Last updated on August 18th, 2019 at 06:38 am
Bob Stromberg is funny. That’s the long and short of it. He talks about the things that could have happened in anyone’s childhood and makes us go back so well that we feel like we’re right there, watching it happen again. Even the moments in his entertainment program that was decidedly not funny at the time seem hilarious when he recounts it. He also does these incredible shadow puppet performances, which he sets to music. They are so mesmerizing; you have to see them believe it. He has performed his shadow puppet act in almost 2500 shows and his stand up for over 30 years. To say Bob Stromberg is a seasoned professional is an understatement.
Bob Stromberg takes his amazing shadow puppets to every state, to many nations, to the corporate world and hit television shows. Stromberg is a man of talent and drive. The Chicago Sun-Times called Stromberg, “Mesmerizing.” Anyone who has seen him perform can’t help but agree. A storyteller extraordinaire, many of the messages he sends to audiences are original works. Often, however, he might simply put one of his shadow puppets against a gorgeous musical accompaniment and let the audience get lost in the beauty and entertainment of his art. His latest shadow creation is Frank Sinatra’s, “Fly Me to the Moon”.
Amazing Shadow Puppets of Bob Stromberg
Whether live corporate audiences, television viewers, videos meant to change the world or inspire a child, Stromberg finds the right story and approach for that particular group. He connects to audiences; he delivers comedy and inspiration, and there is never a fear he might cross a line to offend any soul. Simply put, his work is stunning.
Bob Stromberg is a family comedian who uses audience members to show his Amazing shadow puppets stories from childhood. Audience members get a crash course in shadow puppetry live in front of the audience and performs as Bob narrates the story. He’s a multi-faceted storyteller having also written stage plays including the hit ‘Triple Espresso’.
A Shadow Puppet TV Commercial? Bob Stromberg was honored to use his hand shadow artistry in support of Not For Sale. Not for Sale is a Campaign of students, artists, entrepreneurs, people of faith, athletes, law enforcement officers, politicians, social workers, skilled professionals, and all justice seekers united to fight the global slave trade and end human trafficking.
The Campaign aims to recruit, educate, and mobilize an international grassroots social movement that effectively combats human trafficking and slavery through “Smart Activism”. It deploys innovative solutions for every individual to re-abolish slavery — in their own backyards and across the globe.
Not For Sale believes that everyone has the skill to contribute that can free an individual living in bondage, and together we can stop human trafficking and end slavery in our lifetime.
This PSA was the recipient of the distinguished Chloe Award the highest honor in the world of advertising.
Stromberg offers his talent to many charities and organizations in which he believes as an emcee comedian. Through dramatic shadow puppets and storytelling, families, organizations, and companies have been touched by the simple yet profound impact from Bob’s work.
Bob Stromberg has written three books in addition to his stage plays. Entire performances and stories have been told through his shadow puppetry. No matter the form Stromberg tells his stories, all have positive uplifting messages meant to inspire or inform.
He amazing shadow puppets have been featured in every major city, hit television shows including London’s most popular talk show Graham Norton. He’s worked with General Mills, Sonic, the American Cancer Society, The United Way, and many others. He was a popular performer on American’s Got Talent lauded by both Howard Stern and Howie Mandell.
His touching performances reach all audiences. From themes that hit serious adult societal issues to quiet performances like his shadow puppetry to the music of Morten Lauridsen’s Dirait-On, Stromberg can reach any audience. He can customize his performance to your needs.
Bob’s comfortable style makes you feel instantly at home. His jokes are good-natured yet poignant. His characters come alive. Stromberg is one of those performers that you feel like you’ve known all your life.
A man with a passion for storytelling, inspirational, and giving back to the world, there is nothing Stromberg will stop to make the world around him a better place. He makes audiences laugh, and he makes them cry. When Bob is performing, there is no question something good will come from the experience. Not only a good message, but an audience witnessing an incredible talent.
Bob Stromberg makes the sometimes unpopular choice of giving a clean entertainment program. His show is suitable in a corporate setting, church function, or open activity where parents bring their children. His shadow puppets are a hoot for everyone who sees them. His ability to capture the essence of the song and add it to his ingenious “shadow puppetry” is incredible. You’ll find yourself watching with your mouth open, in awe.
And that’s the way it should be.
Bob Stromberg is someone to look into if you are considering booking talent for a non-profit fundraiser, corporate, or Gala. Bob Stromberg is the real deal. His entertainment program won’t disappoint.