Survey: Storytelling in Europe Today

As part of the European network grant the Federation for European Storytelling (FEST), the federation is to secure the professional development of storytellers in Europe. FEST pursues raising the quality of the storyteller in several ways: the analysis of training needs, the development of a curriculum for training, residencies and performance opportunities for young storytellers and continued professional development for established storytelling artists. The Survey “Storytelling in Europe today” is one of several actions taken by FEST to identify needs and articulate requirements of how to professionalize storytellers of Europe. Based on the outcome of the survey, FEST is to create a pilot curriculum, which will be tested and evaluated. 


The survey was organised by a project-group representing “Strand 3: Professional development of storytellers”. From September 2017 to June 2018, the members of Strand 3 were: Luis Correia Carmelo (Portugal), Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen (Norway), Veva Gerard (Belgium), Ragnhild A. Mørch (Germany) and Abbi Patrix (France).

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Survey: Storytelling in Europe Today

As part of the European network grant the Federation for European Storytelling (FEST), the federation is to secure the professional development of storytellers in Europe. FEST pursues raising the quality of the storyteller in several ways: the analysis of training needs, the development of a curriculum for training, residencies and performance opportunities for young storytellers and continued professional development for established storytelling artists. The Survey “Storytelling in Europe today” is one of several actions taken by FEST to identify needs and articulate requirements of how to professionalize storytellers of Europe. Based on the outcome of the survey, FEST is to create a pilot curriculum, which will be tested and evaluated.