Wacky Magic & Mad Science Returns

A mad scientist is trapped between dimensions. What strange and wonderful discoveries will he make as he seeks to get back home? Magic, science & mad fun!

A mad scientist (Professor Ulric) is trapped between dimensions.

As he seeks to find out what scientific laws govern this world, he makes some wild and wonderful discoveries, with a little help from his friends in the audience.
A crazy and dynamic show that is part magic and illusion, part science, all fun and learning!

This original 45 minute production is geared towards children, families and inquisitive minds of all ages.

 

Form and Style

production is geared towards school children, young families and inquisitive minds of all ages.

The main objective of this production revolves around creating enthusiasm for STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) school disciplines, stimulating imagination and encouraging Growth Mindset in young individuals.

This show was developed to entice students to learn, ask questions, get creative and critical with their ideas.
 It also aims to boost confidence through an entertaining and inspiring process.

By using magic and illusion as a communication medium, the difference between fact and fiction can be effectively highlighted, and the fascinating and amazing world of science is put to the forefront.

 

Community and Audience Engagement 

– Roll out of customised marketing plan, in collaboration with the venue / organiser (sample attached)
– Roll out of customised community engagement plan, in collaboration with venue / organiser (sample attached)
– Use of personnal WA wide mailing list
– Use of online marketing (FB, Insragram, etc) – Organic and paid
– Media Releases, interviews (Writen media, TV or Radio) and pre show activations can be ogranised
– Templates for flyers, posters and banners for the venue / organiser provided for distribution.

 

Available Marketing 

Roll out of extensive marketing plan, in collaboration with the venue / organiser (sample attached)
– Poster, flyer templates.
– Imagery and promotional meterial for digital (tiles, banners, etc)

– Video collateral is available (will be updated for the campaign) – Original Trailer: https://youtu.be/h1QP31J4bk4

Reviews

9.5 / 10, The Adelaide Show 2018

“A Master at his craft.” ★★★★½ The Australia Times 2017

★★★★½ The Fourth Wall 2018

Awards

‘Best Children’s Entertainment’ Nominee, Perth Fringe World 2017

2018, 2005, 2003: West Australian Magician of the Year (WA Society of Magicians)
2018: Adelaide Fringe BEST MAGIC Weekly Award Winner (Adelaide Fringe act)
2015: Original Show Nominated for ‘Best of Cabaret’ (Fringe World double act)
2014 ‘Best Of 600 Seconds’ (Fringe World double act)
2003: Australian Magic Convention National Champion, Strolling Magic (Australian Magic Convention)

Credits

Written and Performed by: Pierre Ulric
Staging and lighting design by: Nemo Gandossini

Availability

March 2021 to March 2022 (earlier is possible - please discuss)

Artforms

Children / Family, Magic

Audience

Children / School Groups / Families

Duration

45 + 15 Min Q&A

Bump In

4 hours

Bump Out

1.5 hours

Costs

Cost per performance: $2,500
Weekly Cost: $6,500
Remount: $500
Royalties: 5%
*Above fees do not include travel costs.

Company Contacts

Pierre Ulric
0456 777 240
pierreulric@gmail.com

Company Website

https://pierreulric.com/



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Technical

Venue Format

Proscenium Arch, Black Box, Thrust

Touring Party

2

Considerations

Show Warnings: N/A

First possible performance: 1 hour post bump-in

Minimum break between shows: 80 minutes

Minimum stage width: 5 metres

Minimum stage depth: 2 metres

Minimum stage height: 0.5 metres

Minimum wing space: 1 metre

Lighting provided by the company: Floor based LED bar (UV & Mini Spots), short throw projector and connections, live stream camera and connections, projection management via lap-top using QLAB.

Lighting provided to be provided by the venue: Front and side stage wash (RGBW) with – DMX, lighting rig specification sheet (channels, fixture patch list), fresnels and profiles lights to suit the stage this is desirable but not essential, stage HDMI output linking to tech desk (alternatively, direct access to desk from stage wings is required.)

Audio provided by the company: Wireless head-set microphone and receiver, music playback via lap-top using QLAB.

Audio to be provided by the company: Theatrical stereo sound system to suit the venue, stage D/I box(es) to accommodate 1x XLR and 1x 1/4″ mono input (alternatively, direct access to mixer from stage wings is required), sound mixing desk (4 channels min), one hand-held (wired or wireless) microphone connected to amplification system on a straight or boom stand, set on stage, foldback is desirable but not essential.

No. of additional staff to be provided by the venue: FOH as required.

Dressing rooms required: 1