When it comes to fun and funny entertainment, comic magician and children’s entertainer Bob Shelley is far and away the most highly recommended full-time professional variety performer serving the greater Montreal region. Shelley has set attendance records for his performances wherever he performs, playing to capacity crowds. He does it all—walk-around magic, table magic, stage and parlor magic and is a master of everything magical--balloon sculpting, close-up magic, stage illusions, cabaret magic and concert halls and auditoriums, .
Shelley’s magic shows are wacky, wholesome variety entertainment for all ages—fast-paced, colorful and amazing and jam-packed with non-stop laughter, fun and excitement. Shelley has performed more than 6000 shows over his career and he boasts the longest-running show of its kind, chock-full of zany sight gags, eye-popping illusions and hilarious audience participation. Shelley is a real professional who has built a reputation for the highest quality entertainment without resorting to offending, insulting or embarrassing his audiences or the volunteers who are the stars of his show. His children’s magic shows are very funny and as with all his shows, he brings as many members of the audience to the stage as possible to help him make the magic happen. This is a very special opportunity for children to see a true comic wizard. "A Magnificent Magic Show!" City Councillor, District of Peter-McGill, Chairman of the Planning Advisory Committee. “A Wonderful Magic Show! The children are still talking about it!” Tracey Langdon, Coordinator, Greenfield Park (QC)’s 100th Anniversary Celebration "I would recommend Bob Shelley’s magic show to anyone looking for very funny entertainment that is never crude or offensive." Mario Durocher, Director-Retail Operations, Québec Home Hardware Stores Limited "I have known and worked with Bob Shelley over many years. He is truly one of the very funniest and best comic entertainers out there. His talents are many: Hypnotist, Emcee, Magician, Comedian, Motivational Speaker. He has an incredible ability to get his audiences to laugh, be amazed and be inspired. In addition, he is a true professional with the highest of integrity. Any client that books him --corporate, academic, private or otherwise will not be disappointed." Jonathan Levey, Employment Counselor, Access 45+, Program, Federation CJA, Montreal, QC “Bob Shelley’s comic magic show is the most entertaining show in the city for all ages!” Paul Shubin, Marketing and Activities Coordinator, Loblaws-Cavendish, Montreal, QC “Very entertaining and very funny! Lots of laughs!” Lyne Duclos, Coordonnatrice adjointe-animation, Ville de Montréal, Pierrefonds/Roxboro, QC Bob Shelley is the Most-Requested Full-Time Professional Multi-Program Performer and Teaching Artist by Principals, Teachers, Parents and Day Care Providers! “Excellent! Wonderful! Bob Shelley’s Magic of Reading Magic Show integrated and reinforced our theme of reading so well--with student participation which made it interactive and entertaining!” Laura Cammalleri, Teacher, Kells Elementary School, Montreal, QC “The children were thrilled with Bob Shelley’s Magic show! The smiles on the students’ faces were worth a million! The senior students were even more excited than we had anticipated. Bob Shelley performs a wonderful show that is sure to entertain students of all ages. Curiosity, intrigue, laughter and good fun all rolled into one very entertaining program!” Chantal Martin, Principal, St. John Bosco School, English Montreal School Board, Montreal, Canada “Super! Excellent! A great show! Lively, funny and animated! Very interactive! The kids and the faculty loved him!” Valerie Link, Vice-Principal, Lord Aylmer School, Aylmer, QC “Bob owned the crowd (faculty and kids alike) - even the hard-to-please Grade 6 kids laughed and enjoyed his Magic Show!” Carol Swiston, Principal, Royal Oak School, Saint-Hubert, Quebec (Riverside School Board) “Bob Shelley’s performance was incredible! We especially appreciated his humour and the way he involved the children in his Magic Show!” Elena Zervas, Home and School Association, Gardenview Elementary School, Ville St. Laurent, QC “Bob Shelley’s show was pure pleasure – fast-paced, lots of audience participation and humour that captivated everyone!” Gail Kelso, Principal, North Hatley (QC) Elementary School and Cookshire (QC) Elementary School “An excellent show! Very entertaining!” Tina Ottoni, Principal, St. Gabriel School, Montreal, QC