Catalyst Arts Entertainment- Wow Factor to make your event Shine- www.catalystarts.com

Catalyst Arts is a boutique “Eventertainment” company in California bringing fantastical performers & experiences to celebrations.

We are best known for our impeccably costumed stilt walkers, cirque/specialty talent & Champagne Skirt hostesses. 

We love to push the envelope of creativity & interaction and we deliver the Excitement with both flourish & polish.

Let us tailor the perfect entertainment package for your event- to bring the “wow” factor & absolutely Dazzle your guests! 


Eventertainment Masterclass Banner from Catalyst Arts


  • We both Enchant & Impress your Guests with our high quality makeup & costumes.
  • We Engage your guests. We don’t just design characters, we design Experiences.
  • We Customize our costuming, props, and interactivities to perfectly suit your theme & intention.
  • Remarkable Photos result from our creative entertainers and photo opps- like Become the Art. This adds to the memorability and the post event buzz.


  • Entertainment Booking & Custom Packages
  • Skin Décor- makeup, face paint, airbrush etc…intimate studio sessions to large events
  • Interaction Consultations: creative ideas for enhancing fun & participation at events
  • Catalyst Airship – 25 ft airstream makeover/production studio/VIP Lounge
  • Unique Photo & Video Opps (such as framed mobile photo studio)
  • Promo Makeovers for Entertainers: Get your kit together! copy, photos, videos, etc…


Founder, Audette Sophia

Audette Sophia, executive director of Catalyst Arts Entertainment, 2017 headshot

Has a B.A. in Integrative Arts & a life long commitment to creative innovation & enchantment through entertainment. As a producer & stilt walker, her birds eye view of the special events world inspired her to create extraordinary costumed characters who interact with guests in novel & engaging ways. She has been face/body painting professionally for over 10 years and combines her skills in fantasy makeup/costuming with her biz saavy and connection to the arts & entertainment community to make a powerhouse eventertainment production house… Catalyst Arts.

Our Team

Our Team also includes biz dev/operations maeven Tiffany Tijerina, admin/communications assistant Khanh Duong, web developer Leo, photography maestros Peter Philips & Hunter Boucher, and a large roster of talented entertainment professionals.

Some Love from our Clients

“Catalyst Arts is an amazing company that is always up to a new creative challenge. Any idea or concept you throw at them they can create, even at the last minute. Audette is extremely passionate about her company and only hires the best to work for her and your event. If you ever want to add that additional wow factor to make your event memory every lasting you should definitely rely on Catalyst Arts to make that magic happen! I speak from many years of using and trusting Audette’s creativity and skills for all my events ranging from Debutant Balls to outrageous Corporate client parties

– Shawna, Ideas Events

“If you are looking for entertainment that is genuinely interested in meeting the needs of their clients, look no further then Audette Sophia. She is a rare find – and enabled me to produce Grand Openings and Client Events of my dreams and within my budget and price range. I highly recommend Audette to anyone in the market for making a Special Event Extraordinary.”

-Steve Speech, Mariott


“Audette Sophia has been such a pleasure to work with for our numerous events these past 8 years. 
Her costumes are amazing, and our guests love the friendly and playful interaction that she & her entertainers have with them.
A ‘must have’ to make your event more memorable and to have your guests marveling for months afterwards!”

– Steve Chen, founder-Good People & The Modernist