Magic of Hocus Focus at Kansas State

Kevin Spencer, courtesy of Melissa Kirkwood

Kevin Spencer, courtesy of Melissa Kirkwood

(Information provided by Melissa Kirkwood, Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp Coordinator)

The “magic” of magic was unveiled to trainers and educators Monday and Tuesday, with international illusionist and educational researcher Kevin Spencer facilitating a training for students from the Kanas State University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

Kevin Spencer and “Spencers Theatre of Illusion” have been named International Magiciains of the Year, from the International Magic Association, and was recognized as Performing Arts Entertainers of the Year for six years in a row.

Spender trained students to integratemagic into rehabilitation therapy and education, specifically for children attending Flint Hills Summer Fun Camp this summer in Manhattan. The camp is used as a research model to identify appropriate therapy for children on the autism spectrum.