Before you take your magic show on the road, this ebook shares some vital tips with you.
Taking a large stage/illusion show on the road is a massive task that can be hugely rewarding and profitable. However, there are also many pitfalls that one needs to be aware of that can ruin you. This is a short ebook filled with concise information to guide you in the right direction so that you don't end up jumping in the deep end and making costly mistakes.
From market, research to planning your show and the types of tricks one should consider including transport, sound and lights, special effects and backdrops to the maintenance of everything is discussed. How to deal with assistants and guest artists and what advertising is available, including the processes involved in booking a venue and what to watch out for so that the hall is suitable to your needs. Extra money ideas and basic hands on practical tips are shared by a fellow magician who has toured nationally and internationally with his own show which means the information shared is based on real-life, hands-on experience from someone who has done it before.
If you are thinking about, or already planning a touring show, this ebook is bound to shed extra light and share and added tip or two that can make the entire process a lot easier for you.
- Introduction: The Basics
- Market Research
- Planning The Show
- Types Of Tricks
- Types Of Transport
- Sound & Lighting Equipment
- Special Effects
- Equipment & Prop Maintenance
- Guest Artists
- Booking The Venue
- Extra Cash At Interval
- Closing Thoughts
- You Tube Links From Past TV Specials
1st edition 1993, updated 2017, 44 pages.
word count: 9785 which is equivalent to 39 standard pages of text