How to begin
Audiences enjoy illusions performed with savage jungle beasts. It is also great fun for the tigers. The key is not to start with full-grown tigers. Instead, start with cubs. Not only are they lighter and easier to hide in deceptive looking boxes, but a watchful mommy tiger provides an excellent incentive to make sure you don’t drop any of her cubs. Plus, by starting when they are small, as the tigers grow in size and you grow in strength and skill, you will develop a strong and trusting relationship.
What to wear
Until this relationship is formed, it is a good idea to wear arm greaves and/or other pieces of medieval armor. In the early stages of your training the cubs can panic and be a bit grabby.
How many tigers should be in my show?
Start small when you are first learning. Fifty tigers is too many. However, one is too few.
Where to do it
Magic with rare white tigers can be a lucrative sideline even without your own Vegas showroom. You should be able to get bookings at corporate events, children’s parties, weddings, and bachelorette parties — any place that would normally book light entertainment such as clowns or Ted Talk speakers.
You may want to consider getting yourself an agent. Magic with rare white tigers is always in demand and at present there is a chronic shortage. In addition to an agent, you might want to make sure you have good medical coverage, adequate life insurance, and plenty of tourniquets and gauze.