March 26, 2019
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a magician? Where does that passion come from to keep performing for people? And if the tricks are secret, how do you learn them?! Christian Au is a magician trying to make his mark in the industry and turn this passion into a sustainable occupation. In this first half of the conversation we’ll talk about his process of discovery, and get into some of the wonders of performing magic for people. Like so many other creative and performance careers, becoming a Magician is about learning a craft, becoming a master, putting in the hard work to make it look like its easy. In our conversation today Christian goes into where the love for magic comes from, the desire to perform, and if the Magician’s Code really does keep people from passing tricks on. ---- In part two of this conversation, Christian goes more into the specifics of booking shows, performance anxiety, and why magicians have it easy.