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Standing Up Surrounded

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Standing Up Surrounded
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AuthorKirk Charles
PublisherHermetic Press
Publication Date1989
LanguageEnglish
Pages94
 

Standing Up Surrounded is a 1989 book by Kirk Charles. It was published by Hermetic Press, and is now out of print.

Reviewed in Genii 1991 March

Contents

  • Page 5: Working
    • Page 6: Getting There
    • Page 7: Getting Ready
    • Page 8: Performance Time
    • Page 9: Approach
    • Page 11: Techniques
      • Page 11: The Match Trick
        • Page 13: On The Table
        • Page 14: Without a Table
    • Page 15: Misdirection
    • Page 16: Food and Drink
    • Page 18: Angles
    • Page 18: Other Considerations
    • Page 20: Engagements
      • Page 20: Corporate Cocktail Parties
      • Page 21: Home Cocktail Parties
      • Page 23: Promotions
      • Page 25: Wedding Receptions
    • Page 26: Problem Audiences
      • Page 26: Children
      • Page 29: Repeaters
      • Page 30: The Match Trick - Part Two
      • Page 31: Drunks
      • Page 35: Jerks
      • Page 35: The Exposer
    • Page 36: Special Situations
      • Page 37: Disguises
      • Page 38: Isolated Environments
    • Page 39: Professionalism
      • Page 40: Hygiene
      • Page 40: Performance
    • Page 41: Knowledge
    • Page 41: Dependability
    • Page 43: Preparation
    • Page 43: Business
  • Page 47: Promoting
    • Page 47: Choosing Your Prospective Market
    • Page 47: The Brochure
    • Page 49: Photos
    • Page 51: Action Photos
    • Page 53: Recommendations and Reviews
    • Page 55: Composing the Brochure
    • Page 58: The Business Card
  • Page 61: Selling
    • Page 61: Direct Contact
    • Page 62: Indirect Contact
    • Page 62: Marketing
    • Page 65: Agents
    • Page 69: The Interview
    • Page 72: The Contract
    • Page 73: Booking on the Phone
  • Page 75: Ending
    • Page 76: The Mailing List
    • Page 76: New Material
    • Page 77: Concluding Thoughts
  • Page 79: Appendix I: Selecting Material for Walk-around Performance
    • Page 79: Simple and Direct
    • Page 81: Inoffensive
    • Page 82: Easy to Carry
    • Page 85: Durability and Expense
    • Page 85: Resetability
    • Page 86: Angles
    • Page 86: Surfaces
    • Page 87: Examinable
    • Page 87: Visibility
    • Page 87: Repeatability
    • Page 88: Summation
  • Page 89: Appendix II: Sample Contracts, Booking Sheet, and Model Release Form
    • Page 89: Personalized Contract
    • Page 90: Form Contract
    • Page 91: Booking Sheet
    • Page 92: Model Release
  • Page 93: Bibliography

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