Ben Hart is on of the UK’s most televised and creative magicians and magic consultants. His theatrical magic challenges the public’s perception of magic and is original and rooted in storytelling. In this lecture, Ben will perform and explain full working routines from his shows and will describe what makes them truly magical.
Fay Presto is arguably Britain's premier close-up magician. Voted The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year 2012 and Fay has been personally requested to entertain HM The Queen on no less than six occasions. Her powerful personality-based magic and ability to connect with an audience has set a standard within the magic industry.
The 4 members of the Mystique ensemble gives a lecture about how to develope your creative process. They share insights in their work to create new routines and shows and how the group utilize the knowledge and experience of its members. In addition to the ideas behind their shows, they will also give you concrete ideas on how you can work to develope your own routines and shows.
If you ever work for family audiences, this is a lecture not to miss. Russ Brown presents his unique lecture with original Family Show Magic and some of the most fun games you will ever see . With over 30 years of experience all around the world Russ invites you to join him on this fast moving and often crazy event with routines you WILL use.
What is a psychic reading and is it possible to give accurate readings anywhere? In the lecture Andreas Sebring will teach you different methods and systems to gain information, and different oracles like the tarot and runes to give accurate readings. The methods will be demonstrated and also explained so you can develop your own psychic skills.
Stuart MacDonald Fooled Penn and Teller, won more awards in one competition at FISM North America than anyone (5 first places) for his story telling act about a mirror and a bumbling muggle. The lecture walks you through
Stuart's story telling and magic methods; giving the actor a problem to solve and making the audience CARE about the act and the actor. There will also be some behind the scenes discussion of Fool Us, FISM and questions
from the audience.
Fashion designer Sos Petrosyan has created an entire fashion line of ‘haute couture’ and has revolutionised the traditional performance art of Quick Change. Sos and Victoria have designed and manufactured quick change outfits for special corporate clients to suit their individual needs. During the lecture Sos & Victoria will explain how you can make your own Quick Change costumes.
Alana loves fashion - her acts always reflect this big passion of hers. But don’t worry, guys! It is not about clothes and shoes and handbags. It’s about what the magic world can learn from the world of fashion. Let’s get a fresh perspective on our art by looking at it from the view point of a designer!
Isabella and Guido are a couple of fantasists both on stage
and in life. A 50&50 Duo, full time professional entertainers. Their lecture is about theatre, the construction of the acts, the intimate part of the illusionists and the relationship of trust with the audience.