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.
4th August - Basile's Tale of Tales, ONLINE storytelling.
18th August - The Rules of Enchantment, ONLINE talk.
1st September - The Facetious Nights of Straparola, ONLINE storytelling.
8th September - Noodle Heads and Nincompoops, ONLINE storytelling.
14th September - The Wisdom of Fairy Tales, commencement of 6 session ONLINE course.
15th September - The Truth About Giants, ONLINE talk.
29th September - Thrills and Frights of the Arabian Nights, ONLINE storytelling.
14th October - ABC of Comedy, commencement of 8 week course, Exeter.
15th October - Storytelling Evening, Exeter.
27th October - The Conte De Fees of the Comtesse d'Aulnoy, ONLINE storytelling.
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.