Artistic Name:
Usha Venkatraman
Name:
Usha Venkatraman
E-mail:
svenkats100 (arroba) gmail.com
Country:
India
Phone number:

+912224440670

Celular :
+919820179303
Address:
MUMBAI 400028
Nacionality:
Indian
City:
Munbai
Performances:

2010 : KATHALAYA - STORYWOOD CONFERENCE GOTEBURG, SWEDEN Museum in Uddavella " Goteburg, Sweden Museum in Ljungby, Sweden Museum of World Culture " Goteburg, Sweden 2010 Workshop in Goteburg, Sweden " Storytelling in education with Puppetry for teachers at the College of Pedagogy and Skandislava School.

April And May 2011, story telling at American Centre, Mumbai June 2011, story telling at Shanmukhananda Mumbai September 2011 story telling At Ghummakkad Narain Children's Literature Festival, IHC New Delhi October 2011 story telling at Indigenous story tellers confluence at Fireflies Ashram, Bangalore.

Audience:
All
 
Curriculum:

As a trained teacher with qualifications in the areas of education and the performing arts, Usha Venkatraman is a self-taughtpuppeteer. A multi-faceted personality,Usha's growing interest in young children led her to experiment with puppets. Puppetry became a hobby and her experiment with Indian puppets led her to use puppets as an educational tool. Usha's engaging and interactive puppetry sessions, which are filled with strong drama, music, movement and singing, both educate and entertain her audience. Her lively and dramatic storytelling performances keep people of all ages spellbound. She uses glove-puppets as her medium of story telling and her repertoire includes a range of Indian folk-tales, stories from Indian Mythology, folk-tales from around the world and true-life incidents.

Usha has performed at schools, cultural associations, social clubs,Museums, Book Stores, NGOs, Children's wings at Hospitals, the Kala Ghoda festival and the International Storytelling Festival in India & Sweden"there has been no limit so far. She is also a story consultant for Various Organisations and has even performed for Doordarshan on live TV. Usha has a tale for all seasons...

Usha has conducted workshops on story telling at schools, educational institutions, NGOs etc.

Value based education through Puppets is her area of interest and she is always on the lookout for new ideas and concepts to teach through puppets.

Member of International Storytelling Network .
 
Author of:

 

 
Languages:
ENGLISH AND HINDI
Web:
Blog:
Youtube Codes:

The You Tube Link is available on my website http://www.puppetwonders.com/gallery/