Magician / Barmaster
Benjamin spearheaded the development of the tiki bar menu for “The Pacific Seas” room at the historic Clifton’s Downtown Los Angeles. In NYC at Lincoln Center's Cafe Fiorellos and bartending at the famed Studio 54. As a performer and magician, Benjamin has headlined at The Magic Castle in Hollywood. On Broadway, Benjamin appeared in The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q, RAGTIME. Walt Disney animated feature film FROZEN. Follow Ben on Twitter @schrader99
Originally from Connecticut, is excited to bring her enthusiastic performance to Magic Bar! Kayla began performing her unique style of bar magic at the Marriott hotel in Peabody, MA and now performers regularly at the Magic Castle. You may have seen her on The Today Show, where she won David Copperfield’s contest for The Search for the Next Great Magician. More recently, she has been featured on Penn & Teller’s Fool Us on the CW Network. Kayla focuses on combining magic with organic objects, hilarious comedy, audience participation, and lots of fun. Outside of magic, Kayla enjoys sports, snacks, and big dogs.
Naathan is a proud Eagle Scout and member of SAG-AFTRA, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Global League of Magicians and Mentalists, and the Academy of Magical Arts (better known as The Magic Castle), where he's a regular performer and strolling magic champion! He has appeared on Celebrity Name Game, Tosh.0, Superbad, America's Got Talent, Masters of Illusion, the Hollywood Christmas Parade, Wizard Wars (which he won), Penn & Teller: Fool Us (which he did not), and your cousin's 7th birthday!
Jonathan Levit is an actor, magician, television host and producer with an act you will long remember that encompasses sophisticated humor, mind reading and magic. As an actor, Levit has guest starred in the “THE X-FILES”, playing opposite Ricky Jay, "FLASHFORWARD" (ABC), “THE OTHERS” (NBC), “THE HUNTRESS” (USA), and “CLUB DE CUERVOS” (NETFLIX), among others — playing magicians and non-magicians alike. In addition to his acting roles, Jonathan has been the series host for shows on The Discovery Channel, The Science Channel, The Biography Channel, Equator HD and the Fine Living Network. Combining magic and hosting, Jonathan was seen on VH1 as the host and a judge of the celebrity reality magic series, Celebracadabra and has appeared on Masters of Illusion (FOX). As a magic consultant, he taught Jack Davenport to do magic on Flashforward (ABC), David Duchovny on The X-Files (FOX), Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, and Ayla Fisher in Now You See Me (SUMMIT), and Steve Carell, Alan Arkin, and Olivia Wilde in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (New Line Cinema).
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Siegfried is a Los Angeles based performer and sleight-of-hand magician. He was born and raised in Ecuador, where his passion for magic began. His first international appearance was in 2011 in Bogotá, Colombia as part of the show Bicéfalo. In 2012, he moved to Los Angeles and became a member of the world famous Magic Castle—an exclusive private club dedicated to advance the art of magic—where he is a regular performer.
In 2015, Siegfried headlined at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival—the largest arts festival in the world—where his performance was highly praised by critics and media outlets. Siegfried’s show also received a special distinction as “The Sickest of the Fringe” by The Sick of the Fringe project, a curated program of events aiming to inspire collaboration between science and the arts.
Today Siegfried spends time creating magic in his Los Angeles studio and working on new projects. Although he has appeared in a few film productions and collaborated with numerous artists and organizations, his heart is in performing close-up magic in front of live audiences—always with his sleeves rolled up.
John has won multiple awards both in America and Japan for his close-up magic. He has appeared on CBS and Nightline, and just starred in a documentary about magicians that’s currently airing on the largest tv network in Asia.
A&E's Brain Games, History Channel's Evil Geniuses, and the CW's Penn and Teller: Fool Us. He is a regular performer at the world famous Magic Castle. He has recently been traveling the country lecturing for fellow magicians teaching his techniques and routines. On top of being a successful magician, Robert is also an accomplished actor staring in the national tour of Broadway's IN THE HEIGHTS.
Originally from Philadelphia, PA where he graduated from Temple University. He has been featured in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The Daily Show, as well as the viral video "Magician Sells Weed to a Cop (Parody)." He can be seen combining stand up and magic around town in various comedy clubs and is a featured performer at The Magic Castle. Harrison is also a current member of The Sunday Company at The Groundlings. Apart from that, he is a huge fan of lunch deals and if you know of any good ones, please let him know.