Three Kinds of Pre Show Work

Pre Work Mentalism

The sues cm of ny act depends on lncc kinds cf critical pre-show work. The first kind of pre-show work involves sending a confirmation letter that outlines my understanding of the key details my client and I agreed on. T his letter aLvo lists my presentational requirements. I send this letter to the person who hired me within twenty-four hours of my getting the job. The purpose of this letter is to minimize any misunderstandings, using this letter, ninety-five percent of the time I have...

Eight Guidelines for Performing Mentalism to Corporate Audiences

I will use the word act to describe a series of demonstrations with a common theme. My corporate mentalism act has between three and six demonstrations depending on the amount of time I'm given. (By the way, I use the word demonstration in this book the way others use Uic words effect, experiment, or routine. This book describes nine demonstrations that 1 have performed for corporate audiences.) Almost everything 1 do in my corporate act is based on a set of core beliefs. My...

Method My Automatic Magic Square

An automatic magic square is a magic square with 12 fixed numbers and only 4 numbers that change with each performance. The 12 fixed numbers must be memorized. Only 4 simple mathematical calculations are ncecssary to determine the 4 remaining numbers. What follows is an automatic magic square that can be used for any total above 30. The fixed numbers I memorize lor my automatic square are The mathematics to complete the magic square are simple. Let's say you want to complete a magic square for...

Entertainment and Mentalism for Corporate Audiences

1 view myself as a corporate entertainer who specializes in mentalism. My main mission is to entertain people. Mentalism is my means to this end. What follows ire questions I reviewed as I developed my corporate mentalism act. The answers presented ire based on my own experiences over the past seven years. Why do corporations hire an entertainer for events Entertainers arc hired to take people's thoughts away from their everyday worries and concerns, and offer them an experience that is...

Performance and Patter

White Dunninger rained his mind to do rapid math, read a person > body language, and influence a person's dech ions, his final goal was to train his mind to read another person s thoughts. Dunninger (raided the world exploring almost every possible technique for mind-to-mind communication, lie visited major universities in Europe, Asia, and America .'tying to learn what worked best. Initially, he ran into a lot of dead ends. Three times he almost gave up his search. For 10 years. Dunninger...