Steve Cuiffo creates unique performance, art, theater, and magic. He is an actor and magician who makes solo and collaborative works with other artists and theater companies. His work incorporates aspects of sleight of hand, misdirection, imitation, and reenactment.

Past performances include Steve Cuiffo IS Lenny Bruce, Le Poisson Rouge, 2011; and Elephant Room, St. Ann’s Warehouse, March 2012. Cuiffo was awarded the Manhattan Community Arts Fund Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York City, 2011 for Steve Cuiffo IS Lenny Bruce.

During his Swing Space residency, Cuiffo will work on Spirit Wife, a theatrical collaboration between magician/actor, Steve Cuiffo, and actor/writer, Eleanor Hutchins. The performance will include sleight of hand magic, mentalism, and experiments in telepathy to explore spiritual connections and power dynamics within a husband and wife relationship.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist