Spotlight

Gasmask Artwork

  One of my little know side businesses, I do a lot of custom artwork, graphics, and electromechanical design.  In this project, I designed a dozen “future chic” functional gas mask artpieces for a local bar in Calgary.  Check out Shelter in for the coolest interior design of any Calgary bar, and awesome apocalypse inspired… ( Read More → )

Eyeball Flavoured Cake

A cool cake, made by Amilee Hagon (front of house manager for my shows).  The eyeball flavour was very fresh.

Close Up Seance & Mentalism at MakeMagic

Had a great time at Madison’s 1212, performing a close up show in an intimate environment as part of MakeMagic.  We explored the science and psychology of mentalism, and the way the human mind connects with the those who have passed away.  We had a great time, interacting with all the audience members in this… ( Read More → )

Magic Consultant in Deadly Illusions Play – Oct 2017

I had a great time as the magic consultant on the set of Deadly Illusions, presented by Confederation Theatre Society.  Not only in helping to design the primary illusion cabinets, but to choreograph the stage presentation of the magicians, and advise on the scripting for the magician performances.  I also worked with the actors to… ( Read More → )

The Magic Cabaret Performance – October 2017

 Backstage at another sold out performance of A Brush With Death, this time as part of Ryan Pilling’s “The Magic Cabaret – Conjuring Spirits”.

BWD Wins 1st Place at MegaMagic Competition

  I had an absolute blast attending anc competing at this year’s regional magician’s conference, hosted by Calgary’s finest magic shop, The Vanishing Rabbit (my favourite store in the entire world!).  A huge amount of work went into this event by magic shop owner Brent Smith and his wife Anna, along with the hardworking crew… ( Read More → )

FLASHBACK: Brush With Death, at Wowfest 2014!

This was the first year that Yeats Magic Co’s Brush With Death had it’s own solo show at Calgary’s Wowfest.  For those of you who haven’t heard about this amazing event, Wowfest is Calgary’s own magic festival – an entire week of shows featuring the incredibly rich mix of magic entertainment in Calgary. Many people associate… ( Read More → )

Swerve – Fun Listings (June 2013)

Yeats Wong is a magician who knows there’s more than one way to saw a lady in half. “That trick is a cliché of magic,” Wong says. “It can be done in a creepier fashion.”

“A creepier fashion” nicely sums up A Brush with Death, a macabre magic show that hits the stage at the Burnswest Theatre … ( Read More → )

Cool Prairie Dog… Plays Dead!

June 7, 2013 – I was walking over to Fort Calgary today, doing some last minute preparations for our upcoming Brush With Death stage show.  On my way, I was passing by the East Village, and I saw our annual crop of little baby Prairie Dogs (aka ‘gophers’ to most non-Canadians) playing and rolling around… ( Read More → )

Ryan ‘Asylum’ Pilling – June 14, 2013

June 14, 2013 –  Ryan ‘Asylum’ Pilling is a highly respected  comedy magician – and author of “Finding the Funny”. For our upcoming June 14 show, Ryan explores the art of seance magic, contacting the dead, and the wacky frauds of the psychic world. This will be Ryan Pilling’s 4th appearance on Brush With Death!