Live Lecture: A Triumphant Prediction Opener


Discover not one, but two opening effects designed to get any close-up audience excited and eager to see your magic. This is astonishing, practical and easy-to-do close-up magic you will be THRILLED to perform!


Magicians all over the world ask us the  same question…

What’s the perfect trick to open your close-up set?

They want to know if it’s possible to perform a tricks that guarantees you’ll set the perfect tone for the magic to come, and get your routine off and running in a way that ensures everyone present will be excited and eager to see more.

If that sounds good to you, we have a treat you’re going to LOVE.

We recently posed that exact question to our resident commercial close-up expert Steve Barcellona, and in response, he’s going to open up his private vault of wonders and share with us not one, but two of the most powerful, proven and easy-to-do miracle routines from his professional close-up repertoire.

In fact, these tricks are so effective, Steve uses them to open just about every close-up set he performs!

First, you’ll discover a KILLER prediction effect that hits your audience with a kicker ending they’ll never see coming.

On a personal note, this was the first close-up routine we ever saw Steve perform, and by the time he was halfway through the trick, we knew he was a consummate close-up professional. And that’s before he got to the climax!

But that’s not all. In this special event, Steve shares his favorite follow-up effect, so after you get your audience going, you’ll know exactly what to do to keep the momentum going with easy to do close-up that engages, excites and entertains your audiences at every turn.

You won’t need difficult sleights or expensive gimmicks to perform these miracles. Instead, Steve Barcellona will show you a shortcut to top tier entertainment that’s guaranteed to make you a believer!  

Steve Barcellona has a one-of-a-kind approach to close-up magic we can ALL learn from. And this event delivers you a master-class in professional close-up magic. You’ll learn how to use a simple trick to create a personal connection with every member of your audience. Steve will show you how to connect with everyone…all in under two minutes!

You’ll leave this event with astonishing new magic you’ll be thrilled to perform and more. You’ll be able to use these new, astonishingly practical strategies to supercharge every trick you perform – so that every trick you do makes your audience beg you for more!

*Each CC lecture/workshop was recorded live as an Online Class or Special Event for our Members. Members participate and ask questions in the live chat (offscreen). The Instructor or Special Guest teaches the course topic and is joined on screen for insightful analysis and discussion by the CC Panel. Different magic experts join the panel during each class, so it’s always a surprise and an adventure!

Additional information

Running Time

84 Minutes

Viewing Format

Instant Online Streaming Video , Lifetime Access