About Christian Cagigal
A first generation American of Spanish and Salvadoran descent, Christian Cagigal splits his time between San Francisco and New York City: Magician at Speakeasy Magick at the McKittrick Hotel in NYC, Co-Producer for Odd Salon NYC, Owner of the San Francisco Ghost Hunt, and Co-Founder of Fog City Magic Fest.
Cagigal has twice been named a Finalist for the Theatre Bay Area Award for Best Solo Performer, recipient of a Mastermind Award by the SF Weekly, and five-time winner of the Best Magician of the Bay Award by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
His previous shows include, the popular Pandora Experiment, the long-running OBSCURA, the secretive happenings of The Collection, and the critically acclaimed Now and at the Hour which has been seen in New York, Montréal, Chicago, New Orleans, Minneapolis and San Francisco – all shows originally produced by EXIT Theatre.
Christian has consulted for A.C.T.'s MFA program, Shotgun Players, Crowded Fire Theatre Company, Marin Shakespeare Company, EXIT Theatre, Wilderness, and Tilted Frame.
Christian can also be seen in the independent, power-pop, musical film, Fruit Fly written and directed by H.P. Mendoza.
About the Show
A virtual witching hour of spells, stories, and strange happenings
Travel to the foggy outskirts of San Francisco as magician Christian Cagigal invites you to an intimate evening of spells, stories, and strange happenings. Christian will reach through time and cyberspace to bring his humor and dark mysteries into your home. In Sortilegios – the Spanish word for spells and charms – the magic won’t only happen on your screen, it will happen in your minds and in your own hands! Join people from across the country as you enter Christian's enigmatic and interactive world.
(There is nothing inappropriate for children, however this is not a "children's" magic show.)
"Cagigal seems to be forever playing with and between the notions that all magic is imaginary, that it truly lives within our intuitive capabilities or that he’s making our imaginations the fertile fields of his illusions." - San Francisco Chronicle
“A mischievous tour guide through the land of the unknowable.” - San Jose Mercury News
"Hatching good natured plots to steal your soul." - San Francisco’s 7x7
"I NEEDED his magic for a remote symposium, and he was simply incredible... I can't imagine a better investment in bringing folks together than the award-winning Christian Cagigal." Kathleen Antonia Tarr
Founder of the Getting Played Symposium
"Christian Cagigal strikes gold again with his amazing virtual magic show... super engaging, charming and devilish as ever. Invite him to your next meeting for a little magical escape from it all!" Rosalind Chamorro-Padilla On Lok Lifeways
"Undeniably irresistible... a one of a kind experience. " Leslie Katz San Francisco Examiner