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Topic: My first live performance!
Message: Posted by: The Great Hambini (Dec 31, 2018 03:34PM)
I have been following magic from a distance for years. Thanks to sitting at home for several months on industrial leave, I decided to check off a bucket list item and give a show to close friends and family. I thought I would share it with you all to say thanks for allowing a wannabe magician like me into the Magic Café. Please remember, before you watch it, there is a 2 drink minimum! (If the link doesn't work below, just type in, "Hambini the great" in Youtube and it will pop right up.


If you have ideas or suggestions, I welcome them all. However, keep in mind, I have no desire to make this my new career. Just enjoy seeing close friends laugh and smile.

https://youtu.be/rYrilOjZ6to
Message: Posted by: Ron Giesecke (Jan 8, 2019 07:36PM)
Fun. Well done. Made me laugh, too.
Message: Posted by: The Great Hambini (Jan 9, 2019 10:23PM)
Thank you Ron. I hope you followed the 2 drink minimum before watching! LOL..
Message: Posted by: Josepher (Jul 19, 2019 06:59AM)
I enjoyed it. The drinks might have helped.
Message: Posted by: TomB (Jul 20, 2019 02:46AM)
It was very entertaining, no refund needed.

If I was to critique for future performances, even for friends, here is what I would do differently.

Put the dog away prior to show.
Use a fixed camera on tripod, maybe in center back. If you want audience view, have a second camera and edit.
Have a second person in charge of queuing music and lights.
Be aware of camera and not have back to it.
Do not leave the camera view once in it.
I would probably shorten the skit to 30 minutes.
Lastly, review what jokes the audience liked and disliked.
Message: Posted by: hypnoman1 (Aug 27, 2019 10:53AM)
I liked it! Made me laugh and that is not easy to do! Just clean up what TomB suggested.
Message: Posted by: jdub (Jul 3, 2020 05:19PM)
Well done! Very funny.
Message: Posted by: Luke Wolf (Jul 11, 2020 08:26AM)
Very nice one! I would recommend you keep recording your show and asking for advice from close, knowledgeable people who will be able to provide feedback. Once every ten or twenty shows, I go for such feedbacks myself.
Message: Posted by: hypnoman1 (Jul 25, 2020 10:37PM)
Great Job! thanks for putting smile on my face! Stay safe.
Message: Posted by: dustrod (Jul 27, 2020 09:39AM)
Great job