"The KSM is a valuable resource and I recommend this to any performer who either wants to learn and benefit from Orleans’ vast experience." -Stuart Philip, MyLovelyAssistant
Danny Orleans' new book is destined to become the modern-day guide to performing magic for children.
Combining his classroom experience as a preschool and kindergarten teacher with over 40 years of performing magic for children in schools, museums, libraries, private parties and theaters, Danny Orleans finally reveals his "Masterplan" on how to create and present a magic show for children.
Watch the accompanying video trailer as he introduces you to the book. With more than 180 pages and 150 full-color photos and diagrams, this hard-cover volume is filled with Danny's real-world experience. He takes a step beyond his critically acclaimed DVDs to share his theory, strategy and seven unpublished routines to help you build a successful kids show. Whether you're just starting out, or you're an experienced kid show pro, you'll benefit from Danny's extensive use of child-psychology, his approach to trick selection and his multiple examples on how to deal with any room setting to maximize the impact of your show.
In Kids Show Masterplan
, Danny teaches you the psychological techniques he uses every time he does a kids show so you can effortlessly manage young children's behavior. You'll get practical solutions for your real-world challenges including...
- Keeping kids seated
- Getting and holding kids' attention
- Dealing with crying children
- Choosing volunteers
- Managing kids' disappointment
- Controlling onstage helpers
- Preventing kids from rushing the stage
- Touching children appropriately
In addition, an entire chapter is dedicated to Danny's Onsite Marketing Plan
. It's filled with low-cost and no-cost non-traditional ideas, many of which you can begin using immediately -- all designed to increase your bookings.
Danny Orleans' credentials as an expert on performing magic for children are unrivaled: He's a former elementary school teacher who became a master kids show entertainer performing throughout North America. Just a few years ago he began to share his unique approach to working with children to the magic community. He's released two critically acclaimed DVD sets. With his performing partner, Jan Rose, he's lectured throughout the US, Canada, the United Kingdom and most recently, at the 2015 FISM convention in Italy.
Be the best children's entertainer you can possibly be. Buy, read and implement the ideas, routines and psychological strategies you'll find in Kids Show Masterplan