Extreme Illusions & Escapes
Extreme Illusions & Escapes RETURNS TO THE STAR!!!
Extreme Illusions & Escapes collection is one of the largest touring the USA today. With repeat engagements they are constantly adding new exciting routines each year, and pushing the envelope on developing new and unique experiences for their audiences.
Extreme Illusions & Escapes is a family friendly Las Vegas style illusion show consisting of large scale, modern illusions, and edge of your seat, dangerous escapes. Taking the idea of an illusion and escape to a whole new level as the audience becomes the stars on stage making for hilarious, and memorable moments. See members of the audience levitate, get spiked, sawed in half, as well as assist in the daring escapes in a funny way. “The audience is the driving force in the experience, it’s always different, which makes the magic fresh every show!”
The show features illusionist/escape artist, Josh Knotts, who has performed at events across the US since 2003. With thousands of shows of experience under his belt, and a Bachelor of the Fine Arts in Theatre from West Virginia University, Knotts brings excitement and professional experience to the art of magic. In 2016, Knotts earned the prestigious Merlin Award, compared to the Oscar, Grammy, or Tony award in the art of magic. This highest honor is shared with such magical greats as David Copperfield, Penn & Teller, Siegfried & Roy, and Criss Angel.
Joining Josh onstage is his beautiful wife, Leann Knotts, who has been performing at events across the US with Extreme Illusions & Escapes since 2009. She holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Performing and Visual Arts from West Virginia University, and is the Director of Extreme Talent Showcase National Talent Competition. She has a lifetime of dance and movement experience performing and competing in dance since she was young.
Josh & Lea Knotts have become a crowd favorite at every event where they have performed. Performing over 300 shows annually since 2009, they have traveled the United States entertaining audiences of all sizes.
The duo have designed a show mixed with amazing stage illusions, and skillful escapes, audience participation and exciting music. Certainly not your everyday “magic” act…forget all you know and prepare to be amazed by Extreme Illusions & Escapes.
BIG NEWS! They were recently awarded in Las Vegas along with top magicians from all over the world a decade award by the International Magician’s Society. They were chosen out of over 40,000 performers worldwide to receive a Decade Award “Best Illusionist/Escape Artist Duo of the Decade” for their contribution to the art of magic from 2010-2020.