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Roving Performers for Corporate Events & Weddings

Roving performers bring something uniquely genuine to an event. They add visual and theatrical impact and are sure to impress your guests.  Create a fun, vibrant & colourful atmosphere by including roving performers. Stilt walkers to jugglers, acrobats to fire performers we have Australia’s top artists available for hire for corporate events, weddings, private parties, product launches and festivals.

Roaming performers bring engagement to an event. Some of them don’t even speak and yet they can have massive impact. They add colour, movement, visual stimuli to an event. Best of all they entertain individuals and groups in equal measure.

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What are roving Performers

Roving performers help establish and deliver an event theme. Performing as meet & greet acts, roving performers can be dressed to support a theme.

Some roving acts are indeed stationary! They can provide activities for guests such as a caricaturist, tarot reader or temporary tattoo artist.  The term has come to be associated with “street” performers.

“The only thing you owe the public is a good performance. ”  – Humphrey Bogart

 What do roving performers do?

Roving Performers may do acrobaticsanimal tricksballoon twistingcaricaturesclowning. Roving performer’s skills may include comedycontortionsescapology, dance, singing, fire skillsflea circusfortune-tellingjugglingmagic, mimeliving statuemusical performance. There are those involved in puppeteeringsnake charming, storytelling or reciting poetry or prosestreet art, such as sketching, painting, street theatre, sword swallowing, and ventriloquism.

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“My Live performance, it just comes from feeling and energy and emotion from the crowd ”  – Wiz Khalifa

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Roving Entertainment – where did it start?

Roving performers have their roots in Busking. There have been performances in public places for gratuities in every major culture in the world, dating back to antiquity.

Busking is common among some Romani people, who are called “gypsies”. This description is no longer socially acceptable in some societies. The Roma brought the word busking to England by way of their travels along the Mediterranean coast to Spain and the Atlantic ocean and then up north to England and the rest of Europe.

In Mexico it was the Mariachis, the roamed and made music for food, wine or more.

“My Live performance, it just comes from feeling and energy and emotion from the crowd ”  – Gwyneth Paltrow

Roving Performers

Roving performers are great for brightening up any event without stealing the show. Perfect for meet and greet or to kick of at the start of your event. Roaming performers create atmosphere as they move among and interact with people in the audience.

Our range of roving entertainers is huge. We can provide the best roving performers nationally. They provide a memorable way to engage and entertain guests as the roam around you event or festival.   Perfect for meeting and greeting, mixing and mingling. Adding an unexpected character to your event is sure way to put a smile on everyone’s face.

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“I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car. ”  – Steven Wright

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Roving Entertainers Melbourne

Melbourne roving entertainers add life and colour to your event.  We have a top selection of performers to choose from. We can supply characters to suit any type of theme or event.

Roving entertainers are able to change ‘spot’ location between performances, or wander thought the crowd and entertain.   They are great to add colour and excitement to any event or festival. All our performers are professional, the best in their field. Not only do they look the part but they are dedicated to giving you and your guests the best entertainment experience.

“Every performance is different. This’s the beauty of it. ”  – Van Morrison

Roving Entertainment Sydney

Looking for a roving performer in Sydney. A roving performance will instantly lighten the mood of an event. Performers get people laughing, talking and interacting. Perfect ice-breaker entertainment.

Roving performances are get options for promotional events, advertising purposes, trade shows, exhibitions, parties, brand activations, gala dinners or Award nights.   Add a novelty act to meet and great you guests. They can mingle and wander throughout the crowd or do spot performances in different locations.

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“When the audience enjoys your performance, you feel like a magician who is doing magic. It’s a great feeling. ”  – Kailsh Kher

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Novelty Performers

We have a great selection of novelty acts to suit any event Australia wide. Lots of Unique specialty acts that add a spark of excitement to your event and capture the excitement of your guests. We are able to create custom shows and tailor performances to your needs. Novelty performers are perfect for corporate events, wedding, parties, charity events, product launches and festivals.

“I’m just a musical prostitute my dear. ”  – Freddie Mercury

Pre-function Entertainment

We have an extensive selection of pre function event entertainment to suit all types of events.   Perfect for meet and greet foyer entertainment. We have all types of characters and performers that will add a definite impact to you event.  Need some inspiration or ideas to bring your event entertainment to life? Contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff and we can help you find the best roving performers nationally.

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“The only performance that makes it, that makes it all the way is the one that achieves madness.”  – Mick Jagger

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Roving Circus Acts

Booking a circus act is a great idea when the event needs something remarkable or to get a buzz going. Make sure you can accommodate for the space some of the circus acts require. There are many circus acts to choose from, how about a strolling juggler who can mingle through cocktail hour.  Circus artists create a spectacle of fun and excitement, from clowns to trapeze there is something for everyone.

“I think performers are all show-off anyway, especially musicians. Unless you show off, you’re not going to get noticed.”  – Elton John

Roving music

Most roving (wandering) musicians do not use amplifiers so they can walk around freely while performing. There is a variety of genres and styles to choose from. Roving Bands or solo musicians that play Traditional Jazz or Dixie Land style. Irish, French, Mexican Mariachi, Gypsy, Spanish, German or perhaps you would like roving musicians dressed in novelty costumes, they are sure to brighten up any event.

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“To perform you need practice, to practice you need passion.”  – Amit Kalantri

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Impersonators are a fun way to have a famous look a-like at your event. The audience will love having their picture taken with them.

Lookalikes and impersonators are a great way to surprise your guests at your next event. Have them rove around your party they will definitely make a lasting impression. Our top impersonators; Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Her Royal Highness The Queen, Dame Edna, Austin Powers, Elvis & Jack Sparrow. For maximum impact we suggest characters that are easily identifiable.

“Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung.”  – P.T. Barnum

Fire Performers

Fire performers perform mesmerising ticks with fire. Often called fire Twirling. They dance, juggle and eat fire. Fire performers are a sure way to captivate any audience.  Make sure you check with your venue that fire is permitted.

Fire shows are perfect for weddings, corporate entertainment, or any form of celebration.  Fire shows are guaranteed to raise the energy of any event no mater how large or small.  Fire has a very alluring and captivating power that amazes audiences or any age or culture.

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“My Dad used to say ‘always fight fire with fire’, which is probably why he got thrown out of the fire brigade”  – Peter Kay


Roving Magicians

Our roving magicians offer exciting close up magic that will amaze all ages. Magicians perform tricks that get everyone engaged and having fun.   Sleight of hand tricks that are often baffling and surprise audiences. People love close up magic because it takes place right before their eyes and sometimes in even in their own hands.   Close up Magicians perform from table to table with cards, coins, comedy and audience participation. Magicians are a nice ice-breaker for any type of event.

“The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance .”  – Harry Houdini

Living Statues

Living Statues always ‘wow’ an audience. They have incredibly realistic makeup and costumes that make them look set in stone. They can stay immobile for very long periods of time when all of a sudden they come alive! Leaving the audience enchanted by their artistry and beauty.

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“A powerful performance will transform everyone in the room.”  – Marina Abramovic

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Stilts walkers

Stilt walkers are sure to stand out in a crowd. Stilt characters are a great way to engage your audience.  They are available with all kinds of costumes, which can suit an array of themes. They work best for meet and greet and if inside make sure the ceiling is high enough to accommodate them!

“I’m like a circus standing on two legs.”  – Nuno Roque

Children’s Roving

Looking for kids roving entertainment? Face painters are a great way to entertain the younger kids.  Or there is nothing better than having the mischief and magic of a roving magician at your special event.  There are so many wonderful characters and artists to choose from to entertain younger people.  Why not make a wish with a magical fairy, giggle with a clown, or have a photo with a pirate or licensed character.

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“Eighty percent of success is showing up.”  – Woody Allen

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Christmas Roving Performers

Are you looking for Christmas performers for your event?

We have a great selection of festive season roving performers. All your favourite Christmas characters: Santa, elves, giant candy canes, reindeers, angels and lots more novelty Christmas acts that can add Christmas cheer to your end of year party or Christmas in July!

“The real secret of magic lies in the performance”  – David Copperfield

Roaming entertainment

Roaming entertainers are visually captivating and turn your event into a spectacle of colour and movement. They add a unique twist to your party.  They are perfect meet and greet entertainment.   Roving performers are the a great way to make your event stand out.
There are so many wonderful roaming acts available to hire for events.  Let us help you find the perfect performer that that works within your budget.

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Types of Roving Entertainment

  • Acrobatic Performers
  • Bubble and Balloon Artistry
  • Caricaturists
  • Tarot Readers
  • Clowns | Mime Artists
  • Face Painting
  • Body Art
  • Impersonators
  • Temporary Tattoos
  • Fire Breathers
  • Glamorous Hostesses / Models
  • Living States /Table
  • Magicians
  • Roving musicians / Roving Bands
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Snake Charmers

“The role of a clown and a physician are the same – it’s to elevate the possible and to relieve suffering.”  – Patch Adams

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Caricaturists for hire

Looking a caricaturist for your next event? We have Australia’s top artists available to hire for your next events. Caricaturists can perform lighting quick rendered images of your guests in simplified & exaggerated sketches. Often resembling a cartoon version of a portrait. Each drawing takes approximately 4 minutes.  Great Ice-breaker entertainment at your next event and a fun keepsake for your guest to take home. Popular for corporate events, weddings, staff parties and Christmas parties.  If you are looking for Unique entertainment for an intimate gathering or a large scale crowd a caricaturist a great option to consider.

 “I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way.”  – Robin Williams

Experienced Roving Performers

With more than 20 years experience in live entertainment for events and special occasions, we have one of the industry’s largest selections of performing artists with roving performers of all styles and genres.

You can even search acts by your party theme!!

Finding the right act

Our professional team can help you plan the perfect event. We do this by matching entertainment to suit any occasion, theme or budget. With access to thousands of artists around Australia, we deliver the very best acts, unbeatable service and outstanding value.

We provide roving performers for any type of event or budget.

All roving performers and talent on offer are amongst the best in their field

We provide roving performers and entertainers in your local area, reducing travel costs

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Roving Performers are Ideal for…

Not just roving performers

Instinct is an Australian entertainment agency providing fresh, modern and professional live entertainment for events across Australia & Asia. Our experienced performers and artists include live music such as cover bands, jazz bands, duos & trios and solo artists; as well as MC’s & speakers, comedians, DJ’s, Stage shows and roving acts.

Please feel free to contact our professional team on 1300 881 611 to discuss your entertainment requirements or to place a booking. Our consultants can assist with any enquiry you may have and provide excellent advice to assist in planning the perfect event.