About Us

We are the Wikipedia of live entertainment variety acts and shows. Corporate event producers, casting directors, experiential advertising creatives: we cross entertainment industry lines by working in live events, film and television because of the quality and professionalism, inspiration and innovation of our live entertainment. For over 30 years.

  • Niche entertainment source for large, well-known event producers and production companies
  • Specialty full-service event producing for corporations and corporate event producers
  • Producer of live entertainment for experiential marketing events and campaigns
  • Live entertainment provider for private social events such as weddings, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs
  • Casting and consulting resource for film, television and international circus productions
  • Produce, book and promote theatrical talent and shows

Clients

Team

Michael Bongar

Michael Bongar

President

Michael has been running his own show since he graduated from Ringling Bros. Clown College and became an actor, performer, and producer. From the New York Follies to BONGARBIZ, Michael has always produced beloved live entertainment for a range of audiences.
A testament to the quality of live entertainment he produces, Michael has worked as casting and consultant for film directors Bruce Beresford and Woody Allen in addition to commercial television. For many years, BONGARBIZ was a resource for the writers at LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN.
Michael is an avid hiker and enthusiast and volunteers as a hike leader for the Catskill 3500 Club. Michael also sits on the board of the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, an alternative circus in Brooklyn and Hudson, NY.

Tina Volz-Bongar

Tina Volz-Bongar

Creating & Marketing Director

Prior to joining BONGARBIZ, Tina worked 10 years in the film industry, five years on Madison Avenue, and a lifetime with a family of theater folk.
The first year she worked at BONGARBIZ, the team produced the premier of Pocahantas in Central Park with over 1M people. Since then, BONGARBIZ has helped produce entertainment for the largest annual private corporate event in New York City with over 15,000 people. Other benchmarks include creating a custom circus show for IBM, special events programming for PepsiCo, producing the Off-Broadway show Wing-Man, and supporting the wonderful Bindlestiff Family Cirkus. The best benchmark has always been creating a lot of wonderous moments with a lot of gifted, talented performing artists for a diverse range of audiences.