I.B.M. Member Profile

Pugh Entertainment

Live Entertainment, Magic and Hypnosis

About Rick Pugh

Magician Rick Pugh has delighted audiences with his incredible show filled with excitement, mystery and laughs.  He is a past Territorial Vice-President of Kansas for the International Brotherhood of Magicians, and past officer of the Wizards of Wichita.  He  belongs to the Society of American Magicians, the International Magicians Society, the Texas Association of Magicians, and the Fellowship of Christian Magicians.  Rick has been performing magic for over 30 years and has entertained around the United States.  Rick Pugh has resided in Wichita, Kansas since 1988.

In 1997 Rick receive a Presidential Citation from the International Brotherhood of Magicians for his hard work in qualifying the Wizards of Wichita Ring 47 for the first Ring Quality Program Award.  Ring 47 was the first club to receive the award out of over 330 other clubs from around the world.

 In 1998, 2000, 2006 & 2007 he won first place in the Rice Bowl contest, which is a test of knowledge of the history of magic. Rick competed in a national stage magic competition in Colon, Michigan in 2011 and received 3rd overall with an original and very unique stage act.

In 1998 Rick started the Healing of Magic program with Wesley Hospital.  The program involves the teaching of simple magic tricks to people who have been the victim of stroke, accident, spinal cord and head injuries and other diagnoses.  It combines the skills of the magician, with those of the therapists, to provide a quality of therapeutic training that exceeds the limits of traditional, rehabilitative techniques and programs.  This is but one of the several charitable causes he participates within the Wichita area.

In October of 2000 Rick wrote, produced and acted in a magic play called Haunted Delusions.  This one of a kind entertainment thrilled the audience with an assortment of horror, amusement, and brand new illusions.  Rick has made several television appearances and was featured in the “Next” section of the Wichita Eagle paper.

Rick also has authored 10 life enhancing hypnotic audio resources for the general public and authored a book The Hypnosis Handbook A Comprehensive Guide to Hypnosis. He is a certified Lifestyle Weight Management Instructor and is also a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists and International Hypnotist Association.


Rick’s light-hearted sense of humor and unique charm creates a distinctive form of magic that is truly memorable!