An outstanding Australian entertainer, Monica Trapaga is a well-known and respected performer. She has been engaging audiences as an artist, MC and speaker showcasing her strengths and diversity to bring a 'wow' to all events.
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Testimonials for Monica TrapagaPlease pass onto Monica enormous thanks and appreciation from myself and all our production staff for the brilliant way she handled the difficult circumstances, as a result of the wet weather, on Saturday. We were all flying by the seat of our pants but with Monica at the helm of the concert it all went like a dream - she became one of the team and just made it all happen in her typical charming, stylish and professional way. A total delight to have involved in any of our events and I look forward to the next occasion.
Darling Harbour Events Manager, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Monica is the consummate professional with a warm, energetic and engaging presence, she was ready to entertain from the minute she stepped on stage and kept the music going right to the event’s end and even beyond, while staff and volunteers packed up. She was a vibrant ball of energy and we were so impressed we have booked her again for Animalia 2008!”
Animalia Event Coordinator – Veterinary Science Foundation
Truly hilarious! Even if you know nothing about the artists Monica and her extraordinary accompanist Elliot salute during this lively and slightly naughty show, you will clap, laugh and be educated on the greats of song and of course ‘Rehab’. We will definitely be contacting these guys again for our future events.
Harvey Norman IT
Monica was outstanding in the role of MC and entertainer, and not only provided incredible world class performance, but was able to communicate in a exemplary manner capturing engagement of all the guests present at the function. Our association would highly recommend Monica for any function as an MC or as an entertainer without hesitation, and would definitely engage her services again. We would like to thank Monica and her highly efficient Management team for the absolutely professional manner in which all arrangements were made that allowed our evening to be so successful.
NSW Deputy Principals Association 2007 Organising Committee
Can you please thank Monica for her fantastic job the other night at Toongabbie. We had a ball! What with the hail storm and Santa on his Bike, Monica did a great job. She was also so easy to deal with and put up with everything around her so beautifully.
Event Coordinator – Toongabbie Carols
Monica’s engagement with the audience on the night of our event was simply brilliant.From the outset, she evaluated the type of audience and held them in the palm of her hand until the close of the evening. If a few extra items were required, Monica facilitated the client’s needs immediately with no fuss and no disruption to the evening’s festivities. I would highly recommend Monica to any persons / companies thinking of using her foray calibre of event. She is simply fantastic to deal with, professional, reliable and flexible.
Project Manager - Corporate Theatre Productions
We would like to thank Monica for her generous and talented contribution to making our concert a huge success. Given the diversity and complexity of the event we are very grateful for her patience. The cheery camaraderie enabled the whole night to go smoothly, glitch free – a joyous celebration for all. The concert was a triumph and we can’t thank Monica enough. We look forward to welcoming her back to.
Riverside in the future. Riverside Theatre & Productions
Monica Trapaga travels from NSW, Australia
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
Monica Trapaga's BiographyAn outstanding Australian entertainer, Monica Trapaga is a well known and respected performer. She has been engaging audiences as an artist, MC and speaker showcasing her strengths and diversity to bring a 'wow' to all events.
As one of Australia’s most successful and versatile celebrities, she has ensured she remains a favourite among the pre-school set, while continuing to delight adult audiences across the nation.
Monica enjoyed great success in the 1990’s with “Monica and the Moochers” critically acclaimed album releases “Too Darn Hot” and “Cotton On The Breeze”. In 2003, she independently released “Girl Talk”, recorded by her 5-piece, “Monica Trapaga and the Bachelor Pad”. Monica followed this up with her latest CD “Sugar”, featuring her favourite collection of songs from the 20’s and 30’s, and performed by Australia’s leading jazz musicians Bob Barnard, David Seidel, Peter Locke, Andrew Dickeson, Paul Furniss and David Blenkhorn.
Monica’s love of working with orchestras has seen her work with most of our countries finest. Performances are generally angled toward a family event or as an introduction for children to orchestral music and instruments.
One of Australia’s most popular children’s entertainers, Monica started in the children’s world as a regular presenter on ABC’s “Play School” and continued that role for over 10 years. She is the highly recognisable voice for littlies on the “Banana in Pyjamas” theme song and has released five children’s CD’s including “Monica’s Seaside Adventure”, “I Love the Zoo” and “Monica’s Trip to the Moon” for which she was nominated for an ARIA Award for Best Children’s Release in 1999. In 1993 her CD “Monica’s Tea Party” received an APRA award for the Best Children’s CD of 1993, while her first video “Monica’s House” went platinum within three weeks of it’s release.
Monica has toured Australia extensively since 1992, performing her own live show to thousands of excited children across the country. She still performs these fun filled, interactive stage shows whenever requested.
Monica is now gaining recognition as a successful retailer, focusing on vintage furniture and homewares, with her gorgeous store “RECLAIM by Monica Trapaga” in Sydney’s Summer Hill.
Speaking Topics Include8-Piece Jazz and Swing Favourites
An Evening of Ella Fitzgerald
Monica is sought after as an MC or host for high profile corporate awards and events nights, as well as many public festivals and Carols by Candlelight events, including "Jazz in the Domain", "Carols in the Domain", "The City of Sydney's 2007 Christmas Concert" and the "New Year's Eve Celebrations" in Hyde Park to name a few.