I’m in the Newspaper… Again

Who really care’s if you’re in the newspaper? I was watching an entertainer’s promo video and in the middle of the video were pictures from newspapers that he appeared in.  I thought to myself, “Hasn’t every entertainer been in the newspaper?”  What is so special about that?  I guess it’s special for the entertainer, but … Read more

Taking the Blame

Balloon after balloon we stand there and twist.  Our focus and energy is in making creative balloon figures and to be witty for the audience watching.  As the line grows in stature, fatigue rears its ugly head and we wonder who thought of this stupid setup? I’m not referring to your entertainment setup, but the … Read more

Showcasing for The Therapist Association of Chicago

Magical Balloon Dude Dale, Dale Obrochta

I will be showcasing my balloon show and motivational speaking program for Therapist Association of Chicago on September 15th.  This will be the first time I’ll be showcasing for this industry and I’m excited to be in front of this association. My motivational presentation showcase will include a Peacock as part of the presentation.  Learn … Read more

Secret to Surviving 2010 Economy as an Entertainer

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It’s the 4th day into 2010 and I am already working on how I will stay in business.  Now, this may sound a little radical to think this way, but you have to in bad economic times.  Saturday, I was working at a restaurant and I overheard a Fox Newscast saying “States are closing or … Read more

Draw Big Crowds to your Library Show using Social Networking

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

How to Draw Big Crowds to your Library Show using Social Networking and Basic Marketing Techniques Every entertainer dreams of having hundreds of people turnout to watch their library performance, but deep down fear that nobody will show. In a down economy, both the entertainer and library are gambling that people will be doing more … Read more