S. Jorge "The Iceman" Mena is a student of the human condition. His love of magic and his skills as a presenter have been developed through a rich and vast professional experience. His keen insight as to how people think and communicate has developed through observation and interaction with the many people and cultures with whom he has worked domestically and internationally.
It has been a long journey from learning his first magic tricks at his grandfather's feet (a former circus magician) to becoming a talented performer who believes that magic can be found in every performance though a collaborative effort with his audience. Whether in an intimate setting with a small group, performing from a television studio or with a live audience, experience one of the world of magic's best-kept secrets.
"Mine is asimple approach to magic and mentalism: have the audience perform with you and together astound, perplex, excite and delight while creating an unforgettable moment."
John Jerde is an innate performer, a striking figure on stage with an amazing quick wit and captivating sense of humor. An emerging force in the world of magic, John has been a student of performance magic and mentalism since childhood. His knowledge of the art’s history have lead some to call him the "Encyclopedia of All Things Magic." Jerde’s modern take on mentalism is creative and innovative. His evolution from his early performances at family gatherings to the television studio has been a rapid ascent that leads one to note an already evolved performer whose potential is limitless. “It has been a wonderful experience so far. Every performance is transformative and makes me hunger for the creation of new effects and illusions, as well as new
set the stage for those of us performing today,” says John.
“While I get a thrill from performing, I have not lost my love for the machinations of the not-yet- seen,” he continues. “Now both talents have merged and I become more driven every day to add something to this incredible and rewarding art,” says John.