About Michael

 

Michael has been performing magic professionally since 1992.  Some of his notable performances include:

  •           Sleeping Beauty Event, October 2008, at Casa Loma in Toronto
  •           Anne Rice's Hallowe'en Party 2000 in New Orleans
  •           Chapter's Bookstore for the Harry Potter book launches, including BOTH the Broadway 
  •                        & Robson locations for July 20, 2007 launch of 'Deathly Hallows' (quite a trick in itself!)
  •           Swaneset Golf & Country Club - Christmas Brunches
  •           Science World - annual performances since 1997
  •           West Coast Chocolate Festival
  •           Sears Canada - open houses (Burnaby & Langley)

Professional Associations include:

  • Vancouver Magic Circle  (Vancouver Chapter of International Brotherhood of Magicians)
  • Treasurer - Carl Hemeon Assembly #95 2001-2006 (Vancouver Chapter of SAM)
  • Regional Vice-President for Canada of Society of American Magicians 2001-2004
  • Michael's card routine, Jokers are Wild, has been published in both the Linking Ring (September 2005) and (along with his shortsleeve flower production) in MUM (November 2001) magician's magazines

 Awards:

  • Third Place, Rock 101 Gong Show 2007
  • Silver Medal, VMC Balloon Olympics 2004
  • Carl Hemeon Award of Excellence in Magic 2003
  • Best Comedy Magic 1998, Vancouver Magic Circle
  • Bag-o-Tricks Competition in Western Regional Convention 1997
  • First Place Stage Magic at Peloquin & Jewel’s Magic Fun Fest 1996