Who is Magical John?
Magical John (age 9)
For Magical John, the show began years ago when he became fascinated with entertaining. In 1995 at the age of six, John commandeered his older sister’s magic kit and began learning. It wasn’t long before he was performing wherever he could find an audience.
His passion for magic kindled, John continued to study the art of magic under local professionals and amateurs. In 2003, he joined the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the world’s largest magic organization. He also attended the McBride Magic and Mystery School in Las Vegas, studying under renowned magicians Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger, Lance Burton and Mac King. He studied theater at the State University College at Oswego and decided to pursue his dream of being a professional magician.
John has been performing professionally in Central New York since 2007. He has traveled and performed in Israel, Peru, Canada, the Dominican Republic and most recently, China. In 2011, John was elected the youngest president of the Salt City Magic Club. He performs hundreds of shows across New York State each year. John is constantly learning new magic and incorporating fresh material into his shows.