Essential magic theory - page 1

Our goal at Vanishing Inc. Magic is enrich magicians, not just with new tricks, but with new ways of looking at magic. This is why we carry every important magic book ever written on the topic of magic theory. Our industry's greatest essayist is Jamy Ian Swiss, and we're proud to publish his trilogy of magic theory. Designing Miracles by Darwin Ortiz is another must-read in the theory category.

Playing Shopping Centers Book
Playing Shopping Centers
Book by Jim Mahoney - $10.00

Playing Shopping Centers by Jim Mahoney (with Introduction by Billy McComb) was written for magicians looking to perform magic in shopping malls, though the tips and advice will apply to other venues as well. It includes everything detail you need, including topics like microphone management,...

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Showmanship and Presentation Book
Showmanship and Presentation
Book by Edward Maurice - $10.00

Edward Maurice brings you a showman's tips and tricks for presenting your show. From curtain rise to fall, everything is covered, including openers, audience appeal, costume, make-up and so much more. So if you need a director in your corner, check out Showmanship and Presentation today!...

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Open Sesame Book
Open Sesame
Book by Eric Lewis and Wilfred Tyler - $25.00

This book has long been regarded as one of the most important texts ever produced on children's magic. Most notable is the first chapter of Open Sesame, topics reproduced below, which should be required reading for entertainers of children. If you entertain children or ever want to, you should...

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Standing Up On Stage Volume 5 The Ovation DVD
Standing Up On Stage Volume 5 The Ovation
DVD by Alexander Illusions LLC - $49.95

It's time to get your act together, and Scott Alexander is here to show you how! In his new DVD series, Scott gives you the secrets for putting together your own show.  Volume 5 concentrates on using Scott's "Rule of Three" and developing effective closers and routining...

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Magic as Entertainment Book
Magic as Entertainment
Book by Harold Taylor - $39.95

When was the last time you had a magic consultant to tell you what you needed to do to make your show better? Now, with Magic as Entertainment, that consultant is always with you! This comprehensive texts gives you much-needed advice on putting together you show, including routining, stage...

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Breaking Our Magic Wands Book
Breaking Our Magic Wands
Book by Robert Neale - $19.95

When magicians die, it is customary to break a wand to symbolize the end of their magic. But as Shakespeare's Prospero shows, there might be other reasons or seasons to break our magic wands. What might they be? What options do we have for ending our time with magic? In this book of heartfelt...

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Standing Up on Stage Volume 4 Feats of Skill and Danger DVD
Standing Up on Stage Volume 4 Feats of Skill and Danger
DVD by Alexander Illusions LLC - $49.95

It's time to get your act together, and Scott Alexander is here to show you how! In his new DVD series, Scott gives you the secrets for putting together your own show. Volumes 4 emphasizes improving the mood and tone of your show by adding both skill and danger to your show....

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Standing Up on Stage Volume 2 Personality Pieces DVD
Standing Up on Stage Volume 2 Personality Pieces
DVD by Alexander Illusions LLC - $49.95

It's time to get your act together, and Scott Alexander is here to show you how! In his new DVD series, Scott gives you the secrets for putting together your own show.  Volume 2 concentrates on the developing your onstage character. It includes tips on identifying your character to the...

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Standing Up on Stage Volume 1 Opening Acts DVD
Standing Up on Stage Volume 1 Opening Acts
DVD by Alexander Illusions LLC - $49.95

It's time to get your act together, and Scott Alexander is here to show you how! In his new DVD series, Scott gives you the secrets for putting together your own show. Volume 1 concentrates on the opening act. It includes tips on making your appearance onstage, grabbing...

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OPENING ILLUSIONS DVD
OPENING ILLUSIONS
DVD by Rand Woodbury-Illusionworks Publications - $29.95

Rand Woodbury wanted to produce a series that goes in-depth into the creative process and the real secrets behind successful magic. Thus he brings you Opening Illusions, the first DVD of a new and novel informative 11-part documentary. In Opening Illusions, Rand does more than give you a peek...

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Smile for a Change Book
Smile for a Change
Book by Pro-Magic Inc - $14.95

How the World's Favorite Expression Can Affect Your Life This book isn't meant expressly for magicians, but instead can be enjoyed on two levels. On one level, it's just an interesting read about a fellow professional in our craft. And, it may serve as an example for you if you have ever...

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Our Magic Special Edition (2 DVD Set) DVD
Our Magic Special Edition (2 DVD Set)
DVD by Dan and Dave Buck and Paul Wilson - $26.95

Our Magic is a full length documentary about magic by magicians. It is a beautiful journey around an art filled with mysteries. Discover why magic is important and wonder is essential with this special edition set. Unlike the Standard Edition this all new edition is packed with special...

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50 SHADES OF GOLD - 50 Stagecraft Secrets Book
50 SHADES OF GOLD - 50 Stagecraft Secrets
Book by Wayne Dobson - $9.99

From a star studded career on the biggest stages. Royal command performances and years in TV, Wayne Dobson finally reveals his top 50 golden rules of stagecraft. Learn how to transform your performance with tried and tested advice and tips from the master. This booklet can be...

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Performance Of Close-Up Magic Book
Performance Of Close-Up Magic
Book by Eugene Burger - $45.00

Eugene Burger's "Series of Evocative Essays" that he hopes will, "Challenge you, cause you to stop and reflect upon your own magic, inspire you to practice and rehearse, and, in the process, improve your own close-up magic performances." About the Writings Foreword by Channing...

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Our Magic Documentary DVD
Our Magic Documentary
DVD by Dan and Dave Buck and R. Paul Wilson - $14.95

Our Magic is an honest, passionate and revealing glimpse behind the curtain to reveal the secretive world of magicians as seen through the eyes of some of the most respected thinkers, performers and creators. For eighteen months, magician and director R. Paul Wilson traveled the...

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What I Wish I Knew in 72 Book
What I Wish I Knew in 72
Book by Paul Gertner - $19.95

What I Wish I Knew in 72 or 16 Tips on How to Build a Career That Won't Disappear! 16 Valuable Lessons & 5 of Paul's Favorite Tricks. A magic lecture sharing 40 years of experience. The inspiration for this lecture happened while Boris Wild was interviewing me for an...

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Ask Roberto Book
Ask Roberto
Book by Roberto Giobbi - $39.00

Ask Roberto is a magic book unlike any you have ever read before (by him, or anyone else). The concept is great: Roberto invited 52 fans (via the internet) to submit a question, and he answered all 52 of them. In some cases, he added to or clarified answers later. This is the complete file of...

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Art of Presenting Magic to Children DVD
Art of Presenting Magic to Children
DVD by Danny Orleans - $129.00

This DVD set on how to do magic for kids has been recognized by critics worldwide as the best ever produced! Danny Orleans – a former Kindergarten teacher, shares over 40 years of experience performing more than 4000 shows to over one-million children, parents and teachers. This 3-DVD set has over...

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The Meridian Technique DVD Set DVD
Vanishing Inc. exclusive The Meridian Technique DVD Set
DVD by Mark Elsdon - $40.00

The Meridian Technique will help you create a lasting impression that will keep audiences talking about you and your magic for years to come. It will have you leaving each show knowing that you made a lasting impression. The basis of the technique is that you end each strolling...

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2nd Annual Senior Pitchman DVD
2nd Annual Senior Pitchman
DVD - $35.00

Pitchmen and women over 60 years old, No JCL's! They each take time to talk about their work, give some advice, and tell their stories. The pitchman-demonstrating and selling a product on the street corner, in a both in a flea market, carnival or fair, in a special exhibition at Wal Mart or other...

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