Billy Kidd has been performing professionally since the age of 11. Her career started as an actor in Canada performing in theatre,film and television. After obtaining her BFA in Acting ( University of Alberta) and working for well over 10 years as an actor magic became a secret passion. In 2008 Billy left everything behind and moved to the UK to become a full time magician.
Sharpening her skills as a street performer with the guidance of renowned magician Gazzo , she has since performed at numerous events worldwide including on cruise ships, corporate events, festivals and Hollywood’s Magic Castle. In 2009 she helped create and perform the magic for O2 Load & Go card advert. In 2011 she performed in BBC ‘s Xmas lecture series. In 2012/2013 she starred in Discovery Channels series Breaking Magic/ The Magic of Science viewed by over 100 million people worldwide. In 2014/15 she competed in Syfy channels Wizard Wars in the USA.
After earning the only standing ovation from Penn & Teller she was then cast as a full time wizard for season 2. In 2016 Billy was featured on ITV’s new show The Next Great Magician. In 2017 Billy joined the cast of Masters of Illusion on CW Network in the USA.
Whether its close-up magic, on stage, screen, or in the streets, Billy has captivated audiences in Canada, USA, U.K, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, Dubai, Oman, Germany, Austria, Portugal, Spain, Australia, Turkey, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, China and the Philippines.
In addition to her acting and magic careers Billy is also well known for creating The Slappyfeatherwhistle Nose-Flute Ensemble in Edmonton, Alberta. She utilised her previous classical training in multiple styles of dance and music to conduct and choreograph up to 40 members in this ambitious musical project.
When she’s not touring the world, Billy performs weekly at her play space Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre in Bath, England.