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Program name: Ron Cain's Olymp-Trick Games Magic Show
Program category: Health & Fitness- Sports
Performing Arts- Magic
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: 45 minutes
Audience level: Family
Audience size: Any size
Program description: Central New York magician Ron Cain takes young readers on an imaginary journey to ancient Greece. His Olymp-Trick Games Magic Show highlights the 2016 summer reading program theme, On Your Mark, Get Set. . . READ! The 45-minute program combines an Olympic-style emphasis on sports with Greek myths and legends. Cain tells the audience he needs help finding the ultimate champion of his Olymp-Trick Games. The contenders are Greek gods, goddesses and heroes. Each must perform a magic trick related to an Olympic event. Children volunteer to play the contestants during the show. Will Heracles (Hercules) best everyone in illusions involving feats of strength? Is Artemis faster at sleight-of-hand than her twin brother, Apollo? Can greedy King Midas magically win the gold in any event? Cain is a former history teacher who recently traveled to Greece to visit Panathenaic Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The ancient Greeks valued physical fitness and sports, which prompted them to create the Olympic Games more than 2,700 years ago. They also were great thinkers and writers. Cain hopes his show will inspire young people to visit their local library to read about Greek history and mythology.
Space/special requirements: Ron brings his own sound system and performance table. He can perform anywhere, as long as there is room for his audience to sit in front of him. He usually needs access to an electrical outlet and may ask to borrow a small table to place extra tricks on.
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.50
Notes about the fee: The fee for magic shows at libraries is $250, plus a travel charge. Prices may vary depending on size and type of activity. Discounts are available when a library or school books a magic show and workshop on the same day. A travel discount is given when two or more programs are booked in the same area on the same day.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 02/26/2017
   
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Performer name: Ron Cain
Phone: 315.488.9125
Mailing address: 150 Terrace Way
Camillus, NY 13031
E-mail address: rcain@twcny.rr.com
Website: http://www.magicalsite.com
   
Previous appearances at: Elbridge Free Library, Rensselaer Public Library, Your Home Public Library, Germantown Library, Gouverneur Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 05/21/2019

 

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