Co-tellings and Collaborations Workshop
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Drawing on her experience producing, performing and directing theatre and storytelling projects with a variety of artists, Polly Tisdall leads an hour long practical workshop looking at the possibilities and pitfalls of collaboration.

Exercises will focus on how to make our co-tellings – with other storytellers, musicians, actors or circus artists – have energy with every part of the performance working together.

Saturday 6 May, 17:00-18:00
Plymouth University

Tickets are available to reserve and purchase online in advance. Please note advanced booking closes at 23:59 on Friday 5 May. Alternatively, tickets are available on the door on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Polly Tisdall

Polly is an award-winning storyteller and theatre-maker and was named Young Storyteller of the Year in 2011. She was Resident Director at Oxford Playhouse 2014/15 and a Birmingham Rep Foundry director 2013. Polly has told at story nights, festivals, schools and cultural centres across the UK and abroad. Her theatre combines storytelling approaches with text and devised work to deepen connections between performers and their audience.

Society for Storytelling

The Society for Storytelling was founded in 1993 to support and promote storytelling in England and Wales. They provide a central place to find out about storytelling events, to ask for advice on using storytelling, about workshops and guide aspiring storytellers through the practice.

Their annual Gathering welcomes professional, emerging and aspiring storytellers from across the UK for a weekend of storytelling, workshops, performances and more. The 2017 Gathering is taking place in Plymouth as part of the Plymouth Festival of Words.

Find out more about the Society for Storytelling.

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