“ Jason Michaels performs impossible feats with a deck of cards. " -The Tennessean


About Jason Michaels

Nashville, TN native Jason Michaels (The CardShark) has been studying sleight of hand and theater for over twenty-four years.  A storyteller by heart, Jason loves to blend impossible mysteries with unforgettable tales.


Diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome at age six, Jason has overcome “the impossible” and become an internationally award-winning sleight-of-hand artist and professional speaker.  Enjoy a dose of inspiration by watching his recent TEDx UTChattanooga Talk titled You Can Do the Impossible, Too!


Because of his inquisitive nature, Jason thoroughly enjoys performing for both artistic, cultured audiences as well as highly intelligent, analytical crowds.  He has entertained VIPs including Martina McBride, Kix Brooks, Wynonna Judd, LeAnn Rimes, Rodney Atkins, Derrick Mason, and more.

Jason has also shared his style of interactive sleight of hand and humor with corporate audiences, universities, and for private social affairs all over the world, including Nashville, Chicago, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Orlando, the Caribbean, Shanghai, Beijing, and London.


As an expert on scams, Jason helps educate the public on how to protect themselves from scammers and con artists.  Watch Jason’s TEDx Nashville talk Hook, Line, and Sinker: The Anatomy of a Scam or one of his many television appearances below.