A decades worth of learnings compiled in one book designed to help magicians and mentalists avoid the same mistakes that can waste time and money.
Becoming Better by Chris Dugdale is a detailed look at the evolution Chris underwent after losing $5,000 at his first Edinburgh Festival. In the 9+ years that followed, Chris worked harder than ever to learn everything he could about the art of magic. He returned in every proceeding year, eventually winning the Edfest Boquet 4 times, selling out multiple show runs, earning National press and even securing the biggest contract of his career.
With this book, he shares the innermost secrets he discovered along the way like:
- The one thing you can do to improve faster, no matter what level you're currently at
- A system for uncovering and eliminating lags that will make your act significantly better
- The importance of authenticity and how you can create a memorable character that remains authentic
- How to take notes and a system for implementing them that will effectively improve your performance quickly
- Creating natural scripts and the best ways to combine words with movements
- How to get your audience to gel together as a cohesive group and respond to you in a powerful way
- Incorporating star moments that make your act shine brighter than ever
- A full analysis and psychological breakdown of his most successful Edinburgh show
- And so much more!
For the first time ever, Chris also shares his full system for quickly reading people to optimize your chances of selecting the best volunteers. He learned this was studying under one of the UK's leading profilers at Leicester University and has charged corporate groups $1000s to learn it. Yet, it's included in the book at no extra cost.
This book is 148 pages long, offering ideas and concepts that quite literally could improve your performance immediately. Designed to be easily and quickly consumed, digested and acted upon, Becoming Better is an invaluable read for anyone looking to improve their performance. From beginners to full-time professional magicians, there is something for everyone within these pages.