Joe Sankey grew up in Canada. Like many youngsters, he was drawn into the maguc of making magic early. He got his first magic set at the age of 11. And, it was immediately evident that he had a flair for it. Sakey went on tour as a one man magic act before even reaching his 21st birthday. By that age, he was already experimenting with special slight of hand tricks, for which he would become well known, as well as for close up magic. Besides his magic abilities, Sakey also developed a comedic capacity and took to the stage as a one man show and stand-up comic. He combined his flair for comedy with another love, wroting, and wrote a book entitled, “Zen and the art of stand-up comedy.”
- Jay Sankey is a Canadian, a stand-up comedian, author and a magician, who specializes in close work and special effects.
- At the age of 11 Jay was given a magic set and it was immediately obvious he had a gift for it.
- Jay’s book, “Zen and the Art of Monologue” combines his skill at comedy with his flair for writing.
“By the age of 18, Jay was traveling the world lecturing about sleight of hand magic to both amateur magician and professionals.”
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