Why hire Dante's Bullwhips?
Bullwhip expert Robert Dante is a 4-time Guinness World Record holder, officially recognized as the world's fastest whip. He is also author of "Let's Get Cracking! The How-To Book of Bullwhip Skills."
From 5-minute skits for burlesque shows to 20-minute Wild West routines,Robert and Mary Dante pack a lot of entertainment, excitement, information and thrills into a small amount of time, indoors or outdoors -- safely and assuredly.
I have been a bullwhip artist and whip teacher for 25-plus years. I've appeared on TV and been featured in articles and books.
Mary and I perform and present workshops and demos, from clubs to private parties to corporate events, coast to coast.
We have costumes, props, sound system, licensed music, and full performer liability insurance. It's a self-contained package that has you covered for whatever you want, indoors or outdoors, for small or large events.
Robert Dante: Bullwhip Artist
Mary Dante: Bullwhip Artist, Target Girl
I am honored to know (and work with) the best whip crackers and whip makers in the world. I have learned from them all. I've also been blessed to work in theater with top notch talent, and to meet the best in many other fields of entertainment, including music, juggling, and film. Even my past work as a published creative writer comes to bear in the crafting of our shows.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 2 - 45 minutes
A unique and memorable experience that is positive and entertaining.
Space enough to work safely -- Ask for details.
TO ESTIMATE SPACE REQUIREMENTS
A bullwhip is measured from the end of the handle to the end of the thong (the braided part of the whip).
Add to this the length of the lace-like "fall" and the lash itself (appx. 2 feet).
Then add to this the length of a man's arm (appx. 3 feet). The result is the radius (NOT the diameter!) of a circle of safe bullwhip handling.
For example, a 6-foot bullwhip should be given a clear 22 foot circle for the safety of the observers.
Ceiling height should be 1/2 to 2/3 of this number (ie a 6-foot whip needs a ceiling height of appx. 12-14 feet).
Ceiling should be unimpeded by fire sprinklers, lamps, chandeliers, etc.
For blacklight bullwhips to be dramatically effective, the performing space must be pitch dark with no outside light leaking in.
Each gig is entirely customized, depending on space, theme, budget, length of show, music, props. I want what you want.
2006: 9 gigs
2007: 10 gigs
2008: 11 gigs
2009: 9 gigs
2010: 12 gigs
2011: 24 gigs
2012: 24 gigs
2013: 9 gigs (so far)
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Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Parade, Private Party, Seminar, Trade Show, Workshop
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