This Participation Workshop focuses on three stories and how you can adapt whether you perform virtually or in-person. You will learn kinesthetically by doing something new, different and FUN! This is a JOYFUL training giving every age at any level some new skills and ideas to increase involvement in a dynamic storytelling style, infecting all with JOY!
Facilitator: Jeff Gere
Jeff Gere blends talents as painter, puppeteer, and mime into performances which have electrified audiences in Hawaii for 30 years. Jeff’s physical energy, morphing elastic face and voice characterizations make his shows events. Jeff becomes his stories! Born on Halloween, Jeff performs constantly. He produced/hosted/ told in the Talk Story Festival, Hawaii’s biggest storytelling celebration (26 years!), Story TV (monthly, 23 years), Talk Story Radio (2 years, weekly shows), story camps & conferences. He taught Storytelling at UH Manoa (Spring, ’17 &’21). He performed at the National Storytelling Festival (2010, Residency 2013) and Spain, Hong Kong, Turkey, Vancouver & the Yukon. Jeff retired from Oahu Parks Dept to end 2014 and began international tours (Thailand, China, India, Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Java, Romania & Kenya! In covid times, he has become active producing events and performing on zoom. (www.jeffgere.com) See tons of him on YouTube.