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KEH074: Social Currency & Meaning: How to Create Empowering Children’s Shows

Kids Entertainer Podcast with Carisa Hendrix_Social Currency & Meaning: How to Create Empowering Children’s Shows

Social Currency & Meaning: How to Create Empowering Children’s Shows In this week’s Kids Entertainer Podcast episode, Guinness World Record holder and all-around entertainer Carisa Hendrix graces us with an interview that is positively brimming with insights and advice on how to create empowering children’s shows. Talking in detail about where to draw inspiration, to…

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Top 4 Performing Styles for Kids Entertainment Events

Top 4 Performing Styles for Kids Entertainment Events

In my previous post The Best Children’s Gig, I compared 7 venues for which children’s entertainers perform. I offered my experience on the pay one could expect, and my opinions about the pros and cons of each venue. In this post, I wish to talk about which performing styles (disciplines) work best for each venue.

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The Battle Over Costumed Characters: What This Means for Kids Entertainers

The Battle Over Costumed Characters: What This Means for Kids Entertainers

  In late March, three entertainment industry giants filed a lawsuit against a company that provides costumed characters for parties and events. Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm Entertainment Company accused Characters for Hire of using their copyrighted characters, like Mickey Mouse, Disney princesses, Spider-Man, and Darth Vader, without permission. The news sparked quite a discussion in…

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Rubber Chicken Nuggets – Sylvester the Jester

Kids entertainer Sylvester the Jester

Welcome to the seventh and final instalment of this series of interviews that originally appeared in Rubber Chicken magazine. Editor and publisher Peter Aubery has made them available for the Kids Entertainer Hub audience. In this series, Peter picks the minds of kids entertainers Charlie Frye, Jimmy Carlo, John Kimmons, Bill Abbott, Michael Diamond, and Paul…

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KEH 044: The Psychology of Play

The Psychology of Play See Performing for Children from a Fresh Perspective Play is such a big part of a child’s life, and it’s astounding at times how we as kids entertainers often don’t think about the psychology behind it and view what we do in its light. Professional clown Adam Zimmerman has made it…

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Creating a Character Brief

Colin Underwood on Creating Characters: Create a Character Brief

Part 4 of the 10 Essential Techniques That Professional Kids Entertainers Do Not Share In my previous article, I talked about how you can utilize the action-reaction technique to enhance your character. Now we’ll move on to what can help you if you’re planning to put on a character show together: a character brief.

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Creative Costumes Part 1

First Impressions For Kids Entertainers Costumes and characters are important to me. I provide a team of clowns, fairies, super heroes and popular characters who provide entertainment services such as Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Magic Shows, Games and Disco Parties. Come along with me in this 6 part series where I show you how I stand apart…

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Costume characters, super heroes and anyone else who wears a wig or mask, this is the place for you.

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