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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Music Copyright for Kids Entertainers Part 2

In part 1 of this two-part article on music copyright, David Bilan answered questions on music ownership, penalties for infringement, and ways to legally use the tracks you need. Now he goes on to share more options that children’s entertainers have regarding songs and sounds for their shows.

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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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Where to Find the Best Magic Tricks Part 2: Tips for Starting Magicians

Last time I talked about where you can find good, reliable, and audience-pleasing commercial tricks. In this article, we’ll talk about other things you have to remember when selecting magic tricks for your first show. Having a list of tried-and-tested tricks is a good starting point, but I would say slow down a moment. There…

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Create the Most Amazing Thank You Note Ever: Tips for Kids Entertainers

In our previous post, Mark and I talked about four things that help make school assembly shows a resounding success. Here in the last installment of our series for Kids Entertainer Hub, we aim to leave you with something that’s often overlooked but truly valuable in terms of forging client relationship (and making you stick…

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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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