However, in doing so, they miss out on the weath of knowledge contained in the pages of Ken Weber’s, “Maximum Entertainment” that truly will. Reviews of the book, Maximum Entertainment: Director’s Notes for Magicians and Mentalists, by Ken Weber. There are no tricks in this book, but it’s loaded with secrets! The most important secrets- techniques for mastering your audience! Product Details: How to Be Your.
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His own expertise lies in the area of mentalism, and the chapter devoted to that has some great tips about finding ways to perform in a way that does justice to the fact that the mentalist has a different role to play than the typical magician.
Immensely practical tips on Sound and Lighting! Thanks guys, I am considering getting this book. Did this review help you? He’s well known and respected as an ultimate “polisher” of emtertainment, and helping magicians raise their level. This book, to my understanding, is not for beginners or amateurs, but for pros who want to lift their work to another level.
Completely agree, I continuely go back and re-read the book. What really counts is the audience reaction, and it is essential for the magician to be thoroughly prepared and control every moment with that goal in mind.
Repacking and sending to you. It’s packed with more nitty-gritty, real-world advice than a whole shelf of magic books. Enertainment One of my favorite quotes: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Seth speaks Inner circle New Mexico Posts.
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So what about when your show is done, is it immediately time to wind down? To ask other readers questions about Maximum Entertainmentplease sign up. There are a number of classic texts on presentation and showmanship.
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And it will tell you almost everything else you need to be thinking about when performing magic. Curt Frye curt curtisfrye. Dec 27, Dan Meyer rated it it was amazing.
This book will show you! Just get it, and you’ll find any debates about presentation on forums irrelevant.
What really counts is the audience reaction, and it is essential for the magician to be thoroughly prepared and control every moment with that goal in mind.
When you first get into magic, it’s all about the tricks. Sponsored products related to this item. Weber constantly reminds us that magic is about entertaining, and everything must be geared toward maximizing that. You can read this book and make the show or tricks you already do, better! Director’s Notes for Magicians and Mentalists The breadth of content is very wide, and all the important aspects of presenting magic are covered.
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I can only compare with similar books by Henning Nelms and Darwin Ortiz, which are rightly highly regarded and considered among the best on the subject of showmanship. Weber constantly reminds us that magic is about entertaining, and everything must be geared entertainmrnt maximizing that.
My entertainment skills grew immensely regard to this book. Jul maxomum, Matthew Bennett rated it it was amazing Nov 26, But with more experience, eentertainment start to realize that magic is an art-form that is first of all about entertaining an audience.
I want to be ‘an experience’. I have a huge library of magic and mentalism books- and this is by far one of my favorites. Read it, digest it…let the material inspire you, provoke you and ultimately make you a better performer.
More important than the method is the presentation. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. This book is here to ejtertainment. Typically takes 2 – 3 days. Director’s job is to carve from raw material something an audience wou This book, to my understanding, is not for beginners or amateurs, but for pros who want to lift their work to another level.
This is why many magicians also have a background in drama or performing arts, because these kinds of skills can be applied to every routine and every magic trick, no matter what you are performing. Ejtertainment Ken is currently a big name in the world of mutual funds, his background is squarely in the world of magic.
A stroke of genius in concept, and a joy to read! If you are serious about your magic dont buy the latest tricks buy this book. Nathan Alexander Special entetainment Posts. Jul 19, I have re-read it a dozen times- and highlighted and took notes on it more times than I can count. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Strong Masimum “The book is readable, it’s extremely clear, it’s clear, it’s thrilling in