Clowns, Entertainers, Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Tattoos, Henna

MoMo the Clown & Co.

Elmhurst, IL

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About MoMo the Clown & Co.

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MoMo the Clown & Co. offers family entertainment customized to your needs at an affordable price.

We offer the following services:
_Silly Clown Magic
- Face and body painting
- Balloon twisting - Party Twisting, Custom Sculptures and Delivered Centerpieces
- Temporary airbrushed or waterproof glitter tattoos
_Sing and Dance Alongs
- Henna - Mehndi and Zardosi
- Character entertainers - Clowns, Princesses, Cat in the Hat, Mini
Mouse, Safari Jane, Holiday Characters and many more
- Interactive games and sing and dance along

Our large variety of services is sure to entertain from toddlers to the young at heart.

Our team of performance artists have over 30 years of entertainment experience to make sure your event is the one that everyone will be talking about for years to come!

We offer licensed and insured artists that are guaranteed to be professional, reliable and packed with energy!

Location

Elmhurst, IL 60126

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  • 5/5 stars May 11, 2014

    Could not have had a better experience with Momo. She exceeded my expectations. It was my sons first birthday and I had no idea what to do. She came in and took charge of all the kids and they were entertained the ENTIRE time! Her face painting skills are amazing and the kids kept going back for more. So glad I found her. She dressed as theCat in the Hat for my cat in the hat theme and brought along two adorable helpers as Thing 1 and Thing 2. They entertained while she face painted. Will definitely be using her for future parties and if I could give more stars I would.

  • 5/5 stars May 10, 2014

    Kids enjoyed....recommend her for great fun at reasonable price

  • 5/5 stars February 17, 2014

    Was a blast very entertaining for the kids of all ages..Birthday girl loved the clown and was not scared..she had very minimal paint kn face. Kids also loved the balloon characters

  • 3/5 stars February 15, 2014

  • 3/5 stars April 18, 2012

    Really great with kids and nice job with the balloons.

Question and answer

Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. Balloon Twisting
Face Painting
MoMo Silly Magic Show
Song & Dance Routines, Interactive Games

Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.

A. Doing the MoMo Magic Show for a three year old's birthday; face painting and balloon twisting as a fairy godmother for a little girl's birthday party;
Doing face painting for a one year old birthday celebration;
Providing airbrushed and glitter tattoos for a Tween Slumber party.

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. Talk to the business owner. Ask questions! Get a feel for the person coming to entertain your friends, family and children.

Are they willing to work with you to tailor their services to match your event?

Look out for "yes men". If they don't have limits, they arent' being honest with you. No performer can single handedly entertain 100 children in an hour where everyone get a balloon and/or face painting. It's also fair to ask, just how many guests can be serviced in an hour? Ask what their limits are, and compare when you are shopping around.

Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?

A. Be sure the performer is insured and is using child safe standards such as professional grade face paint versus acrylic paints on the skin. Another thing to watch out for: we don't give balloons to children under the age of 1 due to choking hazards. Our motto is if the child isn't old enough to ask for a balloon, they might be too young to have one.

Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?

A. Is this their career or just something they do on the side? Are they professional? Are they insured? Do they work with you to customize their services to your event? Do they have a website they can refer you to look at? Do they have a variety of pictures for you to look at? Can they give you referrals?

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. I am considered an entertainer in my professional field, which means that I can provide multiple services for my clients. I am continually educating myself to grow professionally so that I can provide not only the best skills for my clients, but offer them a wide variety of options to choose from. I work as a professional clown, face painter, body artist, balloon twister, balloon decorator, magician, temporary body artist, henna/mehendi artist and airbrush artist.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. I love making people laugh. The looks of awe that I get when performing are so worthwhile. Seeing a child's face light up over a face painting or really great balloon sculpture is so fun. Also when the kids run and hug me at the end of a show - priceless.

Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

A. Can I get a combination of services? Absolutely, just make sure you allow enough time foe everything. If you have 20 children and you'd like both balloons and face painting, remember an hour for each service. That gives us approximately 3 minutes for each service per child. If you are looking for premium services, you'll want to increase the length of our stay or bring in two performers, which we will happily accommodate.

Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?

A. I routinely attend conferences geared toward the entertainment community. I teach at face painting conventions and regularly attend balloon and clown jams, conferences and meetings.

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