Mario "the Maker Magician" Marchese is a first generation Italian-American, New York-based touring performer, author, and maker, known for his unique brand of Robot Magic. He infuses DIY electronics and robotics into his work and uses magic to inspire kids and families to make and create without limitation.
Mario has appeared on Seasame Street, NBC's Universal Kids, HGTV, and live on tour opening for David Blaine's 2018 North American tour. Blaine calls Mario "the best kid's magician in the world!" Mario is also the author of two step by step magic books: The Maker's Magician's Handbook and Robot Magic, the latter of which boasts a foreword by David Copperfield.