When you hire me to DJ at your wedding, you also have the option of having me professionally MC your wedding reception.
The MC is the person who lets all the guests know what is happening and when, who announces the bridal party into the room, who introduces each person doing a speech and who leads the bride and groom and guests in each of the formalities.
As the face and voice of the reception, the MC is the main person responsible for the overall vibe in the room. A competent MC can create an atmosphere that is relaxed and positive and can also get the guests excited about each formality as they take place.
Public speaking is not a natural skill for most people and choosing the right person to perform the MC role is important. A timid or nervous MC will make the guests feel uncomfortable while an MC who is softly spoken or low-energy will dampen the mood.
Having worked previously as a professional stage actor for over 5 years, (both in Australia and overseas), I have become very confident and comfortable with public speaking, which enables me to create a fun, relaxed atmosphere, but without making myself the centre of attention. When I MC a wedding, the night is all about the newlyweds!
Another important part of the MC’s role happens behind the scenes: The MC is the main person responsible for keeping things on time. A professional MC will always liaise with the bride and groom, the function manager, the DJ, the photographer, the videographer, and each person making a speech, to make sure they are all prepared for what is coming up next. This is essential to achieve a smooth flowing reception with minimal hiccups.
If you choose to have a guest perform the MC role, then you will be able to make use of my expertise by having me guide or coach your MC and make sure that he/she knows what to do and what to say.
Regardless of whether you have me or a guest perform the MC role, if you book me as your DJ, you will also gain access to my “MC Wedding Planner” form which will allow you to easily compile all the information needed by the MC to successfully perform the role. Using this form will make your wedding planning much easier and will also contribute significantly to a smooth flowing, stress free reception.