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Two Tips For Hiring An Impersonator For Your Wedding Reception

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Live entertainment at a wedding reception is a fairly common occurrence. If you're planning to have entertainment at your reception, make sure you understand that you don't have to go with average. You don't have to hire an average signer or band. Why not spice things up with an impersonator. Professional impersonators can offer you live entertainment while mimicking the likeness of your favorite entertainers. If you are considering going this route for your entertainment option, there are a couple of things you want to consider.  

Think About your Audience

Yes, your reception is all about celebrating the marriage of you and your partner. However, you also want to ensure that your guests are entertained and have a good time. Before choosing an impersonator, make sure you consider your audience. You can have a highly skilled impersonator with a lot of talent, but if your audience is oblivious to the actual artist they are impersonating, their performance might be a failure.

Consider the age of the audience and the musical styles they listen to. Combine these details with your wishes and personal taste to try and come up with an impersonator that can cater to everyone's interest. In addition to considering your audience for your artist selection, you also want to consider this when you are working with the impersonator to come up with a track list for your reception.

Meet the Performer

Being a great impersonator involves much more than simply looking the part. A person who looks like a celebrity doesn't quantify them as an impersonator. For example, you can have a performer who looks exactly like Michael Jackson, but if they can't move as smoothly as him or even pick up some of his performance characteristics, they will be anything, but entertaining.

Meeting the performer affords you the opportunity to actually see how well they can mimic the celebrity and not just look like them. If the performer is unable to meet with you prior to your reception, at the very least they should be able to provide you with a video of one of their past performances. If during your review of the performer they aren't able to offer you the total package, don't be afraid to continue on your search.

The more research you do on the performer, the more pleasant your experience will be. Make certain you are taking the time to gather all the information you can to ensure your wedding is enjoyable and memorable.

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