MAGIC FROM JAPAN
Teacher of Shoot Ogawa, Masahiro Yanagida, lectures in the Parlour of Prestidigitation from 3-5 PM.
This new lecture is Gregory’s Latest & Greatest. There are lots of new routines, plus a few older ones with new twists and turns. He’ll include close-up, parlour and stage. Gregory also plans to demonstrate impromptu and formal routines at all skill levels so there should be something for everyone. Parlour of Prestidigitation from 3-5 PM.
R. PAUL WILSON
Paul Wilson returns with brand new material and more lessons that he’s learned from a life exploring the world of deception. Included are a powerful and baffling coin routine, A “hands-off” miracle performed by someone in the audience and a simple way to cut any ace called for in a shuffled deck of cards. Parlour of Prestidigitation from 3-5 PM.
This lecture by Scott Wells (A.I.M.C. with Silver Star) is called “Alternate Streams of Revenue” and is structured for the “thinking” and “business-minded” magician who would like to find other opportunities to perform and make money outside normal venues. Your focus on what you do best but deepening your reach into non-traditional markets, you will find rewards and enrichment. Alternate avenues will be suggested, along with tricks and tips revealed relating to those new prospects. From 3-5 PM in the Parlour of Prestidigitation.
Alvaro Quevedo’s lecture is about the philosophy of illusion. He’ll ask, “What is an illusion?” as this is at the core of a proper understanding of the art. This is necessary to enhance the mindset of a magician. All the ideas and approaches that Alvaro will present will lead his audience to think about magic from “outside the box.” From 3-5 PM in the Parlour of Prestidigitation.
Benji Bruce’s lecture will focus on booking high-paying corporate gigs. It will reveal ways to find clients, how to use social media to book engagements and how to get on television. Benji will also reveal what corporate clients look for when thinking about booking a magician and what steps to take in order to get booked. This lecture is serious training on running a business. Parlour of Prestidigitation from 3-5 PM.