From Hawaii by way of Massachusetts, Kainoa teaches material designed for visual impact, cleanliness of method, and modular climaxes. While sometimes challenging, the effects were created in the "table-hopping trenches.” He will also discuss transforming close-up into stand-up material while sharing the latest coin techniques for both beginners and experts. In the Parlour of Prestidigitation, from 3-5pm.
ANDI GLADWIN & JOHN ARCHER
For the first time, two of the UK's top performing magicians will team up to together to present a brand new joint lecture consisting of card tricks and comedy! You'll learn John Archer's hilarious, original, stand-up comedy magic that has made him one of the world's most sought-after comedy performers. And then you'll learn the close-up magic that brought Andi Gladwin an invite to perform at President Obama's Inauguration in Washington, including several prized routines that he has never taught magicians before. All sprinkled with the camaraderie of bringing together two friends with contrasting performance venues. A lecture not to be missed! From 3-5pm, in the Parlour of Prestidigitation.
Mike’s lecture is completely different from the one he presented earlier this year. It is based on The Conference Illusions, the second volume of Mike’s recently compendium. He will dissect four illusions that he recreated for the Los Angeles Conference on Magic History focusing on history, theory and problem-solving.
In the Parlour of Prestidigitation from 3-5pm.
This lecture features close-up, parlour and stage magic effects involving cards, mentalism, prediction effects, book tests, comedy routines and more. The emphasis will be on commercial, useable magic to suit all skill levels. Numerous tricks and DVDs relating to the lecture will be available. In the Parlour of Prestidigitation from 3-5pm.
Award-winning Shoot Ogawa returns to the AMA lecture venue with new effects and reminders of effects that have made him so popular. While it might be difficult to duplicate his charm, it’s surely possible to learn to do his tricks for your own audiences. Always a terrific lecturer! From 3-5pm, in the Parlour of Prestidigitation.
Dave’s lecture, recently presented in Chicago, brought rave reviews. It consists of three stage routines filled with comedy and magic – all the how and why of what he does in order to bring his audience into the show and make them part of it. Dave will be covering information on dealing with your audience, handling volunteers, injecting comedy into what you already do, and the proper way to do the “baby gag.” He promises a great time! From 3-5pm, in the Parlour of Prestidigitation.