Posts tagged “show”

Esther’s Follies’ Inner Secrets with Ray Anderson

This week, Jonah sits down with Ray Anderson to discuss putting on a show, developing a character, and keeping your material fresh. Ray has been a featured performer with the long-running variety show, Esther’s Follies, for 20+ years. By mixing parody with grand stage illusions in an intimate setting, Ray brings a unique approach to magic.

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Honest Conversations for Performers with Ben Train

For episode 149, Jonah sits down with his roommate and business partner, Ben Train, to take a critical look at their own approach to magic and their performances.

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Hypnosis, and the Business of Show Business with Dave Curran

Dave Curran is a Ontario based Hypnotist known for his Las Vegas-like shows. He’s a friend of Jonah’s (who’s seen his shows over 200 times). Dave was horrible with magic at first, but after buying and practising magic-shop tricks at the age of 11, he begun doing close-up and walk-around shows. He then took improv lessons and, after seeing Terry Stokes live, decided to pursue Hypnosis.

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Episode 45 – Scripting and Working with a Director with Nick Wallace

Nick Wallace spills the beans on exactly how scripting a show creates an incredibly powerful experience for your audience! In this episode he breaks down exactly how he works with a director and why he would never create a show without it.

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6 Ways to Add New Material to Your Show

About 8 months ago I had a horrible feeling, one of the worst feelings that a magician can have. It was 3 weeks away from going on a small multi-show tour with my act.

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Why Being Sincere Means Connecting with Your Audience with Asi Wind

If you don’t know who Asi Wind is, I recommend stopping the podcast episode and checking him out. Not only has he released incredible effects that have ROCKED the magic community (links below), but he is also a leading magical thinker.

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