Kids Entertainer Hub Games Guide with Clayton Poland

Step 6 to Becoming an Amazing Games Leader: Become a Cheerleader Last time we talked about what questions to avoid when leading kids’ games. Now we’ll talk about something completely different: the importance of being a cheerleader when leading children’s games. But before we start, let me be clear. By saying you become a cheerleader, I’m…

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Rubber Chicken Nuggets Interview with Kids Entertainer and Comedy Magician Bill Abbott

Welcome to the third 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 Aubery picks the minds of kids entertainers Charlie Frye, Jimmy Carlo, John Kimmons, Michael Diamond, Paul Daniels, and Sylvester…

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Hiring Staff for Your Kids Entertainment Business Considering hiring staff to help you bring smiles to more kids and give better service to more parents? Then this podcast is for you. Michelle Uulf, who built her kids entertainment business Kiddly-Winks from the ground up and who currently has 10 people on her team, shares her…

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Steve Wickenton on Going Pro: Magic Money Matters

My Story—Going Pro in Kids Entertainment Part 4 In my last article, I talked about how you can keep yourself motivated in pursuing your love for kids entertaining. Now I’ll go into something more… for lack of a better term, financial. And let me start with an announcement. It’s official. I now consistently make more…

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Colin Underwood on Creating Characters: Create a Character Brief

Part 4 of the 10 Essential Techniques That Professional Kids Entertainers Do Not Share In my previous article, I talked about how you can utilize the action-reaction technique to enhance your character. Now we’ll move on to what can help you if you’re planning to put on a character show together: a character brief.

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Insights into the School Show Market for Children’s Entertainers Many children’s entertainers dare not venture into the school show market because they feel it’s not something they can do. But professional educational entertainer Brian Richards shares how doable (and profitable) it is to come up with school shows and score gigs during those slow months.

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How to Create a Successful Library Show Get some tips on how to run a successful library show from a young professional ventriloquist, Meghan Casey. Meghan got her hands on puppets early in life. She started learning ventriloquism at 5, attended her first vent convention at 6, and did her first library shows at 11.…

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