How to be a MAGICAL - M.C., Master of Ceremonies, Emcee, Moderator, Facilitator, Compere, and Celebrity Host
Tuesdays September 28th, October 5th and 12th from 5-7 pm pacific time (8-10 pm eastern)
Tuition is $145 until September 21st. After that $199.
Corporate conferences, conventions, and associations worldwide use MCs to keep audiences engaged and events running smoothly. Comedy clubs, magic conventions, the Hollywood Magic Castle, Comic Cons, Anime Expos, casino tournaments, cruise ships, weddings, and themed entertainment venues all over the world utilize the talents of professional MCs. Many magicians and mentalists have worked as professional MCs because they can travel light and live well. The role of an MC can include - introducing and thanking speakers, introducing the theme of the conference, facilitating panel discussions & even interviewing celebrity guests, as well as plenty of opportunities to perform.
We will discuss how to work as a professional MC in-person and over zoom and other virtual platforms. This class will teach you all the tools, tricks, and skills you need to know if you want to start pursing your career as a magical MC. We have pulled together an unbelievable line up of talent, this class is filled with international stars who have had incredible careers in places like Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, London, New Orleans, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and all over the world.
In these classes you will learn how to:
- Develop your approach
- Find your unique voice and style
- Discover which effects are right and wrong for these engagements
- Work within different environments and restrictions
- Prepare for any situation
- Book yourself to start your career
- Create material for a wide variety of audiences
Classes will be taught in a style similar to the television series Inside the Actors Studio with Senior Faculty member Paul Draper interviewing the guest instructors and then opening the room for Q&A.