Show and Lecture
Jared Kopf is a sleight-of-hand artist and pseudo-seer trained in the classics and spurred by innovation. His unique approach to the art of magic has bewildered audiences all over the world, from New York City to Tokyo. He has entertained millionaires and billionaires, actors and sports heroes, law enforcement officers and gaming security experts — even his fellow tricksters and (so far) one Nobel laureate. In addition to his annual stints at Hollywood's World Famous Magic Castle, he has appeared on many stages such as the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles and on television networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg, and CW. Using nothing but ordinary objects, from playing cards and phone books to eggs and lemons, he manipulates perception and creates unforgettable mysteries.
David Ranalli is captivating… Using simple, everyday objects and a keen knowledge of human behavior, David performs a full-scale show of wonder that is packed full of laughs and audience participation. Traveling across the U.S., he is called upon to create unforgettable experiences at exclusive corporate events, colleges, & high end fundraising galas. He has performed for a who’s who of Fortune 500 companies, TV personalities, politicians, NFL stars, tech entrepreneurs, and Indy 500 drivers. His talents have been profiled by media such as NBC, NPR, WGN, PBS, & Indy Style TV. And, David was the featured magician for Rev, a celebrity fundraiser at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where he performed magic on the iconic Yard of Bricks. Ranalli is currently based in both Chicago and Indianapolis, and travels nationwide to create impact at events.
Show and Lecture: A Very Special Magical Evening with Eugene Burger
"Chicago's Best Magician" - Chicago Magazine, Best of Chicago Issue Dean, McBride's Magic & Mystery School, Las Vegas, NV Recipient, Performing Fellowship, The Magic Castle, Hollywood, California Two-time Recipient, Close-Up Magician of the Year, The Magic Castle, Hollywood, California Two-time Recipient, Lecturer of the Year, The Magic Castle, Hollywood, California "Eugene Burger is perhaps the most eminent Chicago magician." - New City Merlin Award, Close-Up Magician of the Year, 2010, International Magicians Society "One of the 100 most influential magicians of the 20th century.” - MAGIC Magazine "Burger's magic is simply jaw-dropping." - L. A. Weekly 2012 FISM (International Federation of Magical Societies) Special Award for Theory and Philosophy This is a special show that you will not want to miss. Eugene promises new magic as well as some of his classic pieces, FOLLOWING THE SHOW… SPECIAL MAGICIANS-ONLY LECTURE: AN OPEN SESSION WITH EUGENE Questions will be written at the beginning of the session. You may ask questions about specific pieces of magic, the business of magic, the philosophy and psychology of performance and magical history among other topics. Plus Eugene will discuss opening and closing a show and teach some of his own openers and closers over the years. Don’t miss this exciting event!