Biography

Lon is the eldest son of Leon and Velvet Mandrake, one of the most famous teams in the history of magic. Lon is a trained scientist and a past president of the B. C. Science Teachers’ Association.   He is an internationally known mentalist/magician and president of the Society of American Magicians Assembly # 95, an assembly of top professional magicians. He is also the Regional Vice President of the

S. A. M. for Canada.

As an educator, Lon has received several awards for Excellence in science teaching including the Outstanding Science Teacher Award from the Optical Society of North America and the B. C. Science Teachers’Distinguished Service to Science Education Award.  He is the cofounder of the B. C. Science Teachers’ Annual conference, Catalyst.

He has been recognized for outstanding performances in the field of magic and mind mystics.

Lon and Linda Mandrake, have performed at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, Science World in Vancouver, the New York Hall of Science, the Pacific Science Center in Seattle as well as many large corporate shows and private functions

His presentation topics include:

  • A Complete Mental Magic Performance as performed by Lon and Linda Mandrake at the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood. This show can be tailored for any special event!
  • Mental Mysteries - a scientist’s and a magician’s view of paranormal happenings with amazing demonstrations!
  • Magic and Science - includes magic and science and many demonstrations of unusual science and magic.