Chris Rawlins is a Professional Mentalist, from the North of England.
Who, whilst studying English Literature at University in York, realised that what he really wanted, was to make a living from performing. Chris' passion for Magic and specifically Mentalism has lead him to meet and work for some very interesting people over the past 5 years.
In 2010 Chris published his first manuscript Mind Experiments, with the guidance of Kenton Knepper, which received critical acclaim from the Magic and Mentalism community.
Since 2010, Chris has shared more of this thoughts in various forms, 2012 saw Chris's release of Roulette. A book full of Mentalism routines and some theory, that received great acclaim and comments from Bob Cassidy, Luke Jermay, Graham Jolley, Mark Elsdon, Marc Paul, Banchek, Peter Turner, Colin Mcleod, Chris Cox and Luca Volpe, to name a few. Roulette has since seen a second printing, been released as an ebook and also been recently translated into French.
In 2013 Chris spoke at much respected The Sesssion Convention, about the release of his clipboard peek REVEAL. Luke Jermay said REVEAL was and is "The ultimate clipboard glimpse." This, like the rest of Chris' work, received fantastic reviews, acclaim and comments from the Magic and Mentalism community. Soon after Chris toured Europe, lecturing all over France, the Netherlands and beyond.
2014 saw Chris release his first stand alone DVD with Vanishing Inc Magic, Leading Thoughts. Featuring live performances of effects from Chris's catalogue, alongside some previously unpublished routines and ideas.
In the past 5 years, Chris has gained a strong reputation for creating modern, unique and creative material. Uri Geller says that "Chris is a creative, original thinker and a truly great performer, his skills and talents mesmerised me. I highly recommend you all to see him in action."
Currently Chris works full time as a Mentalist and Performer, entertaining the real world, and sharing his routines, methods and approach to Mentalism in the Magic world.