Pictures from the Gala Night of Storytelling 2011

Guest speakers at the Gala Night of Storytelling. Image by Jesse Marlow.

Archie Roach backstage at the Melbourne Town Hall. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Mem Fox opens the night with an arresting story about a rabbi’s wife. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Yannick Haenel recites a story of his 2 French grandfathers. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Author Dagmar Leupold takes reader Dan Spielman through the English translation of her tale of a pair of red shoes. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Murong Xuecun tells his tale about Mr Shen’s lack of appetite. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Nam Le finds his inspiration in ‘Uncle Bruce’ Lee. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Sonya Hartnett mesmerises with a tale of a knife-wielding mother. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Audience members gather in the Town Hall foyer. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Wheeler Centre director Chrissy Sharp introduces the Gala Night of Storytelling. Photo by Jesse Marlow.

Abha Dawesar tells a story about embracing fate at the Gala Night of Storytelling. Photo by Jesse Marlow.