Tips & Tricks for Magicians

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Ryan invites you to follow along on his 25-years-and-counting journey of making magic. Watch ideas develop from some dusty old pages to playing big on stage as he shares his creative work from start to finish.

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The Roller Coaster Experience

In creating a thrill ride of entertainment for your audience you can follow the track worn in by previous generations of Vaudeville performers.

Published: May 20, 2024

Putting Together a Unique Magical Programme

It's a challenge to put together a full magic show with a diverse variety of effects. You can look to the old pros to see how they structured thier acts.

Published: April 23, 2024

The Architect of the Modern I.B.M.

I had never heard of this past president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. If not for his effort, the I.B.M. may not have survived.

Published: April 9, 2024

Cards & Hank Performance Analysis

As much as it hurts, Ryan watches his own live performance on video and picks all the nits in an ongoing progress to develop a new routine.

Published: April 3, 2024

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