Looking To Hire A Magician? Try A Comedy Mentalist

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Hiring A Magician? A Mentalist May Be A Better Choice For Your Event

It is common for many people who are looking to hire some amazing entertainment for their events to immediately think of searching for and hiring a magician; those dazzling men and women seen all over TV and YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms who have jaws dropping with their fast-paced card tricks, floating pencils, and other various … Read More

“It’ll Be Great EXPOSURE…”

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Curtis The Mentalist Speaks About The Myth of Performing For Exposure

I started in the entertainment business over 30 years ago, and still today I occasionally get this phrase from someone who is holding an event and needs entertainment, an MC, speaker, etc. [TRANSLATION: “We have no money but are hoping that you are just desperate or eager enough to come and work for free (and you must be because we’ve … Read More

Performing in the Dark

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Stage Lighting Should Not Suck

The importance of good, quality stage lighting for live performances can never be stressed enough.   If a performer cannot be easily seen or heard during a performance, it is pointless to even have a show.  I had some fun recently performing for a great group of people in a small town at one of their local theaters.  They worked hard … Read More

Blowing Minds at Wichita State University

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Curtis The Mentalist blows the mind of Wichita State University Students

This past week I was out pounding the pavement and promoting my new show “The Mastermind Show” on the campus of Wichita State University.  Due to the Holiday of Labor Day Weekend, I knew that with many people out of town that attendance for the show might be down a bit, so I went to WSU to offer some free … Read More

Customized Messages and Presentations for Companies and Brands

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Insurance Agent Freaks Out at Blindfolded Driver

Large corporations discovered a long time ago that creative and talented magicians, mentalists, and illusionists are very good at coming up with clever and entertaining ways to promote products, brands, and services.  They have employed them as pitchmen (and women) at their trade shows, expos, conventions, and other corporate functions with great success. In the video below, I recently featured … Read More

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–Sound Equipment

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What Event Entertainers Need--Sound Equipment

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the two most important things for a corporate event entertainer to have a successful performance is that they are both easily SEEN and HEARD by the audience.  If either one of these things are missing in a performance, much is lost and the event can even become a disaster. Proper set up of good, … Read More