CV

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

Magic Circle Magician logoMember of The Magic Circle, 2002-Present
--Promoted to-Associate of the Inner Magic Circle with Silver Star Status (2011)

Member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, 2009
--Winner of the Alistair Wand Award (2009)

Private training (London) and at the Philharmonic Academy (Bologna, Italy) in opera singing, 1998-2003

Richmond, The American International University in London,
Bachelor of Arts: Theatre Arts & Studio Arts – May 1998

 

RECENT CORPORATE CLIENTS INCLUDE:

Allied Dunbar,
Barclays,
BBC,
Box of Tricks Theatre Company,
Burberry,
Bruce Dunlop & Associates, Ltd
Cable & Wireless,
CNA Insurance, Europe
Conference Communications,
Christie’s Auction House,
Deloitte,
Ernst & Young,
Firetrap,
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer,
Gerald Eve,
Goldman Sachs,
Go Travel Cultural Breaks,
Hayward Gallery,
Herbert Smith

John Lewis,
Kensington Women’s Club,
Leahy Brands Design,
Lehman,
Lloyds TSB
Lovells,
Merill Lynch,
Pizza Express,
Royal Bank of Scotland,
Saatchi & Saatchi,
Sharon Osbourne,
Southern Comfort,
Sultan of Brunei,
SJ Berwin,
Tate Britain
Unilever,
Vertu,
Victoria & Albert Museum

 

APPEARANCES INCLUDE:

Alain Ducasse, Dorchester Hotel
Barbican Hall, London
Bastille Taverne, Glasgow
Bush Hall, Shepherds Bush
Castle of San Pietro in Cerro, Piacenza, (Italy)
Century Club, Soho, London
China Tang, London
City Varieties Theatre, Leeds
Clerkenwell Vestry, London
Claridges, London
Devos Centre, Grand Rapids, MI, (USA)
Delfina Studios, London
Dorchester Hotel, London
Duke of York's Headquarters, London
Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona, (Spain)
Emirates Stadium, Arsenal
Garrick Club, London
Gherkin, London
Green End Park, Ware, Herts
Hackney Empire Theatre, London
Hanbury Manor, Ware, Herts

Hinckley Island Hotel, Hinckley
Hanbury Manor, Ware, Herts
Hinckley Island Hotel, Hinckley
HMS Belfast, River Thames
Istinye Park Istanbul, (Turkey)
La Maison du Prieur, Romainmotier, (Switzerland)
Mandarin Oriental, London
Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green
National Exhibtion Centre, Birmingham
Newbury Corn Exchange Theatre, Newbury
National History Museum, Sofia (Bulgaria)
Old Billingsgate Market, London
Reform Club, London
Rhinefield House, Brockenhurst, Hampshire
Rules, Covent Garden
Sensatori Resorts, (Greece)
Sketch, Mayfair, London
The Lanesborough Hotel, London
Westminster Palace, Westminster
Waldorf Hilton, London
Woodlands Park Hotel, Stoke D'Abernon



SPECIAL PROJECTS:

  • ISTINYE PARK, ISTANBUL: RESIDENT MAGICIAN ACT - Performed a nine-day project in Turkey with public performances including national TV interviews and live shows. December 2011.
  • BULGARIAN MEDIA TOUR - three TV and radio interviews. Clips on the YouTube page. July 2010.
  • OPENED THE 2010 EDINBURGH FILM FESTIVAL - live on stage at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre to introduce the festival's premiere film,L'Illusionniste. June 2010.
  • FILMING FOR OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Teaching English as a ‘magical character’ in an upcoming DVD.  September 2009.
  • LISBOA MAGICA Appeared with a team of international magicians for this third annual magic festival.  August 2008.
  • BBC Played the Victorian magician narrator for a pilot BBCi interactive drama.  July 2007.
  • BARBICAN HALL (London) Performed to compliment magic-themed orchestral pieces played by the London Symphony Orchestra in the "Abracadabra: Discovery Concert." March 2007.
  • CASTLE OF SAN PIETRO IN CERRO, (Piacenza, Italy).  Performances of cabaret and close-up magic in the castle during this annual public event. September 2006.
  • GIDEON REELING PRODUCTIONS Played the magic character ‘Elmer Sweeney’ in their London May 2006 event for Southern Comfort.
  • V&A MUSEUM Performed interactive sensation-challenging magic for their 'Touch This!' event; part of the 2005 ' Touch Me'  exhibition to explore the pleasures, sensations and future of touch.
  • PUNCHDRUNK THEATRICAL EXPERIENCES Special appearances in The Firebird Ball (London, 2005).
  • HAYWARD GALLERY Demonstration with artist Olivia Plender. An exploration of magic, mediumship and illusion as part of the 2004-2005  Eyes, Lies and Illusions  exhibition.
  • PIZZA EXPRESS RESIDENT MAGICIAN Established residency doing close-up magic at numerous Pizza Express restaurants including South Bank, Pimlico, West Hampstead, St. John’s Wood High Street; also with special appearances at Olympia and Kings Road branches (1998-2003)

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES:

  • Italian (full professional proficiency)
  • German (conversational proficiency)
  • Spanish (limited working proficiency)