made his ground breaking debut at age 17 on Broadway at Caroline's Comedy Club and Comedy Nation. Jaysin was later one of the youngest featured artists in the NYC Fringe Festival 1998, when he combined the ritual of fire dance with performance magic to produce a display of wonder filled with light and movement. After a successful production Jaysin enjoyed acting in small community dramas, performing in comedy clubs around Manhattan, acting in a Pizza Hut commercial and eventually appearing on a number of television programs.
Greatly influenced by various forms of art, science and free-flowing musical styling's like jazz, drum circles and house DJ's in NYC & Vegas ultra lounge clubs, Jaysin developed powerful original material by fusing high impact visual magic with jaw dropping side show skills, tribal performance art. poetry, music, comedy and light with an ever evolving, always surprising palette of magical delights and drama. While perfecting his magical subtleties to create an eclectic seemingly spontaneous show rich with insight and emotional depth, this inventive magician continued to delight audiences internationally.
Jaysin The Magician creates a one of a kind "Entertainment Experience" by working his dynamic, quick witted and improvisational magic on thousands of delighted fans world wide. From 2002 to 2006, he traveled America performing everywhere from mom and pop clubs to major corporate shows. When he wasn't performing eye popping effects like swallowing razor blades and reproducing them without harm, he was honing his unique talent to capture and hold large crowds unlike any other performer. Then only 22 Jaysin moved to Las Vegas where he studied with world class cabaret performers and variety acts. Jaysin was mastering his fire handling abilities deep in the desert on all night fire circles. Jaysin studied with his friend and teacher, Guinness Book Of Records Holder and Master Magician Jeff McBride. Mr McBride is the "Magician of the Year" by the Magic Castle's Academy of Magical Arts in Hollywood and "considered to be the most influential magician of our age" by many.
With his skills in showmanship and unique theatrical entertainment Jaysin began performing in the Las Vegas resort casinos such as Caesar's Palace, MGM Grand, Excalibur, Westward Ho, Mandalay Bay and the House of Blues Foundation Room. Jaysin has also performed for the judges of NBC's "America's Got Talent" and has amazed crowds at various schools and performing arts centers through out the U.S.A.. He performs over 150 shows a year and is involved in designing and teaching enrichment programs that educate and motivate.
Jaysin has a bright bold personality that makes him the right character to entertain and promote for Fortune 500 companies, major corporations and celebrities! As an Emcee or performer Jaysin's unique abilities to capture and hold large crowds in wild applause, laughter and wonder is one of the reasons he is called upon time and again to appear for Trade shows, Corporate Meetings Events, Colleges and more. Jaysin has done work with the NJ Association for Gifted Children and donates his time monthly appearing at Sage Elder Care in Summit NJ. Many of his high profile clients include Macy's, Audi, Walt Disney, Rotary International, MAGIC clothing convention, FAO Schwartz, Dances of Vice, Ahern Rentals, CCA Insutries, Hilton Hotels, the American Cancer Society, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Lippe Taylor, Nescafe' & Nestle'.
Today Jaysin engages audiences from Las Vegas to Coney Island with original powerful performances for lounges, cabarets and many of NYC, Las Vegas and Hollywood's "A~list" clubs. As well as talks on the subjects of magic and life, Jaysin collaborates and consults on various productions internationally. In 2012 he designed the effects and appeared breathing fire for the NYC Tribeca Film Festival. Currently he helps create large scale productions in upstate New York with the New York Faerie Festival and designs an annual private 3 day intensive for magic seekers and performers of all disciplines. Along with his wife and partner Niki Tiki the couple can be seen regularly producing and performing in Burlesque reviews in NYC and on tours world wide.
Niki Aives Katsikis: Partner
DB Black: Logistics
Julie Woods: Career Consultant
Dyana Aives: Make Up Artist
Danny Kat: Cast & Crew
Tracey Frank: Cast & Crew
Nicholas Katsikis: Psychic Entertainment
Jaysin pulls inspiration from various mediums of the Arts and Sciences. Weaving a tapestry of wonder in a moment filled with enthralling demonstrations of powerful magic and skills not scene or experienced elsewhere!
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 25 - 120 minutes
Why is Jaysin The Magician for your event?
I. Appeals to audiences of all types and nationalities world wide. Every time Jaysin appears
at an event you can be sure the show will be highly visual and perfect for any occasion
with options for acts suitable for outdoors or inside any venue.
We have long experience working with corporate creative staffs to assure our magic will
serve your particular needs.
II. We have a time tested set of technical requirements which we can tailor to your venue
and situation. Entertainment such as this is unique indeed!
With skills in product placement and demonstration for trade shows Jaysin has the ability
to draw and hold huge crowds at your booth every minute he is working the pitch. Clients
rely on Jaysin to create a more powerful presentation perfect for sales meetings to huge
III. Jaysin, puts on a very big show ~ the most exciting show anywhere! Synonymous with quality and creativity Jaysin
offers performances that inspire, designing memories which last!
Jaysin knows how to motivate everyone and offer fascinating insights and stories that teach
audiences how to think and perform more successfully.
Requirements can be discussed
Travel options and expenses for events with detailed involvement and V.I.P appearances may be discussed.
Jaysin ~ Up Close and Personal
In his solo “Up Close & Personal” Jaysin moves far beyond the popularized image of a mere Trickster!
Jaysin The Magician mingles with guests engaging everyone with never before seen demonstrations of dazzling
delights. Cards, coins and borrowed objects become enchanted in his hands where they almost come to life and
perform the seemingly impossible yet deﬁnably the unexplainable.
I M A G I C K A “an evening of wonders”
This presentation is ﬁlled with awe! We can even customize the experience by adding company branding and
vip appearances with magic. I M A G I C K A offers all the amazing magic and entertainment from “Jaysin ~
Up Close & Personal”, Jaysin’s riveting solo performance where Jaysin demonstrates his award winning
prestidigitation and world class master mentalism, as well as an astonishing mind reading and thought control
performance with Jaysin’s wife and mind reader Niki, who will join him on stage! As Jaysin moves through the
audience, the volunteer members of the crowd are amazed when Niki correctly guesses items they are thinking
of every time!
Extraordinary Corporate events!
Jaysin Katsikis has been electrifying audiences for over twenty years. In events ranging from the most intimate
small sales meetings to the grandest of outdoor and arena spectaculars, Jaysin’s “Entertainment Experience”
consistently delights and amazes audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds.
Past clients who have enjoyed Jaysin’s talents include: American Cancer Society, Ahern Rentals, Audi, Cadbury, Caroline’s Comedy Club on Broadway NYC, CCA Industries, Dances of Vice, Disney, Emerson Umbrella, F.A.O Schwarz, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hilton Hotels, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Lexus Nexus, Lippe Taylor, Nestle’/Nescafe’, Rotary International, The Free Masons, The Junior League of Greenwich CT, The Westward Ho Casino, The House of Blues, Foundation Room Las Vegas, Tribeca Film Festival.
08-09-2014 — The Cutting Room
Past Booked Dates:
07-28-2013 — Brooklyn - Williamsburg Bridge
2006: 150 gigs
2007: 200 gigs
2008: 200 gigs
2009: 150 gigs
2010: 200 gigs
2011: 250 gigs
2012: 200 gigs
2013: 210 gigs (so far)
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Baby Shower, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Bridal Shower, Casino, Casting Call, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Convention, Convocation, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Graduation, Grand Opening, Halloween Party, Holiday Party, Hotel, Luncheon/Tea, Private Party, Prom, Quinceañera, Restaurant, Retreat, Reunion, Seminar, Studio Session, Sweet 16 Party, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Cocktail Hour, Wedding Reception, Workshop