Adult Courses

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of Illusion

Courses for students of all ages



The College of Magic offers courses in Sleight of Hand, Card magic, Children’s Magic, Mentalism and more. These courses are run on-demand in response to interested parties. Once a minimum of 10 prospective adult students has been reached, a course is scheduled consultation with those enrolled.

“Now you See It, Now You Don’t” – Sleight-of-Hand Course

Every journey begins with the first step, and what a fascinating journey you are beginning.Sleight-of-hand artists hold some of magic’s most closely guarded secrets. You will be given the tools to astound anyone at anytime, and they are literally at your fingertips! This course is designed to introduce you to the most useful sleights and teach you tricks that will blow people away, while also providing room for your growth in this fascinating art.

Card Conjuring

“Pick a Card!”- Card magic is one of the most well known branches of the magic art. In this course, participants learn everything from the basics of how to handle and shuffle playing cards to the execution of baffling miracles with a standard deck. Learn from the experts the secrets of presentation, misdirection and heightening the fun at your next social gathering.

Entertaining Children with Magic

During this course participants are challenged and rewarded as they take up an art which children love –MAGIC! Apart from learning a great variety of amazing magical effects, participants benefit from the experts’ first-hand experience of entertaining young people with magic. Included in the course is a brief review of some of the most popular ‘allied arts’, including puppetry & ventriloquism, mime and clowning, balloon sculpturing and juggling. These newly acquired skills can be exercised, not only on the younger folk, but also on all who are young at heart.

Magic of the Mind

Enter the world of mind reading and mentalism. Explore the art of psychology, influence and suggestion. Imagine asking a spectator to think of any number. You write a prediction on the back of your business card. When they say their number, you turn over your card and it matches. Every time! Discover your unique ability to control and predict human behaviour, influence thoughts and read minds and leave your friends talking about your performance for years to come!

College of Magic senior courses



Adult courses run for 5 weeks each, with lessons taking place at the College of Magic on Thursday evenings from 7pm to 9pm.

Adult Courses have a fee of R2 250 ( R250 registration fee and R2000 course fee which includes all tuition, notes and equipment )

The sessions are enjoyable and informative, incorporating audiovisual teaching aids, guest artists, refreshment breaks and hands on workshops. Comprehensive notes and equipment are supplied throughout. Each course is stand alone and the content covered different, enabling enthusiasts to do all courses without overlap.

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