The Power of spoken word…

It is so important to know what you want to say when you are communicating to others. Particularly when you are performing to an audience. Whether that be on stage, virtually, across radio or even in an email to a customer. What we say about ourselves to others and the

Read More
Share :

You have a Nerve!

All performers have to face that dreaded feeling we get just before plunging ourselves into the deep end that is, walking out in front of an audience to put on a show. We all experience and react to this excitement in different ways. Some pace, some go over their scripts.

Read More
Share :

Lights, Camera… WAIT!

One of the best lessons I ever learnt about performing from an expert is that we must perform. I know this is a very strange sentence but since isolation has hit the world of magic, our online presence as an industry has exploded! This is wonderful for us magicians however,

Read More
Share :

Rebel Rebel

Greetings Arkane blog followers. I am happy to report that after two full weeks of illness I am finally on the mend! This weeks blog title is one of my favourite songs of all time. I wish that this blog post could be all about the man, the legend and

Read More
Share :

Pick ‘n’ mix

This week has been a tough ole week for me. Tummy pain, headaches, vomiting and delirium followed by a doctor trip and two trips to the hospital. It would only happen to me during a pandemic! Whilst that all was happening I managed to perform a magic workshop and two

Read More
Share :

Keep your eyes peeled!

Inspiration is everywhere not just in magic. When I was studying my degree in drama I was given the opportunity to stage manage a venue at the Belfast Festival, this venue was the Elmwood Hall. Primarily a music venue, the acts that generally were staged here in the festival were

Read More
Share :