The World’s Most Original Magician
extraordinary sleight of hand artist and TV actor has been
charming audiences around the world for many years
with his unique style of magic.
Legendary magician Harry Blackstone Jr. described
Rocco as “The epitome of real magic”. With movie star
good looks, Silano carries with him all of the elements so
crucial for “extraordinary magic”, poise, wit, charisma, and a European style of charm that is totally disarming, along with impeccable sleight of hand.
This Paterson, NJ native says his magic career really began when he won the Golden
Lion Award for stage and close-up magic from Siegfried & Roy at the Las Vegas Desert
Seminar in 1986. Rocco is a two-time winner of the coveted Manhattan Association of
Cabarets Award, and has been nominated nine times as “Magician of the Year” by the
Academy of Magical Arts (the governing body of the Magic Castle) in four different
categories. He has won the prestigious Merlin award twice and the Mandrake award
Rocco is the only American to win awards at two FISM (Federacion Internacional
Societes de Magique) World Tournaments, the most prestigious Magic Organization in
the World; 1994 in Yokohama, Japan, and world’s “Most Original Magic Act” in 2006 in
Rocco has literally performed his way around the world from the Poly theatres in China,
the Grace Kelly theatre in Monte Carlo, the Crazy Horse Cabaret in Paris, France to
venues in numerous other countries.
He has appeared numerous times on the “Master’s of Illusion” TV series and has starred
on VH1’s magic reality series “Celebracadabra”. In addition to American TV, Rocco has
performed on International TV in countries from China to Spain to Italy to name just a
He has performed for such luminaries as Michael Jackson, Muhammed Ali and Howard
Stern, as well as for the Queen of England.
Rocco has been performing regularly at Monday Night Magic in New York City and the
Magic Castle in Hollywood California.
“Rocco, you are a real artist” -Michael Jackson
“The epitome of real magic” -Harry Blackstone Jr.
Two Time FISM World Champion of Magic