Todd Downing

About Todd Downing:

The average human smiles 10 times a day. Todd smiles about 10,000 times a day and all of the children and adults will soon be smiling too! From Joliet, IL, he has been entertaining and educating kids for many years with his guitar, puppets, and unexpected quips and comments that keep audiences surprised and delighted. Covering a wide range of topics, Todd has kids singing, dancing, and jumping to some of the wittiest and entertaining tunes ever heard East of the Mississippi. Todd offers a variety of focuses for each show, including: creativity and expression, fun fitness, sports and winning, and anti-bullying.

Tall Tales and Silly Songs

Everyone loves those tall tales! Todd tells some real whoppers and then weaves them into lively songs. Todd is a sure bet to have kids and parents moving, grooving, and laughing all the way. His show is great for small group settings as well as larger concert arenas and is perfect for children ages 2-10 and their families.

A Perfect Fit for the Following Themes:

  • Summer fun
  • Jungle animals
  • Exercise
  • Reading/stories/books
  • Vehicles (cars or trucks)
  • Kindness
  • Water

Todd’s show can also be adapted to fit the following themes:

  • Christmas/Hanukkah
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Easter/Spring
  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving/Fall

Choose Kindness

This program has a focus on anti-bullying. Kindness and tolerance of others shines through in this fun show!


What people are saying:

“Todd was a great addition to our Children’s Entertainment Series. He was easy to work with, friendly and enthusiastic. His performance was entertaining and interactive for children and adults. The kids had a great time dancing and singing along!” -Erica Hundlund, Cary Park District

“Todd Downing provided a high-energy, interactive performance for our young patrons and their caregivers. He got everyone out of their seats and created lots of excitement with his guitar playing, singing, dancing, bubbles, and puppets.” -Tina Ruszala, Palos Heights Public Library