A regular performer at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, David Gabbay is a top L.A. magician constantly in demand. Performing across the country and on American and French Television, David can customize his entertainment for any event from intimate close-up shows and private parties to product launches and corporate trade shows and more.
Audio Clip Credit: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert April 7, 2016
Originally from Australia and now based in Los Angeles, Simon Coronel creates live performance art that seems utterly impossible. He is the winner of more than a dozen international awards, including two seperate prizes at the FISM World Championships of Magic and Illusion. Simon has appeared on TV in four countries, performed in seven, and is one of the few Australians to be regularly invited to perform at the world famous Academy of Magical Arts in Hollywood. His unique skills are constantly in demand around the world; whether as a corporate speaker or an entertainer at private parties. Audio Clip Credit: Love S01 E07
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Justin Willman is a magician & comedian known for his regular appearances on The Tonight Show, Ellen, Conan, and @Midnight. His debut comedy/magic special Sleight of Mouth premiered earlier this year on Comedy Central to rave reviews. The L.A. Times called him, “A new breed of comic who’s making magic cool again for grown-ups. ” Playboy dubbed him, “The freshest and funniest magician working today.” Time Out says his live show, “Has to be seen to be disbelieved.” For tour tickets visit: http://www.justinwillman.com/#tour
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Joel Ward is an award-winning corporate magician for colleges, corporate events, and private parties. Joel currently performs hundreds of shows a year. In 2007, he performed over 500 shows during a year contract at the Horizon Casino & Resort in South Lake Tahoe. In 2009 Joel performed on NBC’s “The Bonnie Hunt Show,” and was part of the series called, “Masters of Illusion,” on My Network TV. That same year Joel headlined the Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus show, “Boom A Ring,” which toured the East Coast and Puerto Rico.
In January of 2011 Joel made his first appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and on Comedy Central’s Tosh.0. Joel Ward currently lives in Los Angeles, California and performs for national television broadcasts, corporate clients, casinos, cruise ships, and others.
Mark and Nick sit down with “Close Up Magician of the Year 2007” Jon Armstrong. Jon talks about his process, how often he tries out new bits, his time at The Magic Castle, and challenges one can put on themselves to become better performers.
After Mark and Nick discuss why it’s not a good idea to do spong balls on a cruise ship stage, and how paying for Theater School seems like a good idea at the time.