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McBride- Magic On Stage (3 volumes) by L&L Publishing(c. 1999) (Submit Review) (Submit Update)
Effect: Jeff McBride’s Magic on Stage Volume 1 – The Commando Act DVD:
Jeff McBride has performed around the world in every conceivable venue. Jeff is one of the most versatile performers of our age, from dazzling Las Vegas showrooms and arena/concert halls to cabarets, discos and surrounded on the street. The Commando Act is a practical, powerful, commercial magic show that can be performed in just about any performing situation. Jeff has honed his Commando Act over the past 20 years. Now he teaches you step-by-step, move for move, his entire real world traveling show and gives you all the techniques and presentation tips so you can adapt this show to your own presentational style.
Contents include: Welcome to the Series; The Commando Act in Performance; Flash Silk Production; Cane to Ribbon; Comedy Cigarette Stretching to Rope; The McCut & Restored Rope Routine; Ring on Rope Rhapsody; Commando Ring Routine (McBride’s Linking Ring Routine) (Kabuki Rings); The Immortal Coil; Champagne Bottle Surprise; How to Use This Video; The Magician’s Journal; The Commando Show in Theory and Practice; Setting up a Rehearsal Space; Mirror Practice and Video Rehearsal; The En-Trance and Opening Effects; Explanations of Flash Silk Production; Vanishing Cane to Silk Streamers; Cane Tips & Preparation; Cane Flourishes; The Finer Roll; Down the Shoulder; Across the Back; Inspiration and Motivation; The Commando Show Set-Up; Comedy Cigarette to Stretching Rope; McCut & Restored Rope; Scissor Blade Switch; The Loop Restore; The Panama Rope Trick Finale; McBride’s Ring on Rope Rhapsody; Toss-On!; Knot off!; Karate Chop; The Hunter Bow Knot; Bow Knot and Ring Finale; Setting Goals; The McBride Linking Rings; Types of Rings to Use; Ring Flourishes; The Finger Spin; The Finger Twirl; The Crash Link; The Routine, Phase 1; The Silent Link; The Changeover; The Pull Illusion; The Gravity Link; The Audience Unlink; Pop Off Unlink; Up the Arm; Another Silent Link; Swinging Unlink; The Routine Phase 2; Chain of Three; Aerial Toss Link; Up the Chain; The Falling Ring; The Routine Phase 3; Ring Figures; The Globe; The Opening Flower; The Stirrup; Twisted Flower; Four Ring Olympic; 6-Ring Chain Finale; Jeff’s Favorite Magic Books; Bonus Ring Moves; Spinning Link; Finger Twirl; McBride’s Centrifugal Force Unlink; Abatar’s Spin-Link; Reinhart’s Silent Unlink; McBride’s Spinning Unlink; Silent Link; Jeff’s Ring-Go-Round; Tension and Release; Dan Harlan’s Missing Link; Aerial Crash Link; Jeff’s Tips on Key Rings; Thumb-Key Link; Jeff on Audience Participation; Jeff on Dealing with Difficult Situations; Jeff on Staging and Blocking; Hat Coil Production; Hat Coil Body Load; Hat Coil Grand Finale; Openers, Middlers, and Closers; Routining Your Show; Rainbow Mouth Coil Tips and Routining; Metal Foil Coil; Champagne Bottle Finale; Comedy, Drama, Contract and Texture; Exotic Mysteries; Flash, Color and Spectacle.
Jeff McBride is recognized as a foremost innovator in the art of magic. His unique fusion of martial arts, dance, Kabuki Theater, and stagecraft has inspired thousands of magicians around the world. Now Jeff shares the secrets of his success and creative process with you. Jeff’s extensive travels around the world have given him unique insight into the presentation of exotic mysteries for modern-day audiences. Jeff will show you how to add color, flash, and mystery to your magic. Explore this fascinating branch of stage magic and learn the professional secrets of magic that packs small and plays big. Jeff not only teaches you how to do each effect, but why, and looks at the philosophy and psychology of a world-class performer.
Contents include: Exotic Magic Onstage in Performance; Cornucopia of Flowers Production; Snowstorm in China; The Silk Road; The Self-Knotting Silks; Silks and Bag; Blendo; The Giant Blendo; Egg on Fan; The Chen Lee Water Suspension; Magical Discipline; Creativity and Play; Explanations: Flower Clips, Tips & Tricks; Cornucopia of Flowers Production and Technique; Flower Loads and Table Steals; The Mini-Cone Flower Production; Advice on Costumes, Props and Tables; Silks Gimmicks, Clips and Holdouts; The Basic Silk Roll; The Triangle Fold; Fingertip Silk Production; Silk Popper Production; The Pushout Gimmick; McBride’s Powertool Clips; Handling Emergency Situations Onstage; The Silk Road Routine; The Production Tube – Construction and Preparation; Loading Technique for Flower, Silk Streamers and Confetti; The Color-Changing Streamer; Flower Manipulations and Productions; Play, Practice, Rehearsal, Performance and Feedback; Transcending Technique; Bare Hand Silk Productions; Palmo Ball; Steals and Changeovers; Aerial Knot; New Vanishing Knot; Advice on Practical Tables; Snap Knot; Self Tying Silks; Blendo Rose to Silk; Care and Feeding of Your Silks; The Egg on Fan; Blocking and Prop Management; Handling Apparatus Magic; Customizing Your Props; Showmanship; The Chen Lee Water Suspension; Snap Silk Production/Diminishing Silks; Magic & Music Tips; Giant Blendo; Snowstorm in China.
Jeff McBride, voted Magician of the Year by Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle and The Academy of Magical Arts is a master of the art of stage magic. Jeff’s extensive knowledge of magical techniques and theatrical stagecraft is unsurpassed. Enter the world of classic stage magic where you will learn the essential elements of professional performance from one of the world’s foremost educators in the art of magic. Each of the magical effects on these volumes were selected because of their timeless appeal and strong audience impact. You will also learn valuable lessons in stagecraft and showmanship by studying these classics. Now you can learn the secrets of stage magic by a modern master of the art.
Contents include: Dancing Cane; Techniques on Threading and Balancing; The Basic Dance; Turning; Around the Body; The Kick Start Opener; Floating and Twirling; Routining; Over the Head Finale; The Ideal Routine; Do One Thing Well; The Fountain of Silks Production; Construction and Preparation; Hat Steal and Routine; Fountain of Silks to Giant Blendo; The Top Hat Load; The Black Art Chair Load; The Finale Load;
Listening to Advice; Gloves to Flowers; Color Changing Silks; Simplicity; Zombie Floating Ball; Gimmicks, Balls and Silks; The Quick Start Opening; Floating Techniques; The Cradle; The Arm Balance; Down the Edge; Around the Arm; Around the Back; Around the Neck; The Double Spiral; Zombie Vanish and Reproduction; Image and Success; Beginning and Ending Your Routine; Bare Hand Floating Ball and Manipulation; The Floral Finale for Zombie; Making Magic at Home; The Twentieth Century Silks; Cane to Silk; Dare to be Different.
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