About Talent Productions

Talent Productions provides event planning, keynote speakers, comedians, variety entertainers, musical acts, and celebrity tribute acts nationwide. With more than 35 years of experience, Talent Productions also offers theme shows, and numerous speaker topics. Talent Productions specializes in corporate and convention talent services. We have theme show and many trade show options also available.

Regional entertainment options include live bands, DJs, and on-site entertainment such as GameShow Mania, keepsake caricature artists, henna tattoo artists, and strolling entertainers. Social and dinner-hour entertainment can include jazz combos, instrumental trios & duos, keyboard artists, and more.

Larry Olson, the president of Talent Productions, has been producing events and managing artists as well as serving on the boards of numerous arts organizations since 1978.

Larry's event planning and producing background began in college as a coffeehouse coordinator, concert program chairman, and chairman of freshman orientation. Following college, he served on the board of directors of two dance companies and three regional arts groups.  Larry was also the assistant arts curriculum coordinator for K-12 schools in the state of North Dakota.

In 1980, Larry was elected to the board of the International Jugglers' Association (IJA), an international organization for variety arts performers. He served on IJA's Board of Directors for four years, and was elected vice president twice. Three times he was named a judge for the IJA's US Nationals competition. Larry served as chairman of the 33rd Annual IJA Convention, and was the media coordinator for the 46th Annual event. 

Larry was named "Ambassador of the Year" from the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce in 2010 & the presented the "One For All-Commitment to Community and/or Chamber" award by the West Fargo Chamber in 2009. For additional information about Larry's chamber of commerce involvement here is a a link to a news article from The F-M Extra publication.

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Talent Productions
Toll-free 877-365-0081
Fargo 701-365-8100


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