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GeniiCon 2017: Hannibal on capturing an audience and changing expectations


There’s no getting around it: some people have a negative impression of magicians. I know, it’s sounds impossible, but it’s true. Some people are skeptical, some are natural hecklers, and some simply just find the whole thing kind of silly. So how does a magician win people over? For Hannibal, it’s about “altering the story”. 

In part two of our interview series with Hannibal at GeniiCon 2017, the storyteller and illusionist talks about how his background as a street magician and working comedy clubs helped give him the life skills he needed not only to impress people with his magic, but to win them over as fans. 

For the rest of our interview, check out the links below:

Part one: On making the leap from actor to magician

Part three: On knowing what to take (and what not to take) from his inspiration