Magic’s new rising star has performed all over the world with floating roses, bowling ball magic, and doves appearing out of nowhere. The New York Times calls it “lovely” and Mills Entertainment calls it “awesome”.
Kid Ace is an American magician who mixes modern music and fashion with the world of
The Illusionist will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 6 in Jamrich Hall 1100, in a free entry family event hosted by PrimeTime Productions as part of NMU’s Family Weekend.
“Coming to my show people can expect it to look like an intimate house party because there are no bad seats,” Ace said. “The show is super interactive, and it’s just not your typical magic show.”
In 2009, Ace starred in season 3 of “America’s Got Talent”, which places him in the top 20. He also played at Ahoy Stadium in the Netherlands, was headlining a show at New York’s Elecktra Theater and Soft Touch’s Magic Productions. and Circus Dance.
He had the opportunity to perform for several celebrities including Madonna. He will also be included in the upcoming season 2 of “Bill Nye Saves the World” on Netflix, where he will attempt to determine if and how animals react to magic. Ace will also be featured in the upcoming Lil ‘Yachty and Young Thug music video.
Ace is currently in the middle of a North American tour, making stops in 70 different cities across the country, and Marquette is his next stop.
A native of Harlem, New York, David Boyd, 27, who goes by the stage name Kid Ace, said he started practicing magic at the age of 12 after his drama teacher showed him how do their first magic trick.
“After seeing this I was bitten by the virus,” Ace said. “It’s the one thing that stood out to me and gave me confidence and the identity of who I am.”
Growing up, Ace performed on the streets of his neighborhood in front of neighbors and friends, but decided he wanted something more for himself.
Ace said his best advice to other kids who were walking their dreams was to never give up despite the obstacles encountered along the way.
“The sky is the limit because anything is possible when you focus on what you love and work hard,” he explained. “There will be some pitfalls along the way, but always try to make things work. “