Watch any performer, in any show, in any field of entertainment, you can spot the good ones, right from the start! That first impression is so important, it can make or break the the whole show. Not only that, get it right with your opener, and everything else becomes much, much easier!
Dave Jones, a professional magician for many years, knows his stuff. He starts this lecture taking us through the theory of opening tricks, covering all you need to know for every type of performer and every type of act. He gives examples, establishing character, golden rules, how to approach a group, it's all here and it's packed with useful tips.
Proceeding through the lecture, he shows and teaches various kinds of tricks that make the ideal openers, explaining the situations they're suited for.
The Salt Cellar
Colour Change Penknives
Crazy Man's Handcuffs
Flash Coin Production
My Favourite Opener
Six Card Repeat
Torn & Restored Newspaper (performance only)
Such an important subject, covered completely in this live recording at our Magic Shop London
Duration approximately 90 minutes.