Apollo Robbins is a unique combination of performer, speaker and consultant. He first made national news as the man who pick-pocketed the Secret Service while entertaining a former President. Apollo’s performances utilize pick-pocketing and sleight-of-hand to demonstrate proximity manipulation, diversion techniques and attention control. This unique set of skills has led to several national television appearances as well as both corporate and academic speaking engagements.
Work on the ShowEdit
In addition to being a guest star, in the Season 2 episode "The Two Live Crew Job" of the television show Leverage, he has also worked for the show as a consultant since its inception. He has provided training to the actors and writers on various skills, teaching them how to perform them for television, and specifically teaching the skill of pickpocketing.
- "The Top Hat Job" - performs all the close up card tricks, substituting his hands for Nathan Ford's.
- "The Two Live Crew Job" - plays the character Apollo.