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  • May30th

    What a Month!!

    May 2nd & 4th we did 2 fabulous festive SUMMER OF LOVE Themed Events and there is a BLOG Post dedicated to those.

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    On May 13th we created these gorgeous luxurious Golden Living Statue Dancer characters for a Gold Party at Clift Hotel organized by Donovan Friedman for Gold Rush Rally.
    Our own body painting Ladyboss, Audette Sophia painted and styled this golden God & Goddess to add a Midas touch to the event! 

    Gold living statue dancers by Audette Sophia & Catalyst Arts EntertainmentThen her and Nastassia spent hours slinging gold paint and glitter in a human decor station customized for the theme- Become Golden… making the guests feel special and sparkly. 

    Become Golden Face & Body Paint station by Catalyst Arts Entertainment in SF Bay Area
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    On May 18th we had 2 big Events… we brought the Catalyst Airship (our awesome 25 ft vintage Airstream Photo Studio) to a big fundraiser event for The Sierra Club at the Innovation Hangar in SF Thanks to Do Good Events.
    Unique Airstream photo studio- the Catalyst Arts Airship mobile trailer photo booth in action at Sierra Club fundraiser event in SF

    Pics from the Sierra Club Airship Photo Studio can be found HERE.

    And we also produced a customized Butterfly themed Eventertainment package for Dignity Health for the Humankindess Gala at San Francisco City Hall that featured many lovely winged greeters, dancers (including this lovely ballerina in a bubble), and stilt walkers. 

    Butterfly Ballerina in a Bubble by Catalyst Arts Entertainment in San Francisco

    Deluxe Drinks Stilt Champagne Skirt & Masquerade Stilt Butterfly by Catalyst Arts

    Image gallery from HumanKindness Gala is HERE

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    On May 20th we sent entertainers to 4 events in 3 cities!

    * A couple of our Party Animals were at a corporate event at the San Francisco Zoo thanks to Circosphere & Whim Agency.
    * A cirque themed contact juggler was at a prom in SF thanks to SF Proms.
    * We debuted our new Rainforest themed costumed character at an annual fundraiser event for Quarry Hill Botanical Garden in Napa/Wine Country.
    *And thanks to Bash Creative we got to help provide glow and fire dancers and 3 UV/Glow/Black Light Face Painters for a top secret awesome corporate event in Seattle!

    Here are a few pics

    Party Animals by Catalyst Arts Entertainment in SF

    Rainforest costumed hostess at Quarry Hill Botanical Garden- by Catalyst Arts Eventertainment in CaliforniaClick on her or here to go to our Nature Theme Photo Gallery

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    & on May 28th we sent 2 Golden Winged Fairy Stilt Walkers to a Prom in SF booked by SF Proms.

    Fairy garden elegant Stilt Walkers by Catalyst Arts Entertainment in San Francisco

     

  • April30th

    Some Highlights from a few of our fabulous April Events!

    On April 2nd, our Body Painted models were quite the photo opportunity during cocktail hour and we face painted these  Broadway hit musical “Cats” inspired creatures for a big show on the steps of SF City Hall! CSI knows how to throw a party for sure.
    Lead Body painter-  Audette Sophia

    Face paint and body painted Cats and wild animals at corporate event by Audette Sophia and Catalyst Arts

    Body painted wild cats posing with guests at corporate event in SF by Audette Sophia & Catalyst Arts

    Great Video Here-

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    On April 9th we got to create a whimsical and elegant Steampunk Themed Eventertainment package for the 50th anniversary of the Athenian School at Ruby Hill Winery.
    Two Golden Living Statues (a gentlemen & an airship captain), two Stilt Walkers, and a Champagne Skirt lady greeted and entertained guests at the very special Steampunk Gala.

    Two Stilt Walkers and a Steampunk Champagne Skirt at a Steampunk Gala by Catalyst Arts Entertainment
    “Thank you so much for providing a one-of -a-kind experience for our guests!  Everyone loved the beautiful champagne skirted lady, the dancing victorian stilt wakers and the steampunk gold statues!  They all did an amazing job surprising and entertaining our guests!
    We had a very successful evening providing a fun and festive celebration and we raised more money than expected.” – Odette K. gala co-chair

    Two Gold Steampunk themed Living Statues greeted guests at a Steampunk Gala by Catalyst Arts Entertainment in SFMore of our Living Statue Options can be found Here
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    On April 19th, we were hired by Innovative Entertainment to bring our popular Champagne Skirt to the supremely elegant Palace Hotel in SF for a corporate event. Our golden model greeted guests with a glass of bubbly at the door and then switched to offering red and white wine during dinner.

    Our popular Golden Champagne Skirt was hired to offer greet guests at the door and offer red and white wine during dinner at the Palace Hotel in SF by Catalyst Arts Entertainment**************************************************************
    And on April 30th we were hired by SF Proms to bring this Gatsby themed Living Table to a Prom at the Bentley Reserve. She greeted the teenagers and offered them some sparkling cider. 🙂 See more of our 20’s themed Entertainment Offerings Here
    Gatsby Showgirl Living Table + Ambient Entertainment by Catalyst Arts in SF Bay Area

  • February29th

    Some of the Great Events we got to bring Entertainment to this Month included:

    Chinese New Year Tech Party

    We brought some great color and excitement to a Chinese New Year themed party at a Tech company in San Francisco.
    The red and gold costumed entertainers represented the Fire for the fire monkey year… and we had a Stilt Walker, Living Table, and Champagne Skirt.Asian Empress Champagne Skirt and chinese new year asian stilt walker in SF by Catalyst Arts

    Fire showgirl Living Table and chinese new year asian stilt walker in SF by Catalyst Arts

     

    Wedding Pop up at the City Club SF

     Our fabulous golden Deluxe Champagne Skirt Lady greeted guests as they wandered into the charming Wedding Pop up produced and hosted by San Francisco City Club. Guests got to sample many options available to them for wedding rentals including hair/makeup, drinks and nibbles, photo booths, cigar rolling, and of course the champagne bar perched on the costume of our performer.
    Their official blog about it- with fabulous pics!

    Golden Wedding Chamapagne Skirt at City Club by Catalyst Arts Entertainment

    Mad Science themed event at the Exploratorium

    Our favorite Entertainment Agency client Entire Productions brought us in as part of a highly customized Entertainment package for a corporate event at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Entire Productions worked closely with the client to come up with the beaker skirt concept and then we got to bring it to life!

    It was a Mad Science theme and all the catering staff were in lab coats. We got to create a futuristic new costume and bring out a Champagne Skirt specifically designed/created to carry glass beakers- which can be used to hold flowers or messages- or in this case bubbly with flavored liquers. More on our Champagne Skirts

    Beaker Champagne Skirt futuristic cyborg performer- Catalyst ArtsOur Mad Scientist character actor was going around engaging guests in his eccentric geeky way while also serving nibbles of a lit up tray. This is what we love to do- have fantastical characters that also serve practical functions.

    Mad Scientist walkabout character with serving tray by Catalyst Arts Entertainment

    Great Gatsby Party at Mountain Winery

    We were brought in under Rick Herns Productions on a gorgeous Gatsby themed corporate soiree up on the hill in Saratoga at the Mountain Winery.
    As always Rick Herns did an incredible job with all the Decor. He has props and decor for almost every theme and custom made some new ones for this.

    Gatsby Themed Event Decor by Rick Herns Productions

    Gatsby Themed Event Decor by Rick Herns Productions

    Our Gatsby Showgirl Champagne Lady was a greeter and bubbly hostess… making guests feel special as they arrived. Rick paired her with 2 other character actors that gave out “money” for the gambling tables and hair decorations for the ladies to get into the theme.

    Gold 20's Gatsby Champagne Skirt** We also added a new page to our web site that highlights a variety of 20’s Themed Entertainment Options available through Catalyst Arts.
    CHECK OUT OUR 20’s ENTERTAINMENT MENU