Storytellers for Peace

Storytellers for Peace
Making peace through stories

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Jozé Sabugo

Another new entry inside the Storytellers for Peace.
José António Soares Figueira, aka Jozé Sabugo, is a storyteller, teacher, stage actor and director from Portugal.
He studied at Berthold Brecht Theatre, Theatre of the Oppressed with Augusto Boal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Portugal.
He began his career as a professional storyteller in 1995, after creating the project Hora do Conto (Story Time) - animation of books and reading, at Municipal Library of Sintra, in Portugal.
He introduced there for the first time a National Ethnography Congress. One of the tales was counted live for Rádio Renascença.
After studying and doing theater in Brazil, he returns to Portugal and founded the Grupo Acusa Teatro (Group Accuses Theatre).
Since then, he never stopped telling stories, either through oral narration, sometimes by reading in libraries, schools, museums, meetings and festivals.
Besides storytelling, he works regularly in theater as a teacher, producer, programmer, director in the Casa das Cenas - Educação pela Arte (House of scenes - Education through Art), in Sintra.
He is member of the International Storytelling Network.


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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sandra Burmeister G.

Here I am to talk about new entries in the Storytellers for Peace.
Today I present you Sandra Burmeister, from Chile.
She is co-host of the radio program for cultural promotion called "Women" in Radio University of Santiago, Chile (Dial 94.5FM), theatrical pedagogist, actress-narrator, writer and public relations officer.
She graduated with honors at the University of the Pacific in Chile, having been formed earlier in theatrical performance with outstanding teachers at the School of Theatre Patricio Achurra and
Eduardo Mujica.
Later, she deepened in teacher specialization Theatre Pedagogy at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
In 2015, she published a novel for preteens called "ChapeKa, the orange girl" commercial-free distribution for public libraries purposes.
Currently she investigates, theorizes and reflects on storytelling for the development of people as inspiring agent identity in the culture.

Visit her official Facebook fan page Sandricuentos

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Nayeli Spela

Here we are again to tell you about the Storytellers for Peace.
In alphabetic order, here is Nayeli Spela, from Slovenia.
Spela Peterlin, aka Nayeli, president and founder of MOAVE, is a psychologist, positive psychology freelanced trainer, intuitive dancer, acroyogi, writer and passionate mover.
In her workshops she focuses on building solid and positive dynamics of the group and providing different strategies for exploration and personal expression.
Here you can watch a sample of her work.
Her presence inside the Storytellers for Peace group is the beautiful proof that we can tell stories with everything we have to share.

MOAVE Official website

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Raquel Silvetti

Let’s ultimate the presentation, in alphabetic order, of the Storytellers for Peace.
Today we tell some news about Raquel Silvetti, from Uruguay.
Raquel is storyteller, author, children Preschooler educator children's stories writer.
As oral narrator, she has participated in activities throughout the country, both in rural, urban and Institutes schools for children with different abilities.
She coordinates the sightseeing of schools and colleges to the National Library. She goes around rural schools in the country engaged in an activity of storytelling stage and stimulation to writing. She conducted workshops for teachers on the subject of Oral Narration.
She also visits rural schools narrating tales encouraging reading traveling around the country.
Here you can watch an interview about her work.

Red international of Storytellers page

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Suzanne Sandow

Completing the alphabetic presentation of the Storytellers for Peace, here is Suzanne Sandow, from Australia.
Suzanne is director, actor, storyteller and workshop facilitator. She has studied acting at Nida and taught after-school drama from 1990 to 2001 at Melbourne Girls Grammar School.
Suzanne took a side step from Acting and started storytelling well over 20 years ago at a Fairy exhibition for the Glen Eira City Council, she went with this exhibition to Kyabrum where she also presented Storytelling workshops for beginning tellers. Then she moved on to be a regular storyteller at Wonderwings Fairy Shop for adult parties. She has worked extensively as a teller in Schools, Libraries, Shops and Shopping Centers, Community Festivals and Private Parties.
Suzanne often morphs into her Fairy Character - Moth for storytelling sessions as she recently did at the 18th Annual Kanoon Storytelling Festival in Iran.
Suzanne has also had the honour of being the President of the Victorian Branch of Storytelling Australia and has served on the Committee for the last two years

Storytelling Australia Victoria

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Lydia Ruiz

Let’s carry on alphabetically with the presentation of the Storytellers for Peace.
The next name is Lydia Ruiz, from Spain.
Journalist on the field for about 15-year of career, vocational creative, mother and now entrepreneur, merged her passions (communicate and move) to make them her profession: Custom Storyteller, offering personal biographies and creative videos with soul to both companies and individuals.
How his her goal? To make journalism a memorable experience. How? Providing leadership, visibility and emotions
You may watch here her own video presentation.

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Katharina Ritter

Continuing our alphabetical members’ presentation of the Storytellers for Peace, here is Katharina Ritter, from Germany.
Katharina actually published five books. From commercial training she ended up in the film industry, working there over ten years till 1998, when she finally discovered another form of "filmmaking": storytelling - that theater of the mind.
Since then she travelled all over the country, with borrowed and many own stories, developed audio guides and narrative series for museums, published audio picture books and told and told, always free, wild and directly
You may visit here her Youtube Channel.

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