Storytelling Brain-Gym | Limor Shiponi

By Limor Shiponi There’s this book about a boy who received a book about a place in the real world which he enters (the boy in the book who received the book) is search of a legendary creature. I’m going to tell the story about that boy (the boy in the book who received the book) to a group of …

Storytelling genres | applied storytelling

By Limor Shiponi Storytelling applications are answers to communal human needs. The community recognizes the answer storytelling carries for those needs and seeks the people who can carry the task of answering the demand. In modern times those witnessing the telling do not necessarily have to know each other. You can come and leave the event as total strangers but …

Storylistening and the ability to review performance

By Limor Shiponi This year, my youngest daughter joined the trip to Beyond the Border storytelling festival. She is the youngest of three, almost 18 and her age is the age of my storytelling career. She attended my first six months of training (breastfeeding…), many of my and my colleagues performances, storyteller’s gatherings and lately she decided she wants to …

The Art of Storytelling Show – space for discussion

By Limor Shiponi Hi, I hope you’ve listened to the show on Brother Wolf’s blog and here I invite you to comment, argue, question or anything else, just jump in. Thanks Eric, it is a pleasure and eventually worked out beautifully after David Ambrose 🙂 Regards, Limor.

Nocturnal storyteller’s thoughts

By Limor Shiponi Its 4:37 am. For some reason I cannot sleep. A question has been grazing my mind for the past few hours, for the past few years. “Limor, why do you always seem to find your way to early stories, to characters whose features have faded? Why don’t you live in the here and now?” This is not …

WSD event in Israel – a long long story and this is the first part

By Limor Shiponi This story will be long. The reason I’ve decided to tell it is because sharing the way this production evolved might shed light on several issues I think the storytelling community needs to look at. There are many lovely parts in this story, some of them might sound innocent to those who have produced many events before. …

World Storytelling Day event in Israel

By Limor Shiponi Starting to buzz. Although most of you will not be able to read the event’s blog right now I’ll tell you what will be going on. later on I’ll add an English page. The event is a joined creation of The Story Telling Company Inc. and our hosts – MediaTheque Holon. Six storyteller’s will take part in …