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What exactly will a hand shadow act do at your event?

When you think of Hand Shadow Acts, you may think of making a bird out of your hands and projecting it on a wall, or, maybe you think about making a shadow that vaguely resembles a dog? Hire a contemporary Hand Shadow Act and you will get much more than this!

Modern Hand Shadow Acts come in many different forms and offer many different types of shows. From projecting the shadow of famous singers, to creating a silhouette of a well known children’s TV character, Hand Shadow Acts have come a long way in recent years!

When you hire a Hand Shadow Act, they will plan a bespoke story for your audience which can vary depending on the age range of your guests. The hired Hand Shadow Act can use light and hand shapes to re-create a magical rendition of a famous fairytale, or they can put on a shadow show purely for adults with edgy adult humour involved!

Popular hand shadow themes may include; Harry Potter themed shadows, Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack themed shadows and zoo animal shadows amongst many others!

Mainly, a Hand Shadow Act will delight you and your guests with a fantastic service which will put the wow factor into celebrations and impress everyone! 

What event types are hand shadow actss hired for?  

If you’re organising your work party entertainment this year, then why not hire a Hand Shadow Act to entertain your colleagues?! The hired Hand Shadow Act will impress everybody by using creativity, drama and humour to produce a show which will be genuinely unique to watch! Modern Hand Shadow Acts can take into consideration the nature of your company and will use this to tailor the show to suit your workforce. You can use our personal messaging service to contact the Hand Shadow Acts and discuss in detail what kind of show you want. They will have set packages to choose from which may include contemporary/adult twists on classic fairytales and fables. They may be able to reproduce a short shadow version of a famous Hollywood blockbuster with plenty of laughs thrown in! A modern day Hand Shadow Act can range from the scary to the surreal to the saucy, so needless to say, they’ll be something for everyone when you hire a Hand Shadow Act for your work party this year! Whether it’s a work Summer party, or a work Christmas party, the Hand Shadow Act will adapt their show to suit any work occasion!

If you are entering a trade show, then how about hiring a Hand Shadow Act to put on a captivating show next to your product?! The hired Hand Shadow Act will be a real crowd pleaser, and will suit whatever industry your business is based in. 

Hire a Hand Shadow Act for your product launch and you will get a mesmerising act which will grip passers by with a fantastic story! The Hand Shadow Act would be particularly well-suited as the entertainment at your product launch if your product appeals to a younger age-group! The hired Hand Shadow Act can set up a performance area near your product stand, be it in a shopping centre or a shop. They will have an area where children can sit, watch and listen as the shadow puppets come alive! A magical and thrilling live show that will be full of humour and stories. Also, they can incorporate your company name within the show, all by using the magic of Hand Shadows!

If you are searching for a totally original act that uses humour mixed with artistic merit for a charity or children’s hospital entertainment, then how about hiring a Hand Shadow Act? The hired Hand Shadow Act will be a breathtaking and truly magical show that the children at the charity event will cherish forever.

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Hire a Hand Shadow Act for your child’s birthday party and you won’t be disappointed! A Hand Shadow Act is a contemporary act for the modern child and will amaze children aged from 1-10 in particular! The hired Hand Shadow Act will have a vast amount of packages for you to choose from, so you can decided what show will be suitable for your child! They’ll be plenty of shows to choose from, some of which may include Harry Potter themes, where you’ll get to see Harry fight off his many enemies! How about an up-to-date version of a fairytale such a Little Red Riding Hood?! The children will love the interaction involved with such a show, where they’ll no doubt have to shout to warn Little Red Riding Hood of the wicked wolf! Inflame a child’s imagination and book a Hand Shadow Act today!

Hand Shadow Act’s will offer adult packages as well, the advantage being that with shadow puppets, almost anything can be created out of thin air! The hired Hand Shadow Act may offer music based shows such as a Rat Pack show, which will no doubt feature the song made famous by Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr ‘Me and My Shadow!’. Warning, these adult shadow shows can get saucy with plenty of innuendoes included, so watch out!

As mentioned earlier, the Hand Shadow Act may also offer funny interpretations of Hollywood blockbusters such as Titanic, The Godfather, Rocky or Jaws! How about using our personal messaging service to request a show based on your life?! With enough information, we reckon that the Hand Shadow Act will be able to pull it off with hilarious consequences!

Are you looking for a thrilling entertainer for your Halloween party this year? Due to the nature of shadows, which can often be deemed as spooky, we would strongly recommend hiring a Hand Shadow Act to tell spooky stories at your Halloween party! The hired Hand Shadow Act can be set up at your Halloween house party, where they can perform scary stories aimed at children, or an adult audience! Just imagine it; the room is lit with nothing but candlelight, the set design has been raised in your living room, and you can hear nothing but the voices of the Hand Shadow Acts telling stories with amazing Shadowgraphy which will most certainly give you shivers! Use our personal messaging service today to enquire with the Hand Shadow Act to see what scary stories/ghost stories they may have up their sleeve for your Halloween party!

How much do hand shadow acts cost to hire?

Our simple to use entertainment directory allows you to firstly search for the best Hand Shadow Acts who are local (or travel to your area) and then via the contact form you may message them directly to enquire for a no obligation quote to put on a display at your event. Some Hula Hoopers will also add a rough price guide to their profile for your convenience.

What are the usual set formats and performance lengths for hand shadow acts?

The Hand Shadow Acr can perform anywhere from 15 minute sets to 2 hour sets. Please use our personal messaging service to enquire with the chosen Hand Shadow Act.

How much space will a hand shadow act need at your event?

The size needed may change depending on the package that you have booked. Some set designs will need more space. We request that you enquire by using our personal messaging service.

What equipment and set up requirements do hand shadow acts need?

As with most of the event service companies who sign up to, a Hand Shadow Act will provide all of their own equipment which will include the sets and any other props that may go with them!

We do ask that each performer gets a backstage area in which they can prepare for the performance ahead. If your venue does not have a backstage area then we kindly ask that you enquire with the venue to seek an alternative space in which the performer can comfortably get ready to entertain.

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