Last updated on December 18th, 2017 at 09:56 pm
The holiday season that is the time of the most office parties, but it is never too early to think of the best holiday office party ideas. The next opportunity to throw down dressed in business casual. Of course, many office parties are less “throw down” and more “turn down,” with the same ho-hum get together celebrated in the confines of cubicles and computers. If you are organizing a party for your office or part of the heralded “Party Planning Committee” – one of the best holiday office party ideas is booking a live entertainer. A comedian that can make your coworkers laugh as loud as ‘The Office’ did is a fresh approach that can please the whole party rather than just a subset who might enjoy a particular activity like karaoke singing or ice skating or what have you.
Now Steve Carrell is probably too busy to make an appearance as the headline entertainment, but there are plenty of great entertainers who can fill the role and have the room rolling. Following are just a few of the best holiday office party ideas to consider.
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Adam Trent is a young acclaimed illusionist in the mold of icon David Copperfield. His motto is to entertain first and “trick” second – cue the Gob Bluth joke – as he wants his audience to take home with them memories of laughter and imagination rather than simply a trick that fooled them for a time.
Taylor Mason is a comedian, ventriloquist, and musician, combining all of these skills to form a one-man variety show of sorts. His talent has led him to work with not only dozens of comedy clubs, corporate conferences and private appearance but also extensive work for The Disney Cruise Line.
Ron Pearson is a nationally renowned stand-up comedian who has worked and opened for such superstars as Drew Carey, Bob Newhart, and Ellen Degeneres. He is a regular at comedy clubs such as The Improv, Comedy, and Magic Club, and The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, the L.A. Times remarking on his performance: “I clapped so hard, my hands ached.”
You might recognize the Sand Artist Joe Castillo from the hit television series, America’s Got Talent, where he placed as a finalist. This is a unique talent: the ability to tell stories with his hands in the sand. It is called sand art and his unbelievable ability to weave these “Sand Stories” has made him known worldwide, having performed in front of captivated audiences across seven continents.
Since he was a youngster, Mr. Streblow had a reputation as an observational comedian through his peers never laughed at his jokes. His dry, offbeat style always appealed to the adults who could appreciate his unique clean humor. Now, his peers are adults who he consistently makes laugh from the gut in comedy clubs and corporate event across the country.
Comedians, musicians, illusionists; these are among the best holiday office party ideas, able to not only entertain every coworker but also to leave them with something to talk about them until the next party. If you are looking for an entertainer for your next company event, then we can help you book the best holiday party entertainment.
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