Types of Magic

Close-Up Magic

Close-magic, is the ultimate form of magic that will leave you and your guests spellbound! This type of magic is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a corporate event, a wedding reception, or a private party. With Close-magic, you can experience the wonder and excitement of magic up close and personal.

One of the best things about Close-magic is its versatility. This type of magic can be performed in one location at a table or many locations as the magician walks around performing for small groups. This means that no matter what your event space looks like, Close-magic can be tailored to fit your needs.

Close-magic is not just any ordinary magic show. It’s an immersive experience that will captivate your audience from start to finish. Our skilled magicians use sleight of hand, misdirection, and other techniques to create mind-boggling illusions that will leave your guests scratching their heads in amazement.

But Close-magic is not just about the tricks. It’s also about the connection between the magician and the audience. Our magicians are experts at engaging with their audience and creating a fun and interactive atmosphere that everyone will enjoy.

So why settle for a boring event when you can have Close-up magic?  Call me (Clifford Pigott) today to Book your show and experience the wonder and excitement of Close-up magic for yourself!

Parlor or Stand Up Magic

Parlor magic and stand-up magic are two distinct forms of magic entertainment that offer unique experiences for audiences. Parlor magic is an intimate and sophisticated style of performance typically held in a small setting such as a living room or small theater. The magician interacts closely with the audience, often performing sleight of hand tricks and mind-reading illusions. The atmosphere is elegant and refined, creating a sense of wonder and mystery for spectators.

On the other hand, stand-up magic is a more dynamic and energetic form of magic performed on a larger stage or in a bigger venue. The magician engages the audience with larger-scale illusions, comedy, and audience participation. The atmosphere is lively and interactive, with plenty of opportunities for laughter and amazement.

In summary, parlor magic offers a more intimate and elegant experience, while stand-up magic provides a lively and engaging performance. Both forms of magic have their own unique appeal and offer audiences a memorable and immersive entertainment experience.

Both of these types of Magic or suitable for a small to medium size audience.


Stage Magic

Stage magic is a form of performance art that involves the use of illusion and sleight of hand to create seemingly impossible feats or tricks that delight and mystify audiences. The history of stage magic can be traced back centuries, with practices such as misdirection, sleight of hand, and optical illusions being employed by magicians to elicit wonder and awe from their spectators.

Techniques used in stage magic include skilled manipulation of objects, such as cards, coins, and props, as well as the use of psychology to control and manipulate the audience’s perception. Misdirection, in particular, plays a crucial role in stage magic, as magicians use subtle cues, timing, and verbal distractions to direct the audience’s attention away from the secret mechanics of the trick.

The psychology behind stage magic lies in the audience’s willingness to suspend disbelief and engage in a sense of wonder and curiosity. Magicians often capitalize on the inherent human desire for mystery and the unknown, cultivating a sense of anticipation and surprise that keeps viewers engaged throughout the performance.

A stage performance allows a performer to entertain hundreds or thousands of people. Stage magicians like David Copperfield or Penn and Teller typically perform for larger audiences in theaters or arenas, using grand set pieces, lighting effects, and theatrical elements to create a sense of spectacle and grandeur. With stage magic a larger audience can amplify the sense of scale and drama, making certain tricks more impressive and awe-inspiring. By combining technical skill, psychological insight, and a flair for showmanship, magicians continue to mystify and entertain audiences around the world with their extraordinary feats of magic