Two of the most common forms of contemporary live entertainment are music and comedy. A New Kind of Storytelling incorporates both mediums of entertainment while pulling the audience through the twists and turns of the narrative. With profanity free, family friendly stories, A New Kind of Storytelling accommodates kids, while peppering in references for more mature audience members. Finally, music, the international language that permeates through hearts of all ages and backgrounds, makes A New Kind of Storytelling the perfect choice for any event.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 60 minutes
Languages: English, French
What to Expect
From the driest humor to the most sentimental serenades, A New Kind of Storytelling is an entertaining journey that will get to your funny-bone and then your heart.
I have been acting since I was a child. I have always loved the rush of adrenaline that comes from stepping out on stage and the connection built between the performer and the audience. Early on, it became apparent that I had an affinity for acting, and I began to pursue it further. There is a saying that acting is storytelling, and though it was originally an acting tip, it was a simple answer to a very complicated problem for me.
As I transitioned out of childhood, I could no longer focus solely on things I was passionate about, I had to find a way to generate income, and doing so through acting is a process that requires a lot waiting and patience. Though the typical job for actors awaiting roles is waiting tables, I wanted to find a way to make a living while continuing to use my talents and continuing to perform. After meeting a very successful magician during my first year of college, who became a mentor, I decided that I would become an entertainer. The problem was that I wasn't a magician, and I was not sure how I would entertain people without a script and a cast. I also met a girl in my first year of college whom I fell in love with, and after we went our separate ways at the end of the year I couldn’t stop thinking about her. So I began to write about our experiences.
After letting my love of laughter get the best of me, I filled the story with jokes. Before long, music found its way into the story too. Soon, I had written "Lub Story," a unique creation that blended comedy, emotion, and music. I created something that allowed me to do what I do best, to connect with my audience.
Additional Booking Notes
• For venues that are either indoors, exceeding 50 people, or outdoors, exceeding 30 people, sound equipment will be required. This may be provided by the booking party, or the performer for a fee of $75. If the performer provides sound, an outlet will need to be located within 20ft of the performer.
• For venues that are either indoors, exceeding 500 people, or outdoors, exceeding 300 people, sound equipment will need to be provided by the booking party.
• For venues that are outdoors, at night, the performer will not be responsible for sufficient lighting.
Lovebug - The Jonas Brothers, Bloom - The Paper Kites, The Blackest Crow - Red Tail Ring, Crazy For You - Adele
Influences & Inspiration
I was influenced to become an entertainer by Bill Clary, the magician, who also incorporates comedy and music into his performances.
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High Point, NC
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