Essential magic theory - page 1

Our goal at Vanishing Inc. Magic is enrich magicians, not just with new tricks, but with new ways of looking at magic. This is why we carry every important magic book ever written on the topic of magic theory. Our industry's greatest essayist is Jamy Ian Swiss, and we're proud to publish his trilogy of magic theory. Designing Miracles by Darwin Ortiz is another must-read in the theory category.

Smile for a Change Book
Smile for a Change
Book by Pro-Magic Inc - £13.50

How the World's Favorite Expression Can Affect Your Life This book isn't meant expressly for magicians, but instead can be enjoyed on two levels. On one level, it's just an interesting read about a fellow professional in our craft. And, it may serve as an example for you if you have ever...

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Our Magic Special Edition (2 DVD Set) DVD
Our Magic Special Edition (2 DVD Set)
DVD by Dan and Dave Buck and Paul Wilson - £24.25

Our Magic is a full length documentary about magic by magicians. It is a beautiful journey around an art filled with mysteries. Discover why magic is important and wonder is essential with this special edition set. Unlike the Standard Edition this all new edition is packed with special...

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50 SHADES OF GOLD - 50 Stagecraft Secrets Book
50 SHADES OF GOLD - 50 Stagecraft Secrets
Book by Wayne Dobson - £9.00

From a star studded career on the biggest stages. Royal command performances and years in TV, Wayne Dobson finally reveals his top 50 golden rules of stagecraft. Learn how to transform your performance with tried and tested advice and tips from the master. This booklet can be...

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Performance Of Close-Up Magic Book
Performance Of Close-Up Magic
Book by Eugene Burger - £40.50

Eugene Burger's "Series of Evocative Essays" that he hopes will, "Challenge you, cause you to stop and reflect upon your own magic, inspire you to practice and rehearse, and, in the process, improve your own close-up magic performances." About the Writings Foreword by Channing...

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Our Magic Documentary DVD
Our Magic Documentary
DVD by Dan and Dave Buck and R. Paul Wilson - £13.50

Our Magic is an honest, passionate and revealing glimpse behind the curtain to reveal the secretive world of magicians as seen through the eyes of some of the most respected thinkers, performers and creators. For eighteen months, magician and director R. Paul Wilson traveled the...

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What I Wish I Knew in 72 Book
What I Wish I Knew in 72
Book by Paul Gertner - £18.00

What I Wish I Knew in 72 or 16 Tips on How to Build a Career That Won't Disappear! 16 Valuable Lessons & 5 of Paul's Favorite Tricks. A magic lecture sharing 40 years of experience. The inspiration for this lecture happened while Boris Wild was interviewing me for an...

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Ask Roberto Book
Ask Roberto
Book by Roberto Giobbi - £35.00

Ask Roberto is a magic book unlike any you have ever read before (by him, or anyone else). The concept is great: Roberto invited 52 fans (via the internet) to submit a question, and he answered all 52 of them. In some cases, he added to or clarified answers later. This is the complete file of...

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Art of Presenting Magic to Children DVD
Art of Presenting Magic to Children
DVD by Danny Orleans - £115.75

This DVD set on how to do magic for kids has been recognized by critics worldwide as the best ever produced! Danny Orleans – a former Kindergarten teacher, shares over 40 years of experience performing more than 4000 shows to over one-million children, parents and teachers. This 3-DVD set has over...

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The Meridian Technique DVD Set DVD
Vanishing Inc. exclusive The Meridian Technique DVD Set
DVD by Mark Elsdon - £36.00

The Meridian Technique will help you create a lasting impression that will keep audiences talking about you and your magic for years to come. It will have you leaving each show knowing that you made a lasting impression. The basis of the technique is that you end each strolling...

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2nd Annual Senior Pitchman DVD
2nd Annual Senior Pitchman
DVD - £31.50

Pitchmen and women over 60 years old, No JCL's! They each take time to talk about their work, give some advice, and tell their stories. The pitchman-demonstrating and selling a product on the street corner, in a both in a flea market, carnival or fair, in a special exhibition at Wal Mart or other...

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Celebration Of Sides Magic download (video)
Celebration Of Sides
Magic download (video) by Robert Neale - £13.50

Celebration of Sides will expose you to many unusual facets of the unique Robert Neale.Meet Neale the Topologist, the Artist, the Philosopher and the Trickster. Join Neale the Teacher as he leads you on a personal tour of his world...a nonsense world that will distort your perception and alter your...

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Hat System Magic download (ebook)
Hat System
Magic download (ebook) by Marc Oberon - £22.50

Marc Oberon's hat System for the production of magic. Each hat represents a role that you play in the production process.Thought processInstead of putting on a "thinking cap", in the HATS system you put on a "hat" instead. That is not a real hat, of course; just one that you visualize yourself...

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The Power to Dominate Google  Magic download (ebook)
The Power to Dominate Google
Magic download (ebook) by Dvein Kinght - £18.00

#8 In Devin's Knights Magic Marketing Secrets For MagiciansGovernment backlinks can put your magic website at the top of page one for Internet searches. That means you can be in position one or two! This eBook gives you the power to dominate Google. It is the goal of every entertainer to have their...

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The Social Media Magician Book
The Social Media Magician
Book by Dan Sperry - £27.00

Millions of views on YouTube and hundreds of thousands of dedicated online followers spanning every major social network including numerous fan made and moderated fan sites: Dan Sperry has literally become a viral celebrity though his constant interactivity with these fans. Now for...

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Designing Miracles Audio Book Sample Magic download (audio book)
Designing Miracles Audio Book Sample
Magic download (audio book) by Darwin Ortiz - Free

We are huge fans and appreciators of Darwin Ortiz's words and material. That's why we embarked on a "first" in magic: to make an audio book of his acclaimed Designing Miracles, to be used on your phones, iPods, in your car, or just about anywhere. Why should learning magic be relegated to your...

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Designing Miracles Audio Book Audio book CD or download
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Designing Miracles Audio Book
Audio book CD or download by Darwin Ortiz - CD only £27.00 or download for £22.50

Darwin Ortiz's seminal Designing Miracles has been heralded as one of the finest books ever written on magic theory. In many ways it is a "first" in magic philosophy, moving beyond presentational theory and exploring the very structure of magic effects. It is fitting then, that we present...

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Create Your Own Magic System Trick
Create Your Own Magic System
Trick by Marc Oberon - £22.50

This is a whole system for creativity in magic. Marc has eight metaphoric "hats" you wear so that you can excell in the choreography, construction, and deceptiveness in magic. Thought process Instead of putting on a "thinking cap", in the HATS system you put on a "hat" instead. That...

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Finding the Funny Book
Finding the Funny
Book by Ryan Pilling - £18.00

A Professional Entertainer's Guide to Improvisation, Ad-Libs, and Audience Interaction Learn the techniques to creating inspired moments of comedy, and getting the best out of your audience volunteers. This guidebook will help the practiced magician, juggler, clown and other entertainers...

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The Definitive Sankey Vols. 1 - 3 Book
Vanishing Inc. exclusive The Definitive Sankey Vols. 1 - 3
Book by Andi Gladwin and Joshua Jay - £54.00 each

1600 pages. 500 tricks. 3 volumes. 1 mind. Welcome to The Definitive Sankey. Four years ago we (Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin) emarked on a literary journey to describe the very best of Jay Sankey’s enormous body of work. The idea was simple: if you eliminate the weak tricks from Jay’s...

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The Annotated Magic of Slydini Book
The Annotated Magic of Slydini
Book by Tony Slydini - £54.00

Long unavailable, Lewis Ganson`s The Magic of Slydini is, perhaps, one of the most influential magic books ever. Many of its routines have now become classics in magic, including Flight of the Paper Balls, Helicopter Card, Coins Through The Table, Slydini`s Knotted Silks, The Paper Balls in the Hat...

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