Trixie Bond (b. 1955)
Trixie Bond's Real Name
Trixie Lee Dodson
Place of Birth
Houston, Texas USA
Trixie possesses the exceptional ability to attract and enthrall anyone who witnesses her magic.
She has superior skills in close up magic, from cards to coins. Trixie specializes in Children's birthday party shows where she is best known for her Mary Poppinsesque theme.
During her senior year in high school, in addition to winning numerous talent shows, Trixie was picked as runner up for for the Miss Teenage Houston title.
Trixie Bond was born with magic coursing through her veins. Her father was a magician and bestowed her the name "Trixie" at birth.
She embraced her destiny as she grew up embracing the love of card tricks, sleight-of-hand and rabbits pulled out of hats.
Trixie performed her first show at the tender age of 5, and gave her first paid show, a neighborhood birthday party, when she was 12.
At age 17, trixie won the Best Junior Magician Trophy at the Texas Association of Magicians Conventions three times.
Growing up, Trixie's only role model was Celeste Evans , a night club magician who visited the Dodsons whenever she played Texas. However, today she finds a significant number of women inspirational, such as Lisa Menna, Suzanne, Melinda, Jade, Tina Lenert and Fancis Williard.
Trixie has appeared on numerous talk shows and children's programs in the area. In 1972, while attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, she co-hosted and performed for the daily TV show "Admiral Foghorn Show."
These days Trixie is one of the most popular magicians in the southwest. She was a card manipulation expert/consultant for the 1999 movie "Just Sue Me," and also for "Brewster McCloud," which featured fellow Houstonian Shelly Duvall.
She is one of the more successful magicians working today, performing 500 shows a year.
Trixie's versatility allows her to perform for trade shows, Corporate events, children's parties, country clubs and theater dates as well as special engagements at the famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. She's even performed on the lawn of the White House.
Trixie offers shows for all ages, but she especially loves performing for children.
Her magic is a high-energy mix of magic, music, storytelling and audience participation. Throughout her show, she emphasizes the importance and the fun of reading.
In 1997, her mainstay attraction has become her Mary Poppinsesque birthday party show. Many of her effects are tailored to the Poppins theme, especially the unusual routine with the "Mutilated Parasol".
She has been a member of the Society of American Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians for over 30 years.
Trixie has dedicated much of her time to working with Camp Periwinkle. It's a summer camp sponsored by Texas Children's Hospital that serves children and siblings of children with cancer.
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