Kids' Creativity Weekend Presenters
Mark Mitton is a master magician who has made Will Smith appear in the middle of Times Square, and taught sleight-of-hand to Beyonce, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, John Travolta, and John Lithgow. Mark frequently partners with scientists and philosophers to explore magic and the nature of human perception.
Biologist Rob Mies is an outspoken advocate for bat conservation, having appeared on The Tonight Show, Regis and Kelly, Ellen DeGeneres, Martha Stuart and many other TV shows. He is co-founder and Executive Director of the Organization for Bat Conservation and is currently featured in the Discovery Channel’s Trailblazers TV show.
Called “the reigning prince of pop-up books” by the Wall Street Journal, and described as an “eye-popping…storyteller meets architect” by the New York Times, Robert Sabuda turns ordinary paper into 3-D masterpieces that he threads into stories that dance, twist, and twirl, including Sea Island Pops Up, Sea Island’s very own masterpiece.
Gentry Stein, World Yoyo Champion, is an ambassador for yoyo. He travels the globe to teach and promote what is widely seen as a simple classic toy, ultimately breaking the boundaries of what is thought to be possible with a yoyo.