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You Will Need
- Hypnosis training
- Enhanced reputation
- Hypnotic suggestions
Obtain training in stage hypnosis
Take courses in hypnosis stage techniques. Land an apprenticeship with an expert stage hypnotist.
Enhance your reputation
Build up your reputation in advance of your performance. Billing yourself as "the world's greatest hypnotist" will give your audience increased license to believe in your skills.
Prep the audience
Make your audience believe they can easily be hypnotized -- speak eloquently and use the power of suggestion to capture the audience's attention. Try to build a strong group consciousness.
Observe the members of the audience
Keep an eye on the audience for individuals who seem most engaged. When you ask for volunteers to come to the stage, choose those individuals.
Place volunteers in a trance
Attempt to place some volunteers in a hypnotic trance using conventional techniques of hypnosis.
Offer hypnotic suggestions to the volunteers
Offer hypnotic suggestions to the volunteers.
Allow the volunteers to display unusual behavior
Give the volunteers an opportunity to release their inhibitions and become the centers of attention as you suggest various types of outrageous behavior to them.