Jeff McBride Las Vegas Magic Star ...Penn and Teller Fooler !

Jeff McBride, a three time award winner at the International Grand Prix of Magic in Monte Carlo, named Magician of the Year by The Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle), is widely recognized as a foremost innovator and most exciting performer in contemporary magic. Naming him "Vegas' Best" Magician several years ago, the Las Vegas Review Journal wrote: "Light years ahead of the pack... McBride is easily the most exciting and mesmerizing magician I've seen in years." For several years, McBride headlined at Caesars Magical Empire in Las Vegas, where he was voted critics' choice as Best Magician in Las Vegas. He recently toured South America with the world’s largest magic show, “The Illusionists,” and his McBride’s Wonderground magic nightclub has just completed its fourth year of performances in Las Vegas.

In addition to his work as a performer, McBride is a much sought-after lecturer and workshop leader for such diverse groups as The Smithsonian, The Disney Institute, the Omega Institute and many others. He combines dynamic performance magic with deep insights into what makes magic work, its enduring fascination and many uses - not only on stage but in business and personal life as well. His is the founder and leader of the McBride Magic & Mystery School based in Las Vegas and widely known as the world’s leading source for magical learning. McBride's magic has been featured on every major television network, with the most recent appearances on The World Magic Awards and Masters of Illusion on MyNetwork, as a celebrity judge on VH-1's Celebracadabra! and on A&E's Mindfreak with Criss Angel. McBride has even "Gone where no magician had gone before" as a special guest star on Star Trek - Deep Space Nine.


Jeff McBride, named Magician of the Year by The Magic Castle in Los Angeles, is recognized as a foremost innovator in contemporary magic. New York Times columnist Glenn Collins writes, "What Mr. McBride gives his audiences is a mesmerizing performance...a magic show that is at once a celebration of mystery and a struggle to understand powerful forces." McBride most recently headlined at Caesars Magical Empire in Las Vegas, where he was voted critics' choice as Best Magician in Las Vegas in the Review-Journal annual poll. He is featured on the PAX TV series, "Masters of Illusion." Earlier this year, McBride previewed his new theatrical show, The Forbidden Secret of Magic with Eugene Burger and Abbi Spinner at Magicopolis magic theatre in Los Angeles, and presented his new grand illusion spectacular, Jeff McBride - Abracadazzle!, to standing ovations at the Claridge in Atlantic City. On television, McBride's spectacular "Burned Alive!" escape highlighted the ABC TV special "Champions of Magic." He is also featured on the current PBS documentary, "The Art of Magic," and on all three episodes of "The Mysteries of Magic" on The Learning Channel. His show McBride - Magic! was the featured attraction at the Monte Carlo Festival of Magic. This followed a featured appearance on "World's Greatest Magicians" for NBC. Earlier that season McBride guest starred on TV's Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Joran, a role created especially for him. McBride's signature fusion of mask, myth, drama and illusion reflects his lifelong study of magic's multi-cultural roots. His first full-evening show, Mask, Myth & Magic, won acclaim Off-Broadway and on national tour, as well as at arts festivals in Barcelona (for the 1992 Olympics), London, Hong Kong, China, and Bangkok. Prior to going solo, McBride was the opening act of choice for Tina Turner, Diana Ross, and other top stars. He has been profiled in Elle Magazine, Town & Country, Harpers and dozens of other publications worldwide. In addition to his work as a performer, McBride is a much sought-after lecturer and workshop leader for such diverse groups as The Smithsonian, The Disney Institute, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Center for Symbolic Studies and others. McBride is founder of The Mystery School, a unique experiential retreat for magicians (and subject of an acclaimed 1994 CBC-TV documentary hosted by Arthur Kent), and creator and co-founder of the WorldMagicsTM Festivals, multi-cultural celebrations of the environment, or "enviro-magic." His video-taped series teaching "The Art of Card Manipulation" is among the best selling magic teaching videos of all time. With Eugene Burger, he has created and teaches regular sessions of "McBride's Master Class" at his home studio in Las Vegas, as well as semi-annual retreats for the further exploration of the magical arts.

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Jeff McBride, a three-time award winner at the International

Grand Prix of Magic in Monte Carlo, is widely recognized as a
foremost innovator and most exciting performer in contemporary
magic. Naming him "Vegas' Best" Magician several years ago, the
Las Vegas Review Journal wrote: "Light years ahead of the pack...
McBride is easily the most exciting and mesmerizing magician I've
seen in years." McBride's magic has been featured on every
major television network, with the most recent appearances on Penn and Teller Fool Us, The World Magic Awards and Masters of Illusion on MyNetwork
and judging VH-1's Celebracadabra! and on A&E's Mindfreak with Criss Angel.Previously his Mask & Card Act was featured on World's Greatest
Magicians on NBC, he was Burned Alive on ABC's Champions of Magic, and he was heavily featured as both performer and expert on PBS's "The Art of
Magic" and TLC's "Mysteries of Magic." He is also a three-time Guinness World Record holder. McBride has even "Gone where no magician had gone
before" as a special guest star on Star Trek -Deep Space Nine.

Following the 90-minute show, McBride will present a special “for magicians only” lecture, teaching some of his professional secrets, based on his book “The Show Doctor.” The lecture (separate admission) is a perfect opportunity for artists of all kinds to learn some of the inner workings of performance magic.

Jeff McBride, a three time award winner at the International Grand Prix of Magic in Monte Carlo, named Magician of the Year by The Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle), is widely recognized as a foremost innovator and most exciting performer in contemporary magic. Naming him "Vegas' Best" Magician several years ago, the Las Vegas Review Journal wrote: "Light years ahead of the pack... McBride is easily the most exciting and mesmerizing magician I've seen in years." For several years, McBride headlined at Caesars Magical Empire in Las Vegas, where he was voted critics' choice as Best Magician in Las Vegas. He recently toured South America with the world’s largest magic show, “The Illusionists,” and his McBride’s Wonderground magic nightclub has just completed its fourth year of performances in Las Vegas.

In addition to his work as a performer, McBride is a much sought-after lecturer and workshop leader for such diverse groups as The Smithsonian, The Disney Institute, the Omega Institute and many others. He combines dynamic performance magic with deep insights into what makes magic work, its enduring fascination and many uses - not only on stage but in business and personal life as well. His is the founder and leader of the McBride Magic & Mystery School based in Las Vegas and widely known as the world’s leading source for magical learning. McBride's magic has been featured on every major television network, with the most recent appearances on The World Magic Awards and Masters of Illusion on MyNetwork, as a celebrity judge on VH-1's Celebracadabra! and on A&E's Mindfreak with Criss Angel. McBride has even "Gone where no magician had gone before" as a special guest star on Star Trek - Deep Space Nine.


Jeff McBride, named Magician of the Year by The Magic Castle in Los Angeles, is recognized as a foremost innovator in contemporary magic. New York Times columnist Glenn Collins writes, "What Mr. McBride gives his audiences is a mesmerizing performance...a magic show that is at once a celebration of mystery and a struggle to understand powerful forces." McBride most recently headlined at Caesars Magical Empire in Las Vegas, where he was voted critics' choice as Best Magician in Las Vegas in the Review-Journal annual poll. He is featured on the PAX TV series, "Masters of Illusion." Earlier this year, McBride previewed his new theatrical show, The Forbidden Secret of Magic with Eugene Burger and Abbi Spinner at Magicopolis magic theatre in Los Angeles, and presented his new grand illusion spectacular, Jeff McBride - Abracadazzle!, to standing ovations at the Claridge in Atlantic City. On television, McBride's spectacular "Burned Alive!" escape highlighted the ABC TV special "Champions of Magic." He is also featured on the current PBS documentary, "The Art of Magic," and on all three episodes of "The Mysteries of Magic" on The Learning Channel. His show McBride - Magic! was the featured attraction at the Monte Carlo Festival of Magic. This followed a featured appearance on "World's Greatest Magicians" for NBC. Earlier that season McBride guest starred on TV's Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Joran, a role created especially for him. McBride's signature fusion of mask, myth, drama and illusion reflects his lifelong study of magic's multi-cultural roots. His first full-evening show, Mask, Myth & Magic, won acclaim Off-Broadway and on national tour, as well as at arts festivals in Barcelona (for the 1992 Olympics), London, Hong Kong, China, and Bangkok. Prior to going solo, McBride was the opening act of choice for Tina Turner, Diana Ross, and other top stars. He has been profiled in Elle Magazine, Town & Country, Harpers and dozens of other publications worldwide. In addition to his work as a performer, McBride is a much sought-after lecturer and workshop leader for such diverse groups as The Smithsonian, The Disney Institute, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Center for Symbolic Studies and others. McBride is founder of The Mystery School, a unique experiential retreat for magicians (and subject of an acclaimed 1994 CBC-TV documentary hosted by Arthur Kent), and creator and co-founder of the WorldMagicsTM Festivals, multi-cultural celebrations of the environment, or "enviro-magic." His video-taped series teaching "The Art of Card Manipulation" is among the best selling magic teaching videos of all time. With Eugene Burger, he has created and teaches regular sessions of "McBride's Master Class" at his home studio in Las Vegas, as well as semi-annual retreats for the further exploration of the magical arts.