James Alan is a magician specializing in sleight of hand, magic, mind reading and its psychological subtleties; whatis commonly called misdirection. Rather than relying on specially manufactured boxes and dancing assistants, James creates magic with ordinary objects, his own two hands, the words he speaks and your assumptions.
“TRULY ENTERTAINING” - NOW MAGAZINE)
“REMARKABLE, ONE TALENTED FELLOW” -HAMILTON SPECTATOR
“EVERYONE THAT ATTENDED THE SHOW LEFT MYSTIFIED AND
THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINED.” -SCOTIABANK)
Technical Requirements / Staging
✦ The presentation requires a clear performing space with minimum dimensions of
approximately ten feet wide by six feet deep.
✦ For rooms that do not have fixed seating, the performing space should be located against a
wall and as far away from doors (main entrance, washrooms, kitchen entrance, etc) as
✦ Seating must be available for every person in the audience.
✦ Seats should be arranged in rows with a center aisle and with consideration for visual
obstacles (pillars, large plants, etc.)
✦ Organizers should have a plan in place to accommodate persons with disabilities.
✦ The audience must be able to see the presenter from the waist up at all times. This may
require a riser or an auditorium with raked seating.
✦The performance is interactive and requires members of the audience to come up onto the stage. They should have a clear and safe path up to the stage.
✦ Other entertainment in the room (live music, DJs, game stations, etc.) must stop for the duration of the performance.
✦ The performance must not take place while a meal is being served.
✦ The performance should take place before any awards, speeches or special presentations.
Audio / Visual
✦ A wireless hands free microphone (tie clip or discreet headset) is recommended for
audiences over 150 people.
✦Non flash photography is permitted.
✦Video and audio recording is permitted for internal archival purposes only. Additional broadcast
or dissemination the video requires prior written consent from the performer.