Posts Tagged ‘performing’

KEH106: Overcoming Injury and When to Serve Food In A Birthday

Overcoming Injury and When to Serve Food in a Birthday It’s episode 106 and Annie Bannanie is back in the co host seat. If you do a lot of shows as an entertainer, sometimes you can’t avoid being injured. Zivi and Annie discussed what it’s like to have an injury that affects your business and…

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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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Communication: What Are You Trying to Say?

Communication Tips: What Are You Trying to Say?

Part 5 of the 10 Essential Techniques That Professional Kids Entertainers Do Not Share In my last article, we covered how to create a character brief. Now, let’s go into how you can communicate well with your audience to make sure they are engaged all throughout your show.

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What Makes Little Kids Laugh

What Makes Little Kids Laugh

Last time I discussed why children love repetition and how you can use this bit of knowledge in your kids shows. In this article, we’ll explore what makes little kids laugh.

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KEH 040: Creating a Positive Impact on Your Audience

Creating a Positive Impact on Your Audience Whenever you go out to do a show, do you ever think about how you are creating a positive impact on your audience? If you’re like many kids entertainers, probably not. And it’s understandable. More often than not, there are more pressing, more practical matters to focus on,…

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Creating a Character Brief

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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Apply the Action-Reaction Technique

Colin Underwood discusses the action/reaction technique kids entertainers can use in their performance

Part 3 of the 10 Essential Techniques That Kids Entertainer Professionals Do Not Share Last time we talked about how to add suspense to your act. (Have you applied the tips?) Now in this article, we’ll look into one of the most beneficial methods you can use to enhance your character—the action/reaction technique.

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Rubber Chicken Nuggets — John Kimmons

John Kimmons talks with Peter Aubery about magic, ventriloquism, and kids entertaining. In the image, Kimmons is gasping while looking at his blue puppet with bushy eyebrows

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, Bill Abbott, Michael Diamond, Paul Daniels, and Sylvester…

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