Mike Stanley has been a magician for 30 years. He has performed in the local area, as well in various states and countries in his travels over the years. He has taught magic in preschool and after school programs and camps, as well as the Hangar Theatre's Next Generation School of Acting in Ithaca.
Mike is the President of the Finger Lakes Magic Ring 140 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. He has held his office for the last five years. He is the past president, and presently Vice-President of Assembly 263 of The Society of American Magicians founded by Harry Houdini. Mike has also created The Cayuga Wizards, a troupe of special young adults, whom he has taught to do magic and perform in various school assemblies and local festivals.