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Comic Magician & Illusionist

Jared Sherlock is an award-winning illusionist and comic magician. His modern magic and clean comedy entertainment is featured at corporate events, theaters, colleges, and fairs nationwide.

Audience members joining Jared onstage, high-energy comedy juggling, and a contemporary performance of the infamous bullet-catch using a paintball gun are just a few of the things you might encounter during Jared’s show.

Clients seeking a larger production can request our Illusion Show. Jared will saw-in-half his beautiful assistant and perform a stunning visual escape. Your guests will be entertained with Las Vegas style illusions, infused with all of the funny and interactive elements of his solo performances.

As a national award-winning entrepreneur, Jared can explore themes of creative communication, leadership, and teamwork during team-building workshops, and as an emcee for corporate meetings, banquets, and fundraisers.

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About

Jared Sherlock is an Illusionist, Comic Magician, Juggler, and Emcee featured at theaters, corporate events, and fundraisers nationwide. He has also toured internationally in Shanghai, China and Hong Kong.

He has been featured on the Wall Street Journal online, MSN Money, the internationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio show, and Campus Activities Magazine’s “Hot Acts’ for 2013. In 2010, Saint John’s University named him the student Entrepreneur of the year. In 2008, StartUpNation.com recognized Jared as one of the United State’s Top 20 Dorm-based Businesses. The American College Theater Festival has nominated him twice for the Irene Ryan award for his performances in Our Town (2008) and Macbeth (2010).

Notable Awards and Contests Include:

  • Official Selection – “What’s Hot 2013″ – Campus Activities Magazine – 2013
  • Winner – Top 20 Dorm Based Businesses — StartUpNation.com – 2008
  • Winner – Entrepreneur of the Year – St. John’s Univ. – 2010
  • Winner – 1st Place Performance – Excel Awards – 2007
  • Winner – Top Box Office – Indianapolis Fringe Festival – 2006

Recent Performances

  • Westin Hotels & Resorts
  • Hormel Foods
  • Star Tribune
  • Titan Machine
  • O’Shaughnessy Auditorium
  • Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital
  • The Tarkington Performing Arts Center
  • The Cowles Center
  • United Way
  • Grand Falls Casino
  • Nantucket Whaling Museum
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Indiana Children’s Wish Fund
  • Pioneer – A DuPont Company
  • Rocky Horror Minneapolis
  • Cruise Holidays
  • Great Point Partners
  • Health Systems International
  • Purdue University
  • University of Wisconsin – Stevens-Point
  • Saint John’s University

Reviews

“This isn’t your average magic show.”

–St. Cloud Times

“Amazing…Just like being in Vegas!”

–The Bob and Tom Show

“One of tomorrow’s business icons.”

–MSN Money

“Jared was awesome! He as not only fun to see on stage but a dream to work with too. We would love to have him back.”

–St. Catherine’s University

“We had a very successful meeting this past weekend and Jared and his team were fantastic! Our attendees really enjoyed him and he had their attention the entire time. I certainly look forward to working with you again in the future. Thank you!”

–Cruise Holidays

“Hilarious…Fun for the whole family!”

–NUVO Magazine

“The event was a success and everyone enjoyed themselves! The illusions, singing and dancing were all very engaging and a great way to end our dinner. I was the point person from Great Point to work with Jared Sherlock. At the start, the venue was not quite what he would have preferred, but he was flexible enough to alter his show without compromising the audience’s experience. Jared is a very impressive person as he is extremely gracious and sincere. Working with him was a true pleasure. Add to his personality a talent that entertains all ages, and he’s a force to be reckoned with! It certainly made for a memorable night!”

–Great Point Partners

“Jared has tremendous talent and everyone should experience it.”

–Westin Edina Galleria

“Jared’s performance was outstanding! We were still talking about it this morning!”

–Hormel Foods Corp.

“The show was great! We enjoyed the audience interaction!”

–J and J Holmes

“I would ask Jared to perform again…Jared did an excellent job.”

–Pioneer Hi-Bred

“I am very impressed!”

–Founder, Monster.com

“Years of experience show in his warm and relaxed stage presence.”

–Indianapolis Star

“Jared was the perfect speaker to end camp!”

–Best Prep LLC

“He was genuinely interested in tailoring the performance to our company.”

–Thein Well Company

“I still hear good things about it.”

–Allina Hospitals

“It was a great mix of comedy and magic. I would highly recommend him to others.”

–POET biorefining

“Jared was phenomenal… We looking forward to working with you again!”

Clarinda Regional Health Center

“Jared was fabulous. He is such a nice guy and he did a wonderful job.”

–Platte Area Chamber of Commerce

“Jared was wonderful to work with. He had everyone laughing.”

–Jamestown Regional Medical Center

“Jared was absolutely fantastic and the students definitely enjoyed the show.”

–University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

“The audience loved the show. One of our biggest audiences to date.”

–Bemidji State University

Intro

The following is a sample introduction you might use when introducing Jared Sherlock to your audience:

“Tonight’s entertainer is an award-winning illusionist and comic magician who has been featured in The Wallstreet Journal Online, the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom radio show, and Campus Activities Magazine’s “Top Acts” for 2013!

Tonight he will blend his perfected art of modern magic with comedy and friendly audience interaction.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please help me welcome…JARED SHERLOCK.”

Rider

In order to give you the best performance possible, Jared Sherlock provides the following information as a technical rider to his contract: (Note – Jared can provide sound & lights for events when requested to do so.)

Artist requests:

  • No podium
  • Five (5) Chairs
  • Lights – Full stage wash and house lights
  • Sound – Mixing board with no less than three (3) working channels (each audio having an XLR and ¼” inputs) – artist plugs in his own wireless mix and music player
  • Minimum stage size is 10’ x 10’
  • Minimum stage to ceiling height is 10’

Jared can work with stage and ceiling restrictions; however; the noted minimum sizes allow Jared to do his complete show.