Stories for Change
Storytelling Association (Singapore), The Singapore Monologue Slam, Telling Stories Live, Story Slam SG
Suitable for adult audiences 16 years and above
Advisory:Some sexual references
Sat, 3 June 2017
5:00 – 7:00pm (15 mins intermission)
Blue Room, The Arts House (Map)
Stories for Change celebrates this year’s festival theme by showcasing key storytelling and spoken word organisations from Singapore. Listen to tales from the oral tradition by members of the Storytelling Association (Singapore), soliloquies from the Singapore Monologue Slam, and personal narratives from Story Slam Singapore and Telling Stories Live.
Stories empower and impact, come and listen to tales both ancient and recent!
Storytelling Association (Singapore)
The Rabbi’s Gift : The right advice goes a long way.
She Who Is Alone (Comanche tale, American Southwest): The beauty that comes with selflessness.
Tan Joo Hymn
The Girl With The Foolish Husband (Chinese folktale): A series of riddles may save the day.
The Singapore Monologue Slam
The Real Pretty Woman written by Marilyn White: A woman describes the judgement she faces as a sex worker.
People written by Joel Tan: The daily shenanigans of a nurse’s life.
Each monologue will be accompanied by a short film screening.
Telling Stories Live
My Constant: The reality of life after corrective surgery.
A Match Made In Heaven: A story of love, loss and finding love again against the odds.
Story Slam SG
Nuraini Ariel Malik
Running and its Impact on Your Body Image: An overweight teenager becomes attuned to her body.
Nurulhuda Izyan Mhd Hafiz
A Female Traveller’s Solo Trip: The risks of travelling alone as a woman.