Introduction to Storytelling Workshop – 7 & 8 October 2017

October 29, 2016

WITH  a 50%  fee refund for NTUC members after completion of the course. If you are interested in storytelling, but don’t know where to start; this workshop, facilitated by Sheila Wee, is for you.  It will  give  you  a firm grounding in storytelling skills and you will  leave with one ready-to-tell story and the tools to learn and tell […]

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Hangout With Storytellers on YouTube Live for World Storytelling Day 2017

March 20, 2017

I will be taking part in this online storytelling event to celebrate World Storytelling Day. It will take place on Monday 20 March at 6.30pm Singapore time. The event, which is organised by the Bangalore Storytelling Society, will feature stories and discussion from Sheial Wee (Singapore), Jan Blake (UK), Dr Eric Miller (India), Sowmya Rajan […]

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Storytelling for Tourist Guides Workshop

June 9, 2016

Limited places may be available for non-guides About the Workshop A visitor’s experience of a tourist site, or a museum can be transformed by the people they meet there. The host, or guide can be a mere functionary, or can bring the experience to life, touching the heart and mind of the visitor. Storytelling is […]

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Storytelling for Tourist Guides Workshop

June 9, 2016

Limited places may be available for non-guides About the Workshop Storytelling is one of our most powerful communication tools and using stories in your guiding is a great way to make your tours engaging, entertaining and memorable. In this workshop you will learn how to select suitable stories, craft them for telling and deliver them […]

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ENGAGING HEARTS AND MINDS: STORYTELLING FOR VALUES EDUCATION

June 3, 2016

In the words of an old Scottish proverb stories are told “eye to eye, mind to mind and heart to heart”. It is this ability of storytelling to break through our mental barriers and reach deep inside us, that make it such a powerful tool for values education. In this workshop Sheila Wee will show […]

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ECDA STORY READING AND STORYTELLING COURSE

August 29, 2014

Places are still available for the next run of this workshop  for early childhood teachers on 9 March and 12 April 2016. This course  is conducted for ECDA by Sheila Wee of Storywise and  enjoys  enhanced  funding under  WDA Skills Connect.  Cost  is $166,  but for ECDA registered teachers  sent by their organisations, significant subsidies are available through […]

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Storytelling Workshop for Staff of Our Music Studio, Tanglin Mall

December 30, 2015

This was a great ending to the story reading and storytelling workshop I conducted on 10/12/2015 for the staff of Our Music School in Tanglin Mall. I was blown away by the warmth, energy and passion of these ladies of music. Please see below for the video. https://www.facebook.com/137546253040060/videos/766652460129433/

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Under the Alamaram International Storytelling Festival 2015

May 22, 2016

For 11 days  in August and September 2015 I was on a heady ride through 3 Indian cities Bangalore, Chennai and Pune.  It was made all the more exhilarating as I was in the company of some great storytellers, who also happened to be wonderful people. We told stories, we  conducted workshops,  we sweated and […]

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Did I Hear You Write – Saturday 21 November 2015

July 14, 2015

A Workshop on Using Storytelling to Support Children’s Creative Writing   Many children enjoy listening to stories, telling stories, reading stories, but too few enjoy writing them. Discover how you can harness that enthusiasm for stories and channel it into creative writing. This workshop will show how speaking, listening and reading activities can be woven […]

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Adult Storytelling in a Tiong Bahru Bakery

July 10, 2013

BLOOD & MARRIAGE Storytelling for Adults by Sheila Wee Mother, father, husband, wife, child, ancestor, descendant; many stories are intertwined in those relationships Join Sheila Wee for an adult storytelling performance that will take you on a lyrical journey from East to West; through blood and marriage; through birth and death. Part of WHEN THE […]

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Penang International Kids Storytelling Festival (PINKS) 2012

May 23, 2013

On the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of November I headed up to Penang  for their  3rd International Kid’s Storytelling Festival. I  have to confess that I was pleased when I found out that this year it would be held indoors at the Penang State Library in Butterworth.  I had been  at the first […]

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Parent and Child Storytelling Workshop at Ulu Pandan PCF Kindergarten

March 10, 2013

On 12 October 2013  I  conducted a parent and child  storytelling  workshop for Ulu Pandan PCF Kindergarten.  I had met some of the teachers  and the principal  during the Books Alive! Project 2012  a nine month kindergarten mentoring  project I conducted for  the MOE Preschool Unit and the National Library Board.  During the project I […]

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Storytelling Training for Museum Docents at Singapore Art Museum

March 4, 2013

In October 2012 I gave a lecture for museum docents entitled The Storied Museum: Bringing Collections to Life Through Storytelling. It was part of a 2 day training programme  for  docents from all the Singapore museums. In preparing for the lecture I got to meet some wonderful docents who are already using storytelling to great […]

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Workshop at the Ageless Conference 2012

March 4, 2013

As part of the Singapore International Storytelling Festival 2012 I presented a workshop called Tales that Bind: Storytelling to Bridge the Generation Gap at the Ageless Conference: Towards an Age-Friendly World. The conference  was held in Singapore on the 6th & 7th September 2012. Just before  the conference I gave a radio interview for  the […]

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A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from Across the Commonwealth

October 25, 2011

 I am happy to announce that my retelling of a story from the Malay Annals has just been published in an anthology to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Commonwealth Institute. There is a story or poem from every Commonwealth country and my Raja Suran story represents Singapore. There is a foreword by Prince Charles […]

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BITESIZE WORKSHOP AT THE ESPLANADE

October 25, 2011

  Click here for more details  and to book a place on this mini-workshop.

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Spooky Stories at The Asian Civilisations Museum

October 14, 2011

STORYWISE is providing the storytelling component of the Asian Civilisations Museum’s Fright Night on the evening of Friday 29th October 2011, so do come down and be spooked by THE DARKER SIDE OF TWILIGHT a haunting performance of Asian Horror Tales by by Kamini Ramachandran & Verena Tay. Watch the  ACM Fright night trailers. Trailer […]

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FREE STORYTELLING WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN

September 30, 2011

As part of the South West District Arts Festival, Sheila will be conducting a parent/child storytelling workshop at Jurong West Public Library on Saturday 15th October from 2pm to 3.30pm.  For enquiries call 6332 3255.

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Article in The New Paper and the Sunday Times – September 2011

September 23, 2011

Click here to read the article Article_TNP & ST_Sept 2011  

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Malaysia International Storytelling Festival 2011

August 19, 2011

I am really looking forward to taking part in the Malaysia International Storytelling Festival which takes place  on 10th & 11th September. It will be a richly packed weekend, I will  doing 4 workshops. Step Into Storytelling – A  workshop on basic storytelling  skills for beginners   (On both mornings) Telling Together – Interactive Storytelling For […]

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