J C Sum is one of the top professional illusionists in Asia and is a world-class designer of original illusions and mega illusions.
The Straits Times (Singapore’s national newspaper) calls him “Singapore’s Most Famous Magician”.
MagicSeen (Europe’s largest magic magazine) refers to him as “The Ace in Asia”.
AsiaOne proclaimed J C as "one of the most celebrated magicians in Asia" and The Business Times highlighted that J C "brought magic into the mainstream market in Asia".He is in constant demand throughout the region to produce
Along with his partner, 'Magic Babe' Ning, they are acknowledged as "Singapore's celebrity magic duo" Channel News Asia.
J C has been at the forefront of world-class illusion entertainment in Asia for the past 12 years.
As an international performer, J C has staged over 3000 shows across Asia Pacific as well as in the Middle East, France and the US.In 2012, J C, along with Ning, was awarded the "Patrons of Magic" award by the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 115 for her unparalleled contributions to the Singapore magic scene. The same year, J C was also voted with Ning as "Best TV/ Stage Magician" by the readers of About.com, the largest website in the world.
J C is also a recipient of a
'Master of Magic' award from the International Festival of Magic
(Bangladesh) and the winner of 2 International Brotherhood of Magicians
(U.S.A) 'Linking Ring' magic awards.
J C is also the most original prolific illusion designer and writer in the region. His wealth of experience, expansive knowledge base and sheer illusion creativity makes him the 'go-to' individual when it comes to designing magic in Asia.
He has designed over 50 original illusions for his shows and special events throughout Asia.
J C has also written numerous original books on theatrical illusion for the magic community. The books have been sold in over 50 countries and have received international critical acclaim.
As a respected creative professional in the arts & media industries, J C often shares his views in interviews, articles and talks.
In Mar 2011, he was the closing speaker for TEDxNTU where gave a talk entitled “Behind the Magic: The Value of Being Different”.
Check out J C's blog: "Backstage Business: The
Art, Science & Business of Magic"