With the flick of a wrist, the Philadelphia native has become a global phenomenon by wowing wildly appreciative audiences in over 25 countries and hundreds of American cities for over a decade. Magician & Comedian Ran’D Shine is known for performing "Real Magic for Real People." In other words no video edits, no actors, just pure mind boggling magic entertainment. Over the past few years Ran’D has become one of the MOST sought after performers in the industry, because his show is Highly entertaining and can be performed in small, large, indoor or outdoor venues. Mr. Shine’s magical style draws from his playful interactive relationship with his audience combined with his psychological engaging illusions and sleight of hand. A few of his accomplishments include featured performer, at the South African Arts Festival, perform at two Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC., One of the few magicians to perform on Gauntanomo Bay Military base and was seen performed on the CW network’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us. and BET network "Man on the Street" segment. Beyond the stage, Ran'D was the subject in 2015 short film “Three Quarters” by Guggenheim Fellow Kevin Everson and featured in the documentaries “The Art and Soul of Magic: The Stories of African American Magicians” (2004) and “Quiet Masters of Magic” (2018). As a producer, Ran’D has produced the “Heart & Soul of Magic”, the first magic show in history to feature an all African – American cast of Magicians. Ran'D is also one of the Co Founders and past President of the International Association of Black Magical Artist. An organization dedicated to the preserving the historical cultural legacy and fostering community among magicians of color.
Randy Shine can be reached at ran_magic (Facebook, Instagram )