Magic and Showmanship: A Book for Conjurers
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Skill, perfectly polished technique, invisible manipulations. These are the skills that mark a great magician. But we must remember what is the most important - being a confident performer, grasping your spectators' attention, and, above all, intriguing and entertaining. And this part of magic is the subject of Magic and Showmanship: A Handbook for Conjurers.
Henning Nelms connects the worlds of magic and theatre in his book. Here he applies techniques used by writers, directors, and even the actors themselves that can take your performance to a new level.
This book covers manipulation, stage illusions, misdirection, body language, and movement. The book also describes over 60 magic tricks, from simple card tricks to stage illusions.