Travis Nye to carry out magic exhibit at Capitol Theater Jan. 15

Magician Travis Nye has a lot more than 17 several years of working experience undertaking for a assortment of gatherings, venues and audience demographics.

Organizations enjoy him. Newlyweds appreciate him. Kids really like him, too.

Nye has been described as obtaining a good passion for encouraging youth to go right after their desires.

“My desire in executing magic tips and fooling individuals turned into a enthusiasm for participating with my viewers and developing moments of marvel,” Nye says on his site. “I experienced to learn to 1st get my viewers to care about the ‘tricks’ I was accomplishing, and only then was it doable to build times of magic.”

With that in thoughts, Nye realized magic is no extended just for youngsters — but children issue to him.

“The overall exhibit is very interactive, it can be family members-helpful and you will find practically nothing vulgar or offensive to it,” Nye advised The Hawk Eye. “I will open up with some exciting points for the young ones, go into much more advanced things, and also be performing some stunts, kind of a tribute to Harry Houdini, which is a significant rationale why I do magic.”

Born and raised in Keokuk, a graduate of Central Lee Community School District in Donnellson, Nye reported he is completed a couple corporate organization displays in Burlington, but, “I’ve under no circumstances accomplished any key big demonstrates there.”

“Travis reminded us what it is like to go away your anxieties at the doorway and immerse oneself in enjoyment, laughter, and magic!! The tips have been awesome and the interaction was priceless! Already hunting forward to observing one more clearly show and additional of what he has up his sleeve!”

— N. Grandshaw February 2021

Nye still left Iowa right soon after higher college in 2004 for everyday living in South Dakota, where he owns a magic store and theater, Spellbound Magic Shop & Theater, which he opened in 2020 in Sioux Falls when the pandemic started to change live entertainment into a disappearing act.

“Travis did a stay exhibit for our previous day of school by way of Zoom. Our 6th graders cherished the demonstrate — and the instructors did, far too! He was pretty quick to function with and even confirmed us how he did a pair tricks, much too. Thanks, Travis!”

— M. Rupe, Could 2020

Nye explained the Burlington event is his initially large show because the COVID shutdowns commenced in 2020.

“I am super-excited to arrive to Burlington, take a look at out some new product, some brand-new methods, additionally a bunch of classics I’ve always completed,” Nye stated. “This is my return to the stage.”

Tickets are $10 available at or at the Capitol Theater box office, 211 N. 3rd Avenue in Burlington.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., showtime is 7.

To learn additional about Travis Nye, go to his Spellbound Magic Store on Facebook at spellbound605.