What We Do

Dolphin Creative is an international production company specialising in delivering family shows and festivals around the world. We create events in open public spaces like malls, parks, marinas and town centres.

Introduction

We offer a diverse variety of themes and entertainment including: Street Theatre, Music, Stage Shows, Decor and Art installations, Workshops, Giant Games, and lot’s of activities for families to enjoy.

We manage the management from start to finish, and offer our clients peace of mind solutions including:

Our Expertise

We offer a range of services, including: Professional festival management, festival agency services for artists & management, festival consultancy (marketing, development, planning, budgeting, executing, accessing KPIs) and Create Street Arts programmes for established festivals.

Street Theatre

Dolphin Creative are experts in Street Theatre having produced many many festivals in public spaces around the world.

In summary; Street Theatre is entertainment for a public audience without the need of complicated staging structures. Street Theatre is a direct form of entertainment that involves audience engagement. It’s fun, exciting, unique, and comical.

Professional artists specialise in Street Theatre by performing at festivals and at public locations around the world including Covent Garden in London, Key West in Florida, Darling Harbour in Sydney and Washington Square Gardens in New York.

It is estimated there are approximately 700 professional street artists currently performing around the world and Dolphin Creative represents the top 90%. In 2016, SuperStars of Street was created to showcase the very best artists for tours and special events around the world

Music

Dolphin Creative are experts music production for festivals.

We help our clients navigate through the myriad of genres and options to select the acts that will enhance the uniqueness of the festival.

Whether the acts be stage based, grounded, roaming or parade, we can help find and manage the right musical act. Music genres include: World Music, Jazz, Soul, Rock, Fusion, Brass, Covers, and of course: Pop.

Our technical team can advise on best practises for staging, AV, and crowd control; and our agency team can ensure you get the best deal.

Stage Shows

From small licenced children’s productions to large scale West End extravaganzas: Dolphin has it covered. We have years of experience in producing staged shows whether it be for a public open stage, theatre, or large scale seated arena.

Dolphin has the global connections to source hundred’s of the top shows through our theatre agency, and specialists in Box Office management, ticketing, accounts, marketing, technical and logistics to assist you along the way.

Our creative team can curate the right shows for a festival theme; be it a puppet festival, a children’s edutainment festival, a storytelling festival or any number of of themes.

Dolphin Creative also has extensive experience in producing and staging Circus productions whether within theatres, or producing Big Top venues.

Decor and Art Installations

Dolphin Creative work with our partners to create decor and visual arts to integrate with festivals. Our designers and construction teams can create unique sculptures and artwork to enhance an event.

  • Installation art and licensed exhibitions View video
  • 3D Chalk/Pavement artists, and 3D sculpture artists
  • Living Statues
  • Giant Balloon sculptures and balloon decor
  • Light Cubes for luminescent outdoor decor View video
  • Festival infrastructure including archways, signage, chill out areas, F&B

Workshops

Children’s workshops add a learning and edutainment. Children can engage in activities to open their minds to the creative process, and workshops enable families to participate in fun activities together.
Dolphin has a wide range of different workshops for children of all ages.

We work with professional artists who can pass on their enthusiasm through specifically designed workshop programs.

  • Examples of our workshops include:
  • Music workshops
  • Puppet making workshops
  • Balloon animal workshops
  • Clay Making workshops
  • Circus Workshops

Giant Games

Dolphin have a large range of games specifically designed for public events and festivals. The Giant Games are visual, enjoyable to play, and enjoyable to watch.

Games include: Giant Chess, Giant Jenga, Giant Buzzer Game, Giant ‘Connect 4’ and many more Dolphin also can produce a range of traditional side show stalls for guests to test their skills and win prizes

Assessments & Creative Conceptions

Dolphin Creative work with our partners from the very beginning to define and create concepts for events and festivals.

Our consultancy team can provide assessment reports to outline the key factors and goals for projects. Our assessments take in numerous considerations including: location, local culture, Language, Target Audience, Budgets, Duration, Scale, H&S, Legacy, Sponsorship opportunities, PR Opportunities, and deliverables.

Our Creative department designs options for Festival Themes based on the assessment.
We create assessments to give our clients the information they need to make an informed choice.

Logistics and Technical Management

Whatever the scale of an event, Logistical and Technical management are at it’s core for a successful. Dolphin Creative brings together international experience and local suppliers to ensure the needs of the festival are met on budget, on time, and professionally executed.

Management responsibilities can include: site design and layout, power requirements, security, audio and visual, latrines, signage, information tents, production facilities, technical crew, public assistants, staging, F&B, and of course all Health and Safety requirements.

Our logistical team also manage the behind-the-scenes details including; transport management, accommodation management, tax and accounting systems, freight, visas, and licenses.

Curation and Scheduling Management

Dolphin Creative prides itself on outstanding talent sourcing across all areas of performance and management. We have arguably the largest agency of festival talent in the world with over 1,000 professionals registered.  Our curation team regularly partner with the major international festivals keeping us current with what’s best and newest of who & what is available.

Our scheduling experience allows us to create a flow for an event from start to finish.
Schedules are an invaluable asset for creating the communication process between visitor and event, and can be designed to fill both physical space and time.

Design and PR Services

Dolphin Creative can assist, or manage the event communication process with our client partners. We have numerous design specialists experienced in best practices of event communication. Our services can include:

  • Event brand guidelines
  • Event logo designs
  • Event site maps
  • Event programme guides (physical and mobile Apps)
  • Event merchandise
  • PR briefing documents on content
  • Social Media content

Our PR consultation services can work directly with local media, or happily partner with local PR companies to provide additional support along with PR and Editorial interview formats (for Print, TV, Radio and Online) In addition, Dolphin Creative has connections to provide international PR and marketing opportunities

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