John Carney is a unique hybrid of ComedianActor, and Sleight of Hand Virtuoso. His approach is smartengaging, and often … hilarious.
Carney is widely acknowledged by his peers as one of the finest sleight of hand performers in the world, with awards and accolades worldwide. Hollywood’s Magic Castle has awarded Carney more awards than anyone in their history, as well as the Academy of Magical Artsprestigious Performing Masters Fellowship

Television appearances include Late Show with David Letterman and the Jerry Seinfeld HBO Special. He has performed in theaters throughout the world, as well as casinos in Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas. 
He is a tireless creator of original material, and has shared many of his ideas, techniques and presentations in several books and instructional videos of advanced sleight of hand. He has lectured extensively throughout the world, and his books
Magic by DesignCarneycopia, and The Book of Secrets are considered modern classics in instruction of the art form.

Carney embodies the state of his art, combining exceptional skill and creativity … with pure entertainment.




Rob Zabrecky ~Rob Zabrecky - the name means 'Abracadabra,' sideways"
- LA Weekly
There’s simply no other magician like Rob Zabrecky. Through a wide range of artistic work that spans acting, magic, and music, Rob Zabrecky has established himself globally as an original entertainer. In live performances, he invents a magical world through a series of strange and beautiful effects which he combines with remarkable timing and sensational theatrical edifice.

He has headlined nightclubs, comedy & magic conventions, and festivals in over a dozen countries spanning over four continents and had a critically acclaimed run with his full-evening show, The Zabrecky Hour, at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood. Recognized for his efforts, he has received five awards by the Academy of Magical Arts at the Magic Castle.

Zabrecky's career began as a musician while being the singer-songwriter and bassist for the Los Angeles group Possum Dixon, who released three albums on Interscope Records during the 1990s.

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Daniel Garcia - Danny is not only one of the most influential creators in the industry, but he is also the most sought-after consultants for television magic. He helped sculpt the television careers of Dynamo, David Blaine and others. He will share with us many of his favorite effects, as well as lots of NEW material.


Chad Long - Chad Long has performed & lectured all over the world.  He's worked professionally in bars, nightclubs, restaurants, private parties, corporate functions, trade shows and cruise-ships.  His debut performance at the Magic Castle received rave reviews, and he performed regularly at Malone's Magic Bar in South Florida. His convention appearances include the IBM, SAM, Hank Lee's Cape Cod Conclave, British IBM, Magi-Fest, A-1, Abbott's, Blackpool, SCAM, PCAM, SEAM, FISM and the Tokyo Close-up Convention, to name just a few. In December of '98, Chad took 1st place in Ron McMillan's "International Close-Up Competition" in London, England and, in May of '99, Chad was featured on the cover of Magic Magazine.

His material has been published in MAGIC, Linking Ring, M.O., Arcane, Trapdoor, The Looking Glass and M.U.M.  He's also contributed effects to several books and videos, including "Magic for Dummies", as well as the "Art of Astonishment" trilogy and the “Astonishment Project” DVDs by Paul Harris.

Chad's fast-paced lecture combines a high-energy performance along with humorous explanations to bring an enjoyable experience to all. It's filled with both close-up and stand-up effects using everyday objects such as cards, coins, dart guns, pens, rubber bands, keys, spray paint, finger rings, lint brushes, matches, spaghetti and more! This material has been honed by years of performance and there is truly something for everyone!

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Adam Parisi - Winner of SAM63 Close-Up Competiton in 2017. He will be opening our Close- Up show. Adam performs for families, restaurants, and comedy clubs, he can perform just about anywhere.

JoJo Garcia


Jojo Garcia - The oldest of three siblings, at 15 years old, Jojo Garcia has been practicing magic for a little more than seven years. His interest blossomed after attending his first magic convention, SAMCON in Peabody, MA. Soon after the convention, Jojo joined the Boston S.Y.M. Assembly #29, and has been a member for almost 5 years. He is currently serving as Secretary of the assembly, and shares his magic with the other members, while under the guidance of, and studying with David Oliver. Jojo has performed at private functions in Faneuil Hall in Boston, open-to-the-public events in Wellesley, MA, and for many special events in his hometown of Framingham, MA. "What I like about magic, is making people smile, and watching them enjoy the wonders that it brings to them.” Along with magic, Jojo plays the air guitar and triangle.



Performers subject to change...


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