Family Audience Performance
Ana Maria Lines (Brazil)
Sun, 23 June 2019
2:00 – 3:00pm (No Intermission)
Play Den, The Arts House (Map)
Recommended for family audiences ages 5 and above. No admission for babies and children below 3 years.
Jump into a canoe and sail down the Amazon River and listen to the jungle tell you stories! Meet the tiny mouse who was afraid of everything! Hear all about the little cloud who transformed the dry desert into a lush forest. Did you know that all the fruits used to come from the same Tree of Life? And if you hear the uirapuru bird singing, you will be happy for the rest of your life! Perfect for family audiences!
Photography & Video Recording Rules:
- Unauthorised video and audio recording is not permitted for this event.
- Photography without flash and without disrupting the artists/event is permitted within reason.
- All patrons are required to purchase tickets for admission.
- Admission is subject to proof of tickets purchased.
- Latecomers advisory: All latecomers must wait for suitable cue for seating.
- No refunds, no exchange of tickets.
- All adults and children are required to purchase tickets for admission.
- All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the programme.
Ana Maria Lines
Ana Maria Lines is a storyteller, researcher and workshop leader with an international reputation, vast repertoire and captivating style. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil and grew up in a multicultural environment surrounded by stories, myths and traditions. She has developed her unique storytelling style by observing tribes and their relationship with traditional stories, dance and music. Through this enriching background and a vast repertoire of South American tales she is comfortable sharing Brazilian mythology as well as adaptations of real life stories.
She studied Social Communication, Journalism and Marketing and as a journalist she worked for radio stations, newspapers and magazines while in Brazil. To foster the exchange of personal and traditional stories in the various communities she visited, she developed projects on storytelling and reading. As a trainer in the corporate sector, she used storytelling techniques to encourage motivation, creativity, memory and building relationships between groups.
Ana moved to England in 2007 and is the organiser of the Stafford Knot Storytelling Club. She performs regularly in storytelling clubs, schools and arts festivals. Renowned for her performance Barbecued Husbands and her one woman show Reflecting Fridas, she has captivated audiences with the myths of Brazilian indigenous tribes and the life story of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. She conducts storytelling workshops and applies storytelling in community projects and health organisations. Representing Brazil and England, she has performed in international festival in Mexico, Cuba, Spain, Italy, Scotland and England.