A lot of stage hypnotists come from a magic tricks or mentalism (magicians who are bad at sleight of hand do mentalism) background. I prefer telling jokes to fooling people.
One thing for sure, a lot of stage hypnotists come from a magic tricks background. Others started in hypnotherapy. Some have zero entertaining experience at all! (I think they fig… http://rustyz.com/blog/2019/03/why-i-dont-do-mentalism-or-magic-along-my-hypnosis-show/
Yesterday I got a message from a parent concerned about doing a hypnosis show for a high school post prom. Yet an potentially addictive activity is readily accepted.
I got a message the other day from a parent who said some other parents were concerned about having a hypnotist at their high school post prom.
I've done hundreds of shows at h… http://rustyz.com/blog/2019/01/high-school-prom-and-grad-night-addiction-risks/
Skimping on entertainment for your event is never a good idea.
Last year I was contacted through an online booking agency (think Angie's List for entertainers) to "bid" on a company party gig. It was in December but on a Friday night. I wasn'… http://rustyz.com/blog/2017/09/getting-what-you-dont-pay/
Comedy Hypnotists (and a lot of entertainers, for that matter) Aren't "one size fits all." Why it's best to choose a hypnotist who specializes in your type of audience.
Hypnosis Shows for Your Company Event
Truly, a lot of company, corporate and convention event planners are hesitant to hire a hypnotist for their event. I get it.
There is an … http://rustyz.com/blog/2017/02/company-event-hypnotist-shows-why-i-specialize/
Here's a story about a hypnosis show I didn't do.
A while back I got an inquiry for a company holiday party in Colorado. In La Junta from what I recall. It was a company that manufactured lockers for gyms, country clubs and the l… http://rustyz.com/blog/2016/12/show-i-didnt-do/
Making sure everyone can see the show.
I've done a couple of small private company party hypnosis shows recently and was reminded of something I forgot to cover in my book.
That subject is sight lines.
Both of th… http://rustyz.com/blog/2016/12/sight-lines/
Stuck with a round trip ticket to Wichita.
Here's a little story (with a lesson attached):
I was contacted by a woman working for a company in Wichita, KS asking if I was still available to do a hypnosis show for her co… http://rustyz.com/blog/2016/12/stiffed-happens/
A novel way to curb excessive drinking at your company party.
The other day I was talking with a friend about company parties. He owns a venue that hosts several company events each year.
He told me he noticed that he was getting fewer bo… http://rustyz.com/blog/2016/10/booze-and-company-party/
The company party. Is your company doing it right?
'tis the season for the company party.
I'm doing one in December for a company that knows how to do it right. The venue is a 4-star hotel, the food served will be 4-star food,… http://rustyz.com/blog/2015/11/company-party/
A Little Horn Tootin' ('cause if I don't, who will?)
Last weekend I did a show at the Canyon Creek Bed & Breakfast in Montrose, CO. After the show I was approached by a couple from Albuquerque, NM (my old stomping grounds). They sai… http://rustyz.com/blog/2015/07/little-horn-tootin/
How to be a FAMOUS Comedian OVERNIGHT (without having to pay your dues)!
Lately, I've seen more and more "comedians" promoting themselves on their websites, online booking sites, Facebook, Twitter and the internet in general claiming to be professional… http://rustyz.com/blog/2014/04/be-famous-comedian-overnight/