Opening Act by the New Mexico School for the Arts
Cinematic Mime of Guardians of the Galaxy
NMSA students will perform in a theatrical style “Cinematic Mime.” The style requires a cast to tell a story using only their bodies and voices. NMSA will recreate the Marvel hit Guardians of the Galaxy in 22 minutes.
About Ben Seidman:
Seidman’s energy and playfulness is contagious as they spread through the audience and he never fails to give a sensational performance. Ben Seidman co-stars on two T.V. specials on Travel Channel. Watch Magic Outlaws to see Ben and two of his friends travel across the country unleashing magic havoc on America.
Seidman is the only person in history to be named the Resident Magician at Mandalay Bay, Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. After several thousand performances at numerous luxury casinos, Seidman has become known as a powerful young staple of the Las Vegas entertainment scene. His residency at Mandalay follows a three-season contract as creative consultant for Mindfreak on A&E, during which he designed the illusions performed by Criss Angel.
Seidman has headlined the Atlantis Resort & Casino in the Bahamas, performed one hundred and twenty shows at The Venetian in Macau China, as well as hundreds of shows at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino. Earlier this year, he spent 3 months in Stockholm, performing and directing Helt Magiskt, for SVT, the biggest TV channel in Sweden.