Magic IV - Session 1 | Jan 19 - Feb 23, 2023

Focusing on presentation styles and cohesive routines.

Cost:

$375.00 per person

Duration:

2h

Schedule:

6-Week Course held each Thursday from 7-9 PM | Jan 18 - Feb 23, 2023

About this course

Magic IV is a 6-week course held each Thursday from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Students will explore presentation styles that best suit their personality as well as spend time on the importance of writing original patter (including humor or appropriate comedy) including how to link a variety of effects together into a cohesive routine. Advanced techniques involving dollar bills, cards and coins will be taught including magic with gimmick-ed cards and coins. 


This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to perfect student performances by transitioning between effects, finding a unique style, learning how to handle crowds, and much more. It will combine instructor presentation, step-by-step explanation, hands-on instruction, group practice sessions and individual performance. 


Course Objectives:
Practice basic handling techniques for common magic props.
Identify, Describe and Demonstrate fundamental transitioning effects
Identify, Describe, and Demonstrate the key elements of crowd handling.
Create a unique personal magic style.
Create, Perform and Evaluate an original story line incorporating a magic effect.


All props and materials are provided. 

Your Instructor

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Alfonso became a member of the Magic Castle in 1983 and has performed in every one of our showrooms and bars, totaling close to 2500 performances. With years of teaching experience, we eagerly invited him to be an instructor within Magic University. He has spent nearly 20 years teaching magic at after school enrichment programs and summer camps. He’s been invited to lecture and share his magic creations and performing ideas with magicians as far as Spain, Japan, Finland, and London, as well as many lectures here in the USA. He is also sought out by other professional magicians to help fine-tune their routines. Alfonso’s loves for magic and his easy going style can help get you on the fast track to performing magic!

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