Indiana Performers and Presenters

The following is a list of performers and presenters recommended by librarians in Indiana.  Except in the case of those listed as “Adult Program Performers/Presenters,” the below performers are generally appropriate for children, family, and “all ages” programs. Information on contributing to the list can be found here.


Live Animal Shows

Magicians/Magic Shows


Puppetry/Marionette Shows

Science/Technology Shows

Storytellers/Historical Shows

Miscellaneous Performers/Presenters

Adult Program Performers/Presenters (Intended audience is TEEN or ADULT ONLY)


Barb Warner Deane:

John David Anderson:

Nicole Kobrowski:

Troy Cummings:

Mike Mullin:

Professor Watermelon:

Sarah J. Schmitt:


Live Animal Shows

Animal Tales:

Indiana Jim’s Reptile Experience:

Mark’s Ark:

Silly Safaris, Inc.:

Take Flight/Mark Booth:


Magicians/Magic Shows

Abracadabra Magic:

CR Ryan:

Daniel Lusk:

Don Miller:

Gary Kantor:

Marcus Lehmann:



Bongo Boy Music Inc.:

Bryce Mullins:

Jim Gill:

Jeanie B!:

Highland Reign:


Michael Beck:

Michael Kelsey:

Rich Boban (Music therapy/singalongs):

Tim Brickley:

Traveler’s Dream:


Puppetry/Marionette Shows

Adzooks Puppets:

Madcap Puppets:

Roz Puppets:

Stevens Puppets:


Science/Technology Shows

Crystal Clear Science:

Cyberia, LTD.:

Jason Lindsey/Hooked on Science:

Professor Steve’s Amazing World of Science:



Storytellers/Historical Shows

Celestine Bloomfield:

Lori Roberts/Stonewall’s Wife:

Stories Alive with George Halitzka:


Miscellaneous Performers/Presenters

Balloongenuity (balloon twisting):

Bubble Wonders / Geoff Akins:

Karen Land ( Iditarod musher):

Kasey the Fire Dog (fire safety):

Naptown Roller Girls:

Paul Kelly (juggling/clown):

Twister Mike (balloon twisting):


Adult Program Performers/Presenters

Charles Moman/My Journey to Auschwitz :

Ronald D. Hawkins/RDH Great Stories/Beatles Music and Memorabilia:

Those Were the Days Radio Players (South Chapter):


Contribute to the list!

Have a performer or presenter you’d like to recommend?  Please submit it via this form:

Please note:

In order to link you to the most up-to-date information about these performers, at this time we only accept performers for the list who have a website.

Submissions are considered to be recommendations by the submitting library; please only suggest performers you have hired or seen and whom you consider to be reliably good performers.  Submissions are only accepted from those working in libraries; we will not accept submissions by the performers themselves.  This website is a collection of library submissions and does not constitute endorsement by the Indiana State Library.

*See a performer who no longer performs in Indiana or whose website needs to be updated?  Notify us at and we will update the list.  Thanks!*

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