Bruce Chadwick is a professional Comedy Magician, Illusionist, and Sleight-of-Hand Artist. With offices in both Houston and Fort Worth, Texas, he is available nationwide as a leading performer in the world of illusion.
Bruce provides programs of mystery and intrigue for banquets, meetings, and parties, to programs for advertising, promotions, and fund raising. He is a family entertainer with dynamic illusion performances that are full fun, mystery, and excitement!
For over 30 years, Bruce's one-person COMEDY STAND-UP MAGIC SHOW has delighted audiences all over the world. This dynamite program provides 40 minutes of the best sleight-of-hand, unique legerdemain, and participation of volunteers from the audience that can be seen anywhere! It is the perfect banquet entertainment program.
Also available is Bruce's CLOSE-UP SLEIGHT-OF-HAND MAGIC. These are intimate one-on-on or table-to-table performances, similar to what might be seen at a restaurant or in hospitality suites. Bruce mills with guests and entertains them up close with incredible feats of magic sleight-of-hand. This type of performance is perfect for the trade show booth.
One might also consider Bruce's BANQUET COMBINATION. This special package includes Bruce's COMEDY STAND-UP MAGIC SHOW plus a full hour of his CLOSE-UP SLEIGHT-OF-HAND MAGIC. The close-up magic performances are usually performed one-on-one with guests during the hospitality time before dinner, with the stand-up performance presented after dinner. This makes the Banquet Combination the perfect before and after dinner entertainment event.
Bruce's premier performance is his THEATRE OF MAGIC illusion extravaganza! This full-scale professional theatrical production is filled with classic stage illusions such as the sword box and floating a lady in the air! This spectacular hour-long program is a lively combination of fast-paced magic and music, comedy talk routines, whimsical volunteer situations, and elegant stage illusions. This 3-4 person family program uses over two and a half tons of equipment. It can be performed on stages, or in churches, gymnasiums, banquet halls, hotel ballrooms or other places that can be set-up in stage-like environments. The program can be completely self-contained with lights, a sound system, and even free-standing curtains for use in situations that require them.
WHAT ARE THEY SAYING?
Bruce is "a leading performer in the world of illusion." ABC NEWS "
He is ". . . one of the most skilled sleight-of-hand artists in the world today." FT.WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM
"A master of the impossible . . ." PM MAGAZINE
Bruce Chadwick has been performing magic illusions for most of his life and has made magic his full-time vocation for over 30 years.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and a Master of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from Baylor University, Waco, Texas. He also holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Bruce is an AIMC with Silver Star member of England's prestigious The Magic Circle, a past-president and Order of Willard member of the Texas Association of Magicians, and is listed in WHO'S WHO IN MAGIC. He is also an Order of Merlin Excalibur member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and currently serves as the organization's Territorial Vice-President of the North Texas area. Bruce is also an active member of the Society of American Magicians. One of the Fort Worth magic clubs is named after him, the "Bruce Chadwick SAM Assembly 138."
Since 1980 Bruce has also specialized in the manufacture of illusion apparatus and has designed and fabricated illusions hundreds of effects for the television and movie industries, theme parks, the Broadway stage, and for many various magicians worldwide. He has published several works on the psychology of illusion and is highly regarded among his peers as a creative consultant and expert in the field of illusion mechanics.
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