John Castaldo 

John Castaldo started learning magic at age 9, and his life-long pursuit of entertaining began when he fooled his family with the vanishing cigarette trick.

John began performing close-up magic in restaurants in his 20's.  From that point he expanded to doing large shows with tigers, leopards, and even survived the deadly water tank escape!

John has recently added ventriloquism to his many talents, and now, with Michael, performs for private parties, fundraisers and corporate events.

John is pictured here with "Herman". 

 Michael Dalton

Michael Dalton grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago in a town with a reputation as home of the best magicians in the country.  At an early age of 10, Michael's father spawned his interest in magic by showing him a few card tricks.  Soon after, trips on the el to a downtown magic show cemented his interest permanently.

At the age of 16 Michael was hired by a Chicago restaurant to entertain guests with his close-up magic.  Soon after, illusions and assistants were added to the show and the rest is history.

Now married and raising 4 of his own assistants, they are rapidly growing and getting into the act.  They are performing a handful of tricks for "show and tell" at school, to assisting in dad's show.

Michael's greatest joys are his wife, children, performing magic that he loves, and bringing people to laughter.

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