Category Archives: Performing

Articles about the business of performing. How to get gigs and manage clients.

Don’t Screw Up

If you have not mastered something, then it has no place on stage. Continue reading

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Take It Seriously

A truly great performer is always looking to learn new things and to improve what they do. Continue reading

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Improvise

You need the confidence to be able to sit back, relax, and be as entertained by what comes out of your mouth as your audience is. Continue reading

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Jokes are Bad

Nowadays, comics prefer to honestly relate to an audience and to share with them stories and observations drawn from the comic’s own experiences. Continue reading

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Tax Deductions

Your biggest deduction, by far, will be mileage. Continue reading

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How to Join a Conversation

The way to appear full of energy is to have good posture, breathe deeply, and keep your eyes wide open. Continue reading

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Contrast Your Energy

If they are lively, be very very slow. Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Spaz

If you spill a glass of red wine on some one’s mink coat and you may as well plan on handing over all of your checks for the next five years. Continue reading

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Don’t Be an Audience

Just like any ‘normal’ job, it is important to “Look busy!” Continue reading

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Be an Audience

It can be quite a gift to someone to become the center of attention and be enjoyed by the group. Continue reading

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