Scot Nery is a comedy entertainer who performs a pancake juggling show around the world, works in television and film, and creates theatrical prop-oriented productions.

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Entertainment: Why people watch anything

As part of my journey to figure out what makes live entertainment great, I’d like to take a deep look at why people watch stuff. What intrigues people and makes them stare at something? Anything? Here is a breakdown I've compiled of what compels audiences. I would love your feedback, whether you’re performing or have questions or ideas.

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Jan 27th 2015


How to Hire an Artist for FREE

Yes, you can pull this off. Painters, chefs, hair stylists, sculptors, comedians, and architects are all willing to work for free. Here’s my guide to helping you hire any artist for any amount of money, including none.

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Quickie: the Personal Life of a Public Entertainer

Here's a quick documentary Alex MacInnis created about my personal life. He has a collection of videos about entertainers in his series on Vimeo.

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Contortionists in human skull from Skinwars

I was a male contortionist on SkinWars

See the eyebrows? I'm the eyebrows. It's such an awesome gift to be able to meet and be painted by the best body paint artists in the world! This is one of the reasons being a contortionist in Hollywood is so incredible. And it's really

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6 Steps For Hiring A Creative Artist

Creative work is very rewarding, and working with creatives is very confusing. At least, it can be:

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How I used my flexible face for American Horror Story

I got to do a promo for American Horror Story and they did cool and creepy things to my face. Here's a visual that I'm hoping will help my dentist. yt I auditioned as a scary clown, and was chosen because my skin is above-average stretchy and I have a flexible face. That's not my real mustache. Watch the video here!

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Halloween Night 2006 Movie

In 2006, I was asked by a friend Mark Atkins to be the killer in Halloween Night. Guess what... I did it. It was my first movie doing heavy makeup and it was straight to DVD, but I'm talking a lot of DVDs! It was in every Hollywood Video and every Blockbuster across the country. It was translated to other languages. My friend even saw it in the trashcan of a taxi driver in Florida!

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The Secrets and Masters of Live Entertainment...

Try following Scot's "Stage Geek" posts to see what he discovers about great live shows.

Stop seeing sucky shows, avoid annoyed audiences, find the joy and fulfillment of a perfect performance. This is a list for the die-hard folks who love live entertainment and want to see it improve exponentially.