Workshops, Talks and Storytelling.
Chris Brooks offers a range of courses, workshops and storytelling events which focus on the timeless wisdom contained within traditional fairy tales and the Tao Te Ching.
For many years Chris has worked as a poetic and comedic performer and led courses and workshops that explore the rudiments of spoken word performance.
29th September - ARABIAN NIGHTS - ONLINE STORYTELLING.
4th October - THE TINDERBOX & THUMBELINA - ONLINE STORYTELLING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
6th October - BROTHERS GRIMM - ONLINE STORYTELLING
22nd October - TAO TE CHING ONLINE WORKSHOP - CYCLICAL LIVING
27th October - THE CONTE DE FEES OF THE COMTESSE D'AULNOY - ONLINE STORYTELLING.
1st November - RAPUNZEL & OLD MOTHER HOLLY - ONLINE STORYTELLING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
10th November - THE WOODS OF MODERNITY - ONLINE TALK
24th November - THE RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES OF ALEXANDER AFANASYEV - ONLINE STORYTELLING
26th November - TAO TE CHING ONLINE WORKSHOP - EMBRACING CONTRADICTION.
6th December - THE SNOW QUEEN - ONLINE STORYTELLING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
21st January - TAO TE CHING ONLINE WORKSHOP - SLOWING DOWN
16th March - HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON - THE FAIRY TALE OUTSIDER - TALK, TORQUAY MUSEUM
"Chris Brooks offers pathos with pith, poignancy with punch. He's at a place where idealism meets absurdity. He's out to lunch but back again for tea." - MATT HARVEY, humourist, poet and author.
"Chris Brooks is a teacher who really knows his stuff. He makes learning easy, fun and original." - LUCY LEPCHANI, poet, writer and educator."
"Novice to stage ready in 8 weeks, brilliant! Thanks to Chris." - SAM PHILLIPS, Comedy Course Participant 2019.
"Chris Brooks got me performing and I've never looked back. I thoroughly recommend his workshops!" - ROBERT GARNHAM, spoken word artist and multiple slam winner.
"When I attended Chris' comedy course I found it to be quite life-changing. I now think in a different way, life is funny, comedy is everywhere that I look - it just jumps out of no-where." - PAULA WHITFIELD, Comedy Course Participant 2014.