Philadelphia Juggler and Magician. Corporate and Private Events. Bad Idea Entertainment is Better Entertainment through poor life choices.
I have been performing and practicing circus arts for over 8 years now; from fire performance and poi to traditional juggling and everything in between. Juggling is my … Continue reading Circus Arts
So; After having a conversation with a fellow rennie this weekend; I wanted to talk about the concept of entertainment at events in terms of compensation and the value of … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Problems With Compensation At Events
For those of you who have not heard of this website before; it is a highly trafficked website for searching for independent professionals (construction, IT work, entertainment). It is also … Continue reading An Ode To Losing Money: A Review of Booking Site Thumbtack
We normally don’t like to share stories of how shows go sideways; but since I have a moment I wanted to talk about my experience this weekend of what I … Continue reading The Weekend Gig Gone Wrong: Ten Avoidable Ways to Botch a Gig
It is hard to talk about this topic because it is a rather personal one that combines elements of professionalism and my personal life. There are a few things that … Continue reading Keeping Yourself Above Water: Entertainers Avoiding Bankruptcy
This is a part of a series that I will begin writing about various books and materials. There are a lot of materials and videos that are available on … Continue reading 6 Highly Recommended Books For Magicians And Entertainers
Learning how to be comedic as a juggler and magician
Earlier today I sat down and emailed a potential client about a job and was asked if I could do it for about half the listed cost. I ended up … Continue reading Why Entertainers Can Be So Expensive: Four Reasons Why I Charge What I Charge
Meriam Webster defines trope as “a common or overused theme or device” We tend to use this word to describe repeating creative themes and devices that are used in … Continue reading Tropes In Magic and Juggling:Bad Personas
I wanted to talk about my experiences for the last six months….. First of all I didn’t “Make it”, in fact I am currently sitting down and once again doing … Continue reading Four Sad Realities of Trying to be a Full Time Entertainer.