Make your event memorable

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“Need unique entertainment?
Typewriter Rodeo delivers.” 

(Four Seasons Hotel)

“You give them the words, they spit out a poem. Sometimes, you hand them your heart and they find its expression.”  (Nantucket Magazine)

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Typewriter Rodeo creates custom, on-the-spot poems for event guests, using vintage typewriters.

We’ve been around for over 3 years, typing at book and music festivals, museums, and conferences — all across the country.  We also do school poetry workshops and on-the-spot weekly poems for Austin’s NPR station.

Read about a recent gig — The Nantucket Book Festival!

Or another — The Smithsonian!

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[Typing at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History]

HOW IT WORKS:

Guests come up to our table, give us any topic they want, and in about 3 minutes we type them an original, full-length poem that’s theirs to keep.

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People love it — many later get their poems framed.  It’s a personal, sometimes emotional experience that typically ends in laughter, high-fives, even tears and hugs.

“That’s incredible!  I just got chills!”
(Washington, D.C., TV anchor Autria Godfrey)

“The most delicate, creative memento I ever took from a corporate event —
any event, as a matter of fact.”  (PayPal conference attendee)
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“It was not just entertainment —
it was a personal, emotional keepsake for each employee.”
(PayPal conference organizer)

“Your skill and speed are unparalleled and truthfully,
we have never seen anything like it.”
(Smithsonian Visitor Services)

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EVENTS:  We’ve provided unique entertainment for 100s of events, including:

“Typewriter Rodeo is the next big interactive entertainment.
It’s just the right mix of creative and nostalgia.”
(Red Velvet Events)

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We’re based in Austin, TX, but we’ve typed all across the country: 

  • Smithsonian – D.C.
  • PayPal – San Jose
  • Rare Book Fairs – D.C. & Boston
  • SXSW – Willie Nelson’s Ranch
  • Art Museums – Boston, Houston & Dallas
  • Audi USA – Austin
  • Book Festivals – Texas & Nantucket
  • Hilton Resorts – Mexico
  • (Full list coming soon)

It takes two to rodeo! 

We always bring at least two poets. 

Guests like the interactive experience a lot more than if it’s a single typist.
Plus, the sound of multiple typewriters clacking away?  That’s just really fun.


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[Typing for Hilton Resorts in Cabo, Mexico]

“True artistry at work.”
(Nantucket Magazine)

How do people typically respond?  To an original poem written just for them?  Well, a picture’s worth…

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“At the Ransom Center party, Jodi crafted a poem about my son that was beautiful, funny, and heartfelt. I looked at her with tears in my eyes after reading it and all I could say was ‘Thank you. It’s perfect.’

The poem is now framed and hanging in his room.”  (Jen Rios Burns, event guest)


 

 

Click here to hire us or get a rate quote.

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