A Shoddy Magician
EMERGENCY!! A Shoddy Magician needs an assistant for his all new show! Auditions to be held on the day! Want me to bring somebody back from the dead? Done. Want to challenge me trick for trick? Bring it. Expect telekinesis, risky stunts, and maybe a touch of romance? You WILL be mystified.
Steve Boleantu and Kevin Dowse are buds from the University of Toronto at Mississauga/Sheridan College Acting program. Together they were in sketch troupe Frenzy (2006 NOW audience choice award – TOsketchfest) and since together have also performed in the Just for Laughs Festival, JFL42, Upright Citizens Brigade Theater NY, Toronto Festival of Clowns, Lunacy Cabaret, as well as appeared in short films by Canadian Comedy Award nominated sketch troupe Tony Ho. In addition, Kevin performs in the Canadian Comedy Award winning show Rapp Battlez all the time and writes articles for the Beaverton.
A Shoddy Magician has performed across Canada, and recently has been posting short shmagic videos on Instagram, was a nominee for the Tim Sims Encouragement Award in the 2013 Fresh Meat Comedy Showcase, and performed at the Best of the Fest Award show closing the 2016 Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival.