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Noted storyteller, Laura Simms to perform at Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

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Noted storyteller, Laura Simms to perform at Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

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Noted storyteller, Laura Simms to perform at Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020

  1. 1. Noted storyteller, Laura Simms to perform at Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020 As her final event in Chennai Storytelling Festival 2020 , Laura Simms of NYC would be giving a storytelling performance for adults on 13th Feb, at Slate Theatre on the Lady Andal School campus in the city sated a communiqué. Storytelling Festival 2020 is being held from Friday 7th to Sunday 16th February 2020 in Chennai this year. It further added that... -Laura Simms is one of the founders of the Global Revival of Storytelling, which began in the early to become a leader of this social-cultural movement ever since then. -She received the Brimstone Award for Engaged Storytelling, the CHOICE award for best story collection, and Sesame Street’s Sunny Days Award for work with children worldwide. In 2011 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the USA's National Storytelling Network. Further, one of the books Laura has authored is ‘Our Secret Territory: The Essence of Storytelling’ has won wide recognition. -Laura Simms' approach to storytelling is permeated and enriched by her long time involvement with a form of Tibetan Buddhism known as Shambhala. She is a senior Shambhala meditation teacher with insights into Contemplative Art (integrating art and culture with everyday life), Shambhala Art (art that occurs through clear perception and expression), Dharma Art (meditation in action; working with social action, healing, and education.

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