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I just got invited by a friend of mine to come and see their dance-show. I have never been to a dance-show in SL so I will let them surprise me. I arrive early as suggested by my friend. Also got the request to scripts to a minimum if possible to keep the dances as smooth as possible.


As I am early I am bold and choose a front row seat. It is not very corwded yet, but I am 45 minutes early. From the view people that are here I am getting really curious:

"You are in for a treat, they're doing all the fantasy themes tonight"

"There are a few dance groups in SL but none like debauche"

"They do 2 types of show, amazing and feckin fantastic"

"I hope you like bombastic dances and tear jerkers... they have both in the program this evening..."




So, honestly I can't wait. But as I have to wait, I better see if we can find some information to share with you. Let's start with some information about this dance-group:


"Debauche

Debauche is a new dance group in Second Life whose aim is to dance, to enjoy it, to dance some more. All members of the group love to dance and love to perform. They have all come together to dance together for your enjoyment. The idea is to put on exciting, beautiful and sexy stage shows to be enjoyed by all. If you want to book Debauche to perform at your venue, write to...

Laura Demonista or Lanisonia Resident.

Let us spread a little debauchery at your place. You know you want us.The Debauche Girls


xxxx


WebsiteFlickr group | SL group"




Wow, found a lot of information there for you, don't you think? I am pretty sure you are getting intriqued as I am, so let's also find some information about the theatre it is all happening.


"Babylon Berlin Performance Venue. 

From Burlesque to Bauhaus. A Film Noir avant garde venue set in 1930s Weimar Republic, Babylon Berlin is a stylish, moody, cabaret setting, evoking dark mysteries, seduction and subterfuge. Uniting sex, crime, fashion and erotic militarism in an dark fashion. A place for the innocent and wicked to mingle and flirt. Period cabaret music, mixes with "Dance Away" by Roxy Music playing in smoky, hallucinatory, risque background. D/s bondage fetish kink BDSM submission sex


Group | SLURL"




People have asked me if I know if being a manager in SL is a difficult job and if it pay good?. I can't say simply yes or no to that question. There are many different kind of managers in SL and it also is dependable on your own skills. I have worked as venue manager and artist manager and some of my closest friends are too.


Above all, you need to be very well organized and always do things right away. Don't let it sit or wait till later, you will forget it.
If you want to be the manager of a live artist you need to have the skills of good communication as you will have to deal with venue-owners and their staff, but also with your artist so you don't book a show when your artist is out for RL. You also need be accurate with the schedules, be precise with confirming and make sure all the information about your artist is up-to-date. As a manager you need to also promote the shows of your artist. Make sure your artist can put his focus on the show.


If you want to become a clubmanager you need to have a good network of artists, know who their manager are and make sure you don't double-book slots. So also here you need to be fast with updating the calendar and make sure bookings are confirmed. You also need to make sure each show has a host to it and that your host has the good information. Make sure your hosts are trained so they do as much promoting as they can, but also are reliable and always on time. This kind of job may ask a nice amount of your time as you have to always make sure your artists but also your hosts are happy.




There also are sub-manager jobs. Usually managers that have 1 specific task. Think of booking-manager, a manager at a club that only takes care of bookings. Or are rent-manager, who only has to make sure shops get rented. One of my favorite ones: Floating managers, meaning more than 1 manager so there is almost always one of them online, which is interesting but you have to do a lot of communications. Look around, there are more types of managers but you can also become a host. We need more good hosts.


How is the paying? That depends who you work for. Sometimes you get a percentage of the income, other times you get a fixed amount per week and sometimes you even can clock in and clock out and get paid by the hour.





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