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Ollie Mealing & Alexander Hansford Lecture Workshop

 

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Don’t miss this anticipated ‘double bill’ lecture by Ollie Mealing and Alex Hansford hosted by Hey Presto Magic Studio and to be held at the Pyrmont Point Hotel on Monday evening 15th May.

 

 

About the Lectures

Ollie Mealing

Ollie Mealing is an underground legend in card magic. His creativity, approach and presentational style, have earned him critical acclaim amongst magic's inner circle. At just fourteen years old, Ollie made the decision to go pro, carving out a successful six-year career, performing at the UKs largest music festivals and private events. In 2014, Ollie was recruited to work and tour alongside Derren Brown - a position he still holds today. Within the community, Ollie is perhaps best well known for his YouTube videos, gaining worldwide praise for his original and hard-hitting material. After much demand, Ollie recently began sharing his philosophy on magic, via an online series called CHAT. Ollie’s lecture promises to feature a diverse range of sleights, effects and ideas from throughout his career so far. Coinciding with each offering, Ollie will also be sharing his highly praised thoughts on theory, the secrets to making your performance fooling and captivating.

Ollie will teach:

- Underground (acaan), Connection, Reason

Plus a few extra surprises for attendees!

Alex Hansford

What Alex has to say about his lecture:  “In my lecture, alongside several hard hitting, fun-to-perform card effects, I will talk about my theory and philosophy on magic, which I've gained from:

- My time living near New York City and talking at great length with Tony Chang;

- My time in Spain and influences from the Spanish school of card magic, learning from many 'underground' magicians there;

- My thoughts on a "studied carelessness" in card magic; I want to teach how to remove tension from what we do.

The effects I will teach explore economy and efficiency of the sleights we perform and how to structure magic to emphasise clarity of effect.

I will teach:

- A visual four of a kind change into a named four of a kind

- My take on classic plots like Alex Elmsley's Diamond Cut Diamond

- extensive work on the LJ angle steal, lateral palm, Tenkai palm, making it workable in the 'real world'

- Mystery card plot

- New 'card to pocket' sleights (easy, moderate, and very difficult respectively)

I feel there's something for a wide range of audiences here. The card stuff ranges from intermediate to advanced with a few very easy things thrown in, while the theory is accessible to all. I have been lucky enough to teach this material in lectures and workshops all over the place, most recently in Madrid, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sweden, and I can't wait to share it with you guys in Australia! “

Alex will teach:

- Hessian,  Gurdel, Material from Sprezzatura

Plus a few extra surprises for attendees!

Where & When

Where:                Pyrmont Point Hotel (upper level function room).  No age restrictions.    www.pyrmontpoint.com.au

                              59 Harris Street, Pyrmont  (metered parking available on Harris St)

When:                  Monday 15th May.   7.30-10.00pm

Ticket Price:        $50

Bookings essential for this highly anticipated lecture. Call Hey Presto Magic Studio on 92327660 between 10am and 5pm to secure a place.  Payment is required at time of booking.

       

The Magician's Cabaret

The Magicians Cabaret is a cabaret theatre restaurant venue located in Sydney with character somewhere between New York cabaret and Parisian dinner theatre. With its classic Parisian cabaret design, magic memorabilia, old style theatre box office and a charming 1930’s proscenium arch stage featuring a beautiful French theatre ruched curtain, The Magicians Cabaret theatre restaurant is a venue that is as unique as they come.  

Visit link for booking details:  https://themagicianscabaret.com/

The Gentleman Magician, A Magical Soiree

Every Friday night in Sydney, Bruce Glen, re-creates the ambience of a 19th Century European salon within one of Australia's most beautiful historic buildings.  This intimate evening of stylish magic and intriguing stories is a must see for any Sydney visitor. 

Visit link for more details:  http://www.gentlemanmagician.com.au/

Bruce Glen - The Gentleman Magician

 

Magic Castle Performance Times

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The Magic Castle in Hollywood USA, is the private clubhouse for the Academy of Magical Arts, Inc, a very special organization devoted to the advancement of the ancient art of magic. 

The purpose of The Academy is to encourage and promote public interest in the art of magic with particular emphasis on preserving its history as an art form, entertainment medium, and hobby.

For More information visit Magic Castle's Website Here 

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