Zippity2Dad Productions is an entertainment and
production company determined to help make your event a
success. Started by 2 dads with 7 children between them,
Zippity2Dad Productions knows the formula for keeping
children entertained. Our shows will keep your children
dancing, laughing, and having fun while celebrating
their special occasion.
Though children's entertainment has a special place in
our hearts, Zippity2Dad Productions is a full-scale
production company, providing a wide-range of
entertainment options, including vocalists and pianists
for your wedding, retirement party, or corporate event!
Our Services page to
read about events and specific shows we can do.
Zippity2Dad Productions is:
Shawn Ryskamp - Oxford, MI
father of five children, has performed and entertained
worldwide. He is an accomplished singer, dancer,
writer and actor. Some of his stage performances
include The Baker, in "Into the Woods", Snoopy, in
"Snoopy the Musical", and Scarecrow and Tinman, in
"Wizard of Oz."
In 1989, Shawn was part of a six-person show ensemble
that performed for troops overseas, in a Department of
Defense sponsored tour.
From 1990 to 2001, Shawn was manager and executive
producer of Learmont Productions' Mopo Bears
costume character touring shows. Children
throughout the country were entertained through song and
dance at malls, fairs, and festivals.
Most recently, Shawn has been recording audio books for
children, using a wide range of character voices.
Tagg Smith - Waterford, MI
the father of two children, is an accomplished musician,
songwriter, and actor. He has been playing piano
since the age of seven. In 2001, Taggart wrote,
recorded and produced an instrumental piano CD for
children. You can check it out here
He has also previously been active with the Clarkston
Village Players, acting in such plays as "A Case of
Libel", "Bus Stop", and "I'll Be Back Before Midnight".