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Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 12-08-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,642
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Yeah, I figured that the cross-fade feature was...

Yeah, I figured that the cross-fade feature was the tough part in my mental design as well. It's a very cool little box you've got there though!

Steven Ragatz
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 12-07-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,642
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Nicely done! I had thought of a similar system...

Nicely done! I had thought of a similar system myself to replace the laptop I'm currently using to drive the sound for my show. You've replicated what I had in mind exactly except, can yours do a...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 03-01-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,327
Posted By Steven Ragatz
I've taken workshops at the "Barn" over the years...

I've taken workshops at the "Barn" over the years and love it. You won't regret the time and money. It's a wonderfully nurturing place to develop new material, explore new skills or simply get back...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 12-11-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,490
Posted By Steven Ragatz
I agree that it would be nice if this were always...

I agree that it would be nice if this were always true, but in my experience, if you're good enough the producer will put up with quite a lot. Time and again I've seen performers get fired from...
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 11-04-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,589
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Yes, it was super to get to meet so many P.Net...

Yes, it was super to get to meet so many P.Net people in person. I had a lovely time at the festival. The organizers were A+. The other performers were very cooperative with us driving our rig...
Forum: FESTIVAL DISCUSSIONS 08-16-12, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,589
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Canada Toronto BuskerFest

I'm going to be at the Toronto BuskerFest with Cirque Mechanics this coming week and wanted to find out if anyone I know from P.Net was attending the festival as well. Our group is doing a new...
Forum: SPECIFIC PITCHES/CITIES/COUNTRIES 06-07-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By Steven Ragatz
I'm-like #23.

I'm-like #23.
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 12-11-10, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,577
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Here's a small picture of a pair of aluminum peg...

Here's a small picture of a pair of aluminum peg stilts that I built several years ago. The cool thing about these is that there are no welds, so they break apart. Once in pieces, each takes about...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 10-23-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,829
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Check out:...

Check out: http://www.judithm.com/shop/?keyword=sizing&page=shop%2Fbrowse&Search.x=0&Search.y=0 for some sizing for felt.

Steven Ragatz

BTW: White glue would work, but you can't get it wet with...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 10-15-10, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Most of the parks that I know about will be...

Most of the parks that I know about will be holding auditions about now. They'll want to be hitting some colleges during the fall semester. Check online at each park for their audition schedule. ...
Forum: WHO'S WHO? 08-27-10, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,998
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Fire eating is significantly safer than blowing a...

Fire eating is significantly safer than blowing a volcano. Although a generalization, fire eating will probably result in small burns rather than life altering injury.

I think that the biggest...
Forum: WHO'S WHO? 08-23-10, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,998
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Man, I hear you. Blowing a big fire ball takes...

Man, I hear you. Blowing a big fire ball takes very little skill and can have a big impact on a crowd! It is a common quick fix finale for a juggling routine.

But the risk isn't worth the...
Forum: WHO'S WHO? 08-23-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,998
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Welcome Fangy... You've come to the right place. ...

Welcome Fangy... You've come to the right place.

Sounds like you're collecting some useful skills for a variety performer. Keep at it.

However, I would strongly, strongly, strongly discourage...
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 08-16-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,927
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Don't work to be successful, work to be good.

Don't work to be successful, work to be good.
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 06-18-10, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By Steven Ragatz
I was there for a couple months year before last....

I was there for a couple months year before last. I seem to remember the taxes were between 30% and 35% including the local stuff. Yep, I paid em. But, being out of the US for more than 330 days...
Forum: RESOURCES/EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL 04-20-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,706
Posted By Steven Ragatz
I haven't been to a Barn workshop in years, but...

I haven't been to a Barn workshop in years, but am pleased to be going back this summer (Robert Post). I highly recommend the experience! The people are very nice and supportive, the facilities are...
Forum: PROMO STUFF (MARKETING, MEDIA, ETC.) 03-28-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,722
Posted By Steven Ragatz
My vote is for #1.

My vote is for #1.
Forum: BLAH, BLAH, BLAH... 03-26-10, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,913
Posted By Steven Ragatz
The Get More Corporate Gigs site is quite...

The Get More Corporate Gigs site is quite excellent and I highly recommend it as a worthy resource. I've been participating for the past several months, and am very impressed with the content and...
Forum: HOUSING 03-04-10, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,164
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Well, if you get stuck going through Southern...

Well, if you get stuck going through Southern Indiana on your way East, you can crash in Bloomington. Give me a head's up and I'll try to arrange something.

Steven Ragatz
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 02-25-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,310
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Go into your show with a very clear plan. Know...

Go into your show with a very clear plan. Know what you are going to do, in what order, where jokes go, the staging, patter, everything. Be organized and specific. Then, once the show starts,...
Forum: CLIENT/AGENT/AGENCY ISSUES 02-11-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,106
Posted By Steven Ragatz
For a single gig, suck it up to experience and...

For a single gig, suck it up to experience and move on. Continue to try to contact the guy, but at some point it is more damaging to your own health and frustration than worth the money for one...
Forum: ITEMS FOR SALE 01-30-10, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,394
Posted By Steven Ragatz
I'll probably get back to the circusartsonline...

I'll probably get back to the circusartsonline project when I've renewed some enthusiasm. Without anyone else pushing the project, it stalls whenever I get distracted. I was hoping to get Cirque...
Forum: ITEMS FOR SALE 01-29-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,394
Posted By Steven Ragatz
The site was developed as a prototype proposal...

The site was developed as a prototype proposal for the Cirque du Monde program. The idea was to create introductory tutorials for the social circus schools to use as guides for their classes. Since...
Forum: ITEMS FOR SALE 01-27-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,394
Posted By Steven Ragatz
If you're interested in some online tutorials,...

If you're interested in some online tutorials, check out a website that I've authored:

http://www.circusartsonline.com

There are some introductory tutorials geared for the very serious beginner...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 01-05-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,880
Posted By Steven Ragatz
Nice! Finally someone has come up with a...

Nice! Finally someone has come up with a bouncing stilt design that doesn't look like you've got hunting bows strapped to you legs, but for $4K USD I would give up walking/running/jumping and just...
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