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The Character Guys is an entertainment content creator and producer for high-profile private and public events on the Canadian west coast and throughout North America.  We specialize in roving characters, event emcees, video event coverage and interviews and live game shows. Our company thrives because of our passion for new ideas, our commitment to perfection and our years of experience.  We are experts at breaking the ice, enhancing event themes and boosting the engagement of attendees.

Characters – All characters offered on this website are tried-and-true hits with events just like yours. They are quick-witted, high-energy with lots of fantastic detail — the result of research, rehearsal and performance experience.

Costumes – Costumes should reflect the quality of our performances and the event we are performing at.  Ours do.

Content – Our creative content is fresh, vibrant and on point.

Custom-made – If you have a specific character, game show ideas, or stage component in mind that you need for your event, just drop us a line or give us a call. No doubt we’ll be able to create it for you. Some of our most popular characters were born out of necessity — that is, a client requested it, so we put it together. Which means, the longer we’re in business, the larger our list of characters becomes.

Feel free to contact us simply to bounce ideas off Mike. If you know what you want, but you’re not sure what would work and what wouldn’t, He loves brainstorming ideas. He can also get off the phone and develop your ideas more with his tight group of creative geniuses. With 15 years experience creating entertainment for events, we can come up with something right for you.


Our Team

Mike Cavers – Owner – Creative Director – Emcee

Gifted emcee, actor, event content writer and company founder.  His 20 years experience creating original entertainment for high-profile events makes him great to brainstorm with when planning any kind of guest entertainment and interaction. Degree in Theatre, UBC public speaking teacher,co-creator of Leo Award-winning web series and TV actor.



Nicholas Harrison – Content Writer – Performer

Nic is an award-winning actor, writer and fight choreographer. He has been seen in dozens of movies and TV shows, works as fight choreographer for Vancouver Opera and Bard of the Beach. Nic has a PhD in Theatre and is a theatre professor at Capilano University.


Creative Consultant – Performer

With over twelve years of experience as a corporate entertainer, Barbara is a versatile and adaptable performer and creator of original characters and material.  She is an improv comedian and headliner at the Rio Theatre – well-known as a fire and Poi dancer and Marilyn Monroe impersonator. Barbara is currently working in Film, TV and Stage performances. She has a degree in theatre.


Directly, or through best event management companies in Canada, we have created original live entertainment for hundreds of high-profile companies including:

EA Games, The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, Unbounce Software – TJX – Motion Picture Production Industry Association, YPO Edge Conference, Directors Guild of Canada, Cargill Canada –  Interferry – CANCE Procon – Creative BC – TD Canada Trust – PWC – AME BC – Cisco – Richie Bros. Kids Challenge – Yum! Brands – Swiss Re – Huawei – Telus – Facebook – Astrazeneca – Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – Xpertise Meeting Management – The Leo Awards – Cowell Auto Group – Tourism BC – Tourism Vancouver Island – Tourism Sun Peaks – Telco – Green Shield – Betta Home Living – Pacific Group of Companies – Avigilon – Shnier Flooring – Scotia McLeod – Interface Digital Health Summit – Canada Day at Canada Place – Gearge P. Johnson Marketing Experience – CSCS – BMW – Acuity Brands – New Westminister BIA – CN Rail – SEKO Group – Society of Notary Publics of BC – BOMA – City of Vancouver – Lonsdale Quay Merchants Ass. – MCABC – Shaw TV – FlyOver Canada – Rock 101 FM – JLL Meetings – Coast Capitol – Variety Club – Canadian Dental Association, and many more.