John Guastaferro – Penguin Live Lecture (June 9th, 2013)
“John is undeniably one of the best minds in magic today.” -Jack Carpenter
“I am a fan of John G. and thoroughly enjoy examining how he puts together his refined card magic. He’s clever and, in my opinion, his constructions hit the mark of ‘elegant’ more often than anyone else around.” -John Bannon
“John G’s magic reflects a rare combination of qualities: a cunning knowledge of entertainment value, a surgeon’s deft technique, plus a canny mind for method.” -David Regal
“There are a few pockets of genuinely good thinking in magic scattered around the world. John Guastaferro occupies one of them.” -Stephen Minch
“John Guastaferro is one of the finest magicians in the modern era.” -Michael Vincent
John Guastaferro is a dynamic performer, author, creator of original magic, and sought-out lecturer. His published books and DVDs are acclaimed by magicians worldwide.
John, author of One Degree, will share his brand of card magic, which combines powerful presentations, smart structure and clever methods. Effects will range from his Brainstorm DVDs all the way through his latest book Discoveries & Deceptions. While the lecture is focused predominantly on card magic, John will also share some visual, off-beat ideas.
John has shared his lecture at the Magic Castle, MAGIC Live, The Session, and many other prominent places. Now is your chance to watch John lecture live and learn a vast amount of effects from his repertoire. Learn the back story of effects, why they work, how they’ve evolved and how you can begin performing them yourself. Beyond the magic, John will also inspire your thinking and creativity with valuable tips.
In this jam-packed lecture, John will share his strongest card effects, his favorite openers and closers, and even a complete routine. From the Ballet Cut to Zen Bend, there is something for everyone.
To get the most out if this lecture, tune in with a deck of cards in hand. Oh, and have a few drinking straws handy so you can learn Zen Bend, John’s fantastic impromptu bending straw effect.
If you could ask ONE question to one of the world’s most creative professional magicians, what would it be?
If you’ve never been to a magic lecture, theres never been a better time. Sunday June 9th at 7:00pm, were live-streaming John Guastaferro in a spectacular 2-hour interactive online lecture. Watch, ask questions and learn things you won’t find in any book or DVD.