Tips & Advice

Tips on event planning, entertainment, and more.

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Go Out And Get Good

If you know a lot of magic tricks but you’ve never performed for an audience, are you a magician? I know lots of amateur magicians who practice every day, but who’ve never performed for an audience that isn’t close family or friends. So many magicians are waiting for the “right trick” before they get up …

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14 Holiday Party Tips

As one of the top magicians in Los Angeles, I’ve performed at a wide variety of holiday parties. Whether your party is for a large company, a charity fundraiser, or an intimate family gathering, these holiday party tips will guarantee a successful night for all. Joe Skilton’s Holiday Party Tips FYI: I’m going to assume …

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Joe Skilton performs in front of a green screen for Spike TV

Rules for TV Magic

Last week I shot some magic for a popular German TV show. It was a tough shoot. I had to perform my award-winning strolling magic for a high-class Beverly Hills crowd in a cocktail party setting while being hyper-aware of camera angles and what the magic would look like to viewers at home. Also… I …

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