Jim grew up in Cincinnati and started out his career performing magic at birthday parties and schools after he won the "Best Senior Trick" in high school. He continued perfecting his skills in college and won first place at the BGSU Family Weekend Talent Show in Bowling Green, OH. With normal jobs boring Jim, he started performing at amusement parks, including Cedar Point and Kings Island. In 2007, he got his pyrotechnics assistant license and started working for Rozzi Fireworks in Cincinnati. Adding to his different and interesting jobs, Jim has toured for 12 years as Illusion Manager for an illusionist based out of Detroit and Las Vegas. He has also worked as Stage Manager, Camera Operator and Audio Engineer for the touring production of Masters of Illusion Live!. This amazing opportunity meant working with, in no particular order, Gay Blackstone, Greg Gleason, Farrel Dillon, Titou the French Magician, Rick Thomas, Jonathan Pendragon, Tom Burgoon, Michael Finney, Aaron Radatz, Michael Grandinett, and lots of other true magic pros in theaters and arenas all around the United States. Taking everything he learned from these amazing experiences, Jim created JMagic Productions to bring his creative magic to events all over Ohio. Now living in Cleveland, Jim is available to make your next event a magical success!
Magical Mr. J will entertain everyone with magic that includes dinosaurs, multiplying Pringles cans, a coloring book of magic, a queen of hearts that goes to pieces, a trick with an audience member's shoe, a finale that will make candy appear for everyone with the help of the birthday child and lots more! After the show, magical Mr. J can twist balloons animals, swords, flowers and hearts for all of the children.
Magical Mr. J can perform a 45 minute stage show with amazing magic like shrinking his own head, mind reading, causing a drawing to come to life, escaping from chains, dangerous razor blade magic, a trick with an audience member's shoe and lots more! This show includes the entire audience with optical illusions. Lots of comedy, music and magic make this show perfect for family gatherings and parties!
Having a holiday party for Halloween or Christmas?
Magical Mr. J has a Halloween show that is filled with spooky fun for all ages!
Don't forget about his Christmas show that includes lots of Rudolph and Santa magic!