Posts Tagged ‘magic’

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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The Magic Behind the Magic Part 1: A Driver’s Seat View of What It Takes to Run a Successful Kids Entertainer Business

The Magic Behind the Magic Part 1: A Driver's Seat View of What It Takes to Run a Successful Kids Entertainer Business

Do you follow blogs for kids entertainers? If yes, here’s something I hope you’d love: a blog in video form–suavely called a vlog–that I started, and it’s particularly made for magicians. Called The Magic Behind the Magic, this weekly vlog “looks at what full-time magicians do when they are not performing magic”–and that is running…

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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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Rubber Chicken Nuggets – Paul Daniels

Kids entertainer Paul Daniels Rubber Chicken Nuggets Interview

Welcome to the sixth 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 Sylvester the Jester.…

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Wizdom for Wizards Part 3

Magician and kids entertainer Brian Richards is back with Part 3 of his Wizdom for Wizards series. The image shows a magician in a suit and hat with his back to the reader.

In my last post, we talked about how important it is to embrace who you are to differentiate yourself from your competition. Now we’ll go into something totally different, and I’ll start things off with a gift.

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Adding Suspense to Your Kids Routines

Kids Entertainer Hub Suspense For Performers Colin Underwood

Adding Suspense to Your Kids Routines: Part 2 of the 10 Essential Techniques That Kids Entertainer Professionals Do Not Share In my previous article, I wrote about putting a surprise element to your performance. Now we come to another must-have that you need to incorporate in your show: suspense.

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Adding Surprise To Your Kids Entertaining

Add Surprise To Your Kids Entertaining with Colin Underwood

Adding Surprise To Your Kids Entertaining 10 Essential techniques that professional kids entertainers do not share. Part 1 with Colin Underwood Over the next few articles I will pass on from my experience as a full time performer of 35 years and more what I have found to be the essentials of performing. I have…

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How To Add Drama To Kids Entertainer Shows

How To Add Drama To Kids Entertainer Shows A Kids Entertainer Hub master class with Christopher T Magician

How To Add Drama To Kids Entertainer Shows A Kids Entertainer Hub master class with Christopher T Magician Last time in  Part 1 Christopher T Magician showed us how to play the very popular T Shirt game. Now he takes us into territory many kids entertainers haven’t yet experienced … How-to books on screen and…

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KEH 006: Creating A Brand of Kids Stories and Toys

Creating a Brand of Kids Stories and Toys: One Entertainer’s Tale of Vision and Commitment Tom Hayes knows about obstacles and the determination needed to overcome them. Follow the story of how a handful of tiny beans have given one man the energy to see his vision of a range of kids storybooks, audio books,…

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