Jay Menes 

Filipino Storyteller, Actor, Facilitator, Adventurer

Life is Simple; Live Simple Life

ABOUT STORYHOUSE

Storyhouse derived from the word storehouse is a dynamic, innovative and professional company that has lots of something in store. Wherein our stories are told in English not read aloud. Whose aim is to promote quality storytelling performances, seminars, workshops and events that will instill love for learning and of the arts that features undeniably exciting ways to motivate the minds to imagine and think.

It is an appreciating initiative taken by Storyhouse to promote the art of storytelling in the Philippines. Storyhouse believe that storytelling will definitely create remarkable improvements in students and to those who are into public speaking as a whole. It will help them to become aware of the benefits of using storytelling in delivering a memorable story. This will also be part of the development of communication skills. The primary focus is to train public elementary school students for free. 


Storyhouse welcomes anyone with an interest in promoting the art of storytelling, whether teller, listener, beginner, professional or simply a supporter of the arts. We provide an avenue or forum for storytellers to share their skills. However, for us at Storyhouse, stories are not read from books but retold by the tellers.

Featured Services: 

  • Storytelling Performances - fusion of different methods and techniques such as music, sounds, rhythm, rhyme, song, etc.
  • Workshops for Beginners, Professional, Storytellers Club and Organizations.
  • Events for Children and Adults - Storytelling Performance Competition. 
  • Storytelling Ensemble Directing
  • Coaching / Mentoring.

 

Intro to Art of Storytelling Seminar

This seminar is open to elementary students, college students, primary and secondary classroom teachers, Adult Educators, Early Childhood educators, Librarians, Counselors, Public Speakers, Parents and grandparents, and all who love storytelling. Whether you are interested in speaking, listening, sharing, telling stories or would be professional storytellers.

The aim of the Intro to Art of Storytelling seminar is to provide participants with a working knowledge on how to go about what is the art of storytelling and the organizations involved in the art of storytelling. This conference promises to provide a great opportunity for listeners and tellers of stories to develop skills, enjoy performances and interact with others who have a love of Storytelling.

We are enjoining you and your staffs to participate in this two hour seminar for DONATIONS only. Sponsor us a venue. This will also serve as a pre-requisite to the Art of Storytelling Workshop.

Art of Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling is an essential part of the human experience!

Our aim is to provide participants with a working knowledge on how to go about a storytelling performance and the organizations involved in the art of storytelling. This seminar/workshop promises to provide a great opportunity for listeners and tellers of stories to develop skills, enjoy performances and interact with others who have a love of Storytelling. It will focus on the following:

  • About Art of Storytelling                         
  • Importance of Storytelling
  • Kinds of Storytelling
  • How to Tell a Story Effectively                  
  • Delivery Guidelines for Storytellers       
  • Voice Exercises
  • Facial Expressions Exercises                    
  • Gestures Exercises
  • Basic Acting for Storytellers                     
  • Stage/Theater Movement
  • Creating Own Story Exercise                   
  • Storytelling Showcase


This is a one day workshop with a culminating storytelling activities. Facilitator's Fee is P500 per participant. 

Venue to be announced.

Other Seminars / Workshops

  • Basic Acting Workshop
  • How to be More Positive
  • How to Become an Influential Communicator
  • The Art of Public Speaking -Using of Story Effectively
  • Art of Questioning
 
  • P500 per person minimum of 50 participants 
  • Storyhouse Workshops, Performances, Guesting and Other Gig.

    Sharjah International Narrator Forum

    International Festival Morocco Tales Organizers and Participants

    Some of the Bay Area Storytelling Festival Committees, Staffs and Storytellers
















    DE LA SALLE - COLLEGE OF SAINT BENILDE AND STORYHOUSE (PHILIPPINES) PRESENT

    Storytelling NOT just for kids!


    The word “storytelling” may conjure up memories of bedtime tales read by our parents during nightlight. However, for us at Storyhouse, stories are not read from books but retold by the tellers, making each interpretation unique. Feel more engaged when you hear the narrative about the events in the story.


    VENUE:
    SDA BLACK BOX THEATER, SDA BUILDING, COLLEGE OF SAINT BENILDE, 950 Ocampo Street, Malate, Manila

    DATE AND TIME:
    2015-02-28 at 05:00 PM

    TICKETS:
    FULL Php100

    BOOKINGTICKETWORLD 02 891 9999 or ticketworld.com.ph/fringemanila


     

     

                Guesting at DIG Radio an Internet Radio for the Suplado Show with Stanley Chi 11/21/2011

     

     

     

    Welcome

    Recent Photos

    Recent Blog Entries

    Featured Products

    Testimonials

    • " Jay Menes (Manila), whom Gere discovered via YouTube. ?He has a real freshness and a fun ? warm, sunny, joyful way of being,? Gere said. Menes, who works for museums and conduc..."
      Jeff Gere http://www.jeffgere.com/
      He has a real freshness and a fun
    • "You are one of my best buddies and one of the finest storytellers in the islands. Feel the story beat! Jay is a fantastic storyteller and actor who presents storytelling wo..."
      Dianne de Las Casas www.storyconnection.net
      Best Buddy

    Donate!

      Oops! This site has expired.

      If you are the site owner, please renew your premium subscription or contact support.