Jon Armstrong – Penguin Live ACT (September 9th, 2018)
“By any standards, Jon is one of the finest magicians and entertainers you could possibly learn from. What Jon doesn’t know about entertaining people with magic — and earning a good living into the bargain — isn’t worth knowing. This will be a terrific lecture of brilliant thinking and top-class entertainment… don’t miss it!” – Ian Rowland
“Jon Armstrong’s Magic is a worker’s dream! I have seen him devastate audiences at the Magic Castle and other venues. They were laughing and gasping at the same time! As a teacher, his explanations are easily understood. Adding Jon’s material to your repertoire will add to your reputation as a great and magical entertainer.” – Paul Green
“Jon Armstrong creates engaging plots, practical methods and wickedly entertaining presentations. I mean “Tiny Plunger”, come on!!” – Bill Abbott
“Jon is the real deal. A voice in magic worth listening to for anyone who wants to improve both their technique and performance.” – Ben Seidman
“Jon’s dedication, commitment, and passion for the art of creating moments of magic is infectious. As a teacher his magic is clear, clever and fun, not to be missed.” – Garret Thomas
“During an Armstrong performance, we can all learn something from a guy who loves what he does, and is simply great at doing it.” – Rob Zabrecky
“If Jon Armstrong were a comic book character, he’d be a super knowledgeable sidekick with magical powers that saves the day. Now he’s ready to make you the hero as he shares his most powerful secrets, expertly instructing you in how to produce the kind of miracles that have made him a crowd pleasing multi-award winner. If you want to master the superpower to astound and amaze an audience, you want Jon Armstrong.” – Bruce Gold
“Jon Armstrong is a masterful entertainer and teacher. Oh, did I mention the exquisite magic he does? Look, listen and learn! You will be thrilled you did.” – Peter Samelson
“Jon’s magic is strong, commercial and best of all fun.” – Asi Wind
“Jon is a wonderful magician: incredibly skilled, funny, creative and entertaining. He brings the same stellar level of ingenuity and craftsmanship to his scripting and routining as he does to his sleight-of-hand. His work directing other magicians is extremely insightful, not to mention generous. Jon makes everything he touches in magic better.” – Chris Philpott
What will he teach?
Jon Armstrong is back at Penguin LIVE to share his cruise ship & corporate act with you! This is a complete parlor act that can play from 50 to 1,000 people, all designed to fit into 1 simple carry on case.
First, you’ll have a front row seat to watch Jon’s full 30 minute act, in front of a live audience. Then Jon will teach you everything you need to perform it, along with all the fine details he has learned from hundreds to thousands of performances.
We know you are going to love watching Jon perform, not only because he is funny, but the magic you will learn is incredible. And in this act Jon covers a huge variety of strong stand up magic including: Bottle productions, his ring and bow tie routine , appearing decks, mentalism… and of course, tons of killer card magic. Including his famous Card Under Watch routine.
Who is he?
Winner of numerous awards, including Close Up Magician of the Year, Jon Armstrong has brought his amazing skills and magical comedy to prestigious audiences in over 30 countries worldwide.