Full course description
Tuesday, Sept.11 and Thursday, Sept.13
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Eric Meljac, instructor
Required supplies: one brand-new deck of poker-style playing cards. Bicycle brand preferred.
Card Magic for Beginners will teach aspiring magicians with no prior experience the very basics of card magic, from simple card manipulation to self-working miracles that will stun and astonish. Each session will begin with an hour of demonstration and end with an hour of guided practice. By the end of the course, students will be able to perform a handful of effects sure to thrill! Great for kids ages 10 and up when accompanied by an adult!
Dr. Meljac is an Assistant Professor of English at WTAMU, who also is an amateur magician and member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Magic has been his hobby since his teens, and he routinely practices magic tricks at home to help him keep his mind sharp––magic tricks require a sharp mind! He believes in life-long learning and uses magic as an avenue to his own life-long learning.