Category: Past Events

April, 2017

Monday April 24, 2017 Face Painting with Denise Cold   Two Loads, Two Minutes, TOO FABULOUS! Most face painters have to deal with long lines at festivals or “free to public” events where speed is a must. You must be able to paint at least 20 faces per hour or more. The problem has been […]

March, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017 The Family Magic Show with Ron Guttman   TCAFE President Ron Guttman has been performing magic for over 25 years in markets ranging from kids to corporate. While he loves presenting his unique style of magic and mentalism to corporate audiences, this lecture will discuss shows designed specifically for the family […]

January, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017 Birthday Party Magic with Phil Pivnick and Cory Clarke   Cory Clarke (left) and Phil Pivnick (right) — or The Magical Duda & WonderPhil — are both professional children’s entertainers specializing in high energy and interactive magic shows. Through the years, they’ve both put their own unique spin on some kid-show […]

November, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016 Branding and Marketing with Shelley Summers Shelley Summers started Dotsy’s Entertainment Co in 1997. Since then the company has grown to become one of the busiest children’s entertainment companies in Ontario. Part of that success comes from consistent branding, marketing skills and, of course, quality services. In this lecture Shelley will share her […]

October, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016 Special Effects Makeup with Gordo Giza This is a hands-on gore FX make-up class: even if you have never done make-up you  will enjoy and learn from it. Gordo Giza (of Canadian Face Paint Supplies and Dotsy‘s fame) will lead you step-by-step through the process of creating your own quick, realistic looking scars and gore-ific wounds (such as: […]

September, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016 Ice Cream Social and Balloon Workshop with Buster Balloon It was the TCA Family Entertainers: Ice Cream Social! Buster Balloon came all the way from LA, California thanks to Clowns Canada. He will be stopping into our Ice Cream Social to share some of his favourite line work balloons! Clowns Canada […]

June, 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016 Big Bang It’s that time year again! We’re having our Big Bang – Tiki Party to celebrate the end of another great season at the TCA Family Entertainers! Kick back, relax and enjoy some time with your friends in your Hawaiian shirts and hula skirts! Our awesome social director, Shelley Summers, […]

April, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016 Marketing 4 The Future & U Marketing for the future using on-line methods can be a bit overwhelming. Let the president of Clowns Canada, Stacey Laureyssens (Empress Cherry Sunday), take you through some of the different ways you can use computers and social media platforms to enhance your online presence, and […]

March, 2016

Lisa Leyes will be hosting this workshop, which is designed for everybody from brand new face painters to more experienced artists . Use sponges and brushes to achieve amazing faces…. FAST!! Most of these faces are complete in 3-5 minutes of real-time painting on-the-job. Once you get the basics of sponge work, you can […]

February, 2016

This month the multi-award winning, Derek Wong from Twisted Inflations, is going to be sharing some of his favourite balloon art for line work to get us all ready for those busy lines that the spring/summer time has in store for us. We are hoping to get a balloon sponsor for this event as well […]