Busker HoF 15 – Eric Amber Interview

BuskerHof15Cover-640

Episode Notes:

      • Interview by: Robert Nelson – The Butterfly Man
      • Interviewee: Eric Amber
      • Original Recording Date: February 8, 2012
      • Date: Aired: February 29, 2012
      • Location: Recorded via Skype between Robert: Pahoa, Hawaii, USA & Eric: North Vancouver, BC, Canada
      • Music Used in this Podcast:
        1. Robert’s Intro: “Pendulum” Royalty Free Jingle available in Apple Computers’ GarageBand.
        2. Additional Music: “The Big-Big Testimony” by: The A Team from Calgary, AB, Canada
      • Mixed and edited by: David Aiken for the Busker Hall of Fame

Comments: Childhood working on the carney-circuit – Check! Improv training at Loose Moose Theatre in Calgary – Check! Hundreds upon hundreds of hours doing street shows around the globe – Check! Absolute fearlessness in the pursuit of what might just be funny – Absolutely! Eric Amber’s entire existence seems to revolve around the basic idea behind all good improv ‘stay positive and say yes to everything’ as you’ll hear in this week’s episode.

This entry was posted in Bio-Episode, Eric Amber, Interview, Robert Nelson, Street Performing. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Busker HoF 15 – Eric Amber Interview

  1. Jimbo Jordan says:

    Every time I go to get my street permit in Calgary I speak to the same lady. 15 years I have spoken to this same lady about getting my permit. I know her name, I’m very friendly and she NEVER remembers who I am or what my show is. She always insists that I audition for her.
    When I told her that I do a comedy magic show and she told me “we don’t allow comedy” I laughed in her face and called her Hitler. Why would I have thought she was serious? who the hell bans COMEDY!
    Any way yeah I scribbled over comedy and got my licence, and ever since that is exactly what I put on my application to renew my permit.
    I will never surrender to this city, I will fight for street performers till this city changes back to the way it was in the 90’s. That’s what inspired me to become who I am, I would hate it if I couldn’t return the favour.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *