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Papa and Nana Claus

Sleigh phone: 810-569-4965

North Pole phone: 517-889-5049

DESIRE: A position providing holiday spirit and enjoyment for all

Keith & Cynthia Burton 4903 Wilcox Road Holt, MI 48842

Email: papaandnanaclaus@gmail.com


·     Jolly demeanor, warm, twinkling eyes

·     Background checks

·     Communicates well with a diverse population

·         Mature, dependable and responsible individuals

·     Professionally educated in the Santa craft

·         Santa is real bearded

PERFORMING EXPERIENCE - Santa available with or without Mrs.


23 years       Portrayed Santa entertaining children and adults

1 year          Exclusive Santa at Large Mall in Saginaw

 3  years       Jolly Santa – full time- at Large Mall in Flint

13  years      Placed Christmas Eve phone calls as Santa

 6 years        Kiwanis event for Older Scouts


                     Santa with Mrs. Claus

12  years      Campgrounds “Christmas in July” celebration

 9 years        Visited Senior Care facilities

 2 year          Radio Guests for charity event

 1 year          Jewelry Store Events

 6 years        Open House for Floral shop

 9 years         “Breakfast with Santa” & “Lunches with Santa”



 19  years of  

o       Home visits for intimate family gatherings

o       YMCA and Girl Scout summer camp performance

o       Company Christmas party entertainment

o       Claus’ perform at family functions entertaining children and adults

o       Church’s, day care centers, community centers



                     Homeless shelter

                     Entertained at Cub Scout Packs and Girl Scout Christmas Parties

                     Invited by Academic Service Learning students visiting 3 Senior Group Homes

                     Santa visits Preschool & Kindergarten classes

Member of:

Michigan Area Professional Santa’s (MAPS) 

Alumni of CWH       

Mrs. Claus Society

Midwest Real Bearded Santa’s  

 Santa Society



              Santa-America online training October 2009                                                         Both

Studies: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children in hospice care, or with chronic illnesses & post-traumatic stress

             Celebrate Santa Convention  Gatlinburg, Tennessee  March 2009 & 2010            Both

Studies: Portraying Mrs. Claus, Santa magic, Scheduling Santa, Santa and the deaf

             Charles W. Howard Santa School  Midland, Michigan  Class of November 2005                          

Studies: Reindeer, History of Santa, Professional Santa Make up                                      Graduate-Keith 

              Educational Support Staff  Title I and Special Education Aide                           Cynthia

Studies: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learners of all levels, Service Learning, Mentoring, Red Cross Advisor


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