Seriously Silly by David Kaye
A complete guide to performing magic for children. New York's top kid show magician, Featured on television, in newspapers, and magazines, shares his secrets of success. Featuring six never-before published routines, 27 secrets of funnier routines, 7 essays, plus 21 tips to keep parents from talking during your show! All this and more allows you to work more, and make more money!
This is the first time David has released his routines to the magic community. These are his favorite routines form his hugely successful show. These will be the funniest routines you have ever performed.
- Turn your show into non-stop laughter with the techniques you'll discover only in this book.
- Learn the psychology behind children's behavior and how to apply that to a successful show.
- Unlock the top 10 keys to performing memorable children's magic.
- Get the secrets to making parents laugh too, so you get hired again and again!
- Discover simple steps that make kids demand you for their party.
- Understand the differences in performing for different aged children.
- Six steps to getting the most entertainment from a child volunteer.
- Solving the tip 19 problems of performing for children.
- Five minutes with a Milk Pitcher that will change your show completely.
- The funniest Mis-Made Flag routine you have ever seen.
- Win your audience over with a charming routine to perform with very shy children, even 3-year olds can be stars with this trick.
- Step-by-step instruction on how to create your own hilarious routines.
David Kaye is a full-time professional magician and writes a monthly column about performing magic for children in MAGIC magazine. His shows have been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and even the Late Show With David Letterman. He performs more than 300 shows a Year!
This book is a college course on performing magic for children. You will not be able to learn it all in one sitting, but you will enjoy reading it every chance you get. The coloring book routine David teaches in this book is worth the price alone, yet there is so much more. I think this could be the greatest instruction book on entertaining children ever written, and i am serious about that statement. - James P.