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VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY: Through his live and virtual assemblies, Mr. Fierst delivers laughter, drama, participation, and surprises from a multi-cultural collection of folklore, literature, & original materials.
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM: Mr. Fierst will visit your classroom virtually, with tailor crafted storytelling and theater workshops to support your school’s arts learning objectives.
Available Throughout 2022-2023 (All ages)
Gerald Fierst is one of America‘s most acclaimed storytellers. As a performer, he has appeared throughout the US, Europe, and Asia, telling original stories, stories from his own Jewish tradition, and stories from world folklore. As a writer and teacher, he has worked for school systems and universities throughout the US, leading workshops for teachers and students in writing and performance.
TALES FROM AROUND
Laughter, drama, participation, and surprises from a multi-cultural world. Designed for elementary school audiences, a collection of folklore, literature, and original materials which stress that all of us have stories to tell.
THE AMERICAN SPIRIT
Eyewitness accounts of the men and women who shaped our nation in a dynamic mix of storytelling and theater. Experience the pageant of American history through folklore and events involving George Washington, Sojourner Truth, the Wright Brothers, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King and more.
SPOOKS AND GHOSTS
Everyone loves a tale that curls your hair and sends chills up your spine. Hear a master storyteller tell classic tales of the supernatural, modern stories of other consciousness, and true tales of the inexplicable.
For 5,000 years, the Jewish people have used stories to worship, to teach, to share joy and sorrow. Experience the traditions, drama, and history of the Jewish people through the words and images of one of America’s foremost storytellers. Special holiday and synagogue programs available.
This program was originally designed for students on the Autism spectrum and with other cognitive disabilities in preschool through high school. Funding is made possible by a generous grant received from The Pine Tree Foundation of New York.