In our previous post, Mark and I talked about four things that help make school assembly shows a resounding success. Here in the last installment of our series for Kids Entertainer Hub, we aim to leave you with something that’s often overlooked but truly valuable in terms of forging client relationship (and making you stick in their mind): the thank you note.[Read more...]
Last month, Mark Beckwith and I touched on the pros of doing school assembly shows. Now we’re back with a post that’s all about where you can find a great audience.
We’ve all had bad audiences, the ones that sit there with no response, talk among themselves, read the paper, or get up to leave. I remember my stand-up comic days counting the people in the crowd before the show. The headliner had a rule in his contract: under 20 people and the show doesn’t go on. That meant I had to open for 21 people in the house. At midnight. Uggghh.
But I have found salvation—the ultimate audience, the one I can feel great about performing for, the one that allows me to do my show the way I want to.
Hi there. Last month Mark talked about what we think is the best children’s gig. This time, I’ll discuss the good things you get to enjoy when you choose to do school assembly shows.
I want to challenge you. And I know you are up for a challenge because you didn’t become a performer slugging equipment, writing routines, hoping against hope that there will be enough gigs for food, clothing and shelter because it was easy. You took a dive into the deep end when you proclaimed to the world that you were good enough at performing to get paid for it.[Read more...]