Live Entertainment – A Shoppers guide

It’s not everyday you encounter or do dealings with a live entertainer. It’s nothing like going to the cinema, theatre or concert hall and purchasing a ticket without much thought. If you’re booking a live entertainer, chances are this is your first time (and hopefully won’t be your last). This guide will help break downContinue reading “Live Entertainment – A Shoppers guide”

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Your Weakness Can Be Your Strength

I am a magician. Thats what it says on my business card. That title is only the tip of the iceberg of what the job entails. Underneath the surface I’m in the real estate market (shows have to be hosted somewhere), I’m in the marketing industry (do people come to shows they don’t know about?),Continue reading “Your Weakness Can Be Your Strength”

Audience Management – Sensory Friendly Style

Audience management is extremely important when doing a live show. Poor audience management can result in distractions at best and at worse a lethal stampede. Unfortunately audience management is not discussed often outside the magic community. Audience management can help hold the audience attention on you the performer and enhance the overall aesthetics of theContinue reading “Audience Management – Sensory Friendly Style”

ADHD – Living The Fast Life

One of the biggest pitfalls with having ADHD is feeling like 1) you’re not doing enough, 2) you’re living too slow, 3) you don’t have time. There are a number of things contributing to this. People with ADHD are hypersensitivity to peer pressure and rejection. The feeling of not working hard enough or fast enoughContinue reading “ADHD – Living The Fast Life”

Scripting Magic: How To Turn Tricks Into Magical Experiences

Abracadabra! The ever famous magical incantation. No one is 100% sure of it’s true origin, however many believe it comes from the Hebrew; “ebrah k’dabri” which means “I create what I speak.” Many have become accustomed to how the old saying “sticks & stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” isContinue reading “Scripting Magic: How To Turn Tricks Into Magical Experiences”

Magic & Neurodiversity Inclusion

I was browsing through my Instagram feed when I was on a hydrobed at the gym just after my morning workout. I came across the Orlando Fringe’s post on making fringe more accessible, and it is more accessible than traditional theatre. The whole idea behind Fringe Festivals was based on inclusivity for both the performers,Continue reading “Magic & Neurodiversity Inclusion”

Those That Hate Magic Probably Hate You Too!

In my formative years in my development as both a human & a magician is I got fed the “Everyone LOVES Magic” train of thought. Nothing inherently wrong with that statement but it gives the expectation that EVERYONE loves magicians & magic – which isn’t true. There are a small tiny fragment of the humanContinue reading “Those That Hate Magic Probably Hate You Too!”

Magic, Cardistry & General Education – The Necessity Of The Seemingly Unnecessary

I can recall taking general education courses throughout my undergraduate studies at Murray State University. I didn’t mind, I understood that Gen Ed courses are meant to broaden your base knowledge. I do recall many complaining about the seeming inconvenience of having to take these courses that “have nothing to do with my career”. KeepContinue reading “Magic, Cardistry & General Education – The Necessity Of The Seemingly Unnecessary”