The Society of American Magicians invites young magicians ages 7 through 17 to audition for Stars of Tomorrow performances that will take place during the 2020 S.A.M. National Convention in Las Vegas NV.

The S.A.M. selects talented youth magicians to perform at the convention. Each performer will receive a monetary stipend, two convention registrations (one for the performer, the other for a parent or guardian), plus one year’s free membership in the Society of Young Magicians. You may audition for the close up, stage, or both. You may also apply for the emcee of the stage show.

Guidelines Stage Show

The stage show will be one performance Sunday at the S.A.M. convention (Date subject to change)

Act must be 5-10 min in length

Act can be to music, be talking, silent manipulation, comedy, or even illusions.

Absolutely NO FIRE or PYROTECHNICS of any kind are allowed in your stage performance. If you are unsure if something in your act is classified as “pyro,” contact us for clarification.

Guidelines Close Up Show

The close up performers will have the opportunity to perform each evening.

Act must be 6-8 minutes and able to be repeated several times each performance.

Can be talking, comedy, or to music.

Absolutely NO FIRE or PYROTECHNICS of any kind are allowed in your close up performance. If you are unsure if something in your act is classified as “pyro,” contact us for clarification.

To apply:

Prepare a YouTube or Vimeo link of your act. If the link requires a password, please send the password. Include that link on your application.

Your audition video does not have to be professionally produced, but it must show your performance, costuming and props that you will use if you were selected to perform. THE ACT YOU SEND IS THE ACT YOU MUST DO. The way it looks is the way it stays.

The video should show the exact routine you plan to perform if accepted. Send the attached application form and a High Resolution photo (300dpi, as a .jpg, 5″ x 5″) suitable for printing in the convention program. The photo should be a good, clear headshot.

You must submit your application by October 6. 2019

NOTE: Materials cannot be returned.

Please send all of the materials mentioned above to: StarsOfTomorrow@SAMconvention.com