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Children's & Youth Services | Performer's Database | Magic

Performer's Database

theater masksThis performer listing was created by the South Dakota State Library as a service to public libraries and other organizations that want to hire quality performers for their children's programs. Inclusion in this listing does not constitute an endorsement or promotion of any individual or group listed. Not all performers work well under all circumstances and with every age group. The South Dakota State Library strongly advises all libraries and organizations to carefully check references before hiring anyone.

Performers, use this form to submit your contact information. This form can also be used to update your previously listed information as well. Please fill it out as completely as possible and your submission will be reviewed by our content committee before inclusion on the website. Thank you!

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Magic

Clowndimonium Fun Family Entertainment

Clowndimonium

Program Description: Clowndimonium magicians and clowns are available to entertain with magic, comedy and juggling demonstrations.

Contact: Al “Sparky” Jastram
518 16th St. N., Moorhead, Minnesota 56560
218-287-5906; sparky@clowndimonium.com Email Link

Further Details: Cost varies in price based on travel and type of performance; Willing to travel through most of South Dakota; For All Ages
Category: Clowns, Comedy, Juggling, Magic


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David Lloyd

David Lloyd

Program Description: Designs and performs programs for libraries using the current theme of the year. Performs magic, puppetry, ventriloquism, and storytelling in each 45 minute program.

Contact: Dave Tenneboe
Sioux Falls, SD
MagicDLT@sio.midco.net Email Link

Further Details: $150 per program; Mileage from Sioux Falls
Category: Magic, Puppetry and Ventriloquism, Storytelling

Discovery Mime Theater Web Link to Discovery Mime Theater

Discovery Mime Theater

Program Description: Discovery Mime Theatre's performances and workshops create fantastical worlds that tickle the funny bone and delight the imagination. Brian Begley and Mary Inman's original pantomime vignettes are filled with magical illusions, juggling, puppetry and dance.

Contact: Brian Begley and Mary Inman
P.O. Box 566, Vermillion, SD 57069
605-624-6718
mbegley@usd.edu Email Link Web Link to Discovey Mime Theater Facebook Page

Further Details: Performances vary in price from $550-$750 (Arts Council matching funds may be available); Statewide Travel; For All Ages
Category: Dance, Juggling, Magic, Puppetry and Ventriloquism, Theater


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Jay & Leslie's Laughing Matters Web Link to Jay and Leslie's Laughing Matters

Jay and Leslie's Laughing Matters

Program Description: An energetic and humorous program of juggling, mime, magic, radio plays and audience participation. Jay & Leslie have performed over 5000 shows in 30 states and 8 countries since 1980.

Contact: Jay Cady & Leslie Seifert-Cady
P.O. Box 1312, Mission, KS 66222
913-432-4555
laughing@leslieandjay.com Email Link Web Link to Jay and Leslie Facebook Page

Further Details: $900 per day-can be split between three libraries; Statewide Travel; For All Ages
Category: Comedy, Juggling, Magic, Storytelling

Jocko's and the J's

Jocko's and the J's

Program Description: Jocko and the Js show incorporates a little magic, in addition to the tricks performed by the monkeys. Concepts such as safety, cooperation, goal setting and learning are stressed during the show.

Contact: Jim Williamson
P.O. Box 890, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-266-8654

Further Details: $750/ day; Statewide Travel; For Ages 0-109
Category: Animal Shows, Magic


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Pockets Full of Fun Web Link to Pockets Full of Fun

Pockets Full of Fun

Program Description: A Pockets Full of Fun program includes ventriloquism, puppetry, magic, stories and lots of audience participation. Lisa writes a new show every year that corresponds with the National Summer Reading program theme, but she also has programs which would work for Children's Book Week, Read Across America Week and other special events you many plan for your library. Lisa has written several children's books and has done author shows for libraries and schools as well. Lisa also does puppetry workshops.

Contact: Lisa Laird
317 7th St. NE Orange City, IA 51041
home: 712-737-2639; cell: 712-737-7760
email Email Link Web Link to Pockets full of fun Facebook Page Web Link to Pockets full of fun you tube Page

Further Details: Lisa uses zone pricing so contact her for exact pricing. Program pricing range from $225-$450 depending on zone, no mileage charges for travel across South Dakota. Multiple show discounts are available. Lisa is a rostered artist for the Iowa Arts Council so grants may be available.
Category: Puppetry and Ventriloquism, Magic, Storytelling, Workshops


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Reza | IllustionistWeb Link to Reza live dot com

Reza

Program Description: Reza is recognized as one of America's Top Illusionist's. His innovative and inspirational approach to the art of magic makes his show one-of-a-kind.

Contact: P.O. Box 144, Brookings, S.D. 57006
605-692-7002, Fx 605-697-5050
booking@magicreza.com Email Link Web Link to Reza Illusionist Facebook Page Web Link to Reza Illustionist Twitter Page Web Link to Reza Illustionist Instagram Page

Further Details: Contact for pricing and availability; Statewide/Nationwide Travel; For All Ages
Category: Magic


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Mr. Twister Web Link to Mr. Twister

Mr. Twister

Program Description: Mr. Twister is a full time chilrdren's entertainment specialist & a regional favorite. His shows are packed full of fancy twisted balloons, magic tricks, stories, audience participation & BIG FUN!

Contact: Bob Anderson
2100 S. Euclid Ave., Sioux Falls, S.D. 57105
605-338-9928/ 605-310-0365;
MRTWISTER98@msn.com Email Link Web Link to Mr Twister Facebook Page

Further Details: $150-$500; Mileage and Hotel reimbursement; Statewide Travel; For All Ages
Category: Balloons, Comedy, Magic, Storytelling


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