Talent

Specific performers change from year to year, but here is an example of some of the categories and items we handle. For more information, contact Festivals International at (641) 357-5177.

  • Victorian/Dickens characters and caroling groups for Christmas(request that list).
  • Musicians
    • Harp, guitar, hammered dulcimer, Swedish folk fiddlers, bagpipers, recorder players and various festival minstrels.
  • Bands
  • Singers
  • Song troupes
  • Comics
  • Mimes/clowns
  • Storytellers
  • Magicians
  • Puppet shows
  • Renaissance festival and madrigal banquet acts/performers (request that list).
  • Ethnic, various folk dance groups and musicians.
  • Jugglers
  • Demo artists, for example: 
    • Dale Jackson, pottery for all ages.
    • Chiqui Ryan, Mayan weaving from Guatemala.
  • Play troupes and street theater 
    • Theater of Interactive Drama
    • “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party”
    • Laurel & Hardy/Movie character walk-abouts
    • “Speakeasy” murder mysteries
    • Madrigal banquets
  • Dancers and choreographers
  • Historic
  • Motivational speakers
  • Armored combat
  • Specialties & novelties, for example: 
    • Carriage rides and horse hitches
    • Stunt kites and kits exhibitors
    • Face painters and caricature artists
    • Petting zoo and horse ride operators
    • Captain Hook from “Peter Pan” and other such strolling characters 
  • Outrageous games
    • New associate company offers everything from Sumo Wrestling and Velcro wall climbing to Moonwalk and Amazing Maze. They also have protective suited jousting and Human Chess.
  • Teacher productions
    • Offers touring plays, musicals and costum-designed shows for community fundraisers or company banquets – such as talent/variety shows and “celebrity” roasts. Costumes and costumers also available.
  • Festivals
    • We can create a whole new festival for your institution or city or we offer a consulting service for those purposes. Photography and video productions of your event is also part of our entertainment/education experience. 
  • XY & Z. Ideas
    • Want something special but can’t find it? I’ll bet we can or we’ll custom-design something just for you.