Mitchem has been performing for over 15 years as a Disc Jockey, MC,
actor, comedian, television host and voice-over talent. In 1999
alone Todd performed as the warm-up interactive DJ show for The Beach
Boys, 38 Special, N' Sync, Britney Spears, Journey, The Pointer
Sisters, and Brooks and Dunn. In addition Todd has been the
DJ/MC for over 1500 events and private functions including weddings,
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, Corporate events, and parties of all types.
Todd built a highly successful Karaoke/DJ company from the ground
up. After college Todd moved to St. Louis and became the
entertainment director of a Karaoke Nightclub called the Dirtwater
Fox. Todd quickly turned the failing club into a highly successful
concept within one year. It had lots of DJs/MCs and interaction.
was the next city on Todd's list and he had now opened a new DJ
business. He also became the lead performer at the city's largest
nightclub the Excalibur. After 3 months Todd was promoted to
Entertainment Director of the club! Quickly, Todd created a new style
of performing which he was calling "Comedy You Can Dance
To". This innovative concept combined comedy, dance music, major
theater style performances, and much more of the audience. By
the time he sold his DJ business and left Chicago Todd was already
looking to the next challenge in interactive entertainment. He
settled in Orlando, Florida and sold his entertainment expertise to
Universal Studios! Todd served as a consultant for Universal. He
created their new and exciting show format that is used at every
major event as well as on a daily basis at the new Universal Studios
CityWalk Orlando. He also trained all of their interactive performers
and taught them the right way to entertain any audience.
Now based in L.A.,
Todd travels around the country conducting interactive performance
based seminars. He also contracts himself out as a talent and consultant.
seminars are actually a combination of a workshop and a
seminar. I teach interactive performers of all styles to:
will forever change the way you look at any event. You will
walk away better performers and ready to turn that performance into
Todd has plans to
travel to many cities this year and even more next year. Why so
many cities you ask? Mainly because Todd's seminars only have a
max of 25 people per day.
"I like to be
interactive and apply what we learn throughout the day. The
good thing about this is that I can come into smaller markets and
attendees save travel money. I will travel to ANY market where
I can get at least 25 attendees. Wherever that may be."
are filled with many new exciting exercises, and lots of personal
attention. DJs and MCs walk away better performers, and ready
to turn that performance into increased profits."
I spend a great deal of time teaching people just what makes an
audience respond the way it does. My approach is very friendly
and uplifting. I try to inspire people to want to take risks
and better their skills."
This Seminar is an
intense study of performance. Todd uses instruction and interactive
exercises to teach interactive performers how to be better and more effective.
that entertaining any audience is an art. One of my attendees put it
best "Todd taught us how to fish instead of giving us a fish."
Todd has a website
dedicated to his seminar. It is located at www.mitcheminteractive.com