Artistic Name:

Jeff Gere


Jeff Gere

jeffgere (at)
USA (Hawaii)
Phone number:
(808) 737-1774
Celular :
PO Box 37495

Jeff Gere is the Drama Specialist for the City & County of Honolulu Parks Department. He directs the Talk Story Festival, Hawaii's largest & oldest storytelling celebration each October (since '89). He produced/hosted NSN's Pacific Regional Talk Story Conference (Honolulu, 2009) and Talk Story Camp (2011). He received NSN's Oracle Award (Western US,'07). He told to 2,000 for 12 minutes in a packed circus tent (2010 National Storytelling Festival, Tennessee). Recent tours include Wisconsin, Arctic Canada & Georgia. He's also performed in Hong Kong, Vancouver, Turkey, Guam & Samoa, Spain, and Thailand. He tours Hawaii annually.

Jeff hosts/created Talk Story Radio, a weekly Pacific storytelling show ( HYPERLINK " ", pod casts). His Story TV airs monthly story shows (Access TV since '90). Jeff has made ten CDs; (three "Haunted Hawaii', true supernatural tales). Two received Outstanding Storytelling Recordings Honors (Storytelling World, '07 & '09). He has two DVDs as well.

Jeff's repertoire is voluminous. His Arabian Nights Series with two musicians and a belly dancer ran 18 packed months in a Honolulu Chinatown Bar. He does shadow puppet shows. Jeff annually tells to 1000s of Oahu's Summer Fun Park kids. Commissions include Egyptian mythology (Yo Paraoh), and being Van Gogh's Ghost. His "Art Off the Wall" Series interpreted The Contemporary Museum exhibits for 3 years.

Coordinator of International Storytelling Network (RIC).

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International Storytelling Network
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American English, laced with Hawaiian pidgin & Hawaiian

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