Robert Rivest
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Adult Library Programs

2024

Summer & Year Round Library Shows Live & Online Options!

Flexibility is key. I can do any of my programs:

Live-In-Person 

Virtual Live Stream 

Virtual Recorded Video

I am open to other options as they become available.

Let's chat today!

 

 

 

Learn, Laugh, and Let Go: Interactive Stress Relief Show! Robert Rivest takes a humorous look at modern day stress and what we can do about it. Using mime, comedy, insight, and interaction Robert offers both "comic relief" and practical stress relieving techniques. With Robert's down-to-earth sense of humor and engaging style, audiences find stress reduction natural and easy. His closing interactive series of movement and laughter helps everyone get back to work, school, or home feeling calm and refreshed.

How we handle stress affects every part of our lives!     

Laughter is the Best Medicine: Highlights the best of Robert Rivest's 20 year career as a master mime performer, comic actor, improv artist and laughter/stress relief expert. Through humorous mime stories, spoken word physical comedy and a zany cast of characters, Robert Rivest transforms an empty stage into pure hilarity! His true gift is his ability to turn everyday situations into hysterically funny experiences that adults & seniors can relate to! Robert's personal stories of growing up in Enfield, CT, are hilarious. His tales of childhood, teen-hood and high school pranks as well as his life in the performing arts and “healing arts” will move you to bursts of laughter and tears of joy! This is a cultural arts comedy event that you will never forget, full of imagery rich stories, awe inspiring mime illusion, and plenty of playful audience participation.  

 

Robert's New Library Programs

Adventure Begins at Your LibraryIn your imagination, then moves out into the world.

Robert Rivest Comic Mime, uplifts people of all ages and backgrounds. He is a funny man who sees the world in a very funny way. He is known as the 'human cartoon' because of his highly expressive face and flexible body. Using mime, comedy, and interactive spoken word stories, Robert brings original Summer Reading and improv stories to life before your eyes! He combines classic mime artistry with hilarious character voices and humorous insights into everyday life.

 

Read, Renew, Repeat as well as Rest, Recover and Refresh.

Robert Rivest, mindful mime and ‘human cartoon’ leads audiences of all ages in humorous adventures in the Read, Renew, Repeat theme. Plus he adds comic relief and fun ways to relieve stress. Robert teaches everyone how they can use their imaginations to create stories, characters, funny facial expressions, and share in performing new comic Mime stories. A great show by itself or part of a specific theme within the Summer Reading 2024 Themes. Everyone will learn cool mime illusions! In several audience participation opportunities, we will enjoy improvising your story ideas and play with humous settings, characters, challenges and solutions. Reading & Mime are FUN!

 

Wellbeing Laughter: A fun way to feel healthier & happier

Robert's newest creation WELLBEING LAUGHTER is a wellness practice that frees the body and mind of stress and anxiety, in a playful, light-hearted way. Robert uses science-based methods such as mindful breathing, gentle movement and healing laughter as a fun way to optimize mental and physical wellbeing. This practice brings people together and unites them in a positive, shared experience of joyful laughter. Wellbeing Laughter lifts our mood in a matter of minutes and gives us a lighter perspective on life. Adaptable for children, teens, adults and staff.

"Robert Rivest's Wellbeing Laughter program was the perfect combination of entertainment and enrichment. Robert was an enthusiastic and responsive facilitator who engaged the participants with his well-paced interactive exercises. You'll definitely leave his program with a smile on your face! For libraries seeking a unique personal growth program, I recommend this program highly ." -Roxanne Starkin, Shrewsbury Public Library

 

Mindfulness in Motion: Creative tools to manage stress and anxiety

Many schools and organizations are incorporating mindfulness as a way to help students and staff, focus, feel centered, and improve social skills. Robert Rivest's "Mindfulness in Motion" school and library programs help teach the basics of mindfulness in a fun, entertaining way. In this program, students and teachers learn mindfulness exercises and stress relief techniques that will help them breathe, relax, focus, act, and interact, mindfully. Robert is a great presenter, he shares simple, memorable stories and humorous tales that bring mindfulness principles to life.  Robert Rivest has been teaching Mindfulness Meditation, Tai-Chi, and Mime, to all ages, for over 20 years. With his unique blend of energy, creativity, playfulness and peacefulness, Robert shares the joys of being alive, in the present moment. Adaptable for children, teens, adults and staff.

  

 

 

 

Plenty of dates available for you. Block Booking Available.

*Robert Rivest 2024 Summer Reading Calendar

 

May 18 “Laughter is Best Medicine” 1pm Franklin, MA

 

June  5 “Library Staff Stress Relief” 5:00pm Sturbridge, MA

June 18 “Staff Stress Relief” 3:00pm Farmington, CT

June 24 “Create Your Summer Adventure” 6:00pm Rocky Hill, CT

June 27 “Read, Renew, Repeat” 6:30pm Adams, MA

 

July 1  “Summer Theme Comic Mime” 11 & 2:30 Suffern, NY

July 10  “Read, Renew, Repeat” 10:30am Douglas, MA

July 13  "Adventure Begins At Your Library" 11:00am Hampton, NH

July 17  “Staff Stress Relief for Librarians" 9:30am Prospect, CT

July 17  "Adventure Begins At Your Library" 10:30am Prospect, CT

July 18  “Mindful Moves: Tai-Chi & Qigong Flow“ 6pm N. Smithfield, RI

July 28 “Laughter is the Best Medicine” Teen Programs 10am & 12pm Newton, NJ

July 29 "Adventure Begins At Your Library" 4pm Rutherford, NJ

July 30  “Read, Renew, Repeat”4pm Acushnet, MA

 

August 2  “TGIF Comic Mime Camp Show” 10am Brattleboro, VT

August 5 “Read, Renew, Repeat” 4pm Franklin, MA

August 6  “Read, Renew, Repeat” 3:30pm Longmeadow, MA

August 8  “Laughter is the Best Medicine” 4pm Ossining, NY

August 8  “Science in Motion Comic Mime” 6:30pm  White Plains, NY

August 13 "Adventure Begins At Your Library" 1pm Unadilla, NY

 

*Contact Robert Rivest for updated list

 

 

 

 

 

*All Robert Rivest Library Programs can be presented In Person or Online!

Contact Robert today to book:

In Person or Online Family Library Programs

In Person or OnlineOnline Library Staff Stress Relief Workshops 

OIn Person or Onlinenline Zoom Laughter Release Sessions

Robert Rivest is also currently booking future programs, when we can all get together again. :) 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Robert: Email: Robert Rivest Phone: 413-519-2256

 

Library Staff Development Stress Relief Programs

Library Programs For All Ages!

Teen & Young Adult Library Programs

 

Comic Stress Relief Library Programs for Adults & Seniors

  Robert Rivest K-12 School Shows

Health & Wellness School Assemblies

Literacy Programs & Reading Celebrations

Laughter Yoga & Stress Relief School Shows

Fun Science School Assemblies

“Comedy on the Move” School Shows

 

 

Spread joy and laughter @ your library with Comic Mime Robert Rivest

 

Robert Rivest Shows for All Ages

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All Robert Rivest Programs can be done In-person or Online.

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