Kids Entertainer Podcast
About This Show
Kids Entertainer Podcast shares information on the art of entertaining children. The weekly podcast features specialists who share tips, tricks and advice within their entertainment niche. We interview face painters, balloon twisters, kids magicians, ventriloquists, clowns, circus workshop artists, costume characters, children’s musicians, games leaders and more. The aim of the Kids Entertainer Podcast is to inform and educate professional children’s entertainers by providing accurate, up-to-date information. Topics include behavioural aspects of working with children as well as theory and practice of the various disciplines of the art. The podcast is hosted by Julian Mather and Ken Kelly, both Ken and Julian are professional magicians who work mostly for kids and family audiences. The topics you would find on the Kids Entertainer Podcast would include face painting tips, kids magic tutorials, the psychology audience management, balloon twister tips and tricks, games that work for children, how to manage the business of being a kids entertainer, clowning sketches and advice as well as interviews with leading kids entertainment professionals. The Kids Entertainer Podcast is hosted at kidsentertainerhub.com which is a website dedicated to the continuing professional development of children’s entertainers.
KEH is the one stop spot where professional children's entertainers can meet, share and grow.
Kids Entertainer Podcast is hosted by Julian Mather and Ken Kelly who interview children's performers from around the world.
Most Recent Episode
KEH070: Using Backing Tracks in Children’s Shows
3 days ago
Among the tried and tested ways to make any show outstanding is to add backing tracks. Music and sound effects do make performances livelier, funnier, and more professional, and they even allow you to insert a voice character in your program and prompt your audience to react. Listen to this interview and get a heap of tips from Mark Beckwith and Obediah Thomas on how to use—and create—your own backing tracks. In this episode we discuss: Why use backing tracks How to create or get backing tracks for your show What are MIDI tracks and how do they work How to work sound into your show Using backing tracks to make extra characters in solo shows A simple but very effective way of controlling your sound tracks with PowerPoint, a laptop, and a clicker Pre-show music and the value it adds to your show How music can prompt your audience to applaud and react Why it’s best to use your own sound equipment How to simplify your sound check and listen for any problems Dealing with natural or room reverb in large halls and gymnasiums Back-up systems and dealing with equipment problems Some things to be careful of when using backing tracks Tips on buying equipment How to start when first using backing tracks in your show
Rated 5 out of
Kids Entertainer Podcast
This is another great show from the guys at Magic Business. Once again so much useful information for entertainers to take, and implement. I am so happy they have set up this show specifically for kids entertainers.
Date published: 2015-03-26