Erik Tait is a highly skilled comedian and magician who has performed his unique brand of live entertainment for more than a million people. A proffesional entertainer since the age of fifteen Erik has not only the experience, but the resume to back it up. His comedy has been featured in The California Comedy Festival, in The New Faces Show! at Second City, and even on XM Radio. A graduate of the Humber College Comedy Program with honors, Erik is currently the only magician in the world with a degree in comedy. His high end sleight of hand is loved by audiences and respected by his peers at The Magic Castle, where he is a popular performer. In 2007 Erik was awarded the Comedy Green Room Director's Award for Excellence, due to his contributions to the art of comedy.
Bottom Line: Erik brings comedy and magic up close and personal, the way it should be.
Erik's show packs small and plays huge. He has four different show options.
1. Strolling Magic: Erik will join you and your guests for an intimate event. He will stroll through your party, ingratiating himself while performing mind bending magic.
2. Close-Up Show: If a more formal setting is what you desire, Erik will present his highly sought after fourty-five minute close-up magic show for your guests. You won't believe your eyes.
3. Stand-up Show: As a stand-up comedian who has performed in night clubs and theatres all over North America, Erik knows how to work an audience. You will be treated to a smart comedy show filled with razor sharp wit.
4. Stand-up Magic Show: Erik combines his lifetime of experience in front of every type of audience imaginable into one rollercoaster ride of fun. Comedy, magic, and good times are sure to be had in this the crown jewel of shows.
Whether you need a magician for your tradeshow booth, a comedian for your Christmas party, or someone to entertain a few friends Erik is the only one to call. Don't settle for a comedy magician, get a comedian who's magic. With Erik Tait your event will not be a success, it will be an absolute smash.
Selected Quotes From Happy Clients:
"In the world of up close and personal magic, Erik Tait makes David Blaine look like Ashley Simpson."
-Preston Baker, Owner of Aespyre Scultptures
"You've got the best hands in the business. Fast as lightning, fingers like hummingbird wings."
-Matt Mays, Lead Singer of Matt Mays and El Torpedo
"Sensitivity and substance, with a dash of wicked wit, combine to make this young comic a true talent whose rising star bears watching."
-Bonnie Black, Co-Founder SoleVishyuns
"If you don't think there's a way to do it, you haven't met Erik."
-Angela Funovits, Miss Teen Cleveland 04-05, 1st Runner Up NBC's Phenomenon
"If Erik didn't use his powers for good, he'd be dangerous."
-Stephen Knowles, Ventriloquist
"Erik Tait is magic, as a performer, writer, and comedian. He enlivens any gathering and makes everyone near him feel priveleged to be there (and even to be tricked!)
-Dr. Marilyn Kallet, Poet, Hodges Chair for Distinguished Teaching UT
"Erik was simply spectacular. There are few words to describe him."
-Humber College, Student Federation