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