Magician is an Actor playing the part of a Magician”
is a step-by-step guide to establishing your own stage persona.
One of the main reasons magicians neglect the "acting" part of
magic is because magic is such a demanding discipline to learn. A
performing magician wears many hats. The magician has to learn sleights,
misdirection and technical prowess of the hands. The magician is the
choreographer, writer, sound person, booker and promoter of his show.
Learning how to develop a character often takes a back seat because
"there's no time to do everything!" But taking the time to
learn how to develop a real character, or stage persona, is the most
important thing you can do. It is the thing people remember and it's the
thing that will keep getting you booked!