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S5E1: Dan Chan — Magic, Kids, and Dinner Shows!

049 Dan ChanThese are show notes taken from an audio interview.
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In this interview, Dan Chan takes us on his journey into how he became a professional magician. He also talks about his dinner show, his experiences with Groupon and LivingSocial, and how he’s teaching his two young children how to juggle and perform magic.

Dan Chan is a magician and variety show producer up in the Bay Area.

Dan is quite the versatile performer, from close-up magic to stage illusion to pickpocketing, he’s taken his talents in front of some impressive audiences including George Lucas, the US Marine Corps, and performing over 15 times for Google.

In addition to this, he’s works with his wife, Kat, in many of his productions and has been training up his two children, 7 year old James and 5 year old Grace, in juggling and magic as well.

Dan is an intense three-ring circus rolled into one man. Bring in the rest of his family and you have a quadruple threat class act!

 

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S4E12: Niels Duinker — Juggler Catching Greatness

048 Niels DuinkerThese are show notes taken from an audio interview.
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In this interview, Niels Duinker talks about how he’s been able take his passion of juggling and make it into a career. He also talks about how been able to use his degree in mechanical engineering!

Niels Duinker is a comedy juggler from the Netherlands.

Niels has taken his juggling around the world earning him many accolades including Gold Medal in the 2009 Taiwan Circus Festival, multiple Gold Medals at the National Juggling Championships, Variety Act of the Year in 2012 from the International Magicians Society, and he’s a three-time world record holder in the Guinness Book of World Records.

He boasts quite an impressive resumé performing at top casinos, cruise lines, theme parks, and festivals as well as for clients like Coca Cola, Intel, Mitsubishi, and IKEA.

Finally, Niels also teaches what he’s learned in juggling as well as in life when it comes to pursuing your dream in lectures, DVDs, and his book, “Catching Greatness.”

 

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S2E2: Tiff Jimber — Attaining Musical Goals

Tiff Jimber-Singer Songwriter

These are show notes taken from an audio interview. To listen to the actual interview, please use the player above.

Tiff Jimber is a singer/songwriter in Los Angeles whose influences include Sara Bareilles, Ben Folds, Billy Joel, John Mayer, Nina Simone and Adele. She also knows what it takes to make a dream come true as she books all her own tours, plays over 100 shows a year and handles all marketing and scheduling, all while meticulously crafting her songs.

I’d also like to point out that she shares step by step how she set goals and followed through in order to get her music played on television. Listen in to hear her story!

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