Performers

We will list SOME of the exceptional talent here, check back often as we update and add MORE MAGICAL NAMES.

ONE name will NOT be revealed until the first day of the convention! This person will be our MYSTERY MAGICIAN for 2022.
You won’t believe your eyes when you see who YOU will get to meet IN PERSON at AbraCORNdabra 2022 – It’s gonna be a HILARIOUSLY GOOD TIME!
 

MANDY MUDEN

FROM:

London, England

Mandy Muden is one of England’s TOP female comedy super stars!  She was awarded the Magic Circle’s Carlton Award for Comedy in Magic. (The Magic Circle is England’s version of The Magic Castle in the United States)
She has performed around the World including command performances at Buckingham Palace.  She was a semi-finalist on “BRITIANS GOT TALENT 2018” and has many television & theater credits to her name.  She is in constant demand for Cruise Ship appearances as well as major corporate shows.
This will be Mandy’s first appearance in Iowa & FIRST UNITED STATES MAGIC CONVENTION APPEARANCE!

 

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CHAD LONG

FROM:

Daytona Beach, Florida

Chad long’s casual, engaging comedic style has garnered him legions of fans around the world!  Growing up in Indiana, Chad got bitten by the magic bug at age 13. His passion towards his craft has only intensified since then.  Whether wowing guests at an exclusive private party, drawing a humongous crowd at a trade show, or entertaining a gathering of 500 top executives, Chad is always the hit of the event.  Iowa’s own famed magician, Ben Ulin said, “Chad Long is the first comedy magician who made me pee my pants laughing!”
We are thrilled to have Chad join us in the “Cornfields of Iowa” to share his hilarious talents with us….

…. you might want to bring an extra pair of underwear with you.

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KEVIN JAMES

FROM:

Las Vegas, Nevada

Kevin James possesses the innate ability to create, develop and produce cutting edge magic effects and spectacular shows. Kevin James, The Inventor is one of today’s most innovative magicians and is known for creating several unique magical effects, such as the Floating Rose, Snow, Bowl-A-Rama, performed by many magicians and actors around the world.  Kevin tours the Globe with the famed “THE ILLUSIONIST” Show.  His lecture and solo performance at AbraCORNdabra will showcase his amazing talents for our attendees.

Kevin is related to the legendary P.T. Barnum. They share a lot of the same likes. Kevin has worked with a diminutive assistant Antonio Hoyos for over 3 decades. P.T. Barnum had Tom Thumb. Kevin knows deep in his heart that P.T. would love his work if he were here today.

Kevin has also agreed to teach a HANDS-ON MASTER CLASS on Invisible Thread work.  This is an extra-fee class given Sunday afternoon from 1 PM to 3 PM.  To register for this class – please go to the REGISTRATION page on this website and sign up!  

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GEOFF WILLIAMS

FROM:

St. Pete Beach, Florida

Geoff is known for cutting-edge sleight of hand illusions mixed with an offbeat, zany sense of humor. His stage show is filled with unforgettable illusions and stunts.  A three-time “Magician of the Year” through the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Geoff is a full-time professional entertainer who has won over two dozen comedy and magic awards over his 28-year career.  He’s performed and lectured in over 18 countries and throughout most of the U.S.

Geoff has written Top Ten Lists for “The Late Show with David Letterman” and is a frequent performer at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood.

Geoff won first place in the Justo Hijo Magic Club of Des Moines, Iowa’s MAGIC MAYNIA Magic Convention many years ago.  This will be Geoff’s first time back to an Iowa Magic Convention since that win – and we are thrilled to have him return!

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GLEN MICHELETI

FROM:

American Canyon, California

Glen Micheletti is a comedy actor.
He has developed two hysterical characters that has gained him wide recognition across the country.
Big Al Catraz is San Francisco’s own Comedy Magician with an Italian Flair. Big Al blends magic, comedy and Damon Runyonesque tales into a high energy, entertaining killer show. Big Al leaves ’em in stitches, knocking ’em dead everytime.
Cousin Otis is a downhome country fellar with a magical twist.  Cousin Otis appears regularly at Pier 39 on the World famous San Francisco’s  Fisherman’s Wharf.  Cousin Otis will be joining us at AbraCORNdabra, demonstrating his amazing magical abilities and back roads common sense.

 Glen’s services as a performer have been utilized by such companies as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Merrill Lynch, Kodak, Duracell, Electronic Arts, Amgen, Juniper, Railey’s, Pier 39, Campbell’s Soup, Macy’s Department Stores and many others. He has also been a favorite at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and the San Francisco Fringe Festival. For four years, Big Al was the host of San Francisco’s long running Magic & More.

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OSCAR MUNOZ

FROM:

San Antonio, Texas

Oscar joined our AbraCORNdabra Family Staff several years ago.  He is our Master of Ceremonies for our Big Gala Show at Hoyt Sherman Place each year, as well as our Contest Manager. 

Continuing with a tradition we started in 2018, Oscar will again be over seeing a special event JUST for our very special KERNELS Young Magi!    A select few magicians will join Oscar as they mentor our Kernels ~ Young Magicians with a private Critique Session & Free Lunch after their performances in the KERNELS YOUNG MAGICIANS SHOWCASE SHOW.  We are calling this event the “JIFFY POP PARTY”

This is exclusively for the Kernels and Oscar’s hand-picked staff of magicians only.

For more information about the JIFFY POP PARTY – check out “SPECIAL STUFF”

Oscar Munoz Website – http://www.oscarmunoz.com/

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OUR VERY SPECIAL GUEST MYSTERY MAGICIAN
From: ?????????????
 

2014 MAGIMASTER WINNER


This person will be our featured guest on our AbraCORNdabra Collectible Coin Series for 2022. 

For more information about the COLLECTIBLE COIN SERIES – check out the bottom of the “LECTURES” page.

2022 AbraCORNdabra is going to be a KNEE-SLAPPER of a CONVENTION!

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UNANNOUNCED SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS

 

 

 
 
You never know WHO will be joining us at 
The Midwest’s PREMIER Magic Convention!
 
 
 
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*Click HERE to see the line-up for The Kernals: Young Magicians Showcase