I have a couple of friends who are Clowns, Family Entertainers, that never seem to turn things off. They are in entertainer mode all the time. I must admit it wears on me. I have never been one that can be in clown mode at a flick of a switch nor am I always on. For […]Read more "Always On!"
There has been some chatter about controlling crowds when Balloon Twisting on FaceBook as of late and I thought why not add my nickels worth! I was going to say 2 cents but we don’t have pennies any longer here in Canada. They round up or down if paying with cash. So if your purchase […]Read more "Line Control!"
Recently I got invited to try 3 Markets. Well, more like I got myself invited to 3 Markets! Markets are new to me and I decided I would try these as a Busker! Busking is new to me, as are Markets. The first 3 weeks were a steep learning curve. Not just about what worked […]Read more "to market or not to market"
I was asked if I would do a parade for a wonderful client. They wanted to hand out items as well as candy. I knew this was a tough thing to pull off. But I said little. She also had young people tossing candy. I foresaw the problem…. Let me say this parade is still […]Read more "Don’t be shy to offer your expertise!"
I am very lucky! I work as much as I want to, but that being said I am busy! As I talk to other performers I find they are not as busy as I am or can be. I often wonder why? Is that I am better? Or lucky? Good marketing? Or a bit of […]Read more "Cold Calls"
As an Entertainer I feel I always need to be moving forward. Always bettering myself, always finding that new something to add or take away from my performances that will make me stand out from the crowd! But I woke up yesterday and realized I am wearing myself out looking for that something! Remember back […]Read more "Falling in love all over again!"
Someone asked on Facebook “what makes you a good person to teach at Clown Conventions?” I think this was a good question. But it got me thinking…. I can teach Clowning and some skills that Clowns use. I have over 20 years experience as a full time Clown. I have taught at big and small […]Read more "I WANT TO LEARN!"