CREDITS FOR RON CARTLIDGE-----------------------------MAGIC AT ITS BEST!!!

 

Magic Competitions

Close-Up, third place, Mexico City, Nov. 2007

 

School Shows

Becker Elementary School (Stage Show)

Bedichek Middle School (Faculty Stage Show)

Mendez Middle School (Stage Shows, two, back to back)

Mendez Middle School (Faculty Show, parlor magic)

Oak Springs Elementary School (Close-up Show)

Oak Springs Elementary School (Parlor Show)

 

Church Shows

First Baptist Church (Parlor Show for Prime Time)

First Baptist Church (Close-up Show for Youth Group)

First Baptist Church (Close-up Show for Retirement Dinner)

First Baptist Church (Journey Group Christmas Party)

Lutheran Church (Parlor Show for Church Committee)

 

Organizational Shows & Festivals

Assembly 206, Society of American Magicians Christmas Banquet (Stage Act: Fireflies)

Austin Athletic Department (Close-up for Coaches' Convocation)

Austin Chamber of Commerce, Long Center (Close-Up Magic)

Austin Ice Cream Festival (Close-Up Magic)

Dell Children's Hospital (Grand Opening)

Juvenile Detention Group (Stage Show)

Pioneer Farms (Close-up Show)

Ring 60: International Brotherhood of Magicians (Various performances)

Assembly 206: Society of American Magicians (Various performances)

Various Retirement Home Shows: Englewood Estates, etc.

University of Texas, business group (Card magic)

 

Lectures for groups

Lakeway Men's Breakfast Club (subject Houdini)

Rotary Club of Palestine, Texas (subject Houdini)

Texas Magic Collectors' Association (subject Houdini)

Texas Magic Collectors' Association (subject Mentalists Prescott & Hope Eden)

Lakeline Rotary Club of Austin, Texas (subject Houdini)

Capitol Rotary Club of Austin, Texas (subject Houdini)

 

Movie & Film Credits

4 made for television movies:

   Deadly Family Secrets, directed by Richard T. Heffron, with Loni Anderson & Barry         Corbin,  Ron Cartlidge as a cowboy.  1995

   She Fought Alone aka Scared by Love, directed by Christopher Leitch (NBC), with Tiffani Thiessen, Brian Austin Green, & Chris Dahlberg, Ron Cartlidge as a high school teacher, 1995

   The Unspoken Truth aka Living the Lie, directed by Peter Werner, with Lea Thompson, Robert "Freddy" Englund, & Patricia Kalember, Ron Cartlidge as an extra.  1995

   For the Love of Zachary aka Two Mothers for Zachary, directed by Peter Werner, with Vanessa Redgrave, Valerie Bertinelli, & James Cammon, Ron Cartlidge as Court Baliff.  1996

2 feature length films: including 

   Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez, with Josh Hartnett, Ron Cartlidge as a High School Football Coach.  1998

   Home Fries, directed by Dean Parisot, with Drew Barrymore Catherine O'Hara, & Jake Busey, Ron Cartlidge as an extra.  1998

Documentary:                                                                                                                                  Texas Legend, The Paramount Theatre, 2006 (as himself, the Houdini Historian)

 

Featured Articles---Publication credits

The Pin Trader, 1980, consultant 

Texas High School Coaches Association Magazine, August, 1994

SAM Sala Bim, local SAM newsletter, every issue since January 2004

M.U.M, various issues, Assembly 206 reports

M.U.M., Grand Opening of the S.A.M. Magic Center office, 2008

The Linking Ring, various issues, Ring 60 reports

The Yankee Magic Collector #12, Harry Kellar: The First Good Will Ambassador to Texas

 

Magic Competition Judging

Texas Association of Magicians (6 years---Close-up)

International Brotherhood of Magicians (1999 Little Rock, AK. Close-up)

El Toque Magico de Dino (2005 Mexico City Stage Competition)

El Toque Magico de Dino (2006 Mexico City Stage Competition)

Society of American Magicians (2007, Dallas, Texas, Close-up)

Texas Association of Magicians competition judging committee, 2004-2010

 

Organizational Skills

Chairman:  The Austin Magic Auction (7 years running)

Chairman:  S.A.M. National Council Meeting, Austin, Texas

Chairman:  The Grand Opening of the S.A.M. Magic Center office

 

Civic Leadership

President:  Austin Jaycees

President:  Texas J.C.I. Senate

President:  Mustang Owners Club of Austin, Texas

Vice President:  Austin Parks & Recreation Board, 9 years as a board member

Board:  Austin Environmental Board, 3 years as a board member

 

Magic Organization Leadership

Secretary, Assembly 206, Society of American Magicians (2002 & 2003)

Secretary, Ring 60, International Brotherhood of Magicians (2004-present)

President, Assembly 206, Society of American Magicians (2004 & 2005)

Texas Association of Magicians, Board of Directors (2005-present) 3 year term

Board of Directors, National Center Foundation for the Society of American Magicians (2006-present) Two consecutive one year terms

The Camelard College of Conjuring of Chemmis, Full Professor, granted August 4, 2008

 

Addressing the National Council meeting of the Society of American Magicians in Louisville, Ky.  This is just after Assembly 206, Austin, Texas won their third consecutive Harry Houdini Award for membership growth in the largest population division.  Ron was President of Assembly 206 in 2005 & 2006, but had a hand in winning all three awards since his term was part of the last tracking for the third award.  Assembly 206 is now the THIRD largest Assembly in the world and has grown from about 32 members to well over 100 in just two and one-half years.  Pictured are Austin members Greg Johnston, Doc Seaton, Opie Houston (behind Doc), Ron (in orange shirt), Bob Carroll, Hull Youngblood, and the new South Central Regional Vice-President, Kent Cummins.  Not pictured from Austin are Ramon Galindo, Bob Galloway, and Lou Hornung.

 

Current Membership in Magical Societies

Society of American Magicians, Life Member

International Brotherhood of Magicians

Invisible Lodge

Magic Circle, London

The Camelard College of Conjuring of Chemmis

Magic Collectors' Association

Texas Association of Magicians

Assembly 206

Ring 60

 

For show information or to book a talk to your club or group, please contact:  Ron Cartlidge, texashoudini@msn.com.  

Telephone: 512-444-8729  Address:  P. O. Box 40758, Austin, Texas 78704