Jay Sankey Penguin Live 2 Trailer
“Jay Sankey has established a strong reputation as one of the top creators of innovative close-up magic.” -Max Maven
“Jay will go down in history as one of the funniest, groundbreaking, and most creative magicians of all time.” –Nathan Kranzo
“Jay’s bar-raising efforts have helped produce a generation of magicians with higher expectations.” –David Acer
What will he teach?
SIMPLY LETHAL: Powerful close-up mentalism that is easy to do.
Magic Wand (stick)
3 Times Lucky
Formal Affair (spoon in hank + drawing of spoon)
At Any Number
Twister (twisted spoon)
Stop Me Here (post-it notes)
Group Hypnosis (3 packets)
Strange Attraction (rubber band, ring, and bills)
The Monopoly Mystery
Who is he?
For more than 30 years, Jay has entertained audiences at private events, trade shows, hotels, banquets and corporate functions all over the world for such clients as Honda, McDonald’s, Toyota, Club Med, Manulife Real Estate, Chrysler, Panasonic, Labatt Breweries, Brand Voice, Cyanamid, Amp of Canada and Coca-Cola.
Jay has also appeared on many television networks including CNN, CBC, CTV, TVO, Bravo, Discovery and Japan’s NHK channel.
As a creative consultant, Jay has worked with many of the world’s most famous magicians including David Blaine, Criss Angel, and David Copperfield, as well as consulted on many television series including AMERICAN GODS and IMPOSTERS.
And as a public speaker, Jay has presented talks and run workshops on persuasive communication, creativity and the psychology of belief in Canada, the United States, England, Germany, Denmark, France, Holland, Italy, Spain, Australia and Japan. For more information about Jay’s corporate talks visit SankeyTalks.com
Jay also holds the world’s record for creating more original illusions than another living magician.
And the magic and comedy videos featured on his popular SankeyMagic YouTube channel have been watched by more than 30 million people and attracted more than 350,000 subscribers.
Working with Cream Productions, Jay even created a multi-layered social deception and convinced crowds of people in Toronto’s Kensington Market that the world-famous CN Tower had mysteriously vanished into thin air!
As an author, Jay has written several books on performance theory, including ‘Zen and the Art of Stand-Up Comedy’ and ‘Zen and the Art of the Monologue,’ both published by Routledge Press in New York.
Jay lives in Toronto with his wife Lisa, and two children Mason and Madelaine.
Where can you see the greatest creators and performers share their professional magic act in front of a live audience and then teach you to do it? Only Penguin LIVE: ACTS!
The world’s best magicians spend years developing the perfect act. Magic fans almost never get a chance to learn the real secrets behind what makes the top pros act so amazing. Until now. Penguin Live Acts gives you exclusive access to the biggest names in the industry, as they share how to perform their powerful A-material.
First, you’ll get to watch the show, performed for a real audience, from start to finish. Then you’ll go behind the scenes to learn about the routines and the real secrets about building an act that can take decades to learn.
Many of the ideas shared have been held back for years, and you can only learn it at Penguin LIVE: ACTS!