Jim Steinmeyer’s illustrious career spans decades, working with the likes of David Copperfield, Siegfried and Roy, and a variety of Walt Disney Theme Parks. In part two of our six-part GeniiCon 2017 interview with the consultant and illusion designer, we dive into the difference between the kinds of Disney magic he’s worked on, and the contrast between crafting theme park and stage illusions.
Be sure to watch the rest of our interview with Jim Steinmeyer, which can be found at the links below:
Part one: Consulting for Doug Henning and Walt Disney Theme Parks
Part three: On digital media: “I don’t know if it’s changed everything about magic”
Part four: How new media can expand a magician’s bubble of influence “if they want it”
Part five: How Bozo the Clown made Jim Steinmeyer a better magician
Part six: Jim Steinmeyer’s advice to budding performers: “hang around magicians”