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Sheila Wee

 

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Membership level
1 PROFESSIONAL
First name
Sheila
Last name
Wee
Photo
Professional:
Yes
Country of Residence
Singapore
City/Town of Residence
SIngapore
Preferred Audience
  • Preschool
  • Primary
  • Teenage
  • Adult
  • Seniors
  • Special Needs
  • Corporate/Organisation
Preferred Audience Size
  • Up to 1000
Languages I tell in
English
My first paid performance was in (year)
1999
Performing Experience
Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2004, performed in an evening story concert at St Cecilia’s Hall, Edinburgh.

Opened the 2005 Singapore Ministry of Communication and the Arts PR Academy Conference, Collective Wisdom: The Power of Public Consultation with a specially commissioned story on public consultation.

Performed at the international Storytellers Showcase, (Singapore) in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2206, 2007, 2008, 2011.

Commissioned to create and perform a story for the 2012 Ministry of Education's ( Singapore) Racial Harmony Forum.

Commissioned to create and perform a story on global warming by the WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature ( Singapore) in 2017.
International Experience
Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland. (2004)

Society for Storytelling Conference, UK. (2008)

Chester Literature Festival, UK. (2010)

Malaysia International Storytelling Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (2012)

Hong Kong Bureau of Education - workshops for teachers (2011) workshops for students (2012 & 2014).

Under the Aalamaram International Storytelling Festival, Bangalore, Chennai & Pune - India, (2015)

Festival Dongeng Internasional Indonesia, Jakarta, Bogor and Bandung (2016)

Peace Tales Festival, Bangkok Thailand. (2016 & 2017)

PACAE Seminars on Storytelling for Values Education, Baguio & Davao, Philippines. (2017)

Mini Sigana Storytelling Festival, Nairobi, Kenya (2017)
My Style
I tell to adults, teens and children and am adept at varying my storytelling style according to my audience. My storytelling has been described variously as warm, engaging, elegant and captivating.
My Repertoire
  • Stories from my culture
  • Asian folktales
  • World stories
  • Stories I have created
  • Myths & legends
  • Historical stories
Area(s) of Focus
  • Education
  • Heritage
  • Organisational
  • Peace
3 favourite workshops that I conduct
Introduction to Storytelling Workshop (since 1999)

Story Power: An Introduction to Organisational Storytelling (since 2010)

Integrating Storytelling Strategies in the Early Childhood Classroom (since 2016)
Publicity Headshot
Photo 2: You Telling
Photo 3: You Telling

The Federation of Asian Storytellers Ltd is a non-profit company incorporated
in Singapore in June 2018.

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