Looking To Hire A Magician? Try A Comedy Mentalist

Curtis The MentalistAfter Dinner Entertainment, Corporate Entertainer

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…”

Curtis The MentalistCorporate Entertainment, Event Planning

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

Blowing Minds at Wichita State University

Curtis The MentalistPublic Shows, Videos

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

Curtis The MentalistEvent Planning, Marketing

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

Curtis The MentalistAfter Dinner Entertainment, Corporate Entertainer, Corporate Entertainment

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

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–Setting Up at a LIVE Event

Curtis The MentalistAfter Dinner Entertainment, Corporate Entertainer, Corporate Entertainment

Curtis The Mentalist demonstrates proper set up for entertainment at a live corporate event.

One of the questions that I get asked for every event I book is “what do you need from us (the company or organization) in order to do your show?” A real professional corporate event entertainer will provide a detailed show rider for each event that they do.  The rider is basically a document that outlines in detail all of … Read More

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–The Basics

Curtis The MentalistAfter Dinner Entertainment, Corporate Entertainer, Corporate Entertainment

What Do Corporate Entertainrs Need- FB Image

While there are tons of various elements that go into the planning and execution of a successful corporate event, it’s no secret that the hired entertainment plays a HUGE role in the overall success of the event.  What most event planners don’t realize, however, is that even if they’ve hired the absolute best, highest-caliber professional entertainment available, their event will … Read More

How Much Does A Magician or Mentalist Cost?

Curtis The MentalistCorporate Entertainment, Event Planning

Curtis The Mentalist Thinking

I was recently visiting family for my nephew’s graduation ceremony.  While the event was within driving distance, I decided to book a flight to the event to save some time.  Besides, I had been traveling state-to-state for the last few weeks, and wanted to avoid having to get up early and make another 10-hour drive.  The flight would put me … Read More

Touch This Man And He Will Know Your PIN!

Curtis The MentalistCorporate Entertainment, Videos

Mind Hacking A Cell Phone

Share This With Your Friends! See More From Curtis! “1 Million Cups” is a weekly gathering of entrepreneurs and local creatives who present and discuss business ideas over some excellent coffee provided by local roasters.  It was founded a few years ago by the Kaufman Foundation in Kansas City, and has meetings each week in cities all throughout the United … Read More

Planning Holiday Party Entertainment

Curtis The MentalistCorporate Entertainment, Event Planning, Holiday Party Entertainment

Ideal Dinner Show Curtis Mentalist Kansas Star Casino

Find this helpful? Please SHARE IT ! So the burden of putting together the company party has suddenly fallen upon you.  You’ve been given few resources, a limited budget, and–worst of all–very little time to put it all together, and it still BETTER BE GOOD! Take comfort in the fact that  you’re not alone.  I know it actually ISN’T that … Read More

How Do You Know You’re Hiring A Professional Entertainer?

Curtis The MentalistCorporate Entertainment, Holiday Party Entertainment, Private Party Entertainment, School Events

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It’s not exactly news to everyone that the internet is full of people posturing themselves as “professionals” and even “experts.” So many of us that search out virtually anything on the web are often easily influenced by how things appear on the surface. We want to quickly find what it is we are looking for and get on with life. … Read More