Do you like telling stories, write music, poetry, stories, then StoryTime is the place you can have your voice heard.
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1. SV - M'sia - about Ponggal
2. Deepa Kiran- India - Mohini and Ajivika
3. Johnny Gillet - UK - Anansi and the Magic Pot
4. Rainbow Toy Narrators- M'sia - The Drought
5. Antonio Rocha - USA - Uncle Pepe's Alligator
1. Chelsia - "I'm sorry" and "Pick up the Phone"
Rainbow Toy Narrators
The Menon Sisters, fondly known as Hiru & Dhi hail from KL. From an early age, Hiru, the oldest of the two used her toys to create characters in her stories and when her younger sister was old enough, Dhi was also hooked. She soon joined Hiru and the two made videos of their stories and posted them on YouTube with the help of their parents, Sham and Manu. Today’s story The Drought is written and narrated by Hiranya Menon.
Rainbow Toy Narrators: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWNxZTp6Umoti7wa8VrO1gw
Johnny Gillett – we are very fortunate to have him here with us in the studio. He has been in the performing arts industry for over 30 years, 10 of them as The Journey Man
A long time ago, Johnny Gillett told stories to his younger brothers, as the eldest child of his family. His love of stories and of adventures meant that he later became an actor and traveled the world performing in almost 40 different countries. He listened carefully to the local stories and histories of the places that he visited, so that eventually he decide he would tell the tales himself. He then became known as The Journey Man and his travels brought him back to South East Asia. Although he stills flies off to other parts of the world, Johnny is now often in Kuala Lumpur where he not only shares his stories, but helps others to be storytellers, whether they are in schools, libraries, community projects or the business world. His desire is to help people see the power of stories and be able to share their own with confidence and excitement.
FB: The Journey Man
Antonio Rocha, a native of Brazil, began his career in the performing arts in 1985.
In 1988 he received a Partners of the Americas grant to go to the USA to perform and deepen his mime skills with Mime Master Tony Montanaro – (Montanaaro).
Since then he has earned a Summa Cum Laude Theater BA from USM (University of Southern Maine) and studied with Master Marcel Marceau. ( pronunciation Marcel Marso) Mr. Rocha’s unique fusion of mime and spoken word has been performed from Singapore to South Africa and many places in between including 16 countries on 6 continents.
Some of the venues include The Singapore Festival of the Arts, Wolf Trap, The National Storytelling Festival, The Kennedy Center, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Geographic, The Tales of Graz in Austria, Dunya Festival in Holland as well as many other Storytelling Festivals and educational institutions around The USA.
Antonio has three very entertaining and educational award winning DVDs, a picture book and a few awards including the coveted Circle of Excellence Award by the National Storytelling Network.
Deepa Kiran from Hyderabad is an international storyteller, educationalist, writer, TED speaker and voice-over artist. Founder of Story Arts Foundation. She loves to connect and grow with sharing stories, music, love and laughter. She has worked with hundreds of children, young adults and teachers both in India and overseas
She has been invited to many International Storytelling events all over the world and has earned several awards. Every year she organizes a World Storytelling Celebration in Hyderabad and at the International Storytelling Festival, Bhuvaneshwar. www.deepakiran.in Email firstname.lastname@example.org
YouTube: DeepaKiran Storyteller FB: DeepaKiran Instagram: over2storyteller
StoryTime is more than oral story telling...whenever possible, we will feature singer/songwriters who will share with you their stories and why they wrote their songs
Meet our first in many singer/songwriters that we will be featured in our programme.
Meet Chelsia Ng, an actor, singer, linguist, MC, TV, stage and film actor.....what hasn’t she done?? She’s here at the studio so let’s hear from her directly as to what she’s up to.
You-Tube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/ChelsiaNgMusic
We would love to hear your feedback and suggestions about StoryTime and it’d be a bonus if you submitted your stories as well.
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