Prestidigitator and Illusionist
Three months after graduating from New Jersey’s Ramapo College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts, theatre concentration, and with the recommendation of world renowned Illusionist, Aldo Richiardi, Dameon, began his professional "magical journey" touring the globe for over 30 years performing a silent manipulation/dove act. He appeared in numerous revues and variety shows throughout the USA and appeared in several countries - Brazil, New Zealand, Spain, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada and North Korea.
After years of performing on cruise ships,
Dameon went back to performing his specialtymanipulation act with live music in shows and reviews. He appeared on Broadway with Franz Harary. He physically “produced” Will Smith on Broadway in front of Tower Records, worked the Magic Island in Houston on several occasions and frequently appeared in variety shows as the “specialty act” in Atlantic City. In the late 90’s early 2000’s he starred in the AC hit show SHABOOM with Dane Anthony and Lee Allen. Immediately prior to Shaboom he ran into another former Cruise Ship magical entertainer Peter Samelson, a well known NY Theatrical Magi, they formed the Magic Source a company devoted to the creation and performance of magical events for corporations, trade shows, awards banquets, product launches and more. They consulted on live shows and appeared in commercials, print ads providing sleight of hand talent when needed and designed special effects for films such as, Whispers in the Dark with Alan Alda and Annabella Sciorra and What About Bob with Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss.
He recently attended, lectured and performed at the 2015 - 78th - Abbott’s Magic Get Together in Colon, Michigan where at the conclusion of the convention, Dameon received the Bill Baird/Neil Foster Award for excellence in his manipulative magic performance.
Stage & Parlor Magic
Dove Manipulation Act
American Heart Association, Kraft, Ohaus, United Artists Theaters, Kellogg's, Ricoh, Astra Pharmaceutical, Boris FX, Xerox, Ciba Geigy, Artell Software, NYNEX
Venues and Cruises
Harrah's Casino, Trump Plaza, The Claridge, Bally's Grand, Bally's Park Place, Trump Taj Mahal, Tropworld, The Box (Hong Kong), Times Square, The Grand 1894 Opera House, World Festival of Magic (New Zealand), Criterion Cabaret Broadway, Magic Castle, Sabre Room, Center East for the Performing Arts, Sitmar Cruise Lines, Cunard Cruise Lines, Royal Cruise Lines, Holland America