As the holiday season holiday season approaches with the speed of Santa’s sleigh many people are trying to come up with new Christmas office party ideas. Along with shared plates of cookies and funny hats, your office can also bring in live entertainment for the event. There are many great live entertainers who can come to the party, and make it memorable for everyone.
A live performer will make the Christmas party more fun and interactive because they are experts at delighting crowds and keeping people engaged. It will also be more memorable because very few people will remember a background of Christmas songs after the party ends but a cool entertainer will be a topic at the water cooler for weeks. With so many entertainers just waiting to perfect your Holiday party, it would be a shame if you did not check these artists out.
Perfect Christmas Office Party Ideas
Even though his nickname is “The King of Uncool,” Daren Streblow has been anything but unpopular. He just finds the humor in situations most people do not find remotely funny. With that talent has opened for big names like Brad Stine and Weird Al Yankovic. In creating his sketches, he takes the ordinary things that happen to us all and draws out the parts we can laugh at together. That type of magic enchants partygoers all night long.
Scott Wood, a master impressionist, and stand-up Comedian has a comprehensive resume of corporate events, television credits, and club credits to his name. Known as “Mr. Punchline” he can fire off eight one-liners a minute and has been honing his skills for over twenty years. If the guests at the party are the type to enjoy fast paced humor with never a dull moment, he would be a great fit. With Scott’s wide range of impressions, bringing him into the party is like having many performers in one.
Jeff Allen’s comedy is very observational and inseparable from the jokes hidden in our daily lives. Much of his material is on things almost everyone in the office can relate to: marriage, children, and family members. He has worked many corporate events and gone on tours, television shows, and headlined major comedy festivals across the country. At your office party, he can bring the house down with laughter.
Keith Alberstadt has made the rounds of TV and comedy, with appearances on “Last Comic Standing”; “The Late Show” and into the final four of CMT’s “Next Big Comic”. Despite that, he has never lost the sense of self-mockery and down to Earth humor that makes his jokes so human and so popular at events. His routines are a creative mix of witty stories and keen observations that are up to date and tailored to each event.
Bob Stromberg’s sense of comedic timing and physical humor makes him a fantastic live performer at any big office party. In his career, he has wowed Fortune 500 companies, Howard Stern, and theatergoers. When creating his routines he has the confidence in himself to make his performance genuine and completely engage the audience. When he gives a routine at a party or event, he makes every story heartfelt and meaningful to his listens.
If you have been wondering which other Christmas office party ideas people have had floating in their heads, or what your boss is thinking, then you will need the mind reader Eric Dittelman. This talented mentalist does not even need his eyes to use his talent. Partygoers will quickly be entranced by his skill, which has taken him to the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent, the Ellen DeGeneres Show, and many private events.
As a former professor of Business Administration turned stand-up comedian, Rex Havens has long been a fixture of office parties. Through his comedy, he has taken the dry subject matter every corporate communications seminar tries to teach and sets it amid peals of laughter. With the right Christmas office party ideas, managers and employees can become a big happy family and share in that spirit long after the festivities end.
Frank King is part motivational speaker, part stand-up comedian, and all laughs when he gets onstage. Many of his routines are grounded in observations drawn out of his many tours of the United States or the comedy that comes when we learn and grow personally and professionally. He even made it as far as the quarterfinals on the Star Search reality show…before losing to a puppet. When he takes the stage at a party or small event he can inspire and laugh with every story.
When Matt Jernigan performs he draws upon comedic, impressionist, and guitar picking skills—often all at once. Everyone at the party will get a good laugh and just the type of music they want to hear as he strums the guitar and sings in the style of pop, country and rock and roll musicians. He also can pull out all the stops with his impressions of famous voices, making his routine fun and engaging for all ages.
Ross Bennett’s style of smart comedy has taken him from his roots at West Point as the son of a Marine Corps colonel to the heights of the comic world. He has performed alongside Luci Arnaz and on “The Late Show with David Letterman” over the past thirty years. During his routines, he will entertain and amuse audiences with a range of topics and personal observations. His deadpan humor and precise timing will make your Christmas party show to remember.
With so many excellent performers waiting to go the Holiday party an event to remember, you should have no trouble adding them to your list of Christmas office party ideas. A world-class entertainer can provide endless amusement to the guests and make your office the competition. Plus, it never hurts to be a party-planning hero when office work resumes.