Jack Singer Concert Hall
The Gift is the essence of the art of magic and illusion played out in a two-hour feature-length theatrical performance through the talents of award-winning illusionist and master magician Derek Selinger. Experience the art of altered perception through the lens of Derek’s unique talent that will not only leave you mystified and entertained, but also inspired and uplifted by the magic of life itself.
Through pure slight of hand, mind reading and illusion, prepare to be transported into an experience of wonder that's both up close and personal. This is a magic spectacle like you haven’t seen before! No smoke. No mirrors. Just magic.
The proceeds from this amazing show will benefit Dreams Take Flight, a registered national non-profit charity dedicated to providing a whirlwind, magical trip-of-a-lifetime to Disneyland for medically, mentally, physically, socially or emotionally challenged children.
Immerse yourself in the magic of Derek Selinger up close and personal with this ultimate VIP experience.
Each VIP ticket includes:
- pre-show meet & greet with Derek in Founders Room (doors open at 6:30pm including snacks & beverage)
- exclusive performance by Derek (approximately 7:00 pm)
- souvenir deck of cards
- Derek will teach you a trick to perform with the cards, to kick start your magic career!
- premium seat for The Gift (first three rows)
The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America. Home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. The hall also welcomes a spectrum of events each season from TED talks and National Geographic speakers, to wedding dinners on the stage and rock stars on tour.
Ideal for: Weddings, performances, meetings, graduation ceremonies, and corporate events
Capacity: 1797 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Formal dinner seating 200 – Cocktail reception
Lighting & A/V: Fully customizable lighting and A/V options
Stage: Stage measures 86' wide by 38' deep.
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix. Suspended high above the stage is a laminated, 185,000-pound (90-ton) spruce-wood acoustical canopy that can be raised or lowered to tune the hall according to the specific needs of each performer.
Over its 32 year life, Jack Singer Concert Hall has undergone many upgrades to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art performance hall, including a new million dollar sound system with state-of-the-art hearing assistance in 2004, a complete replacement of all its analog sound boards in 2014, and the future replacement of all of its seats to be completed by fall 2017.
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