Artistic Name:
Rohini Vij
Name:
Rohini Vij
E-mail:
rohinivij (at) gmail.com
Country:
India
Phone number:
Celular:
+91 97932 83333
Address:
The Mall, Kanpur
Nacionality:
Indian
City:
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Performances:

. World Book Day: Storytelling sessions for students of grades Prep to 5 were conducted at Swaraj India Public School, Delhi Public School (DPS) Sarvodhya Nagar, DPS Azad Nagar, DPS Barra, DPS Kidwai Nagar, Kanpur, UP; to mark The World Book Day.

. Book week: Storytelling sessions were conducted for grades 3-5 at Delhi Public School Kalyanpur, Kanpur, UP as part of a book week being celebrated by the school. The session included dramatised reading from a book, some live music to go with the story and participation from the audience post the session.

. The Inknuts Storytelling Corner: Multiple storytelling sessions were conducted for children aged 2-14 as part of a fair. The show entailed dramatised readings from three stories for children using props and quirky character-shaped cookies. The event was called 'one of its kind' by the residents of the city.

. Story time by Inknuts: A day long story workshop was conducted at The Allen House Public School, Kanpur, for grades 4 & 5. The workshop included a 'listen and draw activity' for the participants, dramatised reading from a story, live singing etc.

Audience:
All
 
C.V. / Resume:

Rohini Vij is a keen orator, actor, voiceover artist and storyteller. She brings with her experience from diverse fields including Marketing, Corporate Communication, Public Relations, Films, Radio and Education.

She has conducted various storytelling sessions in schools as part of her initiative of promoting books, reading and theatre in Kanpur. She has recently rolled out a unique Dramatics, Storytelling and Personality Development workshop for children in Kanpur, wherein she'll be focussing specifically on personality development through storytelling and dramatics. The workshop is deigned to help children understand the art of storytelling and apply it in their daily lives.

She is also associated with Scholastic India as the Educational Coordinator for Kanpur. She conducts various storytelling session, planned and impromptu, as part of Scholastic India's book club and book fair activities in schools.

She has designed various storytelling workshops as per the curriculum of different schools, for both students and teachers, that will be rolled out in the next session.
She plans to organise a storytelling festival in Kanpur after introducing the culture, importance and essence of reading, theatre and storytelling not just for recreation but for success in all fields of work and life.

Theatre, Acting and Voice Over
Among other productions, she was part of the theatre production 'Blood Wedding' by Federico Garcia Lorca performed by renowned theatre group Yatrik, New Delhi, performed at The India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and for The Lok Sabha TV. She has also worked with Enlighten Professional & Personal Growth as part of an 'Enneagram' workshop for Coca Cola India, where she played nine different characters each depicting a personality type..

She has lent her voice to various documentary, corporate, and animation films including Max New York Life Insurance [December 2005], Adhaar Charitable Trust's documentary film 'Life is Calling' [November 2005], Government of Uttar Pradesh's documentary film Textiles of Benaras [June 2006], among others.

Member of International Storytelling Network (RIC).
International Storytelling Network
International Storytelling Network
Author of:
.She is currently working on an anthology 'A Frog in My Throat and other stories' - collection of ten short stories to be published by Aksamala. (http://inknuts.com/publishing/)

 

Languages:
English & Hindi
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