Magic Cares CASA 2014
Coming December 21, 2014
Holiday Magic & Variety Show - Presented by First Bank
Benefitting Vanderburgh County CASA
What is Magic Cares?
Magic Cares is a holiday themed magic and comedy show that will entertain the whole family from age 2 to 102! We will amaze you with magic, have you laughing and leave you wondering, "How'd they do that"? Join us for one-of-a-kind magic, comedy, and illusions with a holiday twist! If we're good enough, maybe Santa will make a magical appearance!
The producer of the show is magician Don Baggett, an Evansville native that has been performing magic since the age of 10. He has performed locally as well as all over the country for large corporations, schools and on cruise ships. He has recruited his son Brandon and magician friends from across the midwest to donate their time and talents to make this the best Magic Cares yet! Meet and Greet the cast of Magic Cares immediately following the show. The performers will autograph your programs and cool Magic Cares t-shirts (available for a donation to CASA).
A Worthy Cause
Magic Cares is a benefit for Vanderburgh County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). The Mission of Vanderburgh County CASA is to be a voice in court to ensure a safe home for abused and neglected children. These are all physically or sexually abused, neglected, or abandoned children who range in age from birth to eighteen years. To learn more visit our website www.vandcasa.com.
2014 Magic Cares
All-Star Lineup of Magicians & Entertainers
Host & MC - Tom Vorjohan
Our host returns for his 7th year at “Magic Cares” as he seemingly has nothing else to do back closer to home in Knoxville, Tennessee. We are glad he’s back, and you will be to as Tom loves guiding us through the cavalcade of talent on this stage. For over 36 years he has enjoyed magic as his hobby, avocation, and now full-time profession. His quick wit, love of magic, and comfort with an audience makes every performance seem like he’s just having fun – and he is!
Trigg Watson - Magic
At twenty-four years old, Trigg has performed for audiences from London to Las Vegas with his original magic and energetic stage presence. Based in Dallas, he was the winner of the Texas Magicians Stage Contest was named the 2013 Dallas Performing Artist of the Year by the RAW Artists. Trigg has also been selected to represent North America in the World Championships of Magic in Italy in 2015. Don't miss this rising star in magic!
Daniel Herron - The Balloon Guy
A Magic Cares favorite, this is the most unique act your will ever see, combining balloon artistry, audience participation, hilarious comedy and a sprinkle of magic.. His craft has taken him from coast to coast and it has landed him on television in Indiana, Kentucky, Texas and Tennessee on multiple occasions. Daniel is a true professional who loves to entertain and make people laugh… Set back and enjoy a "unique form of MAGIC"
Amber Lee Albert - Aerial Artist
Amber the Aerial Ballerina will amaze you as she "dances" in the air high above your head! Having trained at the prestigious Detroit Flying Circus School, Amber's act will be filled with graceful poses and incredible acts of strength and balance. Amber has performed her act across the country and in 2015/2016 will be performing what you are about to see 1,040 times at the Sandcastle Dinner Resort on the island of Saipan
in the South Pacific Ocean.
Combining beauty, strength and flexibility Amber hopes to provide a performance that you will find amazing and inspiring!
Brandon Baggett - Magic
Brandon Baggett returns to the Magic Cares stage with an all new set of high energy magic and surprises. He began performing magic at the age of 5 and hasn't looked back. In 2007 Brandon was the park magician for Six Flags St. Louis where he starred in his own one-man magic show. He is a very active performer throughout the Midwest performing a various events and private parties. Brandon recently performed in shows in Louisville, Indianapolis and Chicago.
Stephen Knowles - Ventriloquist
Stephen Knowles has been doing ventriloquism and magic since I was seven years old and has always known he was put on the planet to make people laugh. He has spent the last 25 years performing in theaters, on cruise ships, and on television all over the world, delighting audiences with funny, and clean, family entertainment.
He has been working at the Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge TN for 18 years.
Jason Pipitone-Juggler/ Comedian
Who is Jason Pipitone, and exactly what does he do? In one word, he entertains! Jason is a juggler, unicyclist, break dancer, comedian, and much more. He travels the country with his unique brand of ultimate variety entertainment, performing for corporate events, theme parks, and even starring on the famous Branson strip at the Branson Star Theater.
Today you will get a glimpse into the world of Jason Pipitone, where one minute he will have you crying in laughter and the next minute he will have you in awe with his amazing balancing skills. One thing is for sure, you won't be able to take your eyes off of the incomparable Jason Pipitone!
Don Baggett - Magic
Don Baggett is living testament to the quote "Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional". Don is a regular performer at Mesker Park Zoo and Holiday World Theme Park. His Wild and Wacky World of Magic Show has been seen all across the country at theme parks, zoos, schools and corporate events. Don is also the producer and director of Magic Cares. Don would like to thank his family, friends and all of sponsors for their continued support of Magic Cares and CASA.
Special Guest Appearance by Gina Moore