Grasp every opportunity to see magicians at work. You can learn a great deal if you go to a performance with an open mind and look for things to learn. Watch the professional. Notice how he presents his program. Watch for these things:
1. How he enters.
2. How he leaves the stage.
3. His speed of working.
4. How he reaches a climax.
5. His use of misdirection.
6. His patter.
When attending a program given by a magician, do all you can to help him, for he has the same interests at heart which you have and naturally you want him to succeed. Encourage him in his work. Tell your friends that he is playing in town. Always speak well of your brother magicians and of the Art of Magic. Doing so adds to your own prestige as well as to the prestige of others. It is usually the case that when we do a good turn for another, the reward comes back to us.
If some magician comes to your town and you want to meet him, you can manage to introduce yourself to him. He will be glad to meet you as you have a great common interest. However, do not be too insistent. Remember that he is a busy man, and you must be considerate if you desire to win his regard. Do not just loiter around and waste his time. Use good judgment. You may invite him to your home, perhaps for luncheon or dinner. You may have a little effect which you can show him, and he in turn will, no doubt, reciprocate. In this way you establish a basis of friendship which may mean a great deal to you.
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