the owner and performer of my own entertainment
business, Modern Magic, and I perform everywhere:
on stage and in festivals, even street magic.
I was in 10th grade and my parents got separated,
like any teen, it was hard for me. One day
we saw this magician on television, David
Blaine, and my father laughed. It was the
first time I'd seen him laugh since the
separation, so I wanted to learn how to
do magic because I wanted to see his smile.
The average time it takes David Copperfield
to create a new illusion is two and a half
I think is needed to be a good magician
is charisma, because you need to get that
entertainment going on, and you have to
be really determined, because it takes a
lot of practice. When I started, I had a
hard time shuffling cards, but over time
I learned not only to control more my body,
my hands, the dexterity, but also to be
in control in a psychological way.
when the creativity and charisma came. It
changed me, the way I talk and act, the
way I look at people, the way I move.
thing about magic is I don't sell a product,
really, the product is myself. So people
have to know me to know my product, so it's
kind of hard in a certain way because you
can get a poster with me, but you don't
know what I'm going to do, you don't know
if I'm good or not, so you have to see it
the way I do my marketing is I go to public
places and do magic right there. I show
the audience what I can do and that's my
way of finding new clients.”
the "second oldest profession",
Magic dates back as far as 2600 B.C.