Wit & Wisdom

Roger Jenkins
storyteller

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Welcome to my site! I am a Singaporean storyteller who mostly shares traditional Asian stories in a dynamic and entertaining style.  

In this upgraded version of my website I’ve provided

My own telling draws on my experience as  a drama teacher, performing improvised comedy, devising visual theatre with the hearing-impaired, and my love of poetry.

I look forward to being of service to you - as a teller, trainer or resource - whenever you need a story to inform, inspire or celebrate your community or organisation.

Roger wins the award of

BEST STORYTELLER

16th Kanoon International Storytelling Festival competition,
Tabriz, Iran

16 - 19 February 2013

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the cobbler carrying firewood in
The Wooden Sword

FROM THE BELLY OF THE CARP

New Edition published  8th May 2013

accompanied with a DVD of me reading/performing 27 of

the most popular character monologues

Sample video - Raffles & Farquhar


S$25 including the DVD


A class set (with one copy of the DVD)

$500 for 40 copies

Update: 20th Oct 2014

ROGER’S NEWS





Hey! Do you want to be a Storyteller?

The Story Line is a FREE club! It is a friendly, intimate space to practice your storytelling skills at
Marine Parade Library

(more) October update

SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL  1-9 November


Look out for the SWF and especially the LITTLE LIT (children’s programme) which I’ve had the privilege of curating this year as the NAC looks to expand  the kids’ offerings.  The schedule offers four fabulous days of storytelling by Singapore’s four finest tellers, workshops with local and international writers, craft and drama sessions exploring both fiction and non-fiction, as well as musical storytelling, poetry performances, Mother Tongue tales and stories targetted at the very young. There are links for most sessions to the SWF website detailing what’s in store for each session.  All the events take place in the National Museum and all are FREE. more  

I would like to thank you for your fantastic storytelling session yesterday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Primary. I saw what you did and am very impressed. I saw the kids thoroughly enjoyed your session too. I really like the way you
made your session so interactive.
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Benson Loo, EyePower Games Pte Ltd,  

9 Sept 2013