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7 Ways To Get More Gigs

7 Ways To Get More Gigs by Brad Weston We are now in February (it’s the 6th) and the year is almost ten percent over. So where are the gigs? This tends to be a slow season in many of … Continue reading

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Pre-planned Comedy

Problems are a blessing, because it is through problems that comedy occurs. Continue reading

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This Is Not a Pick-Up Joint

Hitting on drunken guests at a party would be like shooting fish in a barrel. Continue reading

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Get Thine Eyes Off the Buffet

Even use extreme caution excepting food on the job if you do not know who the head client is. The person who hired you may not be the big boss. Continue reading

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Watch Your Language

Don’t make a joke or off-handed comment that clearly states your position on a political or otherwise hotbed topic. When you are at work you should not be a Republican or a Democrat- you are a performer. Continue reading

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Be Well Groomed

They will size you up by the quality of your footwear. Continue reading

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How to Evaluate your Ideas

It can actually be pretty helpful to write things down because just having a list to look at can lead to more and more ideas. The more possibilities you have at this step, the better your final result will be. Continue reading

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How to Have an Inspiration

I was trying to balance a golf ball on a golf tee on my nose. This might not sound like a big deal to someone who does not make a regular practice of balancing things, but I assure you, it is a relatively high level trick. Continue reading

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Be Prepared For Trouble

Trouble can and will happen to you. And it will happen when you have very little time to deal with it. If you are prepared for emergencies properly, you will save yourself a lot of stress when you are setting up to do your performance. Continue reading

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Nothing To Fear

Having a pre-show routine can go a long way to helping you to feel comfortable and secure before a show. Continue reading

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