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Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Entertainment Styles

Strolling Entertainment

Strolling entertainment offers the audience a unique opportunity to experience magic up close and personal. No trap doors, no special staging or lighting, just you and the performer.

Jim Chester is uniquely qualified for strolling work. He has won numerous awards for excellence as a close-up magician, plus his personality and years as a stand-up comic combine for a very entertaining experience.

Strolling magic is perfect for business events and hospitality suites, fairs and festivals, shopping malls, and even private parties where you don’t want the entire crowd to stop and focus on one thing.

Stand-Up Entertainment

Jim Chester’s stand-up shows offers almost the same intimacy found in his strolling show, only it is not mobile. Performed from a stage, the head table, or just the front of a room, Jim performs his sleight-of-hand and comedy utilizing people from the audience to assist in many of the routines.

The primary difference is that the entire group is involved. The dynamics of this type of show are wonderful, especially when many of the people in the audience know each other. Everyone in the group is focused on the show and the energy is amazing. Jim brings years of experience in comedy clubs into play and you just never know what might happen.

This type of show typically is what you want for banquets, schools, churches and other events where the audience has a place to gather as a group. In some cases, such as shopping malls, company picnics, some convention settings and adult parties, you might consider a combination of strolling and stand-up. The strolling not only allows the show to be spread around, Jim also uses this time to promote the upcoming stand-up show, ensuring better crowds.

A unique application of the stand-up show is the “Master of Ceremonies”. For more information on this, see below.

Master of Ceremonies

A good “Master of Ceremonies” is worth his weight in gold. You have put together a wonderful awards program or set up a fantastic banquet, but to make it all run smoothly you need someone with public speaking and entertainment experience. Your search has now ended.

Jim Chester has been entertaining business clients for over 25 years. His unique mix of magic and comedy, along with years of broadcast experience, makes him the perfect choice for your event.

Jim has worked with clients from all walks of business. His ability to adapt programs to meet the needs of the client is one reason he so highly regarded as a Master of Ceremonies.

"On behalf of Robert Half International, Inc., I would like to extend our thanks for your superb performance at our Reach for the Stars! Worldwide Recognition Program in New Orleans. Your professionalism and humor as a performer and Master of Ceremonies were a great asset to our program."
Renee Starnes, National Training Director, Robert Half International

"You were simply terrific! From the time you were introduced until the time you left the stage you had everyone rolling in the aisles. Suffice to say, your performance was more than satisfactory, it was outstanding and perfect for the occasion.
James M. Henneberry, Executive Director – National Association of Steel Pipe Distributors

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