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Troupe du Jour

Your corporate event is in no danger of being boring with Troupe de Jour involved. The group of Professional actors and comedians will, through a series of hilarious scenes, sketches and musical acts, design characters and themes relevant to your organisation. For comedy that can reinforce messages, explore issues or just make you cry with laughter – look no further than the leaders of improvised comedy in Australia - Troupe du Jour!

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Testimonials for Troupe du Jour

“Excellent.  Outstanding, an excellent start to the program.  Both funny and moving.”
Medibank Private

“Excellent.  An extremely talented and entertaining group of people.”
Swann Insurance

“Troupe du jour did a wonderful performance and created a highly charged atmosphere for our annual fundraising auction.”
Monash Gallery of Art

“Troup De Jour are simply a lot of fun. They suit any group at any level. Every one of our 90 guests had a grin from ear to ear for the whole show.
IGA

“Enjoyable, Relevant, Extremely funny, exceeding all our expectations."
KPMG

“Excellent.  Troupe Du Jour was excellent. They were great entertainers and were well received by our Group. From our feedback forms, they scored 4.65 out of 5. We would certainly look at using them again.”
Gandel Group

“Excellent.  Absolutely fantastic. Very cleverly done. Very funny. Chris Keogh was very very entertaining.”
PPG Industries Australia Pty ltd

“Very talented, very clever. Good entertainment fitted our event well.”
Cadbury Schweppes

 

Troupe du Jour Travels from VIC
Fee Range: :$5001 to $10000

Troupe du Jour 's Biography

Your corporate event is in no danger of being boring with Troupe de Jour involved. The group of Professional actors and comedians will, through a series of hilarious scenes, sketches and musical acts, design characters and themes relevant to your organisation. For comedy that can reinforce messages, explore issues or just make you cry with laughter – look no further than the leaders of improvised comedy in Australia - Troupe du Jour!  

Are you looking for some light relief at your next corporate function? Trying to tackle a sticky issue at a staff training session? Or just need a comic break at your conference?  

Troupe creates characters, scenarios and songs about your world. No corporate event is too small, large, or pin striped, no industry issue too obscure – we make our audiences the stars of the show, provoke debate, and tackle the tricky topics.   So let us liven up your talkfest, and make your next function a memorable one. A Troupe Show is always relevant, a little bit irreverent, interactive and funny.  

Troupe du Jour is a moving feast of actors, musicians, and comics who specialise in delivering comedy to business. Call on us to add light relief to serious functions, help drive the message home at training sessions, and make your event memorable.  

Adapting to your needs Troupe du Jour offers; The Troupe Show, Conference entertainment, Careless caterers, Characters and scripts, Role plays, Training and workshop packages, MC-ing; leading the debate, Musical arrangements and company videos.   We adapt each show to the needs of the client, and are often called on to reflect the working lives of employees. Whether it be a crisis over the office coffee or the photocopier, Troupe will touch on the real issues by depicting the situation in a humorous way. We choose from a number of different genres – from a romance to a kung-fu movie, a western or a black comedy. And we love inviting members of our audience on to the stage to become the real stars of the Troupe Show.  

Surprise your guests by having Troupe play the venue staff. Be greeted by stuttering waiters, bag ladies and furious chefs. You might not get the world's best silver service, but it's highly interactive and lots of fun. Careless catering breaks the ice if people don't know each other.  

The finale to every show is an improvised musical based on the life of someone ‘special’ in the audience. After a short interview we perform an improvised Broadway musical based on their life story that traces their childhood, where they grew up, school days, first date, first job, and dreams for the future.

Speaking Topics Include

Troupe Du Jour formats include:
The Troupe Show Conference entertainment
Careless caterers
Characters and scripts Role plays
Training and workshop packages
MC-ing
Leading the debate
Musical arrangements and company videos

The Troupe du Jour show
Spontaneous improvised comedy at its best A funny, interactive, and always relevant 45-minute performance. Troupe makes up songs and stories with the help of the audience, who they call on to suggest the themes and situations for their sketches. The Troupe du Jour shows has been performed before diverse audiences large and small, from company boards to nursing associations and schools, at awards nights and product launches. They adapt each show to the needs of the client, and are often called on to reflect the working lives of employees. Whether it be a crisis over the office coffee or the photocopier, Troupe will touch on the real issues by depicting the situation in a humorous way. They choose from a number of different genres – from a romance to a kung-fu movie, a western or a black comedy. And they love inviting members of the audience on to the stage to become the real stars of the Troupe Show. The finale to every show is an improvised musical based on the life of someone ‘special’ in the audience. After a short interview Troupe du Jour perform an improvised Broadway musical based on their life story that traces their childhood, where they grew up, school days, first date, first job, and dreams for the future.

Conference entertainment
If you have a long day of presentations, you need a Troupe du Jour conference breaker – a 10-15 minute burst of light relief. The conference breakers are designed to: break the ice, or break up a long day sum up a session in a light-hearted (or sometimes serious) way drive home a message pick up the energy after lunch get your audience involved and reinvigorated.

Careless catering
Surprise your guests by having Troupe play the venue staff. Be greeted by stuttering waiters, bag ladies and furious chefs. You might not get the world's best silver service, but it's highly interactive and lots of fun. Careless catering breaks the ice if people don't know each other. Characters include: the lovable Reggie McCuckerflutchie, the stuttering trainee waiter the awe-inspiring Charlene, everyone’s favourite dragon lady hostess the adorable Pearl, the fortune-telling bag lady the dashing Jean Pierre, the furiously romantic French chef Jenny, cousin of Reg, broom cupboard dweller and cleaner who dreams of being a waitress.

Characters
Troupe has developed and can play a diverse repertoire of characters at your event. Or they can create an original character for your entertainment or training needs. From footy coaches to professors, the Bogan family to surfers, foreign executives and customers from hell; they have played it at both scripted and spontaneous performances.

Role play
Many organisations want to use professional actors to simulate real life situations. Troupe has been an integral part of many management training programs and are up for any role-play scenario.

Training and workshop packages
Clients have used Troupe du Jour as part of management and leadership training, or as an inspiring adjunct to a problem-solving conference or meeting. They'll stretch your imagination and boundaries in a fun environment and help you to learn: the principles of improvisation – what’s good and bad about teamwork; teamwork through improvisation – leading and being lead; communication and storytelling skills to be creative with simple exercises that inspire the team to be open to change, think on your feet, and be flexible and responsive.

MC-ing
Troupe du Jour members have hosted, facilitated and MC-ed many conferences, events, and awards ceremonies. If you require a consummate presenter to add humour or class to your event, look no further.

Leading the debate
Get the issues out in the open and have a good laugh as well. Troupe can coach, inspire and moderate a good old-fashioned, honest shouting debate.

bWhether you require an inspirational anthem, theme song, or some musical satire, Troupe Du Jour can compose and orchestrate the right music for your event. Movies are a great way to get your message across to great numbers of your staff or your clients. Troupe has written and produced highly entertaining videos for Dulux and The Alfred Hospital.