CCWOC is pleased to announce its Winter 2014 storyteller-in-residence, CLARE MURPHY.
CLARE MUIREANN MURPHY has worked as a professional storyteller since 2006. She has taught and performed in English and Spanish in more than 20 countries, touring the US extensively, as well as Europe and the UK. In 2007 Clare was awarded the Social Entrepreneurship Level 1 Award for her storytelling work in marginalized communities. Her repertoire includes traditional material from many cultures ranging from 3,000 to 50 years old. She has a background in theatre and writing, and has performed at the Globe, Soho, and Barbican Theatres in London. Clare has worked as an actor, writer, director, performer, and producer of theatre and storytelling. She is a member of several international groups that focus on training for storytellers, as well as developing multilingual/translation storytelling theory.
For help with your storytelling, please contact Clare at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 480-1067 to arrange a FREE meeting with her. She will be in residence on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2pm-4pm from January to April 2013. Please follow these guidelines when submitting your work to Clare.
To learn about the STORYTELLING WORKSHOP Clare offered during her residency, please click HERE.
If you'd like to learn more about life as a professional storyteller, click HERE for an interview of Clare on CTV's Morning Live show.
On January 23, 2013, Clare was interviewed by the Sou'Wester about her term as CCWOC's Storyteller-in-Residence. Please click HERE to read that article.
Click HERE to listen to a reading by Clare on ekphrasis.
If you are interested in applying for the Fall 2014 residency, please watch this space for upcoming details.
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Patrick Ryan - Fall 2011
Méira Cook – Winter 2011
Ignatius Mabasa - Fall 2010
Roberta Kennedy - Winter 2010
Jan Andrews - Fall 2009
Armin Wiebe - Fall 2008
Rody Gorman - Fall 2008
Gregory Scofield - Fall 2007
Clare's first public telling at the Centre
U of M Dean of Arts, Dr. Jeffrey Taylor,
and the Centre's Director, Dr. Warren
Cariou, enjoy Clare's inaugural
Clare Murphy and guest reader,
(L-R) English Assistant Professor, Dr.
David Watt, writer Ariel Gordon, and
English Associate Professor, Dr. Alison
Faculty, staff, and students discuss Clare's
storytelling over lunch at the Centre