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 being accepted into the top theatre schools in Canada & the UK and after over 15 years of working as an actor magic suddenly became a secret passion. So one day she left everything behind, vanished her career in order to turn into a 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, numerous television appearances 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 hosted 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 , BBC’s Now You See It and Channel 5’s When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong. In 2017 Billy joined the cast of Masters of Illusion on CW Network in the USA . In 2018 she was featured on the CBC Documentary The Science of Magic Upcoming for 2019 Billy teams back with Discovery Channel in collaboration with Vietjet Air to create a new advert When Magic Takes Flight for Asia. She also on the new Facebook Watch series Making Magic and will appear for a third time on CW’s Masters of Illusion series.
Whether its close-up magic, on stage, screen, or in the streets, Billy has captivated audiences in the USA, U.K, Canada, Sweden, Japan, Dubai, Oman, Germany, Austria, Portugal, Spain, Australia, Turkey, Kuwait, Switzerland, 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 Canada. She utilised her previous classical training in multiple styles of dance and music to conduct up to 40 members in this ambitious musical project.
When she’s not touring the world, Billy performs weekly at her parlour venue Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre in Bath, England.