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 Post subject: This Enough???
PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:57 pm 
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I have all these items I would like to perform at kids parties, do you think I have enough............the shows will be around 20-40 minutes long.
-comedy funnel
-zombie ball
-candel thru arm
-cups and balls routine
-sponge ball routine
-cut and restored rope
-vanishing crayons
-magic colouring book
-D'lites
-TT (silk routine, vanishing, reappearing, thru a kids ear, etc.)
-change cap ( havent thought of a routine with this yet)

That's about it. So what do u think?
P.S. i want to get a dove pan so i can leave the kids with candy or something. :lol:


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You have more than enough. A 20 minute show should have 4 effects at most. If your presentation is up to par, you should be able to play out each effect to a minimum of five minutes. Now this may mean combining certain elements of your show to make it work (for example: Magic Coloring Book, Breakaway Wand, and Vanishing Crayons could all go together; I gave an example of a possible performance using these items in another Kid Show thread). Once again... you have way too much. Cut it down to a minimum, and use your entertainment value to make the show however long you want it to be.

Edit: I just looked at your list, and I noticed that you had the cups and balls on there... this routine alone could fill up 20 minutes, but kids would be bored. This got me to thinking that I forgot to remind that you want to play out your effects, but don't make them too long or the kids will get bored and their attentions will wander.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:56 am 
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You have plenty of effects. Now! List the books and or DVDs that you've watched to show you what a kid's party is all about.
If you think it's your magic you are a step away at falling on your face. Good list of tricks, show us the other list.


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