Utah Valley Magic Academy was chosen as "Cool School of the Week" by Big Budah from Fox 13's Good Day Utah! We had the honor to have TV personality Big Budah come and visit our magic academy! Big Budah came to one of our Fun Magic Classes and spent time with us learning some magic! We had several segments on LIVE TV during the 4-hour news block this morning. Below you can find a compilation of all the video clips! Contact us to find out more details about our Fun and Educational magic classes and summer magic camps!
On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, magician Jason Fun and his wife Marcela were invited to a special magician's banquet in Las Vegas, Nevada. At that banquet, they were awarded for the second year in a row, the Discover Magic Golden Key of Excellence for their efforts in the establishment of their magic school, Utah Valley Magic Academy, and for their contributions to the Discover Magic educational curriculum for kids! The award was presented by the producer of Magic Magazine and Magic Live!, Stan Allen. Other celebrity magicians that were present include Mac King, Johnny Thompson, Fielding West, and Mat Franco, winner of America's Got Talent!
"We are so honored and excited to receive this award for the second year in a row!" said Jason. "We really believe in the Discover Magic educational curriculum and have seen it do wonders for kids in our magic school. Parents love the impact that our magic classes have on their kids. The real magic is seeing the kids implement the 8 Traits of a True Magician not only when they perform magic, but in their everyday lives."
The 8 Traits of a True Magician include important social skills such as being Respectful, Prepared, Enthusiastic, and Confident. Kids come and take magic classes at Utah Valley Magic Academy. While the kids come to learn magic, the real focus is on preparing these kids with how to interact with others. "The skills they obtain while learning and performing magic is something that they will use throughout their entire lives" said Jason.
Utah Valley Magic Academy is a traveling magic school. Not bound to a specific location, Jason can take his award winning magic classes anywhere there is a demand for it. If your school, business, or organization is interested in hosting educational magic classes, please contact Jason by clicking here. "You won't regret it!" Jason adds.
The very first Utah Art of Magic Festival was featured in The Daily Herald Newspaper! The Festival was organized by magic creator and inventor Brian South, one of the creators of the educational magic curriculum Discover Magic, and by Jason "FUN" Carling, from Utah Valley Magic Academy.
The #UtahMagicFest was a HUGE success, with an estimated 2000 people in attendance! Free magic shows were happening all day from nationally and locally recognized magicians, and even magic classes for kids! You can read the news article by clicking here.
We received this letter from Governor Herbert for the organization of The Utah Art of Magic Festival!
Professional magician and magic teacher, Jason Carling, from Utah Valley Magic Academy, appeared on FOX 13's Good Day Utah to promote magic and the upcoming Utah Art of Magic Festival! Before his interview, though, Jason made some rather "magical" appearances by scaring Meteorologist Allison Croghan on Live TV a couple of times!
Magician and Magic Teacher, Jason Carling, from Utah Valley Magic Academy will hold the first Utah Art of Magic Festival in Provo, on July 20th, 2016. Jason collaborated with magic creator and inventor Brian South to organize The inaugural Utah Art of Magic Festival to promote the educational and social benefits of Magic! Many sponsors jumped on board to support this FREE Family Event, including Nu Skin!
An article was featured today in Utah County's Daily Herald Newspaper. You can read all about the Festival, and what to expect, in this article by clicking HERE. Many professional magicians will perform free magic shows all day! Other activities include magic classes, magic lectures, magic crafts for kids, optical illusions, photo ops, and MORE!
Professional Magician and Magic Teacher, Jason Carling, of Utah Valley Magic Academy was invited to be on the hit Utah TV Show, Studio 5 on KSL Channel 5 Utah! Jason talked about his unique magic classes and performed some magic with Studio 5 host, Brooke Walker. Jason even taught several kids some magic on the air! Watch the video below for a compilation of the clips from the show!!! The show aired March 23, 2016.
We are proud to announce that the internationally acclaimed program Discover Magic (the one we use here at Utah Valley Magic Academy) has been featured in an article by the famous MAGIC Magazine!
MAGIC Magazine is probably the most influential magazine for magicians available today! It debuted in September 1991, by Stan Allen, with its first issue featuring Lance Burton on the cover. Over the years it has also featured David Copperfield, Siegfried & Roy, Penn & Teller, Mike Caveney, and Mac King!
In 2005 MAGIC Magazine was deemed the world's largest-selling publication for magicians by Guinness World Records and in 2007 MAGIC Magazine was also listed as one of the Chicago Tribune's 50 favorite magazines in their annual summer list.
The article on our Discover Magic program is featured in the March 2016 issue (available here) and also covers the Discover Magic Convention (where Utah Valley Magic Academy won the Discover Magic Golden Key of Excellence Award). To learn more about our Discover Magic Program, click here. To find out our current class schedule, click here!
We had Fox 13 News (Utah) come and film our magic classes today! We had 2 TV spots: one at 5pm and the other at 9pm. Check out both videos below! Contact Us for more info on our Magic Classes!
5PM News on Fox13
9PM News on Fox13
Photo: Jason and Marcela Carling, of Utah Valley Magic Academy, receive Award from famed magicians Johnny Thompson, Lance Burton, Mac King and Michael Ammar in Las Vegas, Nevada.
On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at a special banquet in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jason and Marcela Carling, of Utah Valley Magic Academy, received the Discover Magic Golden Key of Excellence Award from famed magicians Johnny Thompson, Lance Burton, Mac King and Michael Ammar, for their contributions to the development of the internationally recognized, educational program Discover Magic.
"It is such an honor to be recognized by some of the Greatest magicians of our time!" said Jason. "Our magic classes are meant to help young kids unlock their potential, not only in the art of magic, but as successful people no matter what they choose to do in life."
The Discover Magic program implemented by Utah Valley Magic Academy is an educational curriculum designed to help kids learn important life skills, such as being prepared, being confident, showing empathy towards others, and other essential communication skills to help them excel in anything they may choose to do later in life.
You can click here to contact Utah Valley Magic Academy for more information.