Teaneck High School graduate Jonathan Levey, who now lives in Montreal, works by day as an employment specialist/workshop presenter at Montreal’s Federation CJA’s Ometz agency. Ometz, which was created in 2008, is the result of the merger of Jewish Employment Montreal, Jewish Family Services, and Jewish Immigration Aid Services. The organization supports and strengthens individuals and families by offering a range of employment, immigration, school, and social services.
On weekends, Mr. Levey is the co-owner of Max & Maxine Magicians, and he performs for the company. Back in Teaneck, Mr. Levey performed his shows for Teaneck’s Operation Community Talent, going into the schools, hospitals, and special needs classrooms to entertain the children.
Now that circumstances have changed, with Covid-19 keeping everyone at home all over the world, he offers online interactive fun and virtual Monsieur Magic Comedy shows via Zoom. With their fun and lighthearted approach and their ability to join families together at home, his shows are good for boosting people’s spirits.
Participants need an individual desktop computer, laptop, or tablet to tune in at the same time and watch and at times participate in the virtual show. The 30-minute shows include visual/comedy-gag tricks are geared mostly toward children but their parents can enjoy them as well. His plans include magic-comedy shows that are more adult-oriented, with card, rope, and sleight of hand magic tricks and mind reading shows.
For more information, go to monsieurmagic.com/virtual-magic-shows, or call or text 1 (514) 944-5525.