Terrific Tales at The Artground. His stage credits include When Sadness Comes To Call (dir. Ian Loy). Jeremy is also a drama educator and co-founder of Zip Zap Zoom Collective, where he produces and creates art experiences for young audiences.

ADMITTANCE RULES
All patrons are required to purchase tickets for admission
Admission is subject to proof of tickets purchased
Latecomers advisory: All latecomers must wait for a suitable cue for seating
No Refunds, no exchange of tickets
All adults and children are required to purchase tickets for admission

All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the programme

SAFE MANAGEMENT MEASURES
TraceTogether check-in is required
There will be temperature screening before entry into The Arts House
Patrons should be masked at all times
Audience groups are to be seated at least 1 metre apart
Patrons are not to move around the venue during performances
A safe distance of 3 metres should also be observed between audiences and performers at all times
There will be no physical interaction between audiences and performers

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO RECORDING RULES
Unauthorized video and audio recording are not permitted for this event.
Photography without flash and without disrupting the artists/performance is permitted within reason.

Presented by The Storytelling Centre Limited and The Arts House
With the support of the National Arts Council Singapore
For more info, please visit www.storyfestsg.com

Updates
  • The event description was updated. Diff#998613 2021-05-05 14:18:04
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Sun Jun 27, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM SGT
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Session 1: 11am - 12pm ON HOLD $15.00
Session 2: 3pm - 4pm ON HOLD $15.00
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1 Old Parliament Lane, Former Parliament House and Annex Building, Singapore Singapore
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StoryFest: International Storytelling Festival Singapore
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