Magic & Sleight-of-Hand Lessons
Tom Interval:  Lessons in Sleight-of-Hand
Tom Interval has more than 18 years of experience teaching magic to both children and adults. A former International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) Pittsburgh Magician of the Year, Tom has performed thousands of close-up and stand-up magic shows in the Pittsburgh area and at Busch Gardens theme park in Williamsburg, Virginia. In addition to training magic-shop employees at Busch Gardens, he has conducted hundreds of private lessons and has taught magic for Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), and the Jewish Community Center. Tom also has published some of his sleight-of-hand tricks in MUM (Magic-Unity-Might), the Society of American Magicians (SAM) national trade magazine. To learn more, call Tom at 412-741-7273, or email him at   or visit his Web site:

The Cuckoo's Nest Magic Class
The Cuckoo's Nest Magic Shop, on Pittsburgh's Historic South Side, offers magic classes in 5-week sessions in rotation.  The current magic instructor for the class is magician Kevin Hurley.  The class is available for those over the age of 12.  Typically, classes are held on Saturdays. Adult classes in magic are also offered on occasion.  For more information or to enroll in a class contact the Cuckoo's Nest Magic Shop at 412-488-4411 or e-mail them directly at
Chris Handa:  Private Magic Lessons
A Master's Degree in Magic.  Chris Handa offers private magic instruction for children and adults and offers magical consulting sessions for individuals and groups.  In addition to being a magician and magic insturctor, Mr. Handa is an experienced educator involved with the Washington County Literacy Council and the Boy Scouts of America.  He can be reached directly at 412-390-1146  or by e-mail at:
Bob Mullins:  Children's Magic Lessons
Magician Bob Mullins has taught several classes in magic and from time to time offers children's private magic lessons in the Beaver County Area.  Mr. Mullins can be reached at:  724-495-MAJK  (6255)
CCAC/CCBC...Magic Classes For Children
The Community Colleges of Alleghenny and Beaver County frequently offer beginner magic classes for kids as part of their children's weekend or summer program schedules.  Contact the admissions office of each college for information on their upcoming schedules.


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