The Actors Gymnasium Wins Best Interactive Event Entertainment Award
Big Fish
The Actors Gymnasium's award winning living statue performers at Friends of the Chicago River's Big Fish Ball at The Merchandise Mart.

Kiana Harris Simon, The Actors Gymnasium's Director of Event Entertainment accepts 2014 NICE Award for Best Interactive Entertainment

This April, the Actors Gymnasium won the NICE Award for "Best Interactive Entertainment" accepted by Director of Event Entertainment Kiana Harris Simon.
  The N.I.C.E. Awards were established to recognize Chicago area members of NACE (National Association for Catering and Events) and ISES (International Special Events Society) for their accomplishments within the special events industry. The joint awards ceremony celebrates achievements in the areas of event planning, catering, entertainment, creative and support services.

View more of The Actors Gymnasium's innovative Event Entertainers here.  You'll also find more information regarding our event entertainment here.
To book performers from The Actors Gymnasium, contact Kiana at or by phone at 847.328.2795. 



Recent Testimonials Include:

"...the entertainers were FANTASTIC. Thank you so much for all of your help."  


"The Grand Opening of Fields Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram was the 3rd time I've hired The Actors Gymnasium to perform at one of my events.  The reason I keep on bringing them back is because they have a very large selection of diverse performers, their prices are fair and they are very helpful to help me find the right performers to fit each event."  


"Kudos to Actors Gymnasium and the over the top customer service and response time.  Great organization with which to do business!"


"We received many compliments that it was [a] unique touch and a beautiful accompaniment to the event.  We appreciate all the effort you put in and we will be sure to use [The] Actors Gymnasium or recommend them to others in the future should the need arise."


"We loved our [performers]! Both actors were great and very personable. They got a lot of great photos with our guests, and interacted with the crowd in exactly the way we were hoping. I would definitely call upon The Actors Gymnasium again!"


"Thanks for a great event.  Kudos.  The professionalism, friendliness, and skill set of the performers were absolutely excellent.  The energy fed back into the crowd.  Your event night coordination with this group was great, and [we] enjoyed working with you that evening."


"I so appreciate all of your work and efforts to make [the] party a huge success. So many people asked for their information, and inquired as to how I found them. That's just how awesome it was! I will definitely use your services again for any future events I plan. Thank you, thank you, thank you!


About The Actors Gymnasium

The Actors Gymnasium is dedicated to bringing a new physicality to the American Theatre. Encouraging ground-breaking theatrical exploration, The Actors Gymnasium teaches circus arts, physical theatre and multi-disciplinary performance to children and adults; produces original, daring works of circus-theatre; and serves as a talent resource, providing performance opportunities to our students and innovative professional event entertainment for a wider audience. At The Actors Gymnasium, people Learn To Fly - physically, emotionally, and creatively. 

Noyes Cultural Arts Center | 927 Noyes Street, Suite 104 | Evanston, IL 60201 
(847) 328-2795 |