Even though we live in a liberal country, there are still persistent taboos. Those taboos can get in the way of someone’s personal development because someone feels they can’t be who they are. That is why it is important to make some “taboos” debatable, in the Netherlands and abroad, by having someone tell his or her own story.
Our training courses currently focus a lot on LGBT + acceptance, abroad but also in communities with a diverse cultural background in Amsterdam. But all our training courses are tailor-made, so please contact us for more information about a workshop
Arjen is director and trainer at the Storytelling Centre and artistic director / producer at Storytelling \ Theater Lab. He developed the Share to Connect method to put applied storytelling on the map worldwide. He recently worked in Morocco, Palestine, Lithuania, Slovenia, Great Britain and Hungary. He is involved in performances as a dramaturg, director or writer.
Fouad Lakbir guides young people in their creative development within his own foundation (Shokkin ’Group Netherlands) and as a trainer at the Storytelling Centre. For example, he likes to work on empowering young people or on meetings between young and old. He knows how to create a safe space and group feeling like no other.