Newport schoolboy wants to be next Penn or Teller

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159215)

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159193)

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159237)

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159239)

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159167)

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159107)

St Julians school pupil Jordan Parton who is a magician and party entertainer (4159058)

First published in News

A NEWPORT teen could be the next Penn or Teller after dazzling judges at a magicians-only contest with his guillotine trick.

Jordan Parton, 14, has been doing magic tricks since he was nine and in December was named South Wales’ best close-up magician under 18 by the Cardiff Magic Society, of which he is the youngest member.

“There are four main types of magic – cardistry, close-up magic using cards and small props, stage magic, and illusions,” said the St Julian’s School pupil.

Also a juggler and balloon entertainer known as Crazy Clown Balloons, Jordan never leaves the house without a deck of cards.

“I started after I saw a video of Penn and Teller,” said Jordan, who does youth work at St Julian’s Baptist Church when he’s not performing magic tricks to passers-by in Newport city centre.

“I love the reaction from people. I am constantly practising tricks, I learn or create two to three tricks a week.”

For details about Jordan’s balloon skills email crazyclownballoons@gmail.com

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1:58pm Sun 23 Feb 14

Shubham Agrawal says...

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Just like Jordon, I also got interested in magic when I saw a show of Criss Angel on AXN. Immediately I ordered books from amazon. One book I liked in particular was Magic Tricks The Complete Course. You can check it here. http://www.amazon.co m/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?u rl=search-alias%3Ddi gital-text&field-key words=magic+tricks%2 CB00DL77J8U or http://goo.gl/O5Q7nc Shubham Agrawal
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1:59pm Sun 23 Feb 14

Shubham Agrawal says...

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