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Magic Workshop

Saturday, Aug 3rd
2:30 pm
- 3:30 pm

Price: $25 - $40
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Learning Center at Meow Wolf
1352 Rufina Circle
Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States
Ages: All Ages
Curriculum Geared Towards Ages 10 and Up
Phone: 505-395-6369
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Sleight-of-Hand Magic Workshop

This one-of a-kind workshop may leave you speechless. — Actually it will leave your friends and family speechless, because you’ll be learning some incredible sleight-of-hand magic, that you can do virtually anywhere with everyday objects like cards, coins, and rubber bands. — and you will even learn how to levitate!

No prior experience necessary.
This workshop will sell out, so register early.

What to expect: Chris will perform a trick, reveal the secret method, and then you will have the opportunity to practice the trick with Chris’ coaching and guidance. — This is an interactional, instructive workshop, and definitely loads of fun!

Chris Chickering has been performing close-up-up-sleight of hand Magic for over 30 years.


Magic is a natural extension of my love of people and performing.

My magical journey began at age 7 during a trip my mother, step-father and I took to the Magic Castle at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. There, we met a man who took my selected card and clearly placed it into the middle of the deck. With a snap, it appeared back on top! I was stunned! He did it again! I was amazed! After a third time I was hooked.

Fortunately no support-groups existed, so I launched into steady practice in the art of sleight-of-hand with cards, coins, sponge balls, rubber bands and cigarettes. A short time later my father showed me the classic stage effect: The Torn and Restored Newspaper (Performed by Doug Henning live on national television), piquing my interest further in stage and mentalist magic.

At 11 I delivered my first paid magical performance. (This ‘low-light’ experience was highlighted by an extremely unfortunate high-speed collision between an enraged 3rd grader and a crowded magic prop-table).

Since then, things have looked up considerably. I’ve had the privilege of entertaining audiences of all sizes, in a wide variety of settings and venues in the United States, Europe and Russia, and have had the privilege of performing at conventions and corporate functions, in private homes, as a magic-bartender and at parties and events of all shapes and sizes.

I love magic for the way it instantly transports us all to a place where life’s day-to-day pressures don’t exist.
It’s a place of joy, laughter and wonder – and it’s a place we go together.

-Chris Chickering