PERFORMER BIOS

PRUE SPENCER

 

Prue Spencer is a 15 year old, internationally award-winning, Melbourne based magician, known for her comedic patter and quick wit. From the moment her father showed her the ‘disappearing thumb trick’ at age 5, Prue knew that magic was something she was born to do.

In 2017, Prue won four titles at home and internationally. She is the ‘2017 Australian Junior Champion of close-up and stage magic’ and the ‘New Zealand Magic convention’s overall Parlour magic champion’. In 2018, Prue was a State finalist in the International Comedy Festival’s ‘Class Clowns’ competition. In the same year, she was the recipient of the ‘Young Gun’ award from the show, Top Hat Tuesday’s.

She has performed in many different shows including ‘The worlds longest magic show (85 hours)’. From The Laneway theatre to the Arts Centre, her experience performing is wide and varied. Prue’s passion for performing has taken her around the world and back to the Melbourne magic festival this year.

NICOLA MARIE

Nicola Marie is an award winning magician who has travelled to America to perform her classic Rubik’s cube magic act. While she is only 17 years old she has had over 5 years of performance experience with astonishing magic.

Nicola has a bubbly likeable personality that creates a feeling of happiness amongst the audience. This elegant and comedic magician performs acts including levitating a ball, card tricks and Rubik’s cube magic.

LEE COHEN

A second-generation magician, Lee Cohen began her life-long love of magic alongside her father in his shows from the time she was eight years old.

Since then Lee has enjoyed over 25 years of performing magic through creating her own characters, acts and shows.

With studies and experience in music, make-up, acting and television presenting it was always magic that stole Cohen’s heart. International opportunities to teach and perform have included time in South Africa, Hong Kong, Korea, America and New Caledonia.

Bringing her own sense of style and elegance to the magical arts Lee can often be seen performing with her beloved furry and feathered friends. Lee is looking forward to leaving audiences enchanted with lasting moments of mystery at this years Melbourne Magic Festival.