close up magic

  1. Antonio Diavolo

    Advice for my first real walkaround gig

    Hey everyone! So my friend's stepdad's cousin owns a winery and they wanted a magician to do walkaround for 3 hours at their wine club day in a few weeks. They had found someone but his pricing was outside their budget so my friend recommended me and I agreed. She said if they like me this...
  2. JacobF4

    Preparation Or Expection?

    Hello Everyone, Halloween night I was asked to 'perform' at my good friends party. (I know COVID Comments may ensue.) I am familiar with performing magic since I was 12 years old but never got too many chances to show off what I've been practicing in front of a crowd/stage environments, Just...
  3. MakotoMagic

    Working Coin Through Table Sequence

    Hi all, I recently released my "Coins Through Table Tool Belt" on the Marketplace, which teaches coins across and coins through table methods. Someone privately contacted me about which order to apply the methods in it, so I directed them to a live performance of the coins through table...
  4. L

    Christmas Themed Magic

    Hi Everyone I am looking to learn some Christmas themed magic tricks for my restaurant bookings. I am planning to get the spectator to tell me what they would get me for Christmas, and i pull out a thank you card thanking them for the present. I've had a few ideas of how to do this but keep...
  5. Tristan Magic

    Music for Magicians / Magic Show Music

    Hello to everyone! I'm very happy seeing my Music being used more & more by Magicians! I made a video with the most popular pieces: Also, a list with Magic Music pieces: I hope you enjoy them! Many thanks!
  6. O

    Magic with Credit Cards

    Hey conjurers, I was hoping to hear of some effects you guys pull off with borrowed credit cards. I currently perform a short routine involving coin magic and was hoping to work a credit cards into the routine. Effects that I am currently working on are producing coins from cards and I am...
  7. M

    Coin magic Help!

    Hey everyone! I'm start coin magic a little bit ago after doing card magic for the last 5 years. I reading david roth expert coin magic and I'm looking for so coins. I currently use Kennedy Half Dollars but I'm looking for copper coins (about the same size). I always see coin magic with...
  8. W

    Routine Creation - Help for a move

    Hi there ! I am revisiting a Bebel's routine and I need some help with a move : 1. I got 3 cards palmed in left hand (regular palming). 2. I'm grabbing the card's box in left hand (to cover my posture) and show it's empty. 3. While I'm returning the card's box to shake it down (and...

    Success Story: Overcoming Performance Anxiety

    I thought it'd be cool to share a small but significant victory in my journey to become more comfortable performing magic for people. I'm typically a very social outgoing person, but for some reason I'm really insecure about showing my magic to people. I've posted several threads on this topic...
  10. pit820

    Close Up Routines [NOT CARD TRICKS]

    Hi, I'm a young magician and I'm starting to do more gigs. I have particularly specialized with card trick, which is good... but I would love to diversify. My style is the walk around, close up magic. Some of my performance favorites include: Play it straight triumph Piece de Resistance 52-1...
  11. MissMagic_photos

    Showcasing magic and learning through YouTube

    hey everyone, I know there is a big debate about teaching magic on YouTube (when they don't have permission to do so) I totally get this but I'd like to showcase the skills and tricks I have learned over the past year and 3months to YouTube just for entertainment purposes and to show family...
  12. MissMagic_photos

    Can anyone help support a young aspiring female magician grow?

    Hey all, I've been doing magic just over 12months and I practice as much as I can sometimes even 3/4 hours a day and I have really learnt a lot in this time and I have so much respect for everyone in this industry who have magic as their full time job...I'm just a teenage girl with a dream I...
  13. MissMagic_photos

    Top 3 Cards you use for magic (besides bicycle standards)

    Hi all, I've uploaded a video to my YouTube channel today about the top 3 decks i use for magic and why I like to use them (doesn't included bikes as 90% of magicians use them) Just intrigued to see what top 3 you all like to use
  14. MissMagic_photos

    Black Friday steals

    Hi everyone, Where I am from we don't have a thanksgiving but I hope everyone who does over that side of the world had a great time!! I'm just curious to see if anyone picked up any new magic or decks over Black Friday and if so what was it? I'd love to hear anyone's answers ☺️
  15. MissMagic_photos

    What does magic mean to you?

    Hi all, not sure if this has been a thread in the past or not but I'm just curious so thought I'd post anyway. I was wondering what got you all started in magic, what magic means to you and what keeps you being so involved in the art of to hear your thoughts Mine started from...
  16. MissMagic_photos

    Great effects that aren't over priced or not what the trailer makes out

    hey guys, I'm trying to add more and more to my magic collection, however at the moment I don't have a great deal of money to be spending I was wondering if anyone could recommend any really good effects that are 1. Not over priced 2. They don't end up being what the trailer says you are paying...
  17. GrahamHorgan

    Approaching Hotels & Restaurants

    Hello Everyone. I came here once again for some advice, as you guys are always great for it. With Christmas coming up. Christmas parties and Corporate parties will be held just about everyday of December. I would love to get an opportunity to be hired in for some of these parties. And also...
  18. MissMagic_photos

    Connecting with people

    Hey Everyone, I've been doing magic for just under a year now and just a few days ago I discovered that theory11 has this forum area (which is fantastic may I add) I just want to connect with other magicians and listen to people's ideas that may help me on my magical journey but also just to...
  19. MissMagic_photos

    Opening a performance

    Best opener for close up/bar/street magic due to shaky hands from being a little nervous I look forward to the feedback
  20. J

    What kind of case do you carry to close up gigs and street performances?

    In a few days, I'm headed out of town, and intend to do some street magic while I'm there (assuming where I'm at doesn't require a license to perform on the street, fingers crossed). While I was going through my rather extensive collection and packing, it hit me that I didn't have any sort of...
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