Hey guys! I know you're all probably tired of seeing advice threads pop up all the time, but I could really use a little bit of help. So please, take a little time and read this all the way through.
First off, let me say that I've been practicing magic for a few years now, but not seriously. What I mean by that is that it was really nothing more than a hobby. Now, before you tell me I'm not ready for a walkaround performance/job, let me say that it has indeed become
a serious thing to me. Magic consumes a great deal of my time, and is always at the forefront of my mind.
Another big part of my life is my involvement at my church. Each year, my church puts on a huge production called Judgement House. It's basically a play, but each scene is in a seperate room of the church with seperate actors (the main characters ware identical costumes so you can recognize them). People move through the production in groups of around 10 to 15 people. Now, before these groups begin moving through the scenes, they wait in our gymnasiam (often for at least an hour and a half; that's just how busy things get). The gym is packed nearly all night, and I've been thinking that it would be the perfect opportunity to do some walkaround magic.
This job would be strictly voluntary, but I'd still like to do it (and yes, I've already checked to make sure such a thing would be allowed.) What I'd like to know is what you guys would suggest for as tricks that are generally good for something like this. Anything you think is worth mentioning would be appreciated. What have you had success with, what do you think would work, and so on.
Let me just say a few more things and I'll be through. First, I don't intend to actually do this job until next year (most likely, if not later), so don't think I'm going to rush into it. And second, I realize that magic is somthing that each magician looks at differently, and thus some tricks suit some more than others. Regardless, list anything that you think works well, and I'll go through the reccomendations and see what really suits me best. I'll still explore more on my own, but I'd like a little help (just because choosing the right effects from the vast library of tricks that magic has come to encompass can be a bit overwhelming for a beginner).