Welcome to the School of Magic Arts

All ages, all levels, all year. You belong, here.

“The real secret of magic lies in the performance."
― David Copperfield

Magic Camp
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Welcome to the School of Magic Arts

All ages, all levels, all year. You belong, here.

“The real secret of magic lies in the performance."
― David Copperfield

Magic Camp

Announcements

Free Magic Show!

School of Magic Arts is proud to announce that we have a magic show, June 5th at 6:00 p.m. EST!

Join us for our June SOMA Performance Night. Students that have reached their "Rabbit" level or above are eligible to participate in SOMA performance nights. This virtual show will feature fourteen student magicians: Natalie, Bella, Aurora, Jeremy, Audrey, Ezra, Xavier, Ilana, Mason, Kya, Isaiah, Rachel, Lily, and Cruz. It's going to be a wonderful night! Tickets are free, registration is required

Watch the recording!

The SOMA Online Learning Difference

We are a 100% online school.  Our curriculum has been specifically designed, and proven to be effective, for online learning.  That means our live classes, lessons, camps, and lecture series are being delivered to students all over the United States, and beyond!

Testimonials

How would you describe your experience at SOMA?

"It was phenomenal and unique...I came away so inspired. I deeply admire the work you do and I appreciate you sharing it. I'd love to keep learning from you."

Eric T.

SOMA Learner

"We had a great experience with…[the] School of Magic Arts. After our half day session, the girls were all able to complete several magic effects, were comfortable with new terminology, and were set for their performance for their classmates...we highly recommend SOMA.”

Abby R.

Teacher

“[School of Magic Arts] has been a terrific experience for my daughter. In addition to expanding her magic skills, she has developed a stage presence and a confidence I had not seen before.”

Michelle P.

SOMA Parent

The School

History

In 2016, magicians Annie Montone and Brian Kehoe, performing professionally as "The Encounter," were teaching students private magic lessons in the Baltimore area when they realized that there was really no such thing as a "stage magic school."

Read more about SOMA history.

Magicians The Encounter sit side by side. Brian sits on the left wearing a burgundy colored velvet jacket, white dress shirt, and pink floral bowtie. Annie sits on the right in a burgundy dress with black sequins. The front part of her hair is curled and turquoise colored. She wears a pink feather in her hair.

Curriculum

We at SOMA are proud of our proprietary stage magic curriculum, based on three tenets.

Read more about SOMA curriculum.

An infographic: orange circles overlapping with the word "organized", purple circles with the word "comprehensive", teal circles with the word "dynamic". Other circles point down from these words to three overlapping circles of the three colors and the acronym "S.O.M.A." inside.

Faculty

SOMA faculty are professional educators, and experts in their fields.

Read more about SOMA faculty.

A headshot of Annie in costume. A headshot of Brian in costume.

Ready to begin?

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