Billy has taken her background as a busker worldwide, regularly performing in Europe and on television. She trained as an actor in Edmonton and was almost totally disinterested in street performing and magic. That is until she saw Nick Nickolas performing at the Edmonton Street Performers Festival nine years ago.Episode 80 – No Hands, No Feet, No Excuses and No Limits with Mahdi Gilbert October 12th, 2017
On today’s episode, Mahdi Gilbert joins us to talk about the state of magic. He first got into magic as a little kid despite not having much exposure to it. He didn’t have a TV or internet but he had heard about magicians from other kids at school. His childhood logic was that if he could learn magic he would be able to do anything. Everyone told him that he couldn’t do it because he was so small, had a speech impediment and because he was born without hands.Episode 79 – Monthly Catch Up and How to Make Your Own Tricks October 5th, 2017
We start episode 79 with a look back at the last month. We have had some incredible guests over the last few weeks. Mark Correia stopped by the house early in the episode so we decided to invite him to join us. Our conversation drifted into how we create original magic.Episode 78 – How to Create Magic Out of Tricks with Lawrence Hass September 28th, 2017
Lawrence Hass is the Associate Dean of the Magic and Mystery School in Las Vegas. We wanted to invite him on to talk about the theory of magic at its deepest level. Lawrence has a Ph.D. in philosophy and taught the subject for many years. As he was finishing his Ph.D. he happened upon a David Copperfield performance on TV. He immediately started thinking about what Copperfield was doing in a philosophical framework.Episode 77- How to Grow Your Instagram Following for Magicians with Jeremy Griffith September 21st, 2017
You know him from his incredibly popular videos The BC Shuffle and The Instagram Sessions. Jeremy Griffith has popularized social media magic in a way no one else has. He’s developed a new way of performing magic online.How to Start Booking Gigs with No Website, Photos, Videos, or Testimonials September 18th, 2017
It feels like nobody will hire you since you don’t have great photos, videos, or a website. But you don’t have great photos, videos or website because nobody will hire you! It’s easy to get booked with years of performing expirience, but then how does someone without performance expirience start?