Magic, acrobatics & singing! This award winning one-of-a-kind magic show will entertain and dazzle your guests with incredible style. Whether it's their 12-minute headliner act or a full 45-minute magic show, their fabulous performance will add an unforgettable splash to your event. Check out out the video!
Norvil & Josephine was created by Magic Circle magician Christopher Howell and circus performer Desireé Kongerød in 2006 as an original magic and variety show for a corporate entertainment venue. 2007 came around… and they kept on going! Since then, they’ve been invited to appear on television and in countless amazing places around the world.
They have a repertoire of brilliant magic and variety acts they can share for your booking. Your show will be built to suit your time requirements and venue size. Check out basic technical requirements. Here is a selection of a few acts on offer:
Watch the video now! Norvil and Josephine have taken their magical variety act from London to prominent stages on the West End, throughout the UK, internationally and on live television. Apart from numerous private and corporate entertainment bookings, other past venues include...
The Magic Castle
Al Mayassa Theatre
Corn Exchange Theatre
Hackney Empire Theatre
The Magic Circle
National Centre for Circus
Old Billingsgate Market
Café du Paris
Each booking of this magic show is unique and specially crafted for you to fit your time and space requirements, whether you have a stage, dance floor or other clear space. They’ve got a variety of ideas to fit all sorts of situations.
Norvil & Josephine is a versatile magic and variety show... They’ve performed in many different kinds of venues and even in private houses! Here are some ideas of various performance area sizes that can be worked with…
At least 3 metres wide and 2 metres deep.
Smaller magic shows can always be done if your space is restricted. You will be able to enjoy most of the show's acts.
From 5 metres wide and 4 metres deep.
The big illusions usually require that size. You will be able to enjoy the full potential of this magic and variety show.
Is your space too small, too narrow, too shallow or you are thinking of having the show in your living room or any other space?
Contact us to tailor the show for you.
You will also need to provide a sound system and a well-lit performance area but there are lots of tips for that if you need help. Once some information has been provided about your venue and setup, we’ll have a better idea of which magic and variety acts from the repertoire are best for you.
Contact us to get a tailored full technical document.
“I love this fun-filled personality-driven act... (with its) fresh, unique and entertaining presentation.”
- Joanie Spina
“A beautifully paced and spellbinding act.”
“The show was incredible... I had the best view in the house (on stage) for the trick that made Houdini famous. He would have loved it! ”
- Bob Loomis
Author of “Houdini’s Final Incredible Secret ”
“The show just kept getting more and more bewildering!”
(Swiss entertainment magazine)
“Very entertaining and most polished! ”
- Johnny Dennis
Chairman, Leeds City Varieties "Good Old Days "
“It’s an act that’s different from other UK illusionists. We are very happy we found you! ”
- L McDonnell
Business Continuity Institute
"I have had so many positive comments from my colleagues. The show was action-packed, lively, energetic and fun! Everyone thought the act was fabulous! "
- E. Sampson
Montanaro Asset Management
“It's not just a fabulous magic act, it's a fabulous show! ”
- Brian Miller
IBM, British Ring no. 25
"The show was the highlight of our event. A perfect mix of magic, humour, glamour, and acrobatic skill make for a great show. I'd happily recommend this duo to anyone."
- M. Kent
Event Organizer, St. John’s Wood Medical Practice
“The feedback from everyone I spoke with after the show was, to put it simply, awesome! Thank you so much, just brilliant! ”
- Mr. P. Songora
Christopher is from the United States, although he has moved around spending a lot of his time in England, Spain and Italy, where he studied drama (Richmond University, London) and singing (Accademia Filarmonica, Bologna).
Magic has been a lifelong passion, which he has developed as a close-up magician, stage magician and consultant. He is a member of The Magic Circle, has appeared on television internationally and collaborated with Punchdrunk and Single Shoe Productions. He also has trained with Ira Seidenstein, Jeff McBride and Eugene Burger among others.
Christopher also supports the charity Breathe AHR teaching magic as a form of occupational therapy for children with hemiplegia.
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Desireé is from Norway. She moved to London to study dance at London Contemporary Dance School and Laban Centre.
She has had a successful career as a circus performer and a contemporary dancer touring throughout Europe, Asia and the States with, amongst others, Yolande Snaith Theatre Dance, S.O.A.P. Dance Theatre Frankfurt, Rui Horta, Robert Tannion and Klaus Obermaier.
She has gone on to choreograph for dance, circus, theatre, and commercials. Her choreographic credits include San Diego Dance Theatre, Klaus Obermaier’s Apparition, Aurora, Luminous, and commercials for Bacardi Mojito and the British Heart Foundation as well as numerous circus events.
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