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Topic: When performing escapes?
Message: Posted by: escapologist2001 (Jun 22, 2003 05:15PM)
What's the best type of clothing/costume to wear for an escape act? I recognise that there are different types of escapes...suspended, underwater etc, but what do you tend to go for?
Message: Posted by: djvirtualreality (Jun 22, 2003 09:52PM)
Message: Posted by: James Peters (Jun 24, 2003 08:01AM)
For non-stage stuff, I wear what's comfortable. At the moment, I've got a pair of stonewashed, black jeans, some Salomon hiking shoes, and a loose T-Shirt.

If I'm doing an event for a charity, I'll try to get hold of one of their shirts.

On the stage, I go for smart casual. Just make sure that if you're doing a straitjacket escape that the shoulders on your shirt are loose fitting enough! I've managed to rip a couple of shirts open! :)

Message: Posted by: x-treem (Aug 11, 2003 05:53PM)
Breaking the mould of the magician, I also wear what is comfortable, where ever I may be. Khaki pants and a sleeveless, collarless 3 button shirt, and deck shoes.