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

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…

Read More

Can I Use This Music?: Copyright for Kids Entertainers Part 1

Music Copyright for Kids Entertainers Part 1

Questions on music copyright usually come up in any discussion among kids and family entertainers. To help shed more light on this matter many of us feel we need to learn more about, David Bilan has kindly shared this pack-load of information. See it below. I work for the US Army producing videos. Our facility…

Read More

Create the Most Amazing Thank You Note Ever That Your Clients Will Keep

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…

Read More

Understanding the Magician’s Role at a Restaurant

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…

Read More

How to Perform for Special Needs Children

How to Perform for Special Needs Children

From December 2016 to January of this year, Doug Scheer of Scheer Genius Assembly Shows, together with Kids Entertainer Hub, ran a contest for all Kids Entertainer Podcast listeners. For a chance to win Doug’s hit comedy routine Punctuation Pandemonium, we asked you to share a story of how you connected with a special needs…

Read More

Four Things All Successful School Assembly Shows Have

4 Things All Successful School Assembly Shows Have

In my previous post about the top 4 performing styles for kids entertainment events, I talked about what artistic disciplines work best in various children’s venues, including school assemblies. In this post, we’ll go into the factors that make a school assembly show a raging success. The school assembly is a unique venue in many…

Read More

Try This for a Cool & Different Birthday Entertainment: A Paper Plane Party!

Try This for a Cool & Different Birthday Entertainment: A Paper Plane Party

Want something fresh and out of the ordinary for birthday parties, particularly for boys? Here’s a brilliant idea from Alberto Lobo-Guerrero S., a professional magician from Colombia and a member of the Kids Entertainment Academy. Knowing that their child and their child’s friends love to make paper airplanes, Alberto and his wife decided to throw…

Read More