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Professional Show Development

by Brian T. Lees
#3 Marketing, Selling & Business Matters author
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Professional Show Development by Brian T. Lees

You do not have to hire a director, choreographer and technical designer to produce your own professional show. This ebook covers the environment, building your outline of magic, using music, and developing your show. Learn how to fine tune your performance through rehearsal, problem area recognition and the flow from opening to your finale. A high-quality professional production is within your grasp using a lot of materials you may already own.

  1. Set the stage
    • Backdrop
    • Sound, P/A System
    • Music
    • Lights
    • Working tables, etc.
    • Transporting
    • Cases, boxes, bags trunks and carts.
  2. Show components
    • Opening
    • Middle
    • Close
  3. Performance
    • Inventory
    • Music
    • Transitions
    • Flow
    • Volunteers
    • Filler
  4. Sequencing
    • Show outline
    • Mix (transition, music, illusions)
  5. Productive Rehearsal
    • Manipulation
    • Dump/Pick up
    • Implement transitions
    • Blocking
    • Projection
    • Timing
    • Tri-recording
    • Marketing materials
  6. Evaluation
    • Recording evaluation
    • Backup (video, audio, text)
  7. Train wreck
    • Potential problems
    • Possible work-around
    • Overall train wreck rehearsal
  8. Continued development
    • Bringing in new material
    • Cycling material out of your show
    • Retain new ideas
    • Mini recorder
    • Message on phone
    • Notebook
  9. Different shows
    • Theme
    • Holiday
    • Special occasion
    • Fund raiser
  10. Wrapping it up
  11. Addendum: Additional sources

1st edition 2019, 76 pages.
word count: 28758 which is equivalent to 115 standard pages of text


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