Need something to hook your audience’s attention from the get-go and open your show with a bang? Here are 5 ideas for warm-up routines by Leslie Ann Akin that you can use right away to get your show off to a fantastic start.[Read more...]
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.[Read more...]
Lessons Learned from Decades of Performing:
Tips and Insights from a Seasoned Children’s EntertainerIn this episode in the Vault of Wisdom series, we share lessons that a long-time kids entertainer has learned from years of performing.
Greg McMahan, an all-around professional entertainer who uses magic, comedy, balloon twisting, juggling, and clowning in his shows, has been a featured speaker in a number of children’s entertainer conventions and is the author of the terrific book Kids Think It’s Funny. He is also the magic program director of the Circus Camp. From his wealth of experience, he shares in this episode not just how to handle audiences, parents, and agents, but also how to improve yourself as an entertainer—and many more besides.[Read more...]
Follow kids entertainer Danys Hamel from Canada as he shows you how to take your juggling to the next level.
Follow kids entertainer Danys Hamel from Canada as he shows you how to juggle so you can entertain your audience all the more.
Follow along with Kids Entertainer Danys Hamel from Canada as he shows you how to create excitement in your show by building suspense with every day objects ...
Circus Skills Tips For Kids Entertainers
Hello from Canada. I'm Danys Hamel and I love performing a mix of circus, juggling and magic for children's and family audiences. I have been a professional kids entertainer for 25 years. In this series for Kids Entertainer Hub I am going to cover 6 areas and give you some simple ways to include the extra theater that circus skills can add to your performances. As you can see we start of with simple (and I mean EASY) balancing ...