Close-up (cards/coins/other), Easy to Learn (beginners / kits), Mentalism (mind reading / predictions), Parlor Magic (magic for audiences larger than close-up and smaller than audiences for stage magic), Stage Magic (large magic / illusions performed on stage for larger audiences) - famous magicians include David Copperfield / Lance Burton, Street Magic (magic typically performed close-up for random people on the street or other public place)
I am no longer an active performer, but am a retired former professional magician. So now I get to be involved in magic more than ever, but as a magic inventor, author, and know-it-all-butt-in-ski. I run an on-line magic store, The Magic Nook and spend a lot of time in forums like this one. I also work with a non-profit group called The Wiz Kids, Inc.
"A lot of ideas. I used to make my living busking (do NOT confuse this with what Blaine & Angel do. I didn't hire actors to play the audience.) A stay out of malls, they are private property and you can be arrested…"
Hey everyone,I just wanted to know your thoughts, ways and methods.So Started this discussion.What do you usually perform when you are on the street. Some names would be appreciated.How long do you perform? I mean, suppose you got a bunch of students an they're really enjoying, so how long would you carry you performance?How to overcome skeptics? They sometimes becomes too irritating but I had to stick a smile on my face. Can you suggest some magic which may make them realize or quit or…See More