World renowned master magician Rocco Silano, extraordinary sleight of hand artist and TV actor has been charming audiences around the world for many years with his unique style of magic. Legendary magician Harry Blackstone Jr. described Rocco as “The epitome of real magic”. With movie star good looks, Silano carries with him all of the elements so crucial for “extraordinary magic”, poise, wit, charisma, and a European style of charm that is totally disarming, along with impeccable sleight of hand.
Rocco is a two-time winner of the coveted Manhattan Association of Cabarets Award, and has been nominated nine times as “Magician of the Year” by the Academy of Magical Arts (the governing body of the Magic Castle) in four different categories. He has won the prestigious Merlin award twice and the Mandrake award once. Rocco is the only American to win awards at two FISM World Tournaments, the most prestigious Magic Organization in the World; 1994 in Yokohama, Japan, and world’s “Most Original Magic Act” in 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Rocco has literally performed his way around the world from the Poly theatres in China, the Grace Kelly theatre in Monte Carlo, the Crazy Horse Cabaret in Paris, France to venues in numerous other countries. He has appeared numerous times on the “Master’s of Illusion” TV series and has starred on VH1’s magic reality series “Celebracadabra”.
In addition to American TV, Rocco has performed on International TV in countries from China to Spain to Italy to name just a few.