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"Education through laughter and entertainment"          D. Hercsek

Glittertoos, Close-Up Magic, Storytelling,  & Balloon Animals & More! ALL CHILDREN'S PARTIES, THEME PARTIES, ALL AGES!!!!!!!

Welcome to the Polar Express, sponsored by Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.
Elf Debbie teaches, tells stories and entertains the children on the Polar Express as it travels from the Akron Depot to the North Pole!  Look at the Children's faces. They tell it all!

Hi everyone!!! I am Deborah Hercsek and I WANT to bring glittertoos, close-up magic, balloon twisting, and storytelling to all your special parties, school and church events, picnics, festivals and even big family parties and reunions. As you can see from this photo....I love dressing up and entertaining children of all ages!  Educating children is, and has been my passion forever! After 35 fantastic years of teaching school, I still love entertaining and educating children!

Contact me!! Invite me to birthday parties, street festivals and holidays in the park, hospital visits, and anywhere there are kids, seniors and parents!  I tell jokes and stories with audience participation. I will make twist colorful balloon sculptures for everyone. I can also apply the coolest GLITTERTOOS!! and do some Close-Up MAGIC! We will have so much fun!!!  Just give me a "jingle" at 330-666-2800Did you know Debbie has traveled and performed in many countries and cities in Europe, Mexico, Africa and the United States?  Most  appearances are scheduled for the Greater Cleveland/Akron areas.

August 2015
Dear Debbie We had a fantastic Theme Party!!!  Happy Birthday!!!  We had so much fun!!!!
We want you next year too. I love the glitter tattoos! All the children had fun and learned lots of cool stuff. Thanks Debbie!

Birthday Party
Glitter Tattoos

Theme Party Street Party Yard Party Rosebud Clown and Sponge Bob

Deborah's Performances or "GIGS" Include:

  • Animated Storytelling      
  • Close-up Magic
  • Glittertoos
  • Balloon Twisting  (colored balloon sculptures)
  • Picnic & Festive Games
  • Folktales
  • Holiday performances
  • Educational Workshops
  • Special performances for Churches, Children's' hospitals & Nursing homes

2014 Birthday Parties!!!
Miss Elaine E. Us and Rosebud the Clown perform their balloon twisting magic at birthday parties from Florida to Ohio!  Amazing entertainment and education through laughter!

Deborah wittingly incorporates her education, cultural experiences and humor into her talented and amazing performances! ---------Education through humor. What a great idea! 

Let's laugh and learn all year round!

Here is a colorful photo of Deborah twisting balloons during a community street festival. Her experiences with different people from around the world make her performances UNIQUELY FESTIVE!

With over 30 years experience, we know we can make your celebration 1-2 remember 4-ever!

Visit my Photo Gallery and you will meet all the childrens' performers!!!

Photo to left: This is Shirley U. Jest. She says: "All holidays are better when you have a child's entertainer to educate and entertain!! Let's get together for Halloween, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Birthdays.....and more."

“The children were enthralled by this master storyteller!”             –The News Leader

jest. noun. Witty remarks, tales & activities performed to entertain and evoke laughter.(from Middle English geste, tale from Old French, from Latin gesta, amusing acts, past participle gerere, to perform.)


Contact Deborah Hercsek and book your event early! 330-666-2800

Meet Deborah Hercsek or
email: tales4u2@gmail.com