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Testimonials

4/20/14
Thanks for everything.... Superman and Batman were AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Heather Ignatin

4/16/14
I wanted to let you know just how amazing your Batman & Joker were for my sonís 5th Birthday party! They were beyond entertaining the entire time and stayed perfectly in character throughout. Thank you!

Keri Flint

4/15/14
We had a blast with the ninjas on Sunday for my son's bday party! All the parents kept telling me how amazed they were at the guys' ability to keep all the boys engaged. Thanks again and I will not hesitate to use Action Events in the future for another themed party!

Stacey Fong

4/14/14
Luke Skywalker and Elsa were spectacular! They looked the part, incredibly professional, talented and funny. Plus, I know it was a stretch putting the two themes together, but they did it seamlessly. Thanks again to all of you.

Kirsten Douglas

4/10/14
Kids are still talking about Batman coming to their school. SO much fun!!! What a hit!

Woodland Hills Elementary School

4/7/14
The ninjas were terrific! Thanks so much for everything!

Amanda Glazer

4/7/14
The Frozen ladies were AMAZING and our party had a fantastic time!!!!!

Jay Hou

4/7/14
My daughter had the best day of her life, thats what she said to me after the party. The pirates were great, every child had a blast!!!!

Lucy Blanco

4/6/14
We had such an amazing time watching and participating with your performers; bravo and a job very well done!

Bianca Leitel Zamorano

4/5/14
The party was a success and the performers were awesome!

Jennifer Miller

3/31/14
We were, once again, very happy with a successful birthday celebration. All three characters were wonderful with all the children who attended and many parents were delighted with all the action and entertainment!

Arlene Fader Cheng

3/26/14
The performers were professional and superb in their performances ... From start to end, the superheroes had our group of kids fully engaged and entertained. Many of the guests commented that the party was by far the best!

Marissa Barrick

3/25/14
Just want to thank you for your services rendered at my son Kevin party. The WWE guys were amazing with the kids!

Xiomara Bautista

3/23/14
Zarina was awesome!! Captain Hook and Tinkerbell were also amazing and handled 20 5-6 year olds with patience and humor. The kids as well as the adults loved it. Definitely recommending you guys!!

Brooke Lad Baker

3/22/14
Thank you and your Power Rangers so much for an incredible party! My little one and his friends were mind-blown. They did a great job!!

Stephanie Ripps

3/22/14
The ninjas were a hit!

Claudia Barnes

3/21/14
The characters were AWESOME!!!!! Thank you so much!

Magdalena Munro

3/17/14
Thanks so much for sending the guys down on Friday. They were fantastic and the crowd loved them!!

Jamie Byrne - Muscular Dystrophy Assoc.

3/10/14
The Power Rangers were FANTASTIC!!! The Kids, Adults, Animals and everyone else just L O V E D them!!! They looked amazing, they were fun and enthusiastic, the kids had a GREAT time!

Alison Dunn

3/10/14
Ommmggggg! Thank you, the red and blue rangers so much! It was amazing, my son had a blast. You guys definitely made my sons wish come true. The Rangers were terrific with the kids and really made them feel like power rangers.

Laura Rodriguez

3/6/14
Your "guys" were great. They entertained the kids for an hour!

William Nee

3/2/14
The party was great! I am very happy. My son had a blast!

Stephanie Stuhr

3/2/14
Just wanted to thank you for a awesome Vader! My husband was so surprised! Everything was perfect! A lot of fun!

Jenifer Stefani

3/1/14
Jack and Elizabeth were perfect today. The kids and adults had a great time and the whole experience exceeded expectations.Thank you!

Jeff Preston

2/24/14

I wanted to thank you and your team for an excellent superhero performance. Spiderman and Wonder Woman were great, and the kids were completely enchanted and engrossed...as were many adults. Many thanks again for making my daughter's 7th birthday very memorable!

Priya Jaikumar

2/17/14
Darth and Luke were amazing. The kids had a great time and the adults were very impressed. Thank you so much for the professionalism and for making the party a hit.

Natasha Mosley

2/16/14
I just wanted to let you that all the kids at the party LOVED your Ninja Turtles, even the girls. They were very entertained and the birthday boy said it was the best birthday ever and he'll always remember it. My husband and I are very pleased and look forward to working with Action Events LA next time. Thanks!

Kristen Delgado

2/4/2014
The two Power Rangers appeared right on scheduled time and they were so great, engaging the kids and making them (and us!) laugh and keeping them busy. My kids want to have the come back again for their next birthday!!

Aya S.

1/29/14
The black and green link were amazing this Saturday. My son was so happy and he truly believes they were the real ones. This made his day extra special. Thank you again for customizing this duo and making someones birthday extra magical. The guys were very professional and did a great job with the kids. I really appreciate you for making this possible.

Mildred Morales

1/19/14
The Ninja Turtles were very good with the kids! All had a great time! Thank you!

Bea Wallace

1/18/14
The party with your Power Rangers was a total success today! The kids all enjoyed the show a lot. And us adults were entertained as well! Needless to say, your professional entertainers did an excellent job! Be ready to hear from me again next year!!

Aya Solomon

11/14/14
Had to let you know that the Knights that you sent to Beckham's Birthday party were amazing. All the kids were entertained, the adults commented on how they were the best characters they had ever seen at a kids Birthday Party. They kept in character the whole time, their outfits were AMAZING and they were super funny. Beckham had the best time (and all of our party guest)Ö so THANK YOU!

Debbie Eldridge

11/13/14
Power Rangers were great!Thanks again!!!

Katerina Nikitaras-Galvez

11/9/14
Thank you so much for providing the AMAZING Star Wars and Ninja Turtle characters. To say the party was a hit is to completely understate things. People have been talking about it at school for days and Graham was soooo into it and had a smile on his face the whole time. Truly made my heart warm to see how happy he was and I was so thankful for how fun and professional the performers were.So thank you for a wonderful time and look forward to working with you again.

Amy Glover

12/18/13
The Harry Potter characters were fabulous!!! Everyone had a great time!! Thanks so much- Iíll keep your info handy for the next yearís Kidsí Holiday Party!

Teri Provensal

12/11/13
Your guys did a fabulous job as Jack Frost and Pitch. Everyone was entertained and the kids had a blast. Thanks so much!

Veronica Perez

12/9/13
The kids had an AWESOME time!

Christine Kim Yeoh

12/9/13
The kids had a wonderful time at the birthday and the astronauts were amazing! They did such a wonderful job entertaining the kids.

Ovsanna Takvoryan

12/8/13
I just wanted to let you know that the party was fantastic! Both guys did an amazing job and every parent at the party asked for a card. Thanks so much for making my son's day so special!

Lisa Hauselman

11/25/13
We had such a great time yesterday with the Justice League. They did a wonderful job! It was an amazing birthday party for my son.

Thanks again,
Laura Dalesandro

11/17/13
The ninjas were fantastic. Thank you ! My daughter had a great time! Couldn't have been better!

Sascha Henry

11/16/13
The guys today were great! They had so much fun with the kids!

Kimberly Wilson

11/12/13
The guys were AWESOME!! Thank you!!!

Nancy Mason

11/6/13
We had the best day today!! You pirate Jake and Hook we're amazing!! Greatly appreciate it!!! Thanks again!!

Alin Matossian

10/31/13
I just wanted to thank you all for a FANTASTIC party. I'll never forget the look on my son's face when he saw the Turtles. He kept saying that it was the best birthday ever! The guys did a spectacular job, and all the parents commented that they were EXCELLENT. Thanks again for your professionalism. Can't wait until next year when we can hire you again.

Sonya Garza Barry

10/30/13
Sebastian had a blast! His guests had a blast! Darth Maul and Obi were awesome!

Ella Ghapgharan

10/30/13
Just wanted to let you know the pirates were awesome! Totally exceeded our expectations! Thanks again!

Kimberly Burke

10/29/13
A HUGE thank you to Thor and Loki....Rocco & his guests had such a great time with the Heros and his brother. We are so are grateful that even with such short notice, your gladly assisted in helping us celebrate. Please extend our thanks to those two good-looking guys!

Colette Villegas, Rocco and our Family

10/28/13
LOVED the characters!! Thank you another tremendous success!

Janet Knispel

10/27/13
The party on Saturday was awesome. Duke and Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe came out and they were amazing!!!!!!!!! I was screaming like a little kid. Everyone was totally impressed.

Tatiana Horton

10/26/13
Thank u so much!!! U guys rock

Lucy Balikian

10/21/13
Great job!! My kids loved it tell Darth and Luke they did a great job!!!

Rob Deleon

10/24/13
Just wanted to take a moment and let you know we loved the entertainment. The kids were very excited and had a wonderful time. Thank you for making Bryan's birthday party a day to remember!

Maricela Barrera -Ruiz

10/14/13
Just wanted to say the pirate party Saturday afternoon was great!!! The actors were fabulous and the kids LOVED it. The parents enjoyed it too. They all asked me for your information. I'm sure some will be calling you for their future parties. The party was a SUCCESS!!! Thanks again for all your help.

Claudia Izakowitz

10/13/13
Just want to let you know that your crew was a HUGE hit today at our party. Stella had so much fun, and wants to have a fencing birthday party every year from now on. She can't stop talking about how great her party was, and I've heard nothing but raves from all the other parents too.Many thanks!

Mikki Kane

10/6/13
Parents and kids had SO MUCH FUN today. We were so impressed with the quality of acting...and SKILLS and how the actors stayed in character the whole time. I had parent after parent tell us how this was the best birthday party they had ever experienced....and we would agree. Thank you soooo much. My son said on the way home "This is the best day of my life!"

Kay Daigle

9/27/13
Thank you very much! The kids had a blast! Spider-Man and Wonder Woman were great.

Gladys Laping

9/23/13
Quinn's party was AWESOME! THANK YOU!

Ann Frederick

9/20/13
Just wanted to say thank you for helping to make my son's bday so memorable. Luke and Vader were amazing! They were right on time and kept everyone entertained, even the adults! Thank you!

Jana Twomey

9/8/13
The entertainers were amazing! The kids had such a great time with them and my son's mind was blow! Please let them know we thank them very much, and you, for making our son's birthday party memorable and going beyond what we expected. We had a big bunch of kids and they handled them flawlessly. We are already spreading the word about you guys since many parents asked about the entertainers at the party. Thank you again!

Sarah de Brun

9/4/13
I just wanted to officially thank you for a wonderful superhero party. Batman and Captain America were so fantastic- they never stopped, even for a second, even in the sweltering heat, what professionals! I'm so happy we went with Swordplay for his party! We will definitely recommend you to everyone we know.

Dannah Phirman

8/26/13
I would like to thank you the characters for a great party. The children really had fun and their parents, especially my husband liked their performance. They played interesting games with children and children participated and laughed, it was really nice. I am glad that we got your site from our friends, so that I can recommend you to my other friends.

Regards, Olga Tsiroulnick

8/23/13
Thank you ... Thank you ... Thank you! The party was a huge hit and the guys were FANTASTIC!!! My son and his friends (and the parents!) had a great time!

Dan Cunningham

8/18/13
I just wanted to thank you and the team of wonderful superheroes who made the party a smashing success! My son was elated! He and my daughter spent at least 45 minutes before sleeping talking about how fun it was and how funny batman was. The guys had the children completely engaged for about an hour, and everyone was impressed. Thanks again!

Teny Haroutunian

8/18/13
Harry Potter was absolutely fantastic and we were THRILLED that he came to our party. Malcolm and all of the other kids loved him . We very much hope to see him again.

Melanie Vinson

8/19/13
We, the Sanchez Family would like to thank Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader!!!. We were very pleased with the entertainment show. Our guest enjoyed the show and the Jedi training, they were very good and professional. We received a lot of compliments about the characters, specially Darth Vader, he was so much fun and hilarious. We will definitely be using your services in the future. Thank you again for making our daughters Melody and Harmony's birthday so special!

Michelle Sanchez

8/10/13
I wanted to let you know how great the party was. Harry and Malfoy were fantastic and the kids had a wonderful time. Best of all our son was so happy. Thank you again!

Rachel and Jay Schinderman

7/27/13
My son's birthday party on Saturday was a huge success, thanks to your wonderful actors! "Luke"and Öbi"made our party so much fun and memorable. The guys were punctual, professional, prepared, entertaining, kind, and so good with the kids. They successfully held the attention of 14 rowdy five year old boys. All of the parents were incredibly complimentary of their work.

Amy Eagles

7/28/13
Very happy with the two knights. All the kids and parents loved the show. We will be using you guys again very soon. I was very happy, thank you.

Alicia Castro

7/31/13
Wanted to let you know how fantastic Spiderman and Batman were. We were so impressed; the kids had a ball! In fact, one of the moms said her daughter got in the car and said “BEST PARTY EVER!”

Kara Harshbarger

7/21/13
The Power Rangers were great. They got the kids excited and ready to party! They were extremely nice, gentle and willing to take pictures, converse, pose and do anything else to make the kids happy. Thank you so much

Evan Logan

7/18/13
I wanted to let you know the two guys you sent for my husband’s birthday were fantastic. Everyone asked where I had found them. They really did a great job.Thank you very much

Jackie Kimaz

7/20/13
Everything worked out great and the ninjas were awesome!! They killed it!! I would recommend this to anyone! Thanks!!!!!

Bodhi Elfman

7/13/13
The power rangers were so amazing! Thank you! everyone loved it and Jacob was super happy!

many thanks-
Joellen Ginsburg

7/4/13
"We had Superman and Spider-Man for my five year old sons bday and they were AWESOME, they came right on time and captivated and entertained the kids from start to finish while us adults were able to enjoy ourselves together. Booking through their office was easy and flawless as well. I highly recommend these guys...they are the real deal! We will be using them with different theme for next years party:)"

Sally Moosavi

6/30/13
"Had a Star Wars party for my four year old son yesterday. All I can say is money well spent! Luke was awesome with the kids and had them enthralled and listening within minutes. Ill never forget the look on my son's face as he truly believed he was using the force to protect his friends. I can't say enough about them, great job!"

Veronica Brewer

6/24/13
I just wanted to let you know we had a wonderful event that was made so special by "Harry" and "Hermione". My son was so thrilled when they showed up and the kids had a great time in their Defense Against the Dark Arts class. They were wonderful performers and handled the kids well. I am completely pleased and satisfied with your service.

Gillian Bonacci

6/22/13
Thanks so much! The guys were wonderful. Really great!

Lisa Walco

6/22/13
From start to finish, they were professional, funny, and put on a great show for the kids. Both the kids and adults were completely mesmerized by their performance. You definitely get your money's worth (and more). I've seen so many types of kids party entertainment over the years and this was by far, the highest-quality and most professional I have ever experienced. Thanks so much, Action Events LA! You were the highlight of the party and made my son's birthday a day to truly remember.

Kari Aizawa

6/21/13
Just had the best 6th birthday party for my son and 50 of his closest friends! I asked Action Events by Swordplay if they could send characters based on my son's favorite video game, and not only were the 3 characters exactly like the game, but they took the time to research the game and incorporated it all into the games they played with the kids. It was INCREDIBLE! The kids had sooooooooooooooo much fun! This is the 2nd year we've used Action Events by Swordplay and we will definitely use them again. The actors are extremely professional and fun for the kids, perfect in every way!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Lillian Manzella

6/18/13
Hiccup & Astrid led 10 Vikings in training at my son's How to Train Your Dragon birthday party. The characters were awesome. They were professional, on time, engaging, and completely in character the whole time. I was really happy with the games they came up with and the content of their performance as well. I would definitely recommend them.

Jacole Pitt

6/15/13
Two weeks after my son's birthday party, his classmates are still running up to me and telling me how awesome his party was. The super hero characters were not only amazing but captured every child's attention. They also remained in character well after their performance and were highly enjoyed by both parents and kids. Definitely will use Action L.A. again!

Thanks
Corinne Amany

6/10/13
The Ninja's were fantastic entertainers!! They were so great with the kids, and they also provided the adults with lots of laughs!! It was so hot here and they worked through it all with those costumes on without missing a beat! They did a great job and I hope to use sword play again for my kids' bdays.

Heather Valdez Singleton

6/2/13
Just wanted to say a big THANK YOU as we had so much fun with Batman, Spiderman and Wonder woman. They really went above and beyond my expectations to the point where the kids did not want to them go. On top of it, the parents were really enjoying the show too. My son had an absolute ball! It was a pleasure doing business with your company!

Warmly, Corinne Amany

5/25/13
Apparently the actors made such an impression that the children invited to the party who attend my son's preschool have been telling their teacher that they met the real Obi-Wan and Darth Maul. Jonah is still convinced the plot of the movies has been forever altered by the events of his bday party... Definitely money alone cannot buy this kind of impact! Thanks again for the amazing show.

Jeff Wood

5/19/13
THANK YOU!!!
Those kids were so happy to see those ninjas!
And, those "ninjas" were absolutely fabulous! So good with the kids. So professional. Just lovely and fun. Thank you so much!

Debbie Wiedemer

5/11/13
The two actors who came to Jonah’s party today COMPLETELY made his day—he had such a blast, they were hilarious and amazing with the kids… he was talking about them all day long, and has been practicing his force moves ever since. They could not have done a better job and the other parents were totally charmed.

Jeffrey Wood

5/13/13
Just wanted to thank you for your help with coordinating what turned out to be an awesome and fun filled birthday party for our son Joaquin. Luke and Darth were a hit. Joaquin couldn't stop talking about his birthday party. Cant express in words how grateful and impressed we were with your guys. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Viginia Castillo-Soto

5/6/13
Hi! Thank you very much for sending Luke Skywalker and Obi-wan Kenobi our way this past Saturday! They did an awesome job!

Geraldine Fiss

5/6/13
Just wanted to let you know that the guys that came to the party were fantastic and I couldn't have asked for it to be better. My sister already plans to call you for her next two birthday parties. :) All the kids had so much fun!

Amy Ingardia-Walker

5/5/13
The Ninja Turtles were amazing. As always , they were awesome. They even sounded like teenagers. They were a hit.

Alex Nolette

5/5/13
My son was in heaven! The cast of avengers were great!! Thank you for another great party!

Felicia Ota

4/21/13
I just wanted to tell you that my son’s party was amazing. The kids were thoroughly entertained and the characters you had were exceptional - especially han solo. They really kept the kids engrossed the entire time we were there. Thank you again for your help!

Melody Petrossian

4/20/13
Thank you for making my son's birthday so fun. I am really pleased with Garmadon Lloyd and Cole!

Kaipo's mom,
Marie Ramos

4/15/13
First I want to say, THANK YOU SO, SO MUCH!!! My son had the best time imaginable! Your guys were excellent! I cannot thank you enough. The entrance was brilliant, the interaction was perfect. The show was spectacular. Every parent commented on how well your team did. Really amazing and very impressive. Thanks again. I would recommend your company in a heartbeat!

My sincere gratitude.
Julie Heuer

4/13/13
Oliver’s birthday party was a success - your Jedi Team was simply phenomenal. I have never seen a group of young kids so riveted by something that is not in digital format! Quite a testament to your team’s ability to bring engaging story, physical participation, humor, and believability, all in very coordinated and well-executed fashion. Superb job. Thanks for making me look like Supermom.

Lori Lyons

4/2/13
Thanks so much for sending the people you did on Friday! The kids had a fantastic time.

Malinda Young

4/6/13
Just wanted to send a quick thank you...the guys you sent to be Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader at my son's birthday party yesterday were so fabulous. The kids were overjoyed and even the parents loved the show. Many of them came up to me and said it was the best Jedi show they'd seen! Darth Vader was so funny - he had all of us in stitches! It really made Henry's birthday party a great day. Thank you!!

Kirsten Abdo

4/8/13
The party was a success and made even more so by your wonderful Captain America and Wonder Woman. They kept the kids entertained and enthralled for the entire hour they were there. After they left, he said this was the best birthday EVER.

Thanks again
Elaine DiBlasio

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Planning A Party?

Action Events LA has been in the entertainment business for over 20 years and voted #1 show in the western region by the LA Times. Our action heroes hail out of Swordplay Fencing Studio in Burbank, and we vow to bring you the highest quality, most action packed live entertainment right off the silver screen and straight to your event.

What makes us different? Professional adult entertainers, movie quality costumes and an expertly trained staff who love what they do. And you can feel even more confident in booking our staff for your event knowing that each and every one of our performers undergo a thorough background check and are LIVE SCAN certified.Contact us today about customizing a unique and engaging show for your next event.


Birthdays

Make your child's birthday party a life long memory by having a treasure hunt adventure or fencing party with their favorite hero. We have a wide variety of characters and engaging party themes to choose from, with professional improv actors and movie quality costumes to bring their birthday dream to life. We are always happy to travel or you can bring the fun to our studio in Burbank.

Weddings

Heighten the excitement of your big day with a live sword fight at your wedding reception! Custom built shows with a variety of themes.

Corporate Events

Professionally choreographed and engaging entertainment for large groups is our specialty! Put some extra personality and wow factor into your next presentation or company lunch. Or bring our expert fencers in for a unique day of team building fun.

School Programs

  • Fencing
  • Jedi Light Saber Class
  • Swordplay for Shakespeare
  • Swords of the Centuries History Program

Spring & Summer Camps

Jedi Training Camp
Children learn how to wield a light saber in a safe environment!  They will also learn the way of the Jedi and using the force for good. Taught by Jedi masters, and including guest appearances by different Jedi characters.  The camp is open to all ages.

Fencing Camp
Children learn the art of Olympic fencing.  Your child will learn the secrets of the science of fencing and swordplay in a professional, safe, environment.  Students will learn respect, focus, concentration and discipline.  Class is open to 7 years old and up.

View camp times and dates.

 

From the Silver Screen to your Event!

  • Expert Show Coordination
  • Professional Entertainment
  • Movie Quality Costumes
  • Live Action-Packed Performance

For information on our parties, camps, and events, please contact our party planner at:
phone: (818) 669-3302 or email: ghayden@swordplayla.com

 

For the best results, hire the best!
Over 20 years of experience in making dreams come true!

Pick your party theme:
Star Wars   •   The Fencing Party   •   Superhero   •   Camelot Knights & Princesses
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles  •   Sports   •   Sponge Bob   •   Gladiator & Spartan
Pirates   •   Harry Potter   •   Percy Jackson Lightening Thief   •   Ninja / Ninjago   •   Indiana Jones
Vikings   •   Avatar Air Bender   •   Power Rangers   •   Princess   •   Swashbucklers  •   And More!

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