Meet the Illusionists
Jeff Hobson, aka The Trickster, is the host of Las Vegas and is the epitome of glamour and showmanship. His brand of comedy magic leaves audiences laughing long after the curtain goes down. As one of the most in-demand comedy magicians working today. His refreshing and clever mix of comedy and magic has brought him back for repeat performances all over the world
His television appearances include HBO, Showtime's Comedy Club Network, Fox Family's Masters of Illusion, NBC's World's Greatest Magic as well as the star of Thames Television's Magic Comedy Strip a 16 week television series in England. In December of 2013, he appeared on the top-rated U.K.'s iTV with The Illusionists.
Don't be fooled by his innocent appearance, The Trickster will get you every time...
Growing up as a competitive gymnast, Robyn’s strength, agility, and flexibility ultimately lead her into the world of magic. Her career in Illusions started back in 2009 when she was hand-picked by master illusionist Sam Powers to be his right-hand assistant in Xtreme Illusions, the longest running illusion show in the Reef Hotel Casino’s history. Together they quickly broke ground as one of the world’s fastest performers of Houdini’s Metamorphosis illusion.
Robyn has gone on to tour with The Illusionists Live From Broadway, performing to sold out crowds both nationally and internationally across Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore. She has toured and performed alongside many international and world-renowned illusionists including Luis de Matos, Jonathan Goodwin and Tommy Ten & Amelie van Tass, to name a few. Robyn’s powerful and thrill-seeking crossbow act has been described as “One of the most dynamic and dazzling danger displays in the world”.
Kevin's style of performance is anything but conventional, with his unique comedy and magic garnering him a reputation as a world-class visual artist and making him one of the highest viewed magicians on YouTube with millions of hits. This fresh approach has allowed him to headline in some of the world's top theaters. Additionally, Kevin has performed on television in 89 countries. Some of his past performances include: headlining Las Vegas casinos, starring at the famous Crazy Horse in Paris, royal performances for the Prince of Monaco, Prince of Bahrainm, and the Sultan of Dubai, and a command performance for President Obama at the White House.
Kevin is a very prolific inventor and consultant of magic. Not only are his performances original, but many of his ideas have made their way into the shows of other famous magicians, such as: Doug Henning, Penn & Teller, Mark Wilson and David Copperfield, as well as several films. Kevin's magical brilliance lead to him receiving the 'Creative Fellowship Award' from The Academy of Magical Arts and Sciences in Hollywood in 2004, as well as multiple ‘Stage Magician of the Year' awards.
Jonathan Goodwin has been described as a modern day superhero – somewhere between Houdini and Superman.
Over years working as a professional danger man, the thirty-four year-old has put himself in the most extreme situations and dodged death each time. Following in the footsteps of the legendary daredevils who inspired him; Jonathan is without question one of the most awe-inspiring performers in the world today. Jonathan has been attacked by sharks, burned at the stake, buried alive, bitten by rattlesnakes, hung from buildings, helicopters, and cable cars, among many other incredible feats.
Jonathan is arguably one of the most diversely skilled individuals in the world, and is an expert escape artist, knife thrower, free climber, archer, side show performer, marksman, free diver, stunt artist, and strength performer.
Jonathan has performed on every continent (except Antartica) and has an extensive former client list including the private birthday party of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Goodwin spends his time between the UK and his home in Las Vegas Nevada.
Jinger Leigh’s unique blend of elegance and theatricality have redefined the role of the magician. A modern sorceress in a very ancient art, Jinger has earned fans around the world and was recently featured in the touring show, “Masters of Illusion.”
She began her professional career as a dancer when she was just fourteen years old; She was one of the “Young Americans,” toured for companies like Disney and Fuji Television, and starred in Southern California dinner theater productions. It was while working as a dancer in Guam that Jinger first met magician Mark Kalin. The results were magical, in every sense of the word
Hailing from Korea, An Halim is regarded as one of the most masterful sleight of hand artists in the world. His pure and articulate performance of manipulation has earned him first prize awards at such prestigious events as the World Magic Seminar in Asia, the Italy Club Manipulation Convention, and the Korea Busan International Magic Competition.
He has mastered the art of manipulation through extreme discipline and his highly skilled technique leaves both audiences and fellow magicians in awe.
As star of BBC Three's Killer Magic, and the hit West End magic show Impossible, Chris Cox is the multi-award-winning mind reader who can't read minds. Dubbed by The Guardian as "one of the most exciting entertainers in Britain", Chris' side-splitting, confident, silly, charismatic and mischievous sense of magic and wonder has been seen by over 300,000 people worldwide. Using a hybrid mix of witty chit chat, magic, psychology, body language, influence, and devilish good looks, Chris will make you think that he knows what you’re thinking.
As well as starring in Killer Magic, Chris has recently been seen on your television screens with One Direction reading their minds at the BBC Music Awards. He's also appeared with Heston Blumenthal in Heston’s Recipe For Romance, Now You See It, How Magic Changed TV, and The Mentalist Revealed. Chris was also a key member of the BAFTA nominated team as the man who brought magic to bbc.co.uk’s Merlin.
Mark Kalin has been one of the most influential magicians of the last decade, bringing his amazing illusions to casino stages, performing arts centers, television shows, and his own experimental theatre in Reno, Nevada, “Magic Underground.”
Working together as Kalin and Jinger, the duo have developed a reputation for their mix of innovative illusions and their distinctive, modern style. They were awarded Magicians of the Year from The Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle), the highest honor in magic, recognizing their unique achievements and charismatic performances.