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Nelson Lugo: About Me

- THE MAGICIAN

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Nelson Lugo, is a New York City based magician/storyteller with over 20 years of performing experience. He was featured by TimeOut NY as a New York Entertainer to watch and co-hosts a popular podcast called "The EPIC PIEcast" for NerdyShow.com. He's been a guest speaker for The Sunday Assembly NYC and was featured on the Story Collider podcast twice. He has worn many hats over the years. He scared people in a year-round-haunted attraction called “Terror on Church Street” - became a full-body puppeteer for the “Jim Henson Company” - hosted and performed in “Vaudeville Nouveau” that ran for two years - created, produced and performed in “EPIC WIN Burlesque” that ran for four years. His solo show called, “Gathering the Magic” that combines slice-of-life storytelling with sophisticated stage magic played at The Tank Theater NYC and will tour the U.S. in late 2015. Recently, he was a guest Ringmaster for The Big Apple Circus show "Metamorphosis".

- SKILLS

Close-Up Magic | Fire Eating | Stage Magic | Human Blockhead | Mentalism | Glass Walking | Escapes | Parlor Magic | Con Game Demonstrations | Host/Emcee | Trade Show Magic | Outside Talker/Ballyhoo | Strolling Magic | Pain-Proof Man | Illusions | Sword Swallowing | Geek Magic

- EVENTS

Festivals/Fairs | Fundraisers | Promotions | Product Launches | Holiday Parties | Birthdays | Bar/Bat Mitzvahs | Charity Functions | Christenings | Receptions | Cocktail Hour | Host/Emcee | Meetings | Hospitality Suite | Special Events | Trade Shows | Conventions | Seminars | Corporate Events

- VENUES

Rbar_01.jpgThe Abingdon Theatre
The Connelly Theater
The Raw Space
The Bank Street Theater
The People's Improv Theater (P.I.T.)
N.Y.C Chapter of the Society of American Magicians
N.Y.C Chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians
Rockland County Community College
The Tampa Performing Arts Center
The Jekyll and Hyde Club
Workshop Theater Co. Main Stage
Splash
The Kraine Theater
The Marriot Marquis
Present Company Theater
Bank St. Theater
The Duplex
The Trilogy Theater
FAO Schwartz
Messenger Theater Co.
Here Performing Arts Space
Cinema Classics @ Riffi
The Cutting Room
Show World
Galapagos Art Space
Otto's Shrunken Head
CBGB
Dillion's Supper Club
Theater for The New City
The Flea Theater
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Playwright's Horizons, NYC
The Soldier's and Sailor's Club
Titans Theater Company
SPQR, NYC
Faux Ral Theater Company
Inertia Productions, NYC
Space 222
NYC Chashama

- OTHER INFO

MAGIC WORKSHOPS
I.S. 90, NYC

TRADE SHOWS
RSA :: San Francisco, CA
INFO Sec :: Orlando, FLA

CORPORATE CLIENTS
Computer Associates (CA)
Citigroup Alternative Investments (CAI)
Julio Cesar Foundation Edwin Gould Services for Children NYC
Children's Aid Society of NY

FURTHER INFORMATION AND HISTORY IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST