Dean Short Talent Service
P.O. Box 6307 - Omaha, NE 68106 | PHONE: (402) 553-3502 | FAX: (402) 561-9759 | DeanShort@aol.com
Thank you... to the fairs we served in 2012

In 2013, our 49th year in the fair industry, we look forward to serving you with: experienced, professional performers; excellent marketing and publicity support; and a full-time agency devoted to fairs.
Dean Short
Roger Olson
Jim Calhoun
Chris Calhoun
Newt Lundquist
Chris Short


Strolling Attractions

Photo: STEVE TRASH STEVE TRASH
The Original Eco-Magician! Makes magic with trash for educational fun

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BARNEY OF MAYBERRY
Barney Fife Look-A-Like/Impersonator has been deputized to bring laughter and fun to your fair! He can even bring along his 1962 Mayberry squad car!

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Photo: FARMER BOB AND JOHNNY FARMER BOB AND JOHNNY
The "World's Funniest Tractor" will delight city and country folk alike.

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Photo: STATUE VIVA STATUE VIVA
Elaborately costumed living statues - truly unbelievable! PLUS "Michelle's Magical Poodles"

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Photo: JOE THOMPSON - BALLOON BUFFOON JOE THOMPSON - BALLOON BUFFOON
The ultimate balloon artist PLUS Prof. Armstrong Tuttle - Wizard Stage Show

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Photo: SHAWN GREGORY SHAWN GREGORY
Two shows in one with a magical stage show PLUS strolling on stilts

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Photo: POPPIN' PENELOPE POPPIN' PENELOPE
An entertaining addition to any fair-stiltwalking - A stage magic show and balloon artistry.

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Photo: HILLBILLY BOB HILLBILLY BOB
This funny hillbilly has a story for everything on his 1929 Model A Ford.

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Photo: CHARLIE STRON CHARLIE STRON
A great variety of costumes and a personality that's 10 foot tall!

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Photo: BUTTONS THE CLOWN BUTTONS THE CLOWN
Whether hosting an event or entertaining your guests - your fair's goodwill ambassador

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Photo: CARRIE MCQUEEN CARRIE MCQUEEN
She juggles, dances, and entertains on stilts OR with her variety stage show.

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ROBOTS
High tech machines that meet, interact, and mesmerize your guests!

Self-Contained Attractions

MATT'S FAMILY JAM
A variety show of music and fun with Matt, Lisa and their three musical children appearing on the protable Fam Jam Stage!

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THE FAST HORSES
A Native American Family Variety Show Featuring Dad, Mom and 3 & 6 year old!

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SANDSCAPES
World Sand Sculpture Champions- 12 Times! Dazzling Sculptures Made of Sand

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DOMINO DAN
An all day domino set-up is highlighted by a "toppling" event each evening.

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FEARLESS FLORES - THRILL CIRCUS
Heart-stopping action high above the ground and in the motorcycle globe!

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Photo: FEARLESS FLORES - THRILL CIRCUS
CHAINSAW ARTISTS
These carvers create exceptional carvings that your fair auctions and keeps proceeds.

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CHRIS SHORT PUPPET PERSONALITIES
Marionette and muppet-type puppets in a fast-paced show on a colorful trailer stage

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Photo: CHRIS SHORT PUPPET PERSONALITIES
AMAZING ARTHUR
A Laugh free-for-all with yo-yo wizardry and novelties

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THE CALHOUNS
Classic Country, New Country, 50s & 60s Favorites in One Music/Variety Show

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PUDDLE JUMPERS
Live Geese in costume stroll behind the Gooseman.

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JOE GANDELMAN AND FRIENDS
A talented ventriloquist brings his many clever characters to life.

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Photo: JOE GANDELMAN AND FRIENDS
GARY ROBERTS
A hypnotist for all ages. This class act will have your crowd howling with laughter.

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THE CADYS
This husband-wife team's juggling and mime show PLUS "Learn to Juggle" workshops

KACHUNGA & THE ALLIGATOR
A brave alligator wrestler from the Florida swamp

BLASZAK TIGERS
An exciting and educational show featuring beautiful Bengal tigers

PLUS:
GRANDSTAND SHOWS
and
BMX/FMX SHOWS

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