Julian Mather

Do You Need to Learn All Types of Magic?

Do You Need to Learn All Types of Magic: Tips for Starting Magicians

In my previous post for the Tips for Starting Magicians series, I discussed how many tricks you need to be a magician. Unlike that post where I could only give you a vague answer, here I can comfortably tell you no. No, you don’t need to be well-versed in all facets of magic to be…

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Essential Business Tips for Kids Entertainers Part 1

Essential Business Tips for Kids Entertainers Part 1

Thinking of performing for children professionally, or taking the next step to further your children’s entertainment business? Here’s a new series featuring practical, actionable, tried-and-tested business tips and insights by someone who has rolled up his sleeves and taken action to move his kids entertainment business onward and up. Keith Tusing generously offers in this…

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How Many Tricks Do You Need to Be a Magician?

How Many Tricks Do You Need to Be a Magician

In my last post for this Tips for Starting Magicians series, I discussed what to keep in mind when choosing the tricks for your first magic show. Now I’ll focus on a question that many who are thinking of trying their hand at magic ask: how many tricks do you need to be a magician?

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How Entertainers Can Help a Restaurant to Run Smoothly

Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers part 3

Previously in the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, restaurant manager Andrew Cox shared what magicians and roaming performers need to know about the restaurant and hotel setting and what is expected of them. Here in part 3, Andrew is back to discuss in more specific details the value that entertainers add to the dining…

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Understanding the Magician’s Role at a Restaurant

Understanding the Magician's Role at a Restaurant: Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers Part 2

In part 1 of the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, long-time restaurant manager Andrew Cox gave tips on how to get hired as a strolling performer at restaurants and hotels. Here in part 2, he shares more about the restaurant setting and the magician’s role in it, as well as advice on how to…

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