Author: Derrel Allen

Dameon

With the recommendation of renowned Illusionist, Richiardi, Dameon, began his professional “magical journey” performing a manipulative act in Barcelona and Madrid Spain, Sao Paulo Brazil, New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, North Korea and Hong Kong. In the USA he appeared on Broadway, performed in Chicago and Miami Beach and prestidigitated and starred in numerous revues in Atlantic City. Dameon “magically produced” Will Smith with Wayne Alan in front of Tower Records for the “Willenium Album” and has worked Houston’s Magic Island and the renowned Hollywood Magical Castle. Oh yeah, he cruised too. Approximately 135 cruises – in a row –...

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Peter Samelson

Peter Samelson insists that he doesn’t do magic; he only helps people to see it. He is an illusionist/entertainer/philosopher, blending simplicity and sophistication as he provokes thought and inspires wonder. Christened “the soft-spoken conceptualist of sorcery” by the New York Times, Peter has distinguished himself not only as a magician, but as an artist. Peter is the recipient of the 2015  Jack Gwynne Award for Excellence in Presentation, graced the cover of Genii Magazine, not once but twice, and was given a Merlin Award for Lifetime Achievement from the International Magicians Society.  He has performed atop the Great Wall...

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John Bundy and Morgan

John Bundy and Morgan have been called “The best kept secret in magic.” They have dazzled audiences around the world with imaginative presentations of theatrical Illusion. Known for creating themed magic and illusion, Bundy and Morgan have produced magic shows for Six Flags, Busch Gardens and Cedar Fair amusements parks across America. John and Morgan have been recognized by the magic world with cover stories and feature articles in the industry periodicals: Magic, Magic Manuscript and Laughmakers magazine.  In 2016 John Bundy and Morgan were presented with the award for outstanding illusionists by the Milbourne Christopher foundation. This prestigious...

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Michael Menes

In juggling circles, Michael Menes became recognized early in his career as a juggling legend through his performances at juggling conventions combining juggling with mime and dance with a musically inspired less-is-more approach to choreography. Fritz Grobe, 5 times IJA gold medalist and founder of viral internet video maker Eepybird described one of Michael’s classic acts as: “Arguably, the greatest three ball routine of all times.” Michael went on to study theater, mime, and improvisation at the Celebration Barn Theater school in South Paris, Maine where he studied intensively with the director-teacher Tony Montanaro who was a student of...

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Leland Faulkner

Leland Faulkner is a mime, magician, and comedian born in 1957. His love for magic was stirred after attending a magic show in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in the mid 1960”s. The magician was John Calvert. Leland’s theatre career was developed under the mentorship of Tony Montanaro, the legendary mime and teacher with whom Leland partnered for three years. Since those early years, Leland has worked around the world headlining events like the Shanghai Comedy Festival, Masters of Magic, Abbotts Magic Get-Together, The Yankee Gathering, The Magic History Conference, The Battle of the Magicians, Magician’s Alliance of Eastern States,...

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