Watch and Listen

Audio / Visual Resources for Storytellers

There are many, here are just a few.

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A delightful website to sample the variety of storytellers who have been recorded on You-Tube. You can see and hear live performances, displaying their distinctive styles, usually in live performance situations. Recordings are slightly variable in technical quality, shown within a ‘shell' of a movie screen on your computer. Streaming quality will depend on what speed your computer/modem works, but still worthwhile.

Jeff Gere
Jeff Gere hails from Honalulu, Hawaii, and is both a multitalented storyteller and  an organiser of festivals and gatherings of storytellers. His enthusiasm, presence, physical expression, and prowess as a performer may stimulate ideas and possibilities for your own telling. His shirts are quite an Hawaiian statement too!

The Moth
The ‘moth' alludes to people attracted to stories (like moths to lights). This site includes recordings of 5-12 minute personal stories recorded live. The emphasis is on people telling crafted personal stories about their most exceptional experiences. Click on left hand menu Storytellers then click on button Listen to Stories. No image of the teller.

Jackie Kerin (Victorian storyteller)
Jackie's site includes several very Australian stories which can be located via the pull down ‘Stories' menu at the top. They include: Shark (poetry); Phar Lap The Wonder Horse (poetry); A Boy Called Ned Kelly (Prose); No Horse, No Cart, No Shoes – set in C19 South Australia (Prose). Her stories, which can be either You-Tube viewable or Listenable via Windows Media or equivalent, are in poetic-ballad form and some are in prose.

Now Hear This
This site enables you to listen to five minute theme-based personal stories which have been recorded as part of the Now Hear. This was a radio series of a story-slam competition on Radio National, presented by Melanie Tait. People were able to participate as one of eight tellers or as a member of the audience when live slams were held in Canberra and Sydney.