Use a mind-reader to add REAL magic to your creative project
With over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Chris Cox has toured the world with his mind-blowing mind-reading performances. He’s performed to over 750,000 people in arenas, Broadway, Sydney Opera House and London’sWest End theatres and has been seen by millions on TV throughout the globe but he has also been the secret ingredient for some of the world’s biggest and most creative companies.
Chris uses his skills in human psychology, manipulation, people management, magic, mind reading, comedy, theatre, producing and more to deliver unique creative content to suit a huge and varied range of briefs.
Examples of Chris’ creative work outside of performing include:
Project Everyone for Richard Curtis & Bill Gates
Chris worked alongside the in-house creative team to offer elegant, humorous, and magical solutions to help Bill Gates get his message across to the delegates of Richard Curtis’ Project Everyone Conference. From finding immersive and theatrical ways to get information and data into the minds of those visiting a show-stopping moment during Bill Gates’ key-note speech which went viral.
Creating unique and memorable magical moments for the UK’s premier Father Christmas experience. Part immersive show, part attraction Chris was brought on to add not only magic effects but also production elements, lighting, sound design, and training to help this event continue to grow. Working from pitching initial concepts, designing the illusions and theatrical experiences, R&D, cast training, and opening the event Chris became a key player in ensuring the most incredible of experiences.
The Mayor Of London’s New Year’s Eve
As a producer Chris at the event for five years Chris delivered live content to hundreds of thousands of people waiting for the New Year’s Eve fireworks at the London Eye. Collaborating with a huge team where time-keeping and safety were key concerns Chris ensured the night was entertaining, creative, fun, and went off without a hitch.
The Fat Duck & Heston Blumenthal
As a key creative for The Fat Duck Group, Chris has not only created magic to be experienced by diners in the World’s Number 1 restaurant but also helped develop a totally unique theatrical story and journey that forms the basis of diners’ experience in the three Michelin starred restaurant.
Park Row Restaurant & The Monarch Theatre by DC Comics & Wonderland
Developing and delivering magical presentations and moments within the main restaurant and 360-degree projection-mapped Monarch Theatre Tasting Menu experience. World First technology and magic combined to create floating food, cocktails poured out of paintings, and a show that had to be seen to be believed… and eaten.
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Parts One & Two – West End
As the magic & illusions assistant Chris has worked alongside the original magic team to ensure the high quality of the show’s magical moments are delivered expertly and perfectly eight shows a week. Teaching the actors how to perform the magic and leasing with the stage management, creative, and production teams.
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory – UK Tour
The magic associate for the UK tour training actors, stage management, and technical departments in the ways of the world of magic!
Punchdrunk, The Burnt City – London
Magic Consultant for Punchdrunk’s Burnt City immersive theatre experience in London.
Tambo & Bones – Theatre Royal Stratford East
As the director of magic Chris created magical special effects for this award-winning production.
Barnum – The Menier Chocolate Factory
As a magic consultant for theatre Chris created magic for production to fit with the director and producers creative brief. Delivering on-time and on-budget he then taught the members of the cast and company how to safely perform the effects in each performance.
Radio & Podcasts
BBC Radio 1
As a producer for BBC Radio 1 Chris worked with high-profile talent such as Hugh Jackman and Daniel Radcliffe to regularly deliver huge creative briefs on budget and time. He created YouTube content that has been viewed over 15 million times alongside radio programs that constantly added listeners.
Chris’ unique ‘Think Like A Mind Reader’ workshop has helped companies achieve real results. Taking teams and teaching them some of the secrets of mind-reading and magic opens up possibilities they never thought possible. Teaching problem solving, critical thinking, outside of the box creativity and performance skills to enhance their abilities. It’s a fun, entertaining and informative session which will change the way you think.
He entertains and then anatomises his craft to demonstrate how people can achieve the seemingly impossible simply by noticing more, by ‘reading’ people more intently, by appreciating what’s hidden in plain sight.
For any business in the business of transformation Chris can offer insights – a few magic tricks – and memorable methodology. ‘Edutainment’ is frowned at in business schools – but this is edutainment at its finest.
Tracey Camilleri, Co-Founder & Director, Thompson Harrison
Interactive and Online
Chris created unique magical content for Three Mobile to coincide with the launch of their Snapchat channel.
Chris has performed at and created material for companies such as Hasbro, Salesforce, Paypal, Dell, O2 and Virgin Atlantic. Whether he’s performed hilarious and mind-blowing shows or created content, magic and theatrical moments to help get the companies message across Chris has consistently delivered.
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“The audience loved him. He pitched his energy just right and was very sensitive to the energy the delegates brought as he was on quite early each day. They warmed to Chris very quickly and he dumbfounded them and us every time with his mind reading and wonderful tricks!”
“Absolutely amazing – I was mind blown by how he knew so much about us. I haven’t laughed so much in a long time. A Real performer – 110% recommend Chris”
“Chris’ virtual event was an amazing show that was as intriguing and entertaining as it was hilarious! It was just the fun, interactive, belly-laugh we all so needed!”
“Chris was incredible, hilarious and mind-blowing. The audience adored him.”
“He’s brilliant. He will blow your mind!”
“Chris was the perfect host for the Crumbs Awards. Our guests were amazed, entertained and are still talking about his awesome and funny performance weeks later.”
“From the moment he came on stage right through to the very end of the show, Chris had the audience captivated. Not only does each trick leave you wondering how on Earth he did it, but the added comedy element has everyone thoroughly entertained throughout the whole of the act – never a dull moment. He left everyone talking about it for hours after the show – a very hard act to follow.”
“One of the most exciting entertainers in Britain. The hottest ticket in town. Mind reading with a twist. Breathtaking and brilliant. He reads the audience’s minds with boggling accuracy”
“A hyperactive Harry Potter who knows what you’re thinking”
“Everyone absolutely loved it. We have heard such great feedback – you were a real hit! You made us feel very at ease, and it was so brilliant to weave in so many brand-appropriate elements to the show. Thank you for your hard work and focus in making this spot on.”
“The magic behind so much of what we do.”
To ask questions, enquire further and find out how Chris can make your event go with a bang get in touch now. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in this form.