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Published on Jan 20, 2015
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Sheldon invites an audience member to call a friend and come on stage and put him to the test. A master illusionist with a great sense of performance and humour, Sheldon keeps his audience well entertained.
This performance was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Sheldon reminds us there is a space that exists between imagination and reality, one that drives our curiosity of the things we don’t understand. Sheldon Casavant isn’t your everyday magician. He utilizes interactive sleight-of-hand magic to blur the lines between imagination and reality. Recognized as one of Canada’s most sought after performers, Sheldon was nominated as Entertainer of the Year in 2009 and 2010 by the Canadian Events Industry Awards. From intimate gatherings to audiences in excess of 25,000 people, Sheldon's contemporary style of magic has been appreciated at events around the world.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)