Childrens

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    North West Tasmania, willing to travel
    Ali Rose
    Performances| Childrens| Roving

    Ali is a magnetic kids entertainer who makes sure that any time is a fun time. Whether it’s a dance, a sing-along song or other activities children enjoy, Ali brings joy and laughter to any place she goes. Come step into a world of imagination, play and entertainment! 

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    Launceston,Willing to Travel,
    Bory’s Extreme Bicycle Stunts
    Performances| Childrens| Circus
    Borys Zagrocki is a professional Mountain Bike & Trials rider, coach & performer. Borys has been riding for over 20 years, starting in Europe and developing his skills throughout Asia and Australia. Borys Zagrocki holds 2 Australian National Elite Championships, he coaches and performs regularly around Australia and overseas. Borys Zagrocki offers a unique entertainment experience with the aim of inspiring the audience and getting jaws dropping. From jumping his bike over some brave volunteers, to jumping onto his van’s roof – Borys got you covered for your daily adrenaline dose!

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    Hobart, Willing to Travel
    Dance with Paint
    Childrens| Dance| Interactive

    Dance with Paint is a Painting and Music activity aimed at supporting individual artistic expression through dance/movement, music and paint. 

     

    Sessions include a brief introduction to Abstract Expressionist and Impressionist art, focused on individual modes of expression and personal approaches to visual art making. 

     Through a multi-layered painting process, participants engage with different mediums and painting styles to create their own painting in response to dramatic selections of music.

     Dance with Paint works for all ages, abilities  and needs of different groups, festivals and individuals. 

     Works of art can be solo or group pieces and participants can take their work home. 

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    Hobart
    Daryl Peebles – Roving Magician
    Childrens| Interactive| Magic
    Daryl Peebles – Roving Magician uses illusion and charm to guarantee a perfect roving magician. But he also uses different objects he produces from a ‘hand-bag’, his diary, a kitchen knife, odd bits of rope, light globes and rubber bands are common. For tourists, he loves to play ‘travel agent poker’ with a surprise ending that promotes Tasmania as a great tourist destination. Throughout his table routine, Daryl’s main emphasis is the humour in the performance. Daryl is a personable magician who combines conversation and positive interaction with clients while also amazing them with his illusion.

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    Launceston,NW Tasmania,Willing to Travel,
    Dynamo Delta – Stiltwalker
    Childrens| Circus| Interactive
    If you are looking for that eye catching, charismatic guest at your event, you need DYNAMO DELTA on your invitation list. This sassy stilt walking star is guaranteed to be the life of the party. Dynamo Delta has an extensive wardrobe of costumes and characters to suit most themes and can even design and create a concept to meet the- needs of your occasion. Popular choices are ‘Jeannie Delta’, ‘Delta the Superhero’, ‘Dyno Chef’, ‘Dymano Dazzle’, ‘Sportie Dynomo’ and ‘Carnivale Delta’. These flamboyant and fun characters will mesmerize any audience and bring elegance and color to any event. Her playfulness is infectious…but stay alert, because she is can be very cheeky! Dynamo Delta can grant wishes, blow bubbles, dance with feather boas, likes posing for photos and enjoys keeping the kids and grannies happy! What more could you want?

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    Launceston,Hobart,NW Tasmania,Willing to Travel
    Face Painting
    Performances| Childrens| Interactive
    Contact Island Entertainment for Hobart’s best Face Painting artists to suit any occasion. The face painters skillfully create magical faces for children and adults to suit any theme. The face painters can provide their own chairs and tables if needed. A two hour minimum booking is required.

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    Launceston, Hobart, NW Tasmania, NW Tasmania, Willing to Travel,
    Improv Roving Performers
    Roving| Childrens| Circus
    Whatever your event the addition of roving performers can give add an extra spark. They can dress up a venue and help guests feel comfortable on arrival. Start the party at the door with a paparazzi vying for that special comment from your guest or champagne pouring stilt walkers in LED costumes. We even have Poop Police for your horsey event. Captain Long John Underpants uses his skills as a magician and ventriloquist to dazzle children and adults with his nautical-themed magic tricks and his talking parrot, Sydney.

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    Southern Tasmania Willing to travel
    Loop Jam
    Workshops| Childrens| Interactive
    Loop Jam is a fully interactive community music making experience. With the use of a looping device and drum machine, You can make and play your own music with loads of instruments provided or sing to your favourite music. This is popular activity which has been running in skate parks and community events with a wide range of people. Loop Jam works for all ages, abilities and needs of different groups, festivals and individuals.

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    Hobart, Willing to Travel,
    MAKEBELIEVE Children’s Entertainment
    Childrens| Christmas| Dance
    MAKEBELIEVE offer an incredibly diverse range of entertainment options for younger audiences: you may have seen MAKEBELIEVE performing at AGFEST, The Royal Hobart Regatta, Taste of Tasmania, Glenorchy and Clarence Carols, Huon Show, Bream Creek Show, Launceston Show and other major events around Tasmania. MAKEBELIEVE Themed Musical Shows – starring Michelle Pears, Jim Beresford and David Carr – are perfect for events, festivals, schools, shopping centres and more. Full of songs, dancing, games and imaginative play, both children and adults alike are encouraged to join in the fun of MAKEBELIEVE musical shows. Most shows are suited to children aged 1-8, but grown-ups are welcome to join in too. Musical shows available include
    • Fun Bugs Show Join Bumblebee & Friends for lots of fun in the MAKEBELIEVE GARDEN. WARNING; this is a bug friendly event! No insect repellent, fly spray or fly swats allowed.
    • Shelly Bear & Friends Be part of the MAKEBELIEVE TOY-TIME Show with nursery rhymes, original songs, dancing and games.
    • MAKEBELIEVE on the Farm Join Scarecrow & Friends as they take you on a musical journey around the MAKEBELIEVE farm. Help plant a tree, feed the chooks, milk a cow and drive the tractor.
    • MAKEBELIEVE Teddy Toy Time
    • MAKEBELIEVE Pirates
    • Out Bush with MAKEBELIEVE
    • Circus MAKEBELIEVE
    • MAKEBELIEVE Fairy Fun
    • Out Bush With MAKEBELIEVE
    The MAKEBELIEVE team mostly perform their own original songs, and love to write new songs on request for special occasions. MAKEBELIEVE roving characters– add that extra dimension to your event with a great range of characters available for meet and greets and spruiking. One hour MAKEBELIEVE storytelling sessions- are a great entertainment option for schools, playgroups and childcare centres. Other entertainment options include
    • Themed parties – Fairies, the MAKEBELIEVE roving characters and more
    • Crafty fun with Mrs Posie Blossom, Purple Fairy or Mrs. Bee
    • Balloonists – always a popular addition to an event
    • Spruikers – for shopping centres and promotions
    • Meet and Greet – Bee Bugged and other great characters to meet and greet at your event

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel,
    Mr Beep
    Childrens| Magic| Performances
    Mr Beep is a children’s magician with experience at private parties, schools and playgroups, social club children’s events and commercial store and shopping centre promotions. His preferred audience is three to ten-year-olds. Mr Beep’s routine relies heavily on colours, numbers and story telling. Most of his effects use objects that are familiar to children …. beach buckets, balls, colouring-in books etc. Sometimes Mr Beep is assisted by his rotund but lovable ventriloquist pal, Rollie or Artie from Antarctica. Artie is a penguin with attitude!! And he has a great repertoire of new, silly and favourite songs and jokes for the kids to enjoy! Although there is a slight educational overlay to his act, Mr Beep insists that his emphasis will always be on fun !!

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    Launceston,NW Tasmania,Willing to Travel, ,
    Pelican Puppets
    Childrens| Performances
    Pelican Puppets have been performing puppet shows in every state and territory in Australia since 1994 at festivals, events, libraries, museums, shopping centers, agricultural shows and pre-schools. Two great glove puppet shows, based around the colourful English puppet character Mr. Punch and his friends, are performed from Pelican Puppets traditional style red and white striped compact theatre. This along with their portable PA system makes it ideal for any situation. Just a place for an audience to gather, sit and watch is necessary Each show is around thirty minutes in length and starts with a variety of puppets that come to life and interact with the audience to music followed by Mr. Punch and friends appearing in their colourful theatre. Fun for all ages. Show Descriptions Punch and Judy Laugh with Mr. Punch in his colourful adventures. Join in as this cheeky glove puppet sticks his large red nose into everything and then finds a way around the consequences. Meet his wife Judy and their baby. Then there is his friend Zac the clown, as well as Docs, Crocs and other puppet characters. Nothing gets in the way of Mr. Punch having fun. Zac “˜n’ the Box. When Zac the clown is left a magic box to look after by his uncle the Wizard and, at the same time trying to organise a cake for Mr. Punch’s birthday you have a recipe for laughter. Add a French chef, a swagman, the wizard, and mix thoroughly. Watch as the magic box causes mix-ups, muddles and magic. Other puppets Lots of characters to interact with the audience or wander the crowd. Pythagoras the Pelican on the lookout for his tea and a Jester looking for jokes, plus skeletons, horses, dinosaurs, clowns and more entertain young & old. Other Stuff Pelican Puppets offers a range of workshops in puppetry, lantern making and banner creating

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel
    Sally Sunshine
    Childrens| Performances
    Bring a ray of Sunshine to your next event! Individually tailored parties, events or walk around entertainment for children. Sally- comes in theme and specialises in games, entertainment, prizes, balloon art, craft activities, backdrops, laughs, story telling… all with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Imagine Sally entertaining the children at your wedding, christening or cooperate event whilst you and your guests relax and enjoy… Sally really takes the stress out of your event. Fairy, Pirate, Monster, Clown, Superhero, Disco, Mad Scientist, Princess, Mad Hatter, Alice in Wonderland, Farmer, Mermaid, Easter, Christmas or Craft- themes are just the beginning of Sally’s possibilities! If there’s something you’d particularly like, don’t hesitate to ask.

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    Hobart, Willing to Travel
    Sam Starr – Multi skilled Circus + Magic
    Performances| Childrens| Circus
    For more than 25 years, Sam Starr has been sharing her unique magic across the land to become one of Australia’s leading multi skilled interactive circus performers.  As an entertainment specialist, Sam’s abilities leave a lasting impression, and her natural magnetism has made her a crowd favourite.  Thousands of hours experience performing kids shows, festival roving, corporate team building, expo work, shopping centres, creative workshops and corporate events have earned her a multitude of loyal clients both nationally and overseas.  Sam loves to share her own unique blend of character work, mime, circus skills, human statue and magic with audiences of all sizes. After many years as an international street performer, Sam’s focus shifted to the corporate entertainment sector. In 1997 Sam began working for numerous entertainment agencies and the momentum for a successful and memorable future as a performance artist emerged. Intense training with leading Clown and physical comedy instructors followed, and a love of circus developed. Focusing on the Hula Hoop, Sam dedicated her time to intense physical training at Melbourne’s elite circus school NICA. Early skills in local gymnastics, dance schools and as a street performer created the perfect foundation to build on, culminating in the successful performer she is proud to be today. Clients include the Australian Open, The Grand Prix, Westfield shopping centres, Toyota Australia, Bunnings, Melbourne city council, high profile client and celebrity children’s parties, Bunnings, Yarra City Council, the city of Moreland, Stonnington city council, Boorandara Shire, Banyule City Council, Myer, Louis Vuitton, Mona (Tasmania), King Island Show Society, Prada, Kmart, Coles, AFL and Moomba to name a few. Natural magnetism, a vast amount of experience and a genuine love of laughter, Sam leaves a lasting impression working with her heart which always makes a positive impact on her audiences. Her genuine love of people of all abilities make her a natural with people of all ages and cultures. She will bring an instant lasting smile to every face, inspire all with her creativity and amaze you with her skill. Sincere, warm and ultra-friendly, she will leave all with wonderful lasting memories.  Your guests will ask ‘Where did you find her?’ and people of all ages will request her presence again and again. Sam Starr – Entertainment specialist!

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    Hobart,Willing to Travel,
    Sea Shanty Circus
    Childrens| Musical| Performances
    Sea Shanties are work songs performed by sailors as they went about the repetitive daily tasks involved in operating sailing vessels. “Sea Shanty Circus” uses the metaphor of circus skills to emulate the work performed. Even the flags on the boat spell “circus”. They have performed at festivals including Port Fairy Folk Festival, The Taste of Tasmania and Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival (NZ). This is a unique interactive musical circus experience. With over 40 years combined experience in performing, Shannon, Mark and Felicity create their own world on their self-contained stage/boat/tricycle. Experience them roving around the site in a show full of sea shanties, circus, theatre and fun.

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    Hobart
    Small Stories Project
    Childrens| Performances
    Small Stories Project provides and supports storytelling experiences for young children (0-5 years) and their parents and caregivers.-  It is a tailored performance that demonstrates oral storytelling involving the audience in participating in the story.-  Small Stories can be built upon with a puppet making/story telling workshop. Leigh, Kirsty and Roz collaborate in the Small Stories Project.-  Leigh and Kirsty presented their work at ITAC4 conference in New York, ArtPlay Melbourne and many Tasmanian communities. They are key contributors to ArTELIER a Tasmanian group of arts practitioners committed to quality arts engagement with children and young people. Small Stories relates to the EYLF Learning Outcomes and Key Principles.-  Providing an opportunity for children to experience this performance and workshop promotes Literacy, Cognitive, Connectivity, Dramatic Play, Language and Social skills, to name a few.-  Providing a valuable experience for children and educators. Kirsty Grierson has a background in puppetry and has toured nationally and internationally. She has worked as a facilitator, performer, community producer, workshop leader and director, independently, with performing companies and in communities and relishes new challenges as puppetry changes and evolves to incorporate new technologies and ways to support children’s learning and development. Leigh Tesch is a performing artist, and creative producer and co-ordinator of arts and community projects.-  She trained in performance, improvisation, clown, theatre for social change, storytelling and dance.-  She regularly performs as a Clown Doctor at the Royal Hobart Hospital, and works with communities, creating and performing quality children theatre and story experiences Roz Wren, is a Set Designer who has designed and created costumes, sets, puppets or props for most of Hobart’s theatre companies. In 2016 Roz won a Tasmanian Theatre Award for Set Design for Hobart Rep’s “˜On Our Selection’. The Small Stories Project Performances Tiny Tales– is an immersive sensory and theatrical experience especially for babies up to 18 months and their parents and carers. Small Stories Online–  for young children (3-6 years) and their parents and caregivers.-  Experience this adventure- in your own home as dining tables become landscapes in unknown places. Families will receive a video link to watch and children will receive materials in the post- to- create their own puppet creatures.-  – These creatures come to life when we meet in the online zoom workshop. Extend learning with Workshops The Small Stories Project offer various workshops in creative play- for adult caregivers- and children– with puppet making, shadow play, and storytelling. “‹ The SSP also offer Professional Development opportunities for educators and community workers about arts, story and development in the early years.

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    Hobart, Willing to Travel
    StoryBook Magic
    Performances| Childrens| Interactive
    Once Upon a Time, StoryBook Magic decided to bring all your favourite storybook characters to life. Step into the perfect pages of our stories and believe in the possibility of magic again. These cherished classics are tales of adventure, triumph, sacrifice, hope and love, and their lessons are timeless. Here at StoryBook Magic, we believe in dreams coming true and the hope of happy endings. Our characters grant wishes and create memories that will last forever. No matter how big or small your event, we bring the magic wherever we go. Our magical appearances include birthday parties, meet & greets, fundraisers, charity events, and even virtual messages! For more information or to find out if a character is available to visit your kingdom, just use the ‘contact us’ page. All it takes is a little faith, trust and pixie dust.

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