What Is Stage Magic?

Stage magic is magic that can be performed on a stage, and it most commonly consists of illusions. An illusion is simply an effect in which a magician demonstrates something, but what the audience is seeing the magician demonstrate is not actually what is being done, for optical reasons.

Stage magic can be anything from simply producing a tiger in an empty cage, levitating a table, or sawing a woman in half, to something as complex as sawing a levitating tiger in half. Most of the magic shown on television is considered stage magic, although technically it is television magic (an outgrowth of radio magic).

Now let's learn the secrets behind some of the most popular stage magic effects!

Milk in Newspaper
Chinese Rice Bowls | Linking Finger Rings | Matrix | Levitation
Silk to Egg | Walking Through a Wall | Resurrecting the Dead
Cut and Restored Rope | Chinese Sticks | Linking Rings
Magic Coloring Book | Silk and Streamer Production | Bullet Catch
Cups and Balls | Rabbit from a Hat | Sawing a Woman in Half
Zombie | Professor's Nightmare | Distant Touch

The information on this site is intended for use only by those with a sincere desire to learn nothing about magic and is for entertainment purposes only (in other words, don't try this stuff, particularly the dangerous parts). The Magicians Assistance Collective (MAC) frowns upon the use of magic in the formation of religions or to attract a cult following.

Magic is not real. Reality is not magic.

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