David Sandy has been involved in the entertainment business for more than three
decades as an entertainer, producer, event planner and consultant. His love
for the business is apparent by his passion for his work. "Because I
truly love what I do, I never 'work' a day in my life," comments David.
David started producing events at the youthful age of 19 when he produced an internationally-recognized four-day convention for magicians. As a professional magician himself, David served as International President of the world's largest organization for magicians, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, in 2003-2004. Incidentally, David was the youngest magician to serve as International President in the organization's 80-year history.
His award-winning shows and productions have been enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Featuring a wide variety of entertainment formats and music genres, David Sandy Productions, Inc. tailors each production to fit the event perfectly.
David Sandy Productions, Inc. was headquartered in Branson, Missouri from 2002-2007 where David was responsible for five shows in the entertainment mecca. Out of more than 100 different shows in Branson, David's shows won the prestigious title of "Branson's Show of the Year" in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. David produced all of the magical entertainment for the Presidential Inaugural Banquets in January 2001 in Washington, D.C. In addition, David Sandy Productions, Inc. co-produced the very successful Genting International Magic Festival in November 2007 at the renown mega-resort, Genting - City of Entertainment, in the Genting Highlands, Malaysia. With main offices located in the Kansas City, Missouri area, David Sandy Productions, Inc. and project associates work regularly out of offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and Hollywood, California.
"It is my first priority to exceed my clients' expectations in everything I do," stated David. "Our services include everything from concept development to completion... and everything in between."
David is a Honorary Lifetime Member of the Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle) in Hollywood, California; a Lifetime Member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians; a Lifetime Member of the Society of American Magicians; a Member of the National Speakers Association; and a Member of the Inner Circle of London's prestigious Magic Circle. In addition to his shows and performers winning the titles of "Show of the Year", "Best Performer of the Year", "Best Singer of the Year", "Best Costumes", and "Best Ensemble Show of the Year", David has been honored by numerous national organizations and featured in countless magazine articles.
Jayson E. Chandley
Associate Producer / Production Manager
Jayson Chandley brings over 10 years of experience to the company. With education
focused on theatrical lighting design / production and
design theory, Jayson has
been involved in more than 300 professional productions over the course of his career.
With talents and experience both on and off the stage, Jayson is a gifted Singer,
Dancer, Actor as well as having a keen eye and wonderful sense of theatrical
Having served as the Production Manager for the country's largest outdoor
based theatre group, to being an equity trained Stage Manager he brings the experience
and know how from multiple venues and production houses.
Jayson's credits include work in regional Theatre (American Heartland Theatre, New Theatre Restaurant, Maples City Repertory Theatre, Just off Broadway Theatre) as well as other performances at George Washington University, Southwest Missouri State University, The ThÃ©Ã¢tre de' Maisonneuve, Thespian Hall, The Folly Theatre, and the Lyric Theatre.
Jayson has designed lighting for the critically acclaimed productions of Zanna Don't, The Last Five Years, Rocky Horror Show, Dog Sees God, Disgracefully Yours, Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical (Eubank Productions), Songs for a New World, Lessons to Learn, Jekyll & Hyde, I Love You You're Perfect Now Change (Thin Air Theatrics) as well as having noted performance roles as the Hare in The Tortoise and Hare Musical, and a Billy Goat in Gruff: The Three Billy Goats Musical (Theatre for Young America). Other noted on stage performances have been The Boys Next Door (Arnold), Music from a Sparkling Planet (Miller), The Gifts of the Magi (Willy), Seussical (Yertle the Turtle)
Having also worked in the field of project Management for one of the nations leading information Technology for healthcare companies, Jayson brings years of experience in large budget and high profile project management. With a keen sense and eye for detail, Jayson brings not only art but a clear business mind for the completion of large scale productions.
Jayson currently serves as the Resident Lighting Designer for the Theatre For Young America at the City Stage inside of Union Station Kansas City. As well as an artist in residence for Thin Air Theatrics and Eubank Productions, two of the most critically acclaimed independent theatre companies in the Kansas City Metro area.
|Lance Rich has been performing since he was five! With performing credits as a singer, dancer, magician and escape artist, he has entertained audiences at venues all over the country for more than two decades. As a creative producer, Lance enjoys creating effects, events and entertainment for theatrical, concert and corporate applications. His ideas flow almost effortlessly. Lance's talents range from initial concept design to production management and implementation. Entertainment is a passion for Lance and his unbridled creativity and commitment to detail is the result. Recently, he has worked as a consultant with the Symphonic Pops Consortium as a magic consultant for Mysterioso, a magic-themed Pops symphonic concert presented by symphony orchestras all over North America and as a consultant for Duke Energy's Yuletide Celebration.|
Associate Producer / Creative Design Engineer
Kerry Pollock brings a variety of unique capabilities and extensive experience to
the David Sandy Productions, Inc. team and any project requiring attention to detail
and creative customization. He has a strong, well-rounded background in entertainment
production, engineering, technical design, electronics, software development, remote
control technologies, and robotics. Coupled with his years of experience as
a professional entertainer, Kerry has the unique ability to create custom special
effects for corporate events, magicians, illusionists, special attractions, theme
parks, special venues, etc.
Kerry Pollock possesses the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to create, build and implement a one-of-a-kind attraction complete with the proper theme, special interactive effects, computer-assisted automation and control, and much more. Kerry's previous projects have set the standard when it comes to safety, reliability, entertainment effect, and overall impact.
Kerry has consulted and manufactured magic illusions and special electronic effects for world-famous magic venues including Disney (Orlando, Florida); Caesar's Magical Empire (Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada); Malone's Magic Bar (Boca Raton, Florida); Warren & Annabelle's (Maui, Hawaii); Villa Livera-Magic Mansion (Orlando, Florida). Additionally, he has consulted and built effects for world class performers including Lance Burton, Penn & Teller, Harry Anderson, Amazing Jonathan, David Copperfield and others.