Antony started his shop in Gaylord and Petosky. He moved to Kalamazoo in 1979. Laura joined him as a wife and business partner in 1980. Together, with the help of their children, Tony and Nick they have grown into what they have today.
Antony is a world class Magician/Lecturer. Antony also manufactures his own line of Masks, Mascots, props magic items, effects and novelty items. These items are sold at the Timid Rabbit or through the website at Gerardenterprises.com.
In his spare time he enjoys scuba diving, rock climbing and hunting the creeks, rivers and the Gulf of Mexico for shark teeth and other interesting fossils.
The Timid Rabbit moved to Kalamazoo in 1979 and has grown in size and reputation since then. We are a family owned business with the same owners since opening. Antony Gerard and Laura (Gerard/Intgroen) are the owners and pride themselves on quality and quantity. We are a year-round costume shop, but at Halloween time, we are also known as The Halloween Shop on West Main.
We specialize in costume rentals, props, wigs, and most of your theatrical needs. We also have a large RETAIL department for those who would rather purchase their costumes, accessories, wigs and make-up. We also manufacture masks, mascots and novelty items