Buskers Festivals and Contracts

   (Part 1 of 10 Top Tips) So, you have developed a street show with the purpose of busking, a passport to the world, performing your show where ever you choose. I mean this is the romantic notion that so many young buskers aspire to. The old school buskers of the last century have left... Continue Reading →

Putting a Street Show Together Part 1

In previous blogs we have looked at creating a character/s, creating material, creating magical routines and now lets look at creating a show! I am going to do this in at least two parts.  This week is a little bit about my own experience in putting a show together and then in my next blog some advice and... Continue Reading →

Let your imagination run wild

If you have not watched the British Arts Council funded movie "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" I can highly recommend it. Heath Ledger -  in his last role - Tom Waits is the Devil and they perform alongside a great cast of actors! The movie begins showing an out of date traveling open air theater,... Continue Reading →

Who are you?

When you are on the path of creating a show - playing is a great start.  I have found myself asking where does one begin? A grand question.  A bit like asking what came first -  the chicken or the egg. What I suggest is you don't allow yourself to be to distracted by this... Continue Reading →

creative-thinking-processing

All of us undergo creative thinking.  At an early age, we call this play. From picking up a thin branch to it becoming a sword or building with Lego and it becoming a spaceship. We know in reality that that branch does not actually become a well crafted two edge battle implement that is to... Continue Reading →

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