Success School - Week 5: with David Baboulene

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:00 in Courses
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Where: Cafeteria, City and Islington College, The Marlborough Building, 383 Holloway Road, N7 0RN
Date: 27 January 2016
Time: 14:00
With: David Baboulene, Author, Scriptwriter and Story Consultant

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Session Summary

In an interactive interview with a member of the Dialogue Society staff David Baboulene will explore his journey to success, discussing the challenges that he faced, the inspiration, attitudes and actions that helped him overcome these and his advice to participants at the start of their journeys. A Q&A session will follow the interview, and participants, staff and speakers will have time to interact informally over refreshments.

The format of this session will be as follows:

  • 2.00pm: Guests arrive and register
  • 2.15pm: Introduction from Dialogue Society staff
  • 2.20pm: Interview with speaker
  • 3.00pm: Question and Answer Session
  • 3.15pm: Closing Remarks
  • 3.20pm: Refreshments
  • 3.40pm: End

Biography of David Baboulene

David Baboulene is the author of six books (including The Story Book, 2010), scriptwriter, story consultant, lecturer and a Ph.D. scholar of story theory whose research is changing the way contemporary media industries create and evaluate stories.

In his story theory research, he has worked with great names in film, publishing, TV and theatre, including Bob Gale (writer/producer of Back to the Future); John Sullivan (TV comedy writer of Only Fools and Horses; Just Good Friends); Willy Russell (theatre legend and writer of Blood Brothers; Shirley Valentine); Lee Child (author of the Jack Reacher novels) and Mark Williams (actor who played Arthur Weasley in Harry Potter; Shakespeare in Love) and many others.

David also delivers seminars on story principles for training and script development organisations. He also works as a story consultant for film, theatre, publishing and business organisations.

About the Success School

The Dialogue Society Success School is a six-week programme of weekly evening seminars intended to help inspire, encourage and equip young people to aspire to and work towards success.

Participants will hear the inspirational stories of a range of eminent professionals in a friendly and interactive environment. In addition, experts from performance coaching and self-help backgrounds will provide them with practical guidance on positive thinking and on setting and achieving manageable goals. The School will establish an on-going network through which participants, staff and speakers can share ideas and opportunities.

For details and photos from previous Success Schools, please see our Success School webpages.

The Sessions

1. Robert Kelsey, ‘How to Overcome Your Insecurities and Achieve Your Potential’
04/11/2015

2. Nicky Clarke OBE, Hair Stylist and CEO and Co-Founder of Nicky Clarke
10/11/2015

3. David Baboulene, Author, Script-Writer and Story Consultant
11/11/2015

4. Serene Bradshaw, Performance Coach
02/12/2015

5. Andy Barrow, Retired GB Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Player; Motivational and Inspirational Speaker
09/12/2015

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