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This blog details the "backstage business" of professional illusionist, illusion designer, author & show producer, J C Sum.
It also explores how creative & artistic individuals can position themselves to be commercially successful in their respective fields.
Whether you are an entertainer, film-maker, designer, musician, artist, actor or animator, this blog strives to offer insights based on the art, science and business of one of Asia’s most commercially successful practitioners of the magic arts.
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Thanks to Red Dot Magic for the review of “Beyond the Mirror”! It was a full house so they were squeezed at the back but I’m glad that did not detract from the show. You can read the review HERE. … Continue reading
The first ticketed “Beyond the Mirror” went off beautifully last night. This was the full 60min version of the formal close-up show. It featured many of the acts that I performed for the showcase as well as new ones. “The … Continue reading
We are hours away from the full 60min formal close-up show that I have been literally working on for the past 18 years. This full show includes material never before presented in public and is an extended version of the … Continue reading
Besides a caseload of custom props I hunted down and had custom made, I also had to design the practical elements of my new “Beyond the Mirror” formal close-up show. I have a unique set of props and “decoration sets” … Continue reading
It was an incredible two nights with full houses both nights for the premiere for my new formal close-up show, “Beyond the Mirror”. The venue was the cozy Absinthe Artisan at Boat Quay, overlooking the iconic Singapore River. Billed as … Continue reading
The showcase for my new formal close-up magic show “Beyond the Mirror” will be held on 4 & 5 Oct 2011, Tues & Wed from 730pm – 900pm each day. The venue is a brand new concept bar downtown, the … Continue reading
My new formal close-up show has been officially launched and an exclusive showcase is being held next week on the 4 & 5 Oct 2011 at a concept bar in the heart of town, Boat Quay. The by-invitation event only … Continue reading