James Cielen: Magician/Illusionist Extraordinaire
James Cielen has been awarded the highest honors in the field of magic both by his fellow musicians in the International Brotherhood of Musicians and by sophisticated audiences in Las Vegas. He has performed around the world and been seen on television shows in the US, Canada, Japan, and in over 80 other countries. His incredible illusions are delivered with exceptional comedic timing and outstanding audience participation/interaction.
Just as there are no better judges of magic than magicians themselves, there is no more prestigious a measure of a magician’s ability than the recognition of his peers. As the winner of the distinguished Gold Medal Award of Excellence, James Cielen has achieved a level of excellence in the performance of magic so outstanding that he is only the third magician in history judged worthy of this honor.
In presenting the Gold Medal, the judges applauded his exceptional technical ability as well as his impeccable style, presentation and showmanship. The winning of this coveted Award establishes James Cielen as both a “magician’s magician” and one of the most talented and exciting performers on stage today.
When competing against top magicians from Japan, Europe, South America, and the United States at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, the audience voted James Cielen Grand Prize Winner of the People’s Choice Award. The Siegfried and Roy Golden Lion Award for the People’s Choice is one of the most prestigious awards in the world of magic.
James has performed at the Tropicana Hotel (Las Vegas), the Orleans Hotel (Las Vegas), the Monte Carlo Hotel (Las Vegas), the Mirage Hotel (Las Vegas), Club Med Resorts (worldwide), the World Magic Convention (Yokohama, Japan), NGK Theater (Osaka, Japan), IMP Theater (Osaka, Japan), and he regularly performs on Holland America Cruises, Silversea Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Royal Viking Line, Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line.
James has performed for many corporate clients, including IBM, Xerox, Rockwell, Boeing, Shell Oil, Royal Bank of Canada, Great West Life, Prudential Bache Securities, Esso Petroleum, Unisys, Bristol Aerospace and the Japanese Travel Bureau.
James can perform several different shows, including The Rainbow Dove Act, Stage/Cabaret Show, Close-Up Magic, Illusion Show and An Evening of Magic.