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by William Rader
June 21st, 2017, 7:32 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: 050: Character Development for the Solo Performer with John Pyka - Podcast
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Views: 306

050: Character Development for the Solo Performer with John Pyka - Podcast

This week, John Pyka discusses character development for the solo performer. He talks about why it is important to have a character, how he came up with Big Daddy Cool, and teaches his 12 step program of character development. For nearly 30 years, John has been entertaining audiences around the worl...
by William Rader
June 6th, 2017, 3:32 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Rocky Mountain Session - September 8 - 10 in Denver
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Re: Rocky Mountain Session - September 8 - 10 in Denver

To help promote the Rocky Mountain Session, we're giving away magic from our artists! You can win ebooks and routines from Lance Pierce, Paul Vigil, Curtis Kam, Mike Pisciotta, and Tyler Wilson. The total value is $84. Here is what you can win: Elements by Lance Pierce ($20) Diploplia by Paul Vigil ...
by William Rader
May 29th, 2017, 8:36 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Rocky Mountain Session - September 8 - 10 in Denver
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Re: Rocky Mountain Session - September 8 - 10 in Denver

We have added Pix Smith to the lineup! He will be entertaining with his puppets and marionettes during the gala show. Pix is the Founding Director of the Dallas Puppet Theater and has been a puppeteer and Puppeteers of America member for over 35 years. He currently is active with a number of arts or...
by William Rader
May 1st, 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: 044: Booking Your Show on a Cruise Ship with David DaVinci - Podcast
Replies: 0
Views: 585

044: Booking Your Show on a Cruise Ship with David DaVinci - Podcast

David DaVinci explains how to book your show on a cruise ship. He talks about why you should perform on a cruise ship, how to create a demo video, how to find and contact agents, and explains the contracts. David is a world-class illusionist. He has completed multiple world tours, starred in & c...
by William Rader
March 17th, 2017, 1:19 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Rocky Mountain Session - September 8 - 10 in Denver
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Rocky Mountain Session - September 8 - 10 in Denver

I'm excited to announce that the Rocky Mountain Session is back September 8 - 10 in Denver! We will have lectures from Lance Pierce, Paul Vigil, Curtis Kam, Tyler Wilson, and Mike Pisciotta. There will also be a dealer room, 3 shows, and lots of sessions! We've upgraded the hotel to the Marriott at ...
by William Rader
January 17th, 2017, 6:23 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Producing a Successful Monthly Variety Show in Las Vegas with Jeff McBride - Podcast
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Producing a Successful Monthly Variety Show in Las Vegas with Jeff McBride - Podcast

Jeff McBride​ discusses how he produces a successful monthly variety show in Las Vegas. He talks about how he started the Wonderground, why he made it a variety show and how that helps build his audience, he explains the differences between radiant and magnet marketing, and how he makes his guests f...
by William Rader
December 6th, 2016, 12:18 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Getting Your Show Booked in a Theatre with Paul Draper - Podcast
Replies: 0
Views: 812

Getting Your Show Booked in a Theatre with Paul Draper - Podcast

This week, I had Paul Draper on my weekly WellAttended podcast. In the episode, Paul discusses how to get theatres to book your act. He talks about how to find theatres, the best ways to contact them, what theatres are looking for in an act, the type of promotional tools to send them, and he explain...
by William Rader
August 30th, 2016, 5:46 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Rocky Mountain Session - September 23 - 25
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

Re: Rocky Mountain Session - September 23 - 25

Caleb Wiles will be on Penn & Teller Fool Us on Friday, September 2nd at 9:00pm EST on the CW! You will be really impressed with the design of the trick. There is no sleight of hand involved. In fact, the trick is so easy, he had a participant perform it. Caleb said he will be covering the detai...
by William Rader
August 1st, 2016, 8:33 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Rocky Mountain Session - September 23 - 25
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

Re: Rocky Mountain Session - September 23 - 25

The Rocky Mountain Session is next month! I'm happy to announce that Todd Lassen will have a dealer booth and will be hanging out. Now is your chance to see his incredible gimmicks in person.

I hope to see you there.

William Rader
by William Rader
May 9th, 2016, 12:06 am
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: How to Nicely Turn Down Free Work
Replies: 0
Views: 1252

How to Nicely Turn Down Free Work

Thom Britton just released his latest video in which he discusses how to nicely turn down free work, how to get something of value in return if you work for free, and why charities should respect performers. Thom has over 26 years of experience in theatre and produces the Danger Circus Company in Ch...
by William Rader
April 25th, 2016, 6:59 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Rocky Mountain Session - September 23 - 25
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

Rocky Mountain Session - September 23 - 25

There's a new convention in Denver, Colorado! Join a group of like minded people to share ideas, routines, and techniques to grow our art. To keep the session intimate, registration is limited to 75 attendees. There will be an evening show on Friday as well as lectures from Bill Abbott, Caleb Wiles,...

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