Having Dinner With Clients..Yes or No?

Having Dinner With Clients..Yes or No?

Now the title of this particular blog sounds relatively easy to which to respond. Dinner is dinner, right? Not so fast as I think we need to explore this a little bit. My strict rule for over 30 years was to NEVER eat a meal with my client(s) before a show. Why? I...

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Brochure To Be Mailed In January:Securing Your Room A Priority

BROCHURE TO BE MAILED IN JANUARY; SECURING YOUR ROOM A PRIORITY   The 2015 Vent Haven ConVENTion is getting into the “launch” stages and this news flash (as Mr. Berger used to say..) is to give you some info and keep you up to date. The theme for this year is...

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS STARTING FOR  VENT HAVEN CONVENTION 2015

BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS STARTING FOR VENT HAVEN CONVENTION 2015

This is the first in a series of announcements giving all of you inside information on what’s happening at the Vent Haven International Ventriloquists’ ConVENTion. First, one of the biggest suprises is the appearance of AARON WILLIAMS and FREDDIE. This premier...

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Make Your Show “Christmasy”

Make Your Show “Christmasy”

    I don’t think that’s a word, “Christmasy”, but it surely takes in the feeling for the Holiday season. As entertainers we need to make our show reflect the spirit of the holidays and help get our clients in a mood of celebration. How do we do that? It’s...

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Is A “Freebie” Right For You?

You had it happen… I’ve had it happen… and if you stay in performing long enough it WILL happen to you! The phone rings and it’s Mrs. XYZ calling to ask if you would be willing to donate your show for a fundraising event in their (not your.) city. The cause is right;...

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The Magic Words

The Magic Words

You had it happen… I’ve had it happen… and if you stay in performing long enough it WILL happen to you! The phone rings and it’s Mrs. XYZ calling to ask if you would be willing to donate your show for a fundraising event in their (not your.) city. The cause is right;...

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NEVER STOP LEARNING…

Magicians have magic words that they say in their performances to make things happen. Whether it be “Alakazam”, “Hocus Pocus”,or something as simple as “Presto”, it made things appear, disappear, or change places. We ventriloquists have just four magic words that we...

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There’s Gold In Small Towns !

The title of this column sounds like something we should all ready know, but you’d be surprised how many forget this. Age has nothing to do with you stopping your learning about our craft, neither does expertise. You can learn from any source and from anyone, if you...

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“But They’re Stinking Up The Territory!”

I'm sure you've heard the old prospectors saying "There's gold in them hills!", well, I'm here to tell you that there is gold in them small towns as well!  Playing big cities and towns is rewarding but not as much as playing the "small time".  Let me explain.. Small...

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Are “Kidshows” Real Show Business?

I know that is a shocking headline to start this blog but it is true, especially if you have been performing or want to start performing in a given area. A bad act coming into your area CAN "stink up" the place with a terrible act, making it almost impossible for you...

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