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|Rich Ferguson, AKA "The Ice Breaker", is an award winning sleight of hand magician, mentalist, author, motivation speaker and creative consultant.
From Celebrity and Private Parties to Corporate Events, Rich is trusted to entertain special guests with memorable, sophisticated and interactive entertainment! If you are looking for someone to let loose to engage guests with fun and mind-blowing magic, make your event unforgettable and make you look good, look no further.
As a creator and producer of numerous best selling products within entertainment industries and business, you know you are getting a real professional that guests will rave about for years. In short, Rich is known for Making Events a Jaw-Dropping Success!
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Featured in Google's 2012 Year in Review Zeitgiest Video for most searched video list
Featured Magician and special guest of Ellen Degeneres Show
Featured on The Tonight Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, ABC NEWS, FOX NEWS, YAHOO NEWS and many more
Creator and speaker of Magic Makers - Motivational program focused on embracing obstacles
Award winning member of the Academy of Magical Arts, The Magic Castle, Hollywood, Ca
#1 Book Ranking on Amazon
Host and talent of best selling Instructional DVD series by Official Poker, Inc distributed by Warner/WEA/VAS!
NBC's reality show Phenomenon Top Worldwide 20 Finalist, season 1, 2007 Picked as 1 of 3 favorites by show producers for original Mind Blowing Effects "Out of this Word", "Tagged" and "Serial Biller"
Performed corporate shows for major companies and casinos like Macintosh, PG&E, Aetna, Mazda, Misys, AT&T and Ceasars Palace, Sahara, Monte Carlo, MGM, Mandalay Bay
Highly sought after "ice-breaker" and entertainer for VIP Parties and Celebrity Private Parties
Hand Model, Hand Extra and Actor used in commercials, print, television and film
Star of 3 magic specials for PAX television (now ion television)
Consultant/Instructor/Writer for many film and television projects for gambling, magic and comedy including America's Got Talent finalists and Scam School.
Consultant and effect creator for some of the best known magicians and hypnotists in the entertainment industry
Talent of Exclusive Ellusionist products. Created best selling effects for "E". Ellusionist is a leader in Entertainment DVDs and magic production.
Opened for Jimmy Kimmel Live (through 1iota) & Jay Leno (casino shows)
Agent for several other entertainers around the country. www.EventEntertainers.org
Spokesperson for Dream for Kids
Magician and spokesperson for Big Brothers and Sisters. "Little Moments. Big Magic." Rich is also a "Big" for Big Brothers and Sisters.
Keynote speaker and presenter of body language and psychology for sales and businesses
Ranked top 10 Close-up Magician in the World 10 years running: www.upclosemagic.com
AKA "Idea Man" as a highly respected problem solver and creative consultant, see Idea Man
Columnist for leading gaming, entertainment and magic magazines
Producer/Author/Host of DVDs and books on humor, psychology and observation
Creator of Blank Gag Books
Creator of Central Coast Talent.
Creator and Performer of "Mac Magic" and "Macgician" for Apple, Inc. for Apple Store presentations, trade-shows and Apple corporate events.
Gold Medal Award Winner The Academy of Magical Arts, The Magic Castle 2004 Sleight of Hand/Hospitality Type Magic.
Grand Champion Magician nominee 2005 The Academy of Magical Arts, The Magic Castle .
40 under 40 Business Award Winner- Class of 2004!
Telly Award for Documentary of Rich's early life made for Dream for Kids 2005
Everest Award Recipient given by the state of California for Personal Achievement and Business Excellence
California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, Abel Maldonado, for 2003 Everest Award Winner
Certificate of Recognition From California State Assembly, Member of the Assembly, California State Legislature, Hannah-Beth Jackson, for Business Progress and Accomplishments
Certificate of Recognition From the California State Senate, Senator Tom McClintock
From the United States Congress, Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable service to the community
Voted Best Entertainer by regional readers poll, Best of SLO, New Times 2008
20 under 40 Achievement Award - Class of 2009
2008 Trick of the Year Winner
Voted Best Entertainer Central Coast California 2011, Best of - New Times Annual Magazine
Multiple World Records in Card, Coin, Poker Chip and Ring Handling
Voted Best Entertainer in "Best of SLO County" New Times Reader Poll 2008-2012
"I'm blessed to be able to create the unique, memorable experiences for guests from VIP celebrity parties to private event. To live on the central coast of California, travel to exciting places and be in such demand for my original style to the magical arts and entertainment is a dream come true!... To be able to combine my abilities with comedy, mentalism, observation and more and create moments that completely blow people away is so rewarding... Changing peoples perception about 'magic', making a huge difference to an event and bringing people together makes it all worth it!"
Rich was adopted at age 12 and learned to read at a very late age leaving him to his own resources as a young child. Using his highly developed sense of intuition, "off the charts" observational powers and ability to think on his toes, Rich has developed a new style and approach to the arts of magic, mentalism and comedy. Combining his survival instincts as a kid and his wittiness learned from his wonderful new family as an adult, Rich's style and effects will amaze, confuse, defy logic and create laughter! Rich is self taught and has focused his attention on the guests at a party... not the magic! It just happens that the magic is insane!
When not performing or working on magic related projects, Rich enjoys talking about business with successful self-employed friends. Rich lives on the Central Coast of California and enjoys hiking, martial arts, diving and being entertained by just about any type of artist.