To say Kid Davie is a veteran
entertainer is an understatement. Although his professional
career started 30 years ago, his first press came when he
was just 4 months old. He made the
Tribune for standing in his father’s hand. Balance
has always come naturally to him, making stilt walking, ball
walking, and slack rope walking look effortless. Growing up
as a child this “Kid” would dream of being in the circus,
doing all the things he saw. The skills of circus
performers always got his attention.
As a young man Kid loved to watch
and Johnny Carson. When he learned that Johnny Carson got
his start as a magician he jumped in with both feet.
Practicing for hours and studying the likes of Houdini and
Kid was also intrigued with another
type of magic. The magic of mime. Watching Marcel Marceau
and Shields & Yarnell he loved the illusion of creating an
image or thought with nothing more than movement. In the mid
70’s he moved to the
area and performed at Fisherman’s Wharf doing street
Being interested in so many different
forms of entertainment it took awhile to realize he wanted
to do it all. Years of practice later, variety seems like
such a small word to describe his talents.
To date Kid has performed in
Japan twice, and toured the United States for
decades, performing at County and
He has performed at countless schools doing an inspiring
show with several positive messages. He has also had his own
children’s TV show, “Kidder’s Cartoon Castle” and was on “The
Late Show with David Letterman“.
Kid Davie is a unique, multi-talented
entertainer. A comedian, magician, illusionist, fire eater,
juggler, and stilt-walker.
With a wonderful light-hearted
humor, warm out-going personality, he exhibits a
great rapport with audiences of all ages, making him an