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Storytelling Beyond Words Creative Lab, like

the SBW 12 - week storytelling training from

which it has developed, is committed to training

and creatively supporting those who wish to

become imagineurs; imagination entrepreneurs,

contemporary storytellers who dedicate their

work to serve the living Earth, nature, and

humanity in meeting with courage and

imagination the challenges of these epic

times we have been born into.


This programme is open for 8 experienced storytellers

who are working on a specific storytelling project that

is clear in concept and objectives and requires the time, space and supportive feedback to manifest it.

The programme will take place remotely over a year with a three week residential component, in which we will work together to create an environment in which participants can set the pace and focus for their creative work, while receiving input and coaching sessions from the mentors, tailored to their unique needs. This will happen in sessions with the whole group, in small groups and in one on one work. During the three weeks we will enter a creative process through active imagination and storytelling exercises, meditative and reflective practices to deepen your vision, and for those who need it, specific guidance in areas such as performance skills, group facilitation, creating social exercises and games, as well as guided marketing and publicity strategy with a business coach. The three week program will be followed up with presentations in public spaces relevant to each particular project's theme. 

Our aim is to create a framework to support the development of storytellers careers, guiding the development of socially engaged applied storytelling. To develop this we are applying for public funding and will be exploring various opportunities for collaboration with art organisations.

If you would like to be considered for the the next dates for this program please get in touch with 


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Roi Gal-Or, Karmit
& Guest teachers

Residential Dates
*please note dates 
have been postponed to:
10 - 28th Oct. 2022
Emerson College
Forest Row,
East Sussex, UK

& Application form



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