avatar for Kevin Spencer

Kevin Spencer

Hocus Focus, Inc
Director/Teaching Artist
Lynchburg, VA
Kevin Spencer is a Teaching Artist, Researcher, Speaker, Consultant, and Film Producer. He is also a world-renowned Illusionist with dozens of accolades to his credit. He and his wife, Cindy, were the recipients of the Merlin Award for International Magicians of the Year (2009) and six-time recipients of Performing Arts Entertainer of the Year. Most recently, the Milbourne Christopher Foundation honored them as Illusionists of the Year (2015) for their contributions to the art of magic.

Historically, artists have been at the forefront of social change. Spencer is a thought leader who believes strongly in the power of the arts to impact the realities in which we live, learn, work, and heal. From childhood to adolescence and continuing through emerging adulthood and senior living, the arts play an important role in our development and the quality of our lives. Spencer is an advocate of art across the lifespan, empowering people of all ages and abilities. He believes in creating inclusive communities where everyone experiences an authentic sense of belonging and no one – for any reason – is relegated to the margins.