v32 – Conjuring (second week, full)

Week 32 (August 5 to August 9)

This is a hands-on workshop in conjuring. There will be loads of exercises in misdirection, dramatic and deceptive structure, as well as in prop making. We will examine magic theories, apply them and discuss them in the context of performances. The course is suitable for those with moderate experience as well as experts. We will work from early morning to late night and you’ll find it both challenging and rewarding.

The course is already overbooked, and the application is now closed.

The registration form can’t automagically limit the number of reservations, we must close it manually. If the course gets overbooked before we can close the form, we’ll have to limit the number of participants on a ”First come, first served” basis. This means that the fact that you complete the form unfortunately doesn’t guarantee you a place on the course, but the sooner you fill it in, the better your chances. We’ll notify everyone about the outcome as soon as we can.

Conjuring

The workshop will be given in English.

Tom Stone

My name is Tom Stone. I am the author of several technical books on conjuring arts, as well as a performer, consultant, speaker, creator and teacher of the subject. I was awarded the 2015 Creative Fellowship by the Academy of Magical Arts. For the lessons in propmaking, you will meet Tim Star, legendary propmaker for Harries Magic, Rings-N-Things and Creations by Star.

 


 

Timetable for the week

Start (Day 1), Monday August 5:

  • 9:00 AM: Checking in.
  • 10:30 AM: All groups from all courses gather in the restaurant for ”fika” (coffee with snacks)
  • 11:00 AM: The course begins in our designated workshop space.
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch.
  • 1:30 PM: Workshop.
  • 4:00 PM: Afternoon ”fika” (coffee with snacks).
  • 4:30 PM: Workshop.
  • 6:00 PM: Dinner

Rest of the week (Day 2-5)

  • 8:00 AM: Breakfast.
  • 9:00 AM: The work commence.
  • 10:30 AM: Morning ”fika” (coffee with snacks).
  • 12:00 PM: Lunch.
  • 4:00 PM: Afternoon ”fika” (coffee with snacks).
  • 6:00 PM: Dinner

Friday, the final day, ends with mutual ”fika” in the restaurant at 3:00 PM

At least 10 participants are needed for the workshop to be given.

Last day for registration: May 1.

Which workshops that are greenlighted are announced May 15. Detailed timetables for the courses are sent out during week 23.

Costs
The actual workshop is free of charge, but there are costs for food and lodging.

  • Part in double room (with bathroom) and food, 3900 SEK
  • Single room (with bathroom) and food, 4500 SEK
  • Day-participant, no room – only food, 2500 SEK

 

Cancellation policy.
Once it has been decided that a workshop is greenlighted, the school will send an invoice for a registration charge of 500 SEK, to be paid within 10 days. The remainder will be paid on arrival.

The registration charge is deducted from the total cost. If you cancel more than 30 days before the start of the workshop, there will be no charges. Cancellation 2-29 days before; you’ll be invoiced 50% of the cost. Cancellation 1 day before; you’ll be invoiced 100% of the cost. Cancellation does not entail reimbursement of the registration charge.

There might be a small extra cost for material used in the propmaking lessons.

We are looking forward to meet you in Sigtuna

Sigtuna folkhögskola Manfred Björkquists allé 20, Box 92, 193 22 Sigtuna Leveransadress Manfred Björquists allé 20, 193 31 Sigtuna
Tel 08-592 583 00, E-post info@sigtunafolkhogskola.se

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