Virtual Programs

Storytelling by Gerald Fierst

All of us have stories to tell.

VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY: Through his 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 2021-2022 (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.

Mr. Fierst caught all the children up in the stories and showed them the magic of storytelling.
Janet Sygar
PS 110, New York, NY
My daughters couldn't stop talking about what an awesome assembly they had yesterday.
Susan Besignano
Parent & 3rd Grade Teacher
The kids loved it and had nothing but positive things to say when they rejoined my classroom.
Erin Lamirande
1st Grade Teacher
Mr. Fierst has a remarkable ability to relate to all ages, and teaches marvelously through storytelling.
Richard Hammerman
Congregation B'nai Israel, Toms River, NJ

2020-2021 Programs

TALES FROM AROUND
THE WORLD

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.

JEWISH PROGRAMS

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.

Storytelling in Education

Finding Voice, Giving Voice

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.

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