What Is Impromptu Magic?

Impromptu magic is magic that can be performed promptly, hence the name. It generally does not involve elaborate props or gimmicks and takes advantage of objects commonly found in a home or restaurant (e.g., a saw, a cabinet, and a too-trusting spouse).

Some impromptu magic effects require a great deal of skill, while others are so simple that only children should perform them. A good magician always keeps in mind that the less intelligent the audience, and the more they've been drinking, the more a magician can get away with. A good magician also will often practice a trick before performing it in front of a group.

Impromptu magic is not performed on a street. That would be street magic.

Now let's learn the secrets behind some of the most popular feats of impromptu magic!

Revolution Coin Vanish | Torn and Restored Newspaper
Lady Into Tiger (Impromptu) | Coin from Their Ear | Inside Sugar

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Magic is not real. Reality is not magic.

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