AYALA is the most famous
Latin American magician in the world today! His magical charisma has propelled him
to become a member of the elite of the magic world and left no doubt about his
former star of "Spellbound" at Harrahs Las Vegas, Ayala returns to Las Vegas to
perform his incredible magic at Caesars Magical Empire, in the Sultan's Palace
Theatre November 13 through December 8, 2001
Ayala and Tanya just recently returned to Las Vegas
after a seven month engagement at Harrahs Laughlin and a trip to France where
they were selected Magician of the Year and presented the Mandrake d'or Award,
France's highest magic award.
"AYALA, The Time Is
Now!" tour kicked off in February of
2000 at the prestigious CASINO du LIBAN in Lebanon, followed by a tour of Mexico
and Latin America, the Pacific Rim and
followed by seven months at Harrahs in Laughlin, Nevada.
In his new show, Ayala uses aspects of ancient
Mexican culture with state-of-the-art special effects to create a dramatic
theatrical experience like no other. He has combined his Mexican heritage with
new illusions he has created featuring his and Tanya's unique talents.
Masks, spears, fire, comedy, dance and
swords all play an integral part in the magic that is AYALA.
show incorporates a smooth blend of
fluid motion and Ayala's Latin good looks into one sensory appealing, spine
Ayala has mystified millions of television viewers on
ABC, CBS, Fox, CNN and the NBC Specials "The World's Greatest Magic" originating
from Caesars Palace. He has co-hosted and performed on shows on the UNIVISION,
TELEMUNDO and TELEVISA networks and created his own television special "Ayala,
The Time is Now" which aired in the Middle East, Mexico and South America. Ayala
and Tanya performed the opening segment of the "Ritmo Latino Music Awards" which
aired October 28th on the TELEMUNDO network.
Ayala's popularity is extended beyond his television
and headliner status in Las Vegas to include audiences around the globe.
Although magic is all about secrets, this talented young man was one secret that
was too good to keep. His career has taken him to The Metropolitan Palace in
Mexico, Japan, Portugal, New Zealand, Columbia, and even Broadway. Ayala's
virtuoso talent has made him a captivating performer and one of Latin America's
favorite heartthrob icons.
Ayala showcases his versatility and unique
performance styles, as he combines his natural flair for drama, complimented by
the lovely and talented Tanya Garofalo. Tanya is the choreographer and Ayala's magical partner in the show, where
she gets to experience her other love ... MAGIC.
Originally from Alliance Ohio, Tanya began dancing at
the age of three. She studied all forms of theater and dance and started to
specialize in Belly Dancing at the very young age of 9. Tanya soon began to
perform professionally, becoming the youngest belly dancer in the Eastern United
States. At 18, Tanya was performing throughout the United States, working for
Carnival Cruise Lines out of Miami and traveling the Caribbean.
In 1998, Tanya moved to Las Vegas to pursue her
career in dance and performing starting in the Bacchanal Room at Caesars Palace.
Moving on to other shows & numerous special events, Tanya also spent a year
dancing solo at Neyla at the MGM Grand.
Since living in Vegas, Tanya has performed in
"Splash" at the Riviera Hotel, became the Mimi Toussaud character at the Madame
Toussaud Wax Museum at the Venetian Hotel and is
featured on the TV commercial for the
Rio Hotel. She has been a guest on TV shows for FOX and E! Entertainment
Networks and is the featured "belly dancer" on the 2001 Aladdin TV commercial
produced by Farrington Productions.
Ayala envisioned his dream early, but hailing from a
prominent family of Doctors and Lawyers his family didn't always see his vision
as clearly. Following the family tradition he began studying to become a Lawyer.
Even so, AYALA found time to hone his magical skills and perform at small
gatherings and theatres all over Mexico.
At the age of 17, he finally had the chance to
perform in Las Vegas and was awarded the Olympic Championship of Magic, the
first of the multitude of awards he has received over the years. It was then
that Ayala's vision became crystal clear and he knew he must perform full time.
He moved to Las Vegas and began to convince the entertainment directors, show
producers and agents that he had the talent to match his charming good
Each year the Academy of Magical Arts in Hollywood
selects their "Magician of the Year." Past recipients have been David
Copperfield, Siegfried and Roy and Lance Burton, among others. This year Ayala
was chosen to receive this prestigious award, which is the first time a Latin
magician has received this honor. The world is ready for AYALA, and
AYALA is definitely read for the world!
This is one magician whose time has come
and whose universal appeal will win the hearts of audiences
Seating begins at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday
Tickets are $75.50 (excluding holidays and special
events), which includes dinner, all entertainment, gratuity and
Free tours of the Magical Empire from 11 a.m.-3:30
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