Courses, Workshops 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.
ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES REMAIN IN PLACE
18th June - Glimpsing the Grimms, Talk, Exeter
26th June - Stand Up and Shout, Comedy, Exeter
27th June - Storytelling Master Class. Exeter.
6th July - Creating Comedy for Performance, commencement of 8 session ONLINE course.
9th July - The Ancestry of the Fairy Tale, Talk, Exeter.
13th July - Tao Te Ching Workshop, Buckfastleigh.
16th July - The Art of Performing Poetry, commencement of 8 session ONLINE course.
17th September - The Rules of Enchantment, Talk, Exeter.
14th October - ABC of Comedy, commencement of 8 week course, Exeter.
15th October - Storytelling Evening, Exeter.
12th November - Hans Christian Anderson, The Fairy Tale Outsider, Talk, Exeter
14th November - Spoken Word Masterclass, Exeter
9th December - Stand Up and Shout, Comedy, Exeter.
10th December - Storytelling Evening, Exeter.
More information about all events can be found on this website.
"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.