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KEH086: The Fundamentals of Stage Craft

Kids Entertainer Podcast 086 with Danny Schlesinger: The Fundamentals of Stage Craft

The Fundamentals of Stage Craft: Going Back to the Basics of Performing for Kids Entertainers With the brimming—sometimes overwhelming—treasure trove of available information out there, sometimes we lose sight of what’s essential. In this podcast episode, Danny Schlesinger brings us back to the fundamentals of stage craft to help us pack more impact to our…

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What You Need to Do to Land Your First Restaurant Gig

Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers Part 4 with Andrew Cox: What You Need to Do to Land Your First Restaurant Gig

In the last post in the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, restaurateur Andrew Cox shared what value entertainers give to restaurant owners and customers. In this latest installment, Andrew gives tips that can help you score your first restaurant gig.

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KEH083: How to Improve Your Presence

Kids Entertainer Podcast 83 with Robert Baxt: How to Improve Your Presence

How to Improve Your Presence: Kids Entertainer Tips for a Stronger Performance and a More Responsive Audience As entertainers, we want our audience to have their eyes glued to us, hanging on our every word and applauding with delight. And more often than not, the key to achieving this lies not so much on the…

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KEH082: Tried-and-Tested Kids Party Games to Add to Your Show

Kids Entertainer Podcast 082 with Simon Sparkles: Tried-and-Tested Kids Party Games to Add to Your Show

Tried-and-Tested Kids Party Games to Add to Your Show Whatever type of children’s entertainer you are, you’ll find having easy-to-do but extremely fun kids party games in your arsenal useful. They not only help you give the children a delightful time; they also make you stand out in the adults’ eyes as you’re able to…

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KEH081: How to Be Funny

KEH081 David Devito: How to Be Funny - Comedy Tips for Kids Entertainers

How to Be Funny: Comedy Tips for Kids Entertainers As entertainers, we usually worry if we are funny enough. And it’s understandable. Laughter is a good indication (though it is by no means the only indication) that our audience is indeed being entertained. If comedy is something you wish you’re better at, or if you…

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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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KEH080: Why a Children’s Entertainment Career Is a Smart Choice

Kids Entertainer Podcast 080 with Jolly Roger: Why a Children’s Entertainment Career Is a Smart Choice

Why a Children’s Entertainment Career Is a Smart Choice Roger Blakiston’s career in professional entertainment spans over 50 years, and it also spans both sides of the Atlantic. Theatrically trained and having run his own children’s entertainment agency in the UK before moving to the US—where he is still an active kids comedy magician—Roger is…

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How Entertainers Can Help a Restaurant to Run Smoothly

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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