Open call for Young Storytellers

February 16, 2018

Open call for Young Storytellers FEST is looking for Young Storytellers for residencies at 3 international Storytelling festivals. Under the guidance of an expert you will be able to explore the festival, participate in training workshops, exchange ideas and experiences with other storytellers and broaden your international network. Fest will cover travel, accommodation and sustenance expenses. Requirements We are looking for Young Storytellers who: are between 18-29 year are European Residents have training and/or experience in Storytelling able to speak and write a report in English (Help with reporting can be provided if needed) able to work with social media are available during the whole festival (dates below) When Fortellerfestivalen, Oslo, Norway, 13-15 April 2018 International Storytelling Festival, Alden Biesen, Belgium, 18-20 April 2018 Festa do Contos, Montemor-o-novo, Portugal, 17-19 May 2018  Federation for European Storytelling FEST promotes the mobility of ideas and collaborations in and across Europe. We wish to empower the world of storytelling. FEST contributes to the professional development of storytellers through 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. Interested? Please send your personal resume, motivation (max 350 words) and choice of festival to: subject: residency Young Storytellers ? name of the applicant Deadline: 9 March 2018 Replies to the applicants will be expected in the week of 11 March 2018

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Open call for Storytellers: World Storytelling Day Celebrations SMK University (Vilnius, Lithuania)

December 12, 2017

Open call for Storytellers: World Storytelling Day Celebrations SMK University (Vilnius, Lithuania) SMK University of Applied Social Sciences (Vilnius, Lithuania) Organizes a World Storytelling Day Celebrations on March 20-23, 2018. The purpose is to promote and popularise the use of storytelling as performing art as well as its application in social change, community work and in business (i.e. marketing and organisational behaviour tool) during a 4 day event. We are looking for storytellers who are experienced in using storytelling as a: Performing Art Public speaking tool Business tool Self-presentation tool and PR Tool educational tool Please send your credentials and proposal to Deadline: January 28th 2018

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