James has 30 years of experience as a magician
1986 – James’s kindergarten gym teacher performs a card trick for their class and this sparked James’s interest. James asked his gym teacher where he learned the magic.
March 25th 1988 – At the age of 6, James wins the talent show in Mrs Thomas’s 2nd grade class.
March 29th, 1988 – James performs his act for the entire school and catches the performing bug.
1991 – James starts performing shows for various organizations around De Kalb, IL including scouts, birthdays and school Fun Fairs.
1997 – James wins the high school talent show performing a version of Houdini’s Metamorphosis that he constructed with his brother.
2003 – After completing his degree in art James moves to Madison WI to further his education and enters a career in hospitality and operations.
September 9th, 2016 – Performing just a few shows a month James decides to take the leap into performing full time.
2016 through present – James is performing regularly and has won several awards for his strolling magic and stage magic nationally.