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Expose this! [The Vilification of a Needed Form of Commerce!]

May 27, 2016 by


The topic of exposure comes up on a regular basis in the flow arts community which makes sense since much of the community is built on entrepreneurship which requires individual negotiations and non-externally defined rule sets. One of the great things about working for someone else is that you don’t have to do a lot […]

How to Sell Your Show without Selling Your Soul

February 17, 2015 by


I’m not sure if you’ve experienced this also — where someone accuses someone of selling out in a way that really feels like a negative accusation. I look around the community and I consider the possibility of someone having actually sold out and it occurs to me that no one is making nearly enough money for that to […]

Why Gigs Without Pay Will Always Exist

November 25, 2014 by


As fire and flow dancing performers sort themselves out in the marketplace and better understand the differences between the various types of individuals competing for gigs, different issues are bound to arise. There are several variables in the equation including different motivations to perform and different consequences when pay is limited. This article endeavors to distinguish the various types […]

First 5 Things to Do As a Pro Flow Performer

November 21, 2014 by


Today’s question: I have recently decided that I am leaving the group I have performed with for 2 years. There are not any other performing flow art groups in the area unfortunately. What advice do you experienced performers have for me? When going pro, the trick is to realize that getting booked has very little to […]

Flow Arts Instructors: 8 Ways to Clarify Tuition Policies

November 17, 2014 by


Today’s question follows: Pre-payment for registration is required for a workshop – if a participant doesn’t show, for whatever reason, and the workshop didn’t sell out so they weren’t taking up a paying persons spot, do you refund them? First, as a business, it’s your job to have a clear policy about this and I’d […]