2021 Performers and Entertainers Online Directory

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Ballad of America
Ballad of America

Phone: (305) 753-1850
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://balladofamerica.org/live/

Ballad of America Live multimedia programs tell the story of the United States through music. They entertain, inspire, and inform. In each program, Matthew Sabatella weaves an engaging narrative through a selection of songs and historic images that illuminate a theme or story from America's past. They can be delivered at in-person events or in an online format, such as Zoom, GoToWebinar, etc. Titles include America's Music: From Plymouth Rock to Rock & Roll, Songs of Westward Expansion, Songs of the American Folk Music Revival, Songs of American Workers, Songs in the Life of Abraham Lincoln, Tribute to American Soldiers, Singing the American Dream, and The Story of the Banjo.

Program Length: 60 or 90 minutes
Cost: $250 (shorter program), $300 (standard program)

   

 

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Denny Diamond
Denny Diamond Inc.

Phone: (815) 893-9202
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.dennydiamond.com

Denny Diamond delves into the decades of Neil Diamond's impressive career to deliver a dozen, or so, of his most beloved songs, along with the delightful stories behind their creation.

Recommended for adults/seniors

Program Length: 75 minutes
Cost: $200 pre-recorded, $250 virtual performance

Now accepting in-person requests for November 2021. Please call for details.

DoDad's Foam Lab
DoDad's Foam Lab

Phone: (407) 693-0365
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.foaminggoodtime.com

DoDad's Foam Lab is Florida's newest and wildest Foam party experience. We specialize in outdoor parties for young and old. The Foam Lab Crew will bring our professional foam-making equipment and fill an area up to 20 x 20 feet up to four feet deep with our Safe, Clean, Biodegradable, Hypo Allergenic, and Non-Staining Fun Foam. Kick off or End your summer reading program with a safe and fun event that kids will not forget.

Recommended for grades Pre-K to 9

Program Length: 1 hour
Cost: $300; a
dditional hour is $100
Discounts for multiple bookings

DoDad's Lab
DoDad's Lab - Fur, Feathers, and Fins

Phone: (888) 993-6323
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.dodadslab.com

Fur, Feathers, and Fins: the Science of Animals

Lions, Tigers, and Bigfoot? Professor DoDad and DoDad's Lab is back in the science lab ready to share about Fur, Feathers, and Fins. The Professor will take his lab assistants to see animals found all over the world and even one you may have never seen before. It's a none stop active learning time with science experiments, demonstrations, songs, and even a new friend will tag along...Little Foot! Don't miss Professor DoDad's weekly lessons called Science Shorts! Check out our website for more information.

Recommended for grades K-5

Program Length: 45 minutes
Cost: $350; discounts for multiple bookings
Professor DoDad does offer virtual shows and recorded shows. Please call or email for special price.

 

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Jane Rosenbohm, Guitar Extraordinaire
Jane Rosenbohm

Phone: (804) 300-6004
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.JaneGuitar.com

General: Traditional Classical Guitar Concert without electronic gimmicks. The audience will enjoy the artistry of Jane's 60 year experience as a guitarist. Famous compositions with anecdotes about the composer and evolution of music.

Youth: Arts/Education youth programs have hands on demonstrations and fun for all. Audience size is flexible and volume is safe staying BELOW 70 dB exposure.

Program Length: 60-90 minutes
Cost: $350; discounts applied if more than one area booking.

   

 

 

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Katie Adams' Make Believe Theater
Katie Adams Make Believe Theater - Safari

Phone: (813) 282-4993
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.katieadamstheater.com

Summer Reading 2021 ~ Katie Adams’ Make Believe Theater is offering two shows that are perfect for the “Tails and Tales” animals theme. And when safe, the company will be offering live shows as well.

"Animal Safari Stories", storytelling show (For live-stream or pre-recorded video) Go on an adventure with Storyteller Katie Adams! Travel around the world and hear folk tales about animals that teach us life lessons. Katie’s animated storytelling show includes mime movement, a variety of rhythm instruments, a beautiful jungle backdrop and audience participation. Kids especially enjoy participating with animal movements and sounds. Good for ages 3 to 8.

"Save the Rainforest: Salvar la Selva Tropical" puppet show (pre-recorded video only): Amazing, endangered animals of the Amazon Rainforest show us why we need to protect them. Inspired by the book The Great Kapok Tree by Lynn Cherry. This immersive show features puppets, shadow puppets, and some Spanish language with a message of animal and nature conservation. Best for ages 3 to 8. This show was originally made by Frank Lakus.

Program Length: 45 minutes plus optional Q&A
Cost: $300 for a live-stream show and $250 for a pre-recorded video playing for a week
$300 + travel for live, in-person shows

   

 

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Magic Dave, Children's Musician
Magic Dave, Children's Musician

Phone: (352) 978-3474
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.magicdavechildrensmagician.com

1 hour comedy magic show with lots of audience participation, live animals doves and rabbit. Fun, educational, highlighting the magic of reading through magic tricks and story telling.

Program Length: 1 hour magic of Reading Show
Cost: $300

Menestrelli Entertainment, LLC
Menestrelli Entertainment, LLC

Phone: (407) 493-3607
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.menestrelli.com

The Circus Dog Show by Menestrelli Entertainment is a traveling special Dog Show with a group of funny and very entertaining dogs that will come to your location! These dogs are amazing! They know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely designed family tricks. Our fluffy artists also interact with the audience during the show. After the show, our funny dogs will pose with your guests for a photo shoot (using public cameras). The photo shoot is always a really fun and positive experience with the animals! At the end of the show, we give the audience balloon animals shaped like poodles which makes your event especially fun, bright and colorful.

Program Length: 45 minutes
Cost: $350-$450; discount for multiple bookings
Location: Central Florida

 

Mr. Richard

Mr. Richard and Molly 

Phone: (321) 332-4271
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mrrichard.net

Mr Richard shares the joy of music with original songs and lots of audience participation with tunes about girl pilots, the garbage man, boring grown-up talk, and the five-second rule. Dancing encouraged, if allowed. Listen on Spotify, iTunes or Pandora. 3-piece trio available for full-on rocking!

Program Length: 45 mins
Cost: $300 plus travel; discount for multiple bookings

 

Mystic Drumz
Mystic Drumz

Phone: 1 (888) 638-5949
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mysticdrumz.com

Each Mystic Drumz show is a "World Music Safari Adventure” that takes participants around the globe in search of amazing instruments and sounds. We travel to African jungles, South American rainforests and the Great Wall of China to discover clues from animal friends and learn about ecology. Featured instruments include Nigerian Talking Drum, Brazilian Quica, Vibraslap, Flextone, Chinese Gongs and more in our adventure show called "The Legend of Marshmallow Island" Each Mystic Drumz workshop is a hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Every participant receives a percussion instrument and instruction how to play it. The entire group becomes a percussion ensemble and learns a full song from start to finish. Participants have a chance to try more then one instrument in this session.This Mystic Drumz Virtual Show is a 45-minute fast paced world music safari adventure employs larger then life graphics, silly and humorous video filters, and beautiful vibrant landscape backdrops as we travel the planet in search of Marshmallow Island.

Program Length: 45 minutes
Cost: $300 - World Music Safari Adventure interactive shows and 
Hands-on Drumming and Percussion Workshops;
$350 - Virtual show

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Page Turner Adventures Virtual Summer Program
Page Turner Animal Adventures

Phone: (561) 628-9868
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://pageturneradventures.com/

We have created virtual video content for libraries to use all summer long. We provide 10-25 minute videos 5 days a week for 8 weeks over the summer. This year, We're focusing on "Animal Adventures".

SUMMER Package Includes...4, 6, or 8 weeks of content, 5 days a week, 10-25 minutes a day - Professionally-produced, interactive shows and animated storybooks - Crafts and recipes - Virtual field trips, guest performers and guest authors - Participant challenges and badges for completion - Page Turner Adventures hosted FB Live events with giveaways, contests and more - Prize packages of Page Turner Adventures swag to use for library giveaways - Library social media marketing prompts and content for each week of programming - Marketing tools such as press releases and promo videos to share on library websites and social channels - Viewer tracking statistics - Closed captioning - We have a membership platform on our website that library patrons can sign into. We've also partnered with ReadSquared and Beanstack.

Cost: $395 per library for 4 weeks. $575 per library for 6 weeks. $745 per library for 8 weeks. So, for the price of one LIVE show, you get an entire VIRTUAL summer of content. Multiple library discounts are available.

   

 

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Sheryl Faye Presents Historical Women
Sheryl Faye presents Historical Women

Phone: (866) 936-6551
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sherylfayepresents.com

I perform historical one-woman shows that I tour to Libraries, Schools, Historical Societies, etc. These programs are for children and adults. They are all multi-media, fully immersive presentations. I start as an adult and then go back to the character's childhood and back to an adult again. I use costumes, sound, props, voice overs and music to bring these shows to life. I also bring everything with me and would only need very minimal things on your end like a table and some chairs. Choose from Helen Keller, Clara Barton, Anne Frank, Abigail Adams, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sally Ride, Susan B Anthony and Amelia Earhart.

Program Length: 35-45 minutes plus a Q&A
Cost: $250 - pre-recorded video for a two-hour window (no limit on viewers); $300 + travel for in-person visit
Block booking discounts available
Note: Performer based in Massachussetts but is willing to travel

The Story Dome
The Story Dome

Phone: (407) 891-5030
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.thestorydome.com

The Story Dome is a brand-new portable planetarium in association with DoDad's Lab. The team at DoDad's Lab has over 30 years of experience educating and entertaining all ages. Using the science standards and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) as the basis of all their programs. It is not just a show...it is an experience you will not forget.

Recommended for all ages.

Cost: $300 for the first program and $100 for each additional program. Discounts for multiple bookings. 

 The Story Ship, LLC

The Story Ship

Phone: (912) 663-6320
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.thestoryship.com

The Story Ship's offers unique virtual and live shows combining animation, comedy theater, magic, puppets, games puzzles and music. These programs have thrilled live audiences up 10,000 kids at a time for over two decades. Each show is carefully crafted to provide an extraordinary interactive experience. The unique technological approach that the Story Ship used to develop its shows made adaption to the virtual stage an organic and natural process. Thus our virtual shows are just as powerful and engaging as the live shows!

Recommended for ages 4-12.

Program Length: 40 - 50 minute programs
Cost: $395 - Virtual shows

 

 

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