Special Effects Designer Scott Penrose

Scott is a member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star and is a past recipient of The Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year award.

Apart from his skills as a performer, he is in demand for creating magic effects and illusions for West End and Broadway theatre, film and television.

Most notably he was a co-creator for Cirque du Soleil’s current world touring show KOOZA, designing magic and special effects.  Scott also designed magic and illusion based effects for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, LOVE NEVER DIES.

Other recent credits include; DERREN BROWN SVENGALI (Novello); SPAMALOT(Pinter/UK Tour); THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA (UK Tour/Lyric); GHOST STORIES (West End and Toronto); THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (Arena Tour) and FAUST (New York Metropolitan Opera).

He has taught magic for film and TV to the likes of Sir Michael Caine, Woody Allen, Catherine Zeta Jones, Edward Norton and Ant and Dec.  Scott’s work has taken him around the globe and he appeared in and worked on productions in the USA, Canada, Japan, India, Egypt, Israel, France, Sweden, Holland and Spain.