Grandma Mermaid

Other Children's Entertainer

(4 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Storyteller
Country: United States
Based In: Corvallis, Oregon
Performs: Worldwide
From: $500
Grandma Mermaid brings whimsy and delight to families via waterfolk tales from around the world and audience participation songs and harp music. Think of her as a "female, aquatic Mister Rogers meets Bette Midler." She can tailor her show to your event with notice.
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Reviews     (4 Reviews)

Grandma Mermaid - Other Children's Entertainer - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Online Event Type: Online Event 3rd May 2021
"Masterful Storytelling. Unique songwriting!"
Reviewed by: Liz Pomeroy Edmonton Alberta
Grandma Mermaid - Other Children's Entertainer - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Corvallis, Oregon Event Type: Child's Birthday Party 8th June 2019
"This is the BEST Birthday party I've ever been to!"
Reviewed by: Charlotte
Grandma Mermaid - Other Children's Entertainer - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Corvallis, Oregon Event Type: Musical Theatre Directing 7th June 2019
"Cherie's greatest strength is her creativity. She can take what the rest of the world sees as garbage and turn it into a magical wonderland."
Reviewed by: Martha Chamberlin


With degrees in Theatre and Communication and a Masters of Arts in Teaching, Cherie has performed in many capacities and in many states over the years. Grandma Mermaid combines Cherie's expertise into one offering, which is irresistible to ocean lovers around the world!

Previous Clients

The Junction City Oregon Scandinavian Festival
The Hillsboro, Oregon Celtic Faire
The Philomath Homeschool Academy
The Majestic Theatre
Writing The Songs You Love Showcase

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Baby Shower Bachelorette / Hen Party Birthday Party (Child) Bridal Shower Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Community Event Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Festival / Outdoor Event Graduation Party Grand Opening Party Halloween Party Hanukkah Celebration High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Quinceañera / Sweet 16 Party Retirement Party School Event Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions Virtual Event

Acting Experience

Cherie has been an actor since 1970 - performing in shows and in variety groups in three states. She specializes in comedic character roles and she's quick on her feet in improvisational settings. She Directs and writes scripts as well, and has worked professionally as a Costume Designer in Education and for private theatre companies.

Modelling Experience

Winner of the Television Commercial Reading Trophy at the Western Hemisphere Modeling Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1977. Cherie has been a spokesperson for varied videos and presentations.

Virtual Services Offer

Storytelling Concerts, Parties and Ocean Ecology/Creature Workshops

Grandma Mermaid broadcasts from her Lair under the ocean. As the First Ambassador of Merlandia she tells MerMyths - which are retellings of Drylander stories and traditions from the Merfolk perspective. With music and songs on harp and guitarlele and puppet visitors, your audience of all ages will enjoy this visit under the sea! She also shares her knowledge of "MERine Biology" in workshops designed to increase love and care of all water creatures and oceans everywhere.

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The Mermaid's Harp CD

Ocean sounds coupled with soothing Celtic Harp Music by Cherie Gullerud

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