International Grand Illusionist The Mr. Magic

International Grand Illusionist The Mr. Magic

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Biography

Audiences and critics around the world have enjoyed the award-winning magic and illusions of Mr. Magic, the world's most celebrated African American Magician of our time was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Graduating from Berkeley Senior High School in 1977. Mr. Magic developed an interest in magic at a very young age. He started at the age of 8 with little magic tricks found inside cereal boxes. His father saw his interest in magic and bought him his first magic set. What his father saw as a hobby turned into a full-time obsession with his son. After years of practice and numerous opening acts, club shows, and benefits, Mr. Magic's first triumph occurred in 1984 when he totally astounded his audience of 3,500 unbelieving spectators with his famous floating / vanishing cigarette effect. In 1987, they were treated to a re-created version of Houdini's trunk escape (Metamorphosis) performed in a record breaking time of 2.3 seconds. His phenomenal performance on the Sammy Davis Jr. Telethon in 1990 pushed his career even further when the master illusionist caused his lovely wife, Deva, to mysteriously float in mid-air, and without warning vanish into thin air. "Now that's magic!" said acclaimed actor / VP V.J. Dickson.In 1994 Mr. Magic and Deva performed in Atlanta to a celebrity crowd at the Cope, event club owners private entertainment group. After the show the illusionist duo was approached by Mr. Tank Sims about a Black Circus, The Universoul Big Top Circus. Owner and CEO, Ricky Walker, had been searching from Vegas to Paris trying to find an African American magician / illusionist, but to no avail. Mr. Magic was introduced to the owner, and was set to tour with the Universoul Big Top Circus in the most critical position - the opening act. Mr. Magic was hailed by critics around the world as the definitive opening act, the spark to a never ending flame of astonishing illusions. 1994, 1996, and 1997 proved to be the most celebrated years ever to hit the circus arena.

This polished stage illusionist covers all the elements of magic: from extraordinary close up miracles to astonishing stage illusions. The Dynamite Duo have continued to mystify and thoroughly entertain their television and live audiences. Their celebrated illusions and imaginative combinations of showmanship, romance, and theatrics have led them to become the most sought after illusionists in the country.

The Dynamite Duo infuse an infectious glow in every life they touch. In an industry where a mere twirling of a wand and words of incantation send currents of electrifying excitement throughout audiences, Mr. Magic and Deva have a charm all their own. There's a message in their magic.

Utilizing expertise, technology, and finesse, this master of illusion blends a marketer's mission with a visually smooth performance. More than just an illusionist, he's also a man of God and a happy-face provoking artist whose comedy, stage stamina, and charismatic presence enhances happiness.

Mr. Magic has been a featured act with the largest cruise company in the world, Carnival Cruise Lines. He performs to a standing room only crowd weekly on the luxury ship "The Fantasy." For seven years, astounding mysteries of the ages have been presented with contemporary elegance and unfolded in an exclusive intimate performance. Mesmerizing illusions and high-energy dancers excite in his beyond belief spectacular. Possessing a host of death defying illusions and lavish costumes, Mr. Magic and Deva will mystify and challenge your imagination with spellbinding physical phenomenon and spectacular close up magic with audience participation.

The First Family of Magic is set to embark on a 27 city tour. With all new and original magical masterpieces. You will witness the appearance of a Harley Davidson motorcycle in the blink of an eye, followed by the most astounding penetration illusion to date, death defying escapes, and much more. All this is complimented by luminous scenery, lavish costumes, and live magicam video technology which allows audiences of every size to experience the magic of the unbelievable.

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