Jeff McBride is recognized as a foremost innovator in the art of magic. His unique fusion of martial arts, dance, Kabuki Theater, and stagecraft has inspired thousands of magicians around the world. Now Jeff shares the secrets of his success and creative process with you. Jeff's extensive travels around the world have given him unique insight into the presentation of exotic mysteries for modern-day audiences. Jeff will show you how to add color, flash, and mystery to your magic. Explore this fascinating branch of stage magic and learn the professional secrets of magic that packs small and plays big. Jeff not only teaches you how to do each effect, but why, and looks at the philosophy and psychology of a world-class performer.
Contents include: Exotic Magic Onstage in Performance; Cornucopia of Flowers Production; Snowstorm in China; The Silk Road; The Self-Knotting Silks; Silks and Bag; Blendo; The Giant Blendo; Egg on Fan; The Chen Lee Water Suspension; Magical Discipline; Creativity and Play; Explanations: Flower Clips, Tips & Tricks; Cornucopia of Flowers Production and Technique; Flower Loads and Table Steals; The Mini-Cone Flower Production; Advice on Costumes, Props and Tables; Silks Gimmicks, Clips and Holdouts; The Basic Silk Roll; The Triangle Fold; Fingertip Silk Production; Silk Popper Production; The Pushout Gimmick; McBride's Powertool Clips; Handling Emergency Situations Onstage; The Silk Road Routine; The Production Tube - Construction and Preparation; Loading Technique for Flower, Silk Streamers and Confetti; The Color-Changing Streamer; Flower Manipulations and Productions; Play, Practice, Rehearsal, Performance and Feedback; Transcending Technique; Bare Hand Silk Productions; Palmo Ball; Steals and Changeovers; Aerial Knot; New Vanishing Knot; Advice on Practical Tables; Snap Knot; Self Tying Silks; Blendo Rose to Silk; Care and Feeding of Your Silks; The Egg on Fan; Blocking and Prop Management; Handling Apparatus Magic; Customizing Your Props; Showmanship; The Chen Lee Water Suspension; Snap Silk Production/Diminishing Silks; Magic & Music Tips; Giant Blendo; Snowstorm in China.
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