BRANDON PARKER

Brandon specializes in close-up magic, mostly with cards and coins. He focuses on engaging his audience and uses humor and wit to create memorable experiences. His performances are full of laughs and mind blowing magic.

DAVE ELSTUN

Magician Amazing Dave Elstun has entertained audiences in theaters, festivals, comedy clubs and special events for 3 decades. Featured as Mr. Money at The Lodge Casino Dave also entertained at The Riviera and Desert Diamond Casinos. Recently Dave “Crushed it” as the headliner in the comedy club at Sunray Casino.
You may have seen Dave’s hilarious strait jacket escape featured on the hit CBS TV series Diagnosis Murder with Dick Van Dyke. The Denver Post called Amazing Dave Elstun… “A Crowd Pleaser… (he) filled the lobby (of the theater) and had adults and children mesmerized!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPb7elM0CZ8

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9S_6lPltj-g

JAMES LOPEZ

James Lopez, dubbed “The Amazing James” by his mentors and magician peers, has become a delight and the go-to entertainment for local non-profits and organizations in Northern Colorado. James’ unique magic and interaction allow him to mingle, converse, and entertain at cocktail parties, major events, and small engagements. James works hard to try and help all different types of people to come together as and believe in the impossible with sleight-of-hand magic done right in front of you. His humor, wit, and charm help him engage his audiences in fun and exciting ways that always leave them entertained.

LEW WYMISNER

Lew Wymisner (Why-miss-ner) is The Great Loudini (Loo-dee-nee). Originally from Newark, New Jersey, he started performing at 10 years old, and has lived in Fort Collins for the past 40 years. While well-known in Northern Colorado, he has performed at the Roxy Theatre and The Magic Castle in Hollywood, and has opened for musical groups; The Temptations, Leon Redbone, The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Russell Smith/Levon Helm and the Muscle Shoals All Stars, and Sara Evans.

SLEIGHTLY IMPOSSIBLE

See Matt Brandt and Gene Gordon take you through 90mins of comedy magic. A great show combining classic magic, mayhem and fun! A “Must see show” …”best magic show in Denver”! A great show for a date night or with friends and family.

TIM PENDERGAST

“TimFoolery” has performed for over twenty years in Colorado and Wyoming, specializing in family festivals. He also hosted weekly bar magic at the Fort Collins Marriott Hotel. The TimFoolery experience combines magic, comedy and audience participation to create an event that will be truly memorable.

ALSO PERFORMING

CLIFF DAVIDSON

TRAVIS SCHACK

DON ZELLNER

Teen Magicians:

A.J. Perea
Alec Mueller
Trevor Vernor

THEATER OF DREAMS

Joe Givan and Carol Massie traveled doing Performing Art Centers and Casino shows, including their own show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Desiring a theatre of their own, in 2003 they opened their own Theatre of Dreams in Castle Rock, CO. and feature their own show as well as other world class performers as well as teach private lessons and magic camp. Look for them on Penn and Teller’s FOOL US television show this fall.

ANTHEM & ARIA

Anthem and Aria are rising stars in the worlds of Magic and Mind Reading. Using their invisible psychic connection, Anthem and Aria baffle audiences with demonstrations of empathic telepathy, mesmerizing Magic, and intuitive clairvoyance.

PROFESSOR PHELYX

Professor Phelyx is a Colorado native who currently tours his one-man mentalism and magic show across America and in Europe. The show entitled, Professor Phelyx, From the Vest opened in Las Vegas and has earned widespread acclaim for this career entertainer.

SHAWN PRESTON

Shawn Preston is an award winning Magician, Mentalist, Sleight of Hand Ninja, Trade Show Guru and Corporate Entertainer. With more than 25 years’ experience, Shawn provides high-impact, astonishment and audience engagement.

RICHARD KWESELL

Richard Kwesell has performed in over 30 countries since he was 18 years of age as a Magician, Mentalist, Corporate Trainer and Speaker. Richard is a member of the Society of American Magicians, The International Brotherhood of Magicians, The Enchidad Magico Argentina, Masonic Lodge # 76, the Lions Club, and is one of a select handful of foreigners to receive the honor of “Special Member” status in the Circle of Brazilian Illusionists.

MARK STRIVINGS

Mark Strivings is a Denver-based magician who specializes in performing for kids of all ages. Mark is known nationally (indeed internationally) as a creator and performer of some of the finest magical creations in the last 20 years, having written over twenty books for the magic trade that reside in the private libraries of magicians all over the world. His children’s/family shows are best described as a laugh-riot with many kids thinking he is the funniest person they have ever seen. Indeed, Mark has actually been called a ‘comedian for children’ (now THERE’S a distinction for you!) Bring the whole family and get ready to laugh and be amazed. Perhaps the most amazing thing being that a grown man can actually do this for a living. Mom is so proud.

WILLIAM RADER

William Rader has been mesmerizing audiences throughout the country for the past decade. He entertains at trade shows, universities, and corporate events. William’s elegant sleight-of-hand will amaze even the hardest to impress. The magic with rope, rings, and cards will happen in your hands! He has spent years refining his repertoire to bring astonishment and wonder to the Magic Festival.

COSMO SOLANO

In his late teens, Cosmo attended the prestigious Chavez College of Magic and at 21 became a member of Hollywood’s Magic Castle. He’d then spend two decades In Los Angeles, performing and being mentored by contemporary masters of the art. After starting a family Cosmo returned to Colorado, and in 2015 created The Close Up Room, an intimate, “by invitation only” twelve seat theater. Today, he creates original magic effects which are being used by top magicians all around the world, and is currently building the Prestige Magic Theater, (72 seats) in Colorado Springs, scheduled to open in the fall of 2017.