Illusionist to Bring Magical Show to Dennison Theatre

January 03, 2014

MISSOULA – Jay Owenhouse, “The Authentic Illusionist,” will bring his show “Dare to Believe” to the University of Montana for two owenhouseperformances at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in the George and Jane Dennison Theatre.

Audiences not only will witness magic, but experience it. Participants will get sawed in half, disappear and predict the future. The show also will feature two sister Bengal tigers, one white and one orange. In support of these endangered species, proceeds from two levels of tickets will go to to help save tigers and cheetahs from extinction.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, online at, by phone at 406-243-4051 and at all GrizTix outlets. Gold-level VIP tickets cost $53, which includes support for endangered species, premium seating in the first three rows, souvenirs and a backstage meet and greet with Owenhouse and one of his tigers before the show. Silver-level VIP tickets cost $39, which includes support for endangered species, preferred seating in rows four through nine, souvenirs and an autograph line after the show. General admission tickets cost $29.

Owenhouse is back in the U.S. after touring in China and Japan, where his show won an award as the “Best Touring Family Show in Asia.” He currently is working on a new TV show and can be seen on Fox’s “Magic on the Edge” and in a TV special called “Masters of Illusion,” which profiles the best magicians in the world.

For more information call Adams Center Events and Promotions Coordinator Adrien Wingard at 406-243-5403 or email


Photo: A promotional image for Jay Owenhouse’s “Dare to Believe” show.



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Contact: Adrien Wingard, events and promotions coordinator, UM Adams Center, 406-243-5403,