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Storyteller entertains elementary students with tales and music

posted Feb 1, 2013, 12:14 PM by Fran Prentice

On January 14th, veteran storyteller Jackson Gillman, the Stand-Up Chameleon, appeared in a show for students at Wells Elementary School.  Employing a mixture of humor, music, mime, movement and sign language, Gillman delighted the audience with a wide range of tales, many of which allowed for student participation.   At one point in the program, Gillman turned to song to sing about a pet rhinoceros.   Gillman’s appearance at WES was arranged by school Librarian Karen Westerberg.  Jackson Gillman ( has been entertaining audiences since 1978.