Magic


“Comedy Magic…It’s a Clown Thing”!

Aurora “Bebop” Krause, Education Director I have the greatest respect and admiration for a talented and skilled magician. I consider a performance of a great magician to be an entertaining class act. However, this is totally different from comedy magic performed by a silly, fun-loving clown who projects a great desire to impress but often […]...

Posted on November 9, 2015


The Fantastically Funny Rabbit from Hat Trick

Magicians can pull rabbits from a hat – NOW clowns can too… with this funny routine. The Fantastically Funny Rabbit from Hat Trick      by Norm B. The Rabbit from Hat Trick is considered a classic of magic which makes it a perfect trick for the clown to spoof.  This is an original routine that has […]...

Posted on January 6, 2017


Orky on Magic

Adding magic to your show requires three part planning; an illusion, lots of practice, and a routine. The planning starts while you are still at the educational suppliers (dealers table or have the magic supplies catalog in hand. Experience (that’s years of doing this wrong) shows that you need to ask yourself these questions before […]...

Posted on December 15, 2016


Norman’s Clown Comedy Cell Phone Trick

In this bit of situation comedy we find the common problem of a cell phone going off in the middle of the show. It could belong to a teacher, parent or librarian. This is set up in advance and you ask them to push the ringer button on this realistic toy phone.  Ask them to […]...

Posted on March 23, 2017


Magical Growing Seeds with Surprise Rainbow Climax

“Kid Show Comedy”     By Mr. Norm This is a fun way to bring fun to your magic show with a standard prop – our old friend the Dove Pan. It is very colorful magic that will delight the little ones!! What They See:   A few seeds are placed into the pan and a bit […]...

Posted on March 27, 2015


David Kaye – 3 Steps to creating a Comedy Magic Routine

by Norman David Kaye is familiar to most magicians through his long running column in MAGIC magazine, the premier Journal for Magicians. He is a wildly funny children’s entertainer from N.Y.C. who’s client list includes Bruce Springsteen, David Letterman and many other celebrities.  He was recently one of the magicians on the Celebracadabra Magic series on […]...

Posted on March 23, 2017


Clown Magic!!!!

   By LoMax and Tango              Tango and I clown together, she doing face painting while I do balloons, juggling and magic, so she asked me to contribute to this month’s column. We do very few birthday parties. We do far more parades and events so I will write from that point of view. […]...

Posted on March 15, 2017