4 Reasons Busking Makes You a Better Performer

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] It’s been over a decade since I started street performing and it contributed greatly to my development as an artist. It helped that I joined The Busking Project in 2011. Watching show after show and seeing the …

5 Books Every Performer Should Read

Do you have some rest time between training sessions where your body can’t physically move any longer but you still want to keep practicing? Here are some books every performer should read to deepen the understanding of the psychology of creativity,  skill acquisition, and healthy training mindset. The knowledge these books give will bring new life to your performance art. …

Fire Safety for Indoor Performances

The selection and execution of safe indoor fire performance is an obligation shared between the booking manager, performer(s), the designated safety person and the venue. Each participant of the performance needs to be cognizant of the potential safety hazards and safety adjustments made to accommodate the space’s limitations or performance enhancements. Safety begins before show time. The booking manager must work with the client …

10 Steps to Creating an Act

  One thing about juggling and Flow Arts that comes naturally out of practicing for a long time, is the desire to show someone what you have learned. It takes so much time and energy to get good at what you are doing, it’s a natural progression to want to put it on stage. But how do you get from …

FAI Fire Safety Part 4 of 5 | Fabric & Clothing

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Dr. Howard Chen, our Fire Safety Director brings you the 4th installment of our fire safety features some crucial information on fire performance attire. Fire Performers are no different than performers of other arts in that they …

Discoveries: Flow Shows San Francisco & NYC

Khan Wong started the Flow Show in San Francisco in 2009 on his own to help establish and expand the flow arts as an artistic performance movement. After a few years, he teamed up with Shawn & Prisna from flowtoys and the non-profit, Fund the Flow Arts and have co-produced 7 Flow Shows since. After bringing Noel Yee on board around 4 years ago, they expanded into …