Bill Blagg’s Magic Science Lab

Students join Bill Blagg inside The Magic Science Lab where they will explore how magicians use science to create the impossible! In this residency, students will learn the “secret” 5 step process (The Scientific Method) magicians use to develop the illusions they perform! Together with Bill, they will use the “secret” 5 steps to make a person magically float mid-air! As a bonus, Bill teaches a science-based magic trick student can do at home or in class! -how to make a pencil float in the palm of their hand! This program is generously sponsored by the Seth Bonder Foundation.

FREE series will be available for streaming August 30th -  November 27th, 2021.  **This experience will consist of 4 pre-recorded videos. Total length is 32:28** 4 mini-lessons

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Study Guides and More!

To assist educators who wish to best prepare their students to attend Van Wezel Schooltime Virtual Performances and bring arts-based learning to their classrooms, learning materials are provided for each performance.

The Van Wezel also offers FREE virtual workshops in 2020-2021. To learn more, contact us!

Program Information

  • Running Time: 32:28
  • Audience: Grades 2 - 5
  • Producer(s): Doceo ARts, LLC

Tickets and Contact

During 2020-2021 all Van Wezel Virtual Schooltime performances are FREE thanks to the donors of Van Wezel Foundation! Simply use the registration link above to request your tickets and instructions will be sent.

Requests will be honored on a first come first served basis and some shows have maximum audience sizes. For more information, contact (941) 263-6750 or