Oral Storytelling for Beginners

A course by Andrés Montero , Writer and Storyteller

Writer and Storyteller. Tulsa, Chile.
Joined February 2022

Discover the art of storytelling and learn techniques to adapt stories to spoken word, translate them to stage, and build a connection with any audience

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (40)
  • 1031 students

Discover the art of storytelling and learn techniques to adapt stories to spoken word, translate them to stage, and build a connection with any audience

Stories are as old as humanity itself. For centuries, they have entertained us, taught us valuable lessons, and brought us closer to others. The forte of writer and storyteller Andrés Montero is telling stories that resonate with both children and adult audiences alike. In this online course, he teaches you the art of public storytelling.

Learn how to adapt texts to spoken word and to your own language, as well as tricks and tips for staging them. Throughout the course, find out how to identify the most relevant points of an oral story and [b]practice different rehearsal methods that will allow you to captivate any audience.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 20 downloads

What to tell?
9 minutes, 50 seconds
The elements of a story told
7 minutes, 36 seconds
Text and structure
8 minutes, 27 seconds
Corporality and nuances
10 minutes, 26 seconds
First step, choose the story
3 minutes, 45 seconds
Project the story
7 minutes, 11 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (40)
  • 1031 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 23m)
  • 20 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Prepare the oral narration of a story and perform it, capturing it on video.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in the art of storytelling, from writers to educators, librarians, or communicators.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is necessary to take this course.


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Andrés Montero

A course by Andrés Montero

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Writer and Storyteller

Andrés Montero is a writer and storyteller from Santiago de Chile. In 2012, he cofounded the company La Matrioska, with which he has put on performances, workshops, and lectures on oral storytelling throughout Chile and in more than ten countries across America and Europe. Every year La Matrioska hosts the International Festival of Oral Narration, ChileCuentos, and in 2022 premiered the television program Los Cuenteros.

As a writer, he has published the novels La muerte viene estilando, Taguada, and Tony Ninguno, which was awarded the Premio Iberoamericano de Novela Elena Poniatowska. He has also published children's books such as Alguien toca la puerta: Leyendas chilenas and an essay entitled Por qué contar cuentos en el siglo XXI. In general, all his projects aim to explore the relationship between literature and orality.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    What am I counting on?

    • What to tell?
    • The elements of a story told
    • Text and structure
    • Corporality and nuances
  • U3

    How to adapt a story to orality?

    • First step, choose the story
    • Project the story
    • Adapt the story
    • Identify nuclei and develop catalysis
  • U4

    Tell the tale

    • About the essay
    • Fairytale spaces and audiences 1
    • Fairytale spaces and audiences 2
    • What we are looking for when telling a story
    • Tell our tale
  • FP

    Final project

    • Oral Storytelling for Beginners

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Oral Storytelling for Beginners

A course by Andrés Montero
Writer and Storyteller. Tulsa, Chile.
Joined February 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (40)
  • 1031 students