Robert Rivest
Wellness, Laughter & Stress Relief


"Spring has Sprung" Library Program with Robert Rivest Comic Mime

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Spring has Sprung!

with Comic Mime Robert Rivest. 

A fun interactive Spring vacation Library show. Robert shares some Mime classics along with humorous spoken word stories and hilarious audience participation improvs. All based on the joys of Springtime in New England. Participants get to learn awesome mime moves and act out their favorite things to do and see in Spring. New growth: buds, leaves, flowers, butterflies, birds, baby animals. Playing games and sports outside. Snow melting, mud, Spring rain, rivers, water falls, laughing brooks . . . hiking, swimming, biking. Having Spring in our steps (and in our hearts) while we joyfully open like flowers to the new season.

Comic Mime Robert Rivest entertains audiences of all ages while joyfully celebrating reading, libraries, change of seasons & summer fun! Check out Robert’s summer 2024 shows and year-round library offerings for youth, families and adults. 

"I love programs that entertain parents as much as they do children. Robert’s unique mixture of mime and comedy along with a strong pro-library message, completely engaged our diverse audience." Patty Falconer, Hampstead Library 


"We were so delighted with Robert Rivest's performance. It's wonderful to find someone with such tremendous talent who relates so well to kids."

-Jane Babcock, Director, Hadley Libraries, MA

"If you can only book one performer, make it Robert Rivest! His mime show was awesome. The audience loved him and completely enjoyed the interaction. Even the most shy were motivated to participate by his genuinely warm and friendly approach. We would have him back again in a heartbeat." -Wendy Payette, East Brookfield Public Library, MA




Adventure Begins at Your Library, In 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. 


Contact Robert today to discuss the best program for you.

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