There is an expectations about clowns. Juggling, silly, fall down, play with balloons, sad, happy, don't talk, talk in a squeaky voice, are only men, are fat, are skinny, etc. You can name a bunch, the clown is an iconic character. People know ...―
I wrote about clowns and rules sometime ago. That post has generated some thoughtful discussion. ∙ Clowns have rules just like any discipline, clowns also break rules, that's part of the discipline. ∙ I take clown in the broader...―
For the next few postings, I'm going to help Sherry through some questions she emailed me. Sherry has very generously allowed herself to be coached in public. My hope, this will help many others in seeing yourself through her. As always, please...―
I get a lot of readers of my posts on funny routines with balloons. Blogger shows me what people are reading. ∙ Is there a topic you want me to cover? Would you like more routines with balloons, balloon animals? All you have to do is ...―
Here is the brilliance of taking classes/workshops. It takes you down a notch or a peg, you get knocked down the stairs. Yet, you don't have to go through this in front of an audience. ∙ To be an artist means you must be moving forward,...―
Man was I sick last week. Hacking, coughing, feverish. ∙ The show must go on, cause, what are you going to do? It's my job, I have to be there. I've built a reputation, the kids really want to see me. And the benefit of spreading my...―
My posts about balloons get the most attention, so...I'll do more on balloons. ∙ But as always, if you have ideas, please post them. If you have questions, please post them, if you have a germ of an idea and want me to help flesh it out,...―
A child can sit with a Barbie Doll or watch Wall E over and over. Children are more capable of sitting and watching entertainment than adults, way more. ∙ Children are singularly focused. (Think Old McDonald. He had a chicken, THEN he ...―
I just took a 3 day workshop. It was on viewpoints, contact improvisation, Suzuki method and ensemble performing. (If you are saying ???? Me too) ∙ I went in not knowing a thing about what these teachers do. I went because my friend ...―
I've been thinking a lot about balloons. ∙ My brother told me I should just make a video of me making balloons. No clowning, just blowing up balloons. My niece and nephew were much younger then but what he was saying, they love balloons,...―
I was asked a question on my last post about a pom pom routine. ∙ I wanted to write about the pom pom trick because I get huge laughs and gasps of amazement. I've seen the trick done where it's a complete bore. This has nothing to do ...―
Balloons are the best thing in the world to a kid. Heck, to an adult. ∙ I deal with balloons so much, I forget how special they are, I forget people don't see them much. ∙ The first time someone showed me how to make a balloon ...―
So last week I was craving a salad and I remembered what an amazing salad I had once at ...
After attempting to accept her fate in the strange fishbowl world, Kendíka decides ...
I just like to say “Shopability”! But retailers today need to be able to say ...