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Casey E.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Young Magician of the Year from World Leader News
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Casey E.

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From magic to music, and from theater to rock and Roll, Casey has done it all. For over 20 years, Casey has traveled the country performing for audiences from 1 to 20,000. He has a life-long history with stage productions, live sound, and stage lighting. He has been an award winning magician since he was the age of 7, and he has taught for over ten years.

Casey has an extensive magic "workshop" from which he teaches. He always keeps up-to-date with the new magic tricks, lectures, and trends. Casey can “perform” many of the current magic tricks on the market or on TV to help the student decide what they should work on.

There are many elements that make a good magician and a memorable magic show. Casey can help find the best ways to achieve the student’s goals in magic, all the way up to full-scale magic shows suitable for thousands.

For beginners, Casey can teach the fundamentals of magic, mentalism, sleight of hand, and any other form of magic, illusions, or trickery.

About Casey

**During the lesson, three HD webcams are used to offer every angle possible. After each lesson, students receive a private link to watch the recorded lesson of the instructor's webcams in 1080p HD, which the student can keep forever.** From magic to music, and from theater to rock and Roll, Ca

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My son loved his first lesson with Casey! He looks forward to his next classes.
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Jeremy M.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $167
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy M.

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From the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood to high school stadiums in China, Jeremy has entertained and mesmerized audiences all over the world. He is a regular performer at New York's Longest running magic show: Monday Night Magic. He is also 2018 World Champion of Magic.

Jeremy teaches magic in a system that anybody can easily understand magic and be able to perform magic right away. Magic is meant to be shared!

About Jeremy

Whether your aim is to become a professional magician or simply a competent hobbyist ready to entertain your friends at your next party, you will discover magic tricks that will keep you and your friends amazed! From the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood to high school stadiums in China,

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Lisa R.
Jeremy was fantastic! He was very accommodating as we were scheduling lessons, and he showed a great depth of knowledge about magic. He is a fun and engaging teacher. Can't wait for the next lessons!

Saran E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Tamil, Spanish, French, IPA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Saran E.

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Cards tricks skills. The techniques of magic and illusions - by theory and in application.

About Saran

EXPERIENCE [Specifics] • 10+ years of teaching, training, & tutoring experience. • Tutoring for many undergraduate courses in math/statistics & economics/econometrics, as well as select courses in biology, physics, social sciences, computer science, systems engineering, and other subjects /

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Alexis
Great tutor. Helped me with GRE preparation, science courses, and admissions process.
Simon
Great tutor and very knowledgeable - helped me with economics and statistics classes and projects.
Viollette
Very knowledgable and professional. Saran is obviously intelligent and makes for a great instructor.
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Edd F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Theater Arts from Point Park University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Edd F.

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Edd Fairman is a full time professional magician with over 30 years of experience and over 15 years working as a full time pro. He will walk you through each and every step making sure that you not only understand how to perform a specific sleight or magic trick but WHY you do the particular moves or scripting when you do. Edd has a BFA in Theater Arts and uses his training to help you understand the performance element of magic. Even if you are only performing for one friend, a well performed trick is better than and poorly performed one.

About Edd

I am a full time professional magician who has been working many different kinds of events since 2002. I have performed close up card magic, mentalism, children's parties, University and College events, and everything in between. In order to make a living as a full time pro, I have to have a workin

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Mushir A.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $130
  • Master Of Busines Administration from St. John's College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mushir A.

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*Experience in magic more than 25 years.
*Guinness World Record holder for magic performance.
*Worked for cruise lines ,International hotel chains,Fairs and festivals.
*All age groups are welcome.
*I will teach you sleight of hands,card tricks,coin tricks,mind reading, misdirection,maths magic,To appear and dissappear different objects,optical illusion and puzzles.
*All the tricks taught can be performed right after by the students.

About Mushir

I started doing magic at age 7.I have been doing magic for over 25 years. I did magic teaching seminars onboard Carnival Cruise Line Cruise Ships during 2009 to 2015 continuously for more than 3000 guests every cruise as a Corporate Magician. I am a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Holder for magic performa

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Aaron H.
AWSOME!!! i loved learning these impressive shocking mathematical tricks with Mushir, who did a great job of helping me learn them!
Aaron H.
Really enjoyed my first lesson with Mushir, extremely talented, friendly and a great teacher. Looking forward to learning more from him in my next lesson!!!
Alan
Mushir is an incredible magician! My family had the pleasure of experiencing his "magical" touch aboard a Carnival cruise several years ago. We kept calling him to our table at every opportunity to try to figure out his secrets. We never did! He is so good at what he does! This evening, out of the clear blue, my daughter and I started reminiscing about the cruise we took and the unforgettable magic performances Mushir provided. I googled his name and found him here! It's like MAGIC we found him! I hope you're doing well Mushir! The magic trick you did with your necktie still blows our minds!

Bryan K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bryan K.

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After each lesson student receives a private link to watch the recorded lesson which the student can keep.

Bryan Kennedy is professional magician with over 10 years experience in sleight of hand, stage, and close up magic and 13 years in the performance arts.

Uniquely Bryan also has years of experience as classroom teacher bring certain techniques to break down and simplify complicated sleight of hand for any level of magician.

Your a begginer? No problem, starting with the simplistic and gradually growing to the more technical, Bryan will adjust lessons to your pace and bring the magician out you!

Your an Intermediate? Bryan will delve into the trickier aspects of misdirection and sleight of hand to bring your magic to whole new field on which you can expand.

Expert Learner? Learn some Bryan most closely guarded secrets he has discovered over the last 10 years. Learn to make your magic seamless and powerful. Learn knuckle busting sleight of hand techniques and powerful mentalism

About Bryan

I am professional magician and fire eater. I have been performing professionally for over ten years. I actually started my adult career as middle school history teacher and I still have a passion for teaching but much less opportunity to devote to it as a full time magician. I love performing and

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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing magic teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Is your dream magic teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Magic Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute magic lessons is $188. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $300 per hour.
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Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

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"Jeremy was fantastic! He was very accommodating as we were scheduling lessons, and he showed a great depth of knowledge about magic. He is a fun and engaging teacher. Can't wait for the next lessons!"
- Lisa
Took Magic lessons from Jeremy M.
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"Mushir made it easy to learn the magic tricks I wanted learn, and is a great teacher with his patience! Would highly recommend."
- Rachel
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson with Mushir, extremely talented, friendly and a great teacher. Looking forward to learning more from him in my next lesson!!!"
- Aaron
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"Our first lesson with Simona went absolutely great, especially given that it was Rami's first lesson. She made the start so effortless and before we knew it Rami was already performing tricks with her. She is very talented, and also a great teacher."
- rami
Took Magic lessons from Simona B.
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"AWSOME!!! i loved learning these impressive shocking mathematical tricks with Mushir, who did a great job of helping me learn them!"
- Aaron
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"Mushir is a excellent teacher! He makes learning magic fun. His teaching techniques is outstandingly successful. He is the best magician I have ever seen."
- Kim
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"Mushir is an incredible magician! My family had the pleasure of experiencing his "magical" touch aboard a Carnival cruise several years ago. We kept calling him to our table at every opportunity to try to figure out his secrets. We never did! He is so good at what he does! This evening, out of the clear blue, my daughter and I started reminiscing about the cruise we took and the unforgettable magic performances Mushir provided. I googled his name and found him here! It's like MAGIC we found him! I hope you're doing well Mushir! The magic trick you did with your necktie still blows our minds!"
- Alan
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"I rate Simona very highly, both as a magician and a great teacher. She went out of her way to work with my seven year old son. It was heartening to see her teach and he be totally engrossed into learning the tricks. My son gained a lot of confidence and now goes about showing the tricks to his friends with proficiency. Simona is a quality teacher, disciplined, professional, timely and easy to work with. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn magic be it a child or an adult."
- manish lodaya
Took Magic lessons from Simona B.
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Private Magic Lessons Near You

The art of illusion, commonly called magic, is one of the oldest types of performing arts. In magic, a magician uses natural means and clever delivery to create illusions that seem supernatural or impossible. Magic is a combination of art, skill, acting, critical thinking, and misdirection that convinces the audience to suspend their disbelief and believe they've witnessed the impossible. 

Since magic has been around since the time of the ancient Greeks, magicians have had plenty of time to explore its possibilities. As a result, magic takes on many forms, including classical magic, stage magic, parlor magic, close-up magic, card magic, escapology, pickpocket magic, mentalism, children's magic, math magic, street magic, shock magic, comedy magic, and more. No matter the type of magic that interests you most, learning the basics or more challenging tricks with a private magic tutor will help you pull off the seemingly impossible!

Why Learn Magic?

Everyone loves a good magic trick, and when you build up some skills, you'll find that magic's a great way to make friends and even be the life of the parties you attend. If you're not attending many parties, then learning magic will help you get paid to go, as entertainment. Apart from working the party circuit, magic's also a great way to make a living as a performer. 

In addition to these benefits, magic's also quite good for your body and mind. Learning and performing magic will boost your self-confidence and improve your interpersonal skills like public speaking, communication, and presentation skills. Practicing the art of sleight of hand will give you incredible fine motor skills and coordination. Designing new tricks also improves problem-solving and critical thinking skills, making you smarter. Magic will inspire creativity and wonderment in both you and your audience. Performing is fun and being able to amaze an audience feels great! 

The Best Way to Learn Magic Tricks and What You'll Study in Classes

Although you can find plenty of free magic classes and tutorials online, the best way to learn magic is with a private teacher. In private magic lessons, you'll receive personalized instruction and your teacher's undivided attention — benefits that simply aren't available in a larger class setting or with online videos. Working with a private teacher will keep you motivated, interested, and having fun!

Plus, every private class is different. Teachers customize each lesson to meet the student's needs, taking into account existing knowledge, personal challenges, and preferred learning styles. For example, magic lessons for adults differ greatly in terms of course content and teaching methods from magic classes for children. In private lessons, you'll focus on the topics that interest you most, while you learn at a pace that's comfortable for you. 

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Magic

If you're new to magic or only know a few tricks, then beginner lessons are for you. In these classes, your teacher will introduce you to some of the basic techniques of magic and different types of magic. You'll learn a basic repertoire of tricks and start developing your skills. In beginner lessons, your teacher might cover some of the following topics:

  • Introduction to sleight of hand
  • Basic card tricks
  • Simple illusions

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Magic

If you already have some experience with magic but wish to improve your performance skills and expand your magic repertoire, then intermediate lessons are right for you. In these classes, you'll work on perfecting your techniques and challenge yourself to pull off increasingly complex tricks. Your magic teacher might choose to cover some of the following topics:

  • Learn to weave a story into your performances
  • Work on audience interaction
  • Develop misdirection skills

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Magic

Advanced magic lessons are intended for highly skills magicians. In these lessons, you'll have the opportunity to work with a professional to take your magic to the next, mind-blowing level. Topics covered in advanced lessons depend greatly on the individual student's goals and interests, but your instructor might cover some of the following topics:

  • Large-scale tricks
  • Perfecting stage presence
  • Further developing your personal style

How to Find a Magic Teacher Near You

The first step to amazing, shocking, and mesmerizing audiences is finding a private magic teacher. With TakeLessons, finding a teacher is as easy as pulling a rabbit out of a top hat. A quick search magically reveals a list of tutors who offer lessons both online and in-person to students of all ages and abilities. We recommend browsing several profiles and reading reviews left by other students before you select a teacher. 

The cost of magic classes varies, but most teachers base their rates on the length and frequency of lessons. With such a large selection, you won't have any trouble finding a magic tutor who fits your budget and schedule. Plus, you'll find that investing in private lessons pays off quickly, as you improve your skills, gain confidence, and learn new tricks fast!