Daniel Jaspersen Magician@Play

Browsing Archive: February, 2014

From a satisfied client.

Posted by djaspersen on Monday, February 17, 2014,

Feedback from an event

Dan recently wrote a blog post about how connecting with his client is important, and used me as an example because after I booked him, mid-performance, he gave me credit for the show. Immediately following his extraordinary performance, I couldn't even GET to him to thank him because people were so ecstatic about the show. On and on they went, and continue to do so via email, Facebook and phone. He blew minds, he captivated over 100 people all at the same time, and h...


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Make 'em look good

Posted by djaspersen on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, In : Stories from the Trenches 

One of the basic functions of my job is to make the person who booked me look good.

After a recent show, I was chatting with the young woman who had booked me to perform for her event. The show was my full (60 minute) mindreading stage show. She had a grin pasted to face as I asked how she felt about the evening. It was hard to get a full answer out of her, because she was constantly being thanked for putting together such a fun evening.

During the performance, I had called her out by nam...


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We forget about the rain

Posted by djaspersen on Thursday, February 6, 2014, In : Magic and the Magician 

Stop. Stop working. Stop worrying about your day. Stop thinking about what to make for dinner. Stop and enjoy the world for a moment. Please.

Because I work in magic, I am surrounded by secret methods, discussions about performance ideas and studies of crazy sleight of hand concepts. Its easy to forget about magic. You see, what I experience is dramatically different from what my audiences experience during a show. Sometimes I forget to make the magic real.

We all make this little mista...


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