Venue Details

Ames Center - Proscenium Main Stage Hall
formerly Burnsville Performing Arts Center 12600 Nicollet Ave. Burnsville, MN 55337
952-895-4685
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from Goldstar Member
3 events 3 reviews

My girlfriend and I was invited by my family. We have never seen a Illusionist before. He was really good. I would suggest going to see the entertainment.

reviewed Mar 08 2012 report as inappropriate
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To learn more about The Spencers, visit their website.

Description

For more than a decade, they have dazzled the world with their engaging personalities, entertaining stage magic, and breath-taking illusions. With one of the largest touring illusion companies in the United States, the Spencers transport several tons of state-of-the-art illusions and special effects from city to city. They work with some of the leading inventors, creators and builders in the industry to incorporate original never-before-seen illusions into their production.

They continue to bring a fresh meaning to the world “magic” for a new generation of spectators. Theatre of Illusion is a sophisticated production filled with original magical creations designed exclusively for The Spencers. People levitate, walk through walls, vanish, and reappear. And in one illusion, the entire audience is asked to participate in a stunning, interactive mind reading experience!

They believe in magic, both on and off the stage. Spencer is the creator of the Healing of Magic program designed for healthcare professionals working in the field of rehabilitation. Simple magic tricks are used to aid patient recovery by improving motor coordination and cognitive skills. They are the recipients of the Harry Chapin Award for Contributions to Humanity for these efforts. Spencer recently released a new project, Hocus Focus, developed for special education teachers and students. It combines education and imagination to help children improve their abilities in planning, sequencing, organizing tasks, fine motor skills, concentration, and more.

Entertainers come and go but few leave behind a lasting impression on their audiences or their art. The Spencers are one of those rare exceptions. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this show – you won’t believe your eyes!

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