"Performing has given me a lot of confidence in social interactions," says Stover."Most performers in general are a bit introverted, but when they perform they take on a different personality, like an amplified version of themselves.
Both are things that probably never happened even on your worst date."Learning to think on your feet is an important skill that people could take from a magician," Stover says."In a close-up setting especially, so much can go wrong.There are so many variables at play that you're constantly changing what you do and say in unique situations.
You can plan all you want, but you have to ebb and flow to adapt to the situation at hand." Indeed, just ask Al-Mazing: The laid-back card-trick specialist, who often does street-corner magic, once had a client try to pay for a show with drugs instead of cash.
But instead of throwing in the magic wand, Al-Mazing simply moved on to the next trick. Grand illusionist Aedryan Methyus seizes attention with lavish stage productions — and for better or worse, some effects spill over into his dating life.