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...]
Social Currency & Meaning:
How to Create Empowering Children’s ShowsIn 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 how to manage different characters and brands, to what is social currency and how to give this to our audience in both our kids and adult shows, Carisa gives us a piece of her brilliant mind in this interview.[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...]
Performing Tips from Santa Claus
Here’s our early Christmas present: some solid performing tips from no other than Santa himself.
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 ...
Welcome to 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.
They include ... Charlie Frye, Jimmy Carlo, John Kimmons, Bill Abbott, Michael Diamond, Paul Daniels, Sylvester The Jester ...
Leon McBryde shares his thoughts on clowning with Kids Entertainers
1. How has clowning changed since I started years ago?
There is nothing more certain than change. Now that I have said that ... [Read more...]