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Bill Herz      

Magician & Comic; World Renowned Corporate Entertainer & Industry Leader; President & Co-Founder of Magicorp Productions

At an age when most kids were reading comic books, Bill Herz was learning to shuffle a deck of cards with one hand. Today, he is regarded as one of the most entertaining corporate magicians in the world.

Herz started Magicorp in 1987 to handle the ever-increasing demand for his performing expertise and special event know-how. Aside from taking a little time to earn a bachelor's degree from Amherst College and a master's degree from Cornell University, Herz has spent the past twenty-five years performing at corporate events.

Herz currently performs at over 200 corporate events each year and also teaches executives their own meeting magic. His unique mix of comedy and magic has been applauded at corporate functions throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, India, and Thailand. He is a two-time winner of the International Magical Performers Award. As a theatrical consultant, Herz designs and creates special effects for Broadway shows, major motion pictures, television commercials, and industrial and training videos. He is the author of "Secrets of the Astonishing Executive," published by Avon Books.

Herz's performances are always custom-tailored to the audience. Whether performing during a meeting, entertaining clients after dinner, or astonishing guests at a cocktail party with his sleight of hand, Herz always integrates audience participation, humor, and his unforgettable wizardry to ensure a truly special event.

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The Perfect Emcee or Host

Want to keep the meeting moving or add an extra spark to make your event memorable? Bill Herz uses magic, mind reading and comedy to keep up the energy of general sessions throughout the day and over the course of a meeting. Adding short bursts of entertainment that leads into the next speakers topic, Herz ensures that predictability of the event completely disappears.

Whether making serious or lighthearted speaker introductions, creating natural segues from one topic to another, announcing coffee breaks, introducing break-out sessions, or adding some fun to routine house-keeping notes, Herzs wide-range of talents and ability to get laughs guarantees that your next event will never drag.

The Illusion Show

Want your CEO or host to enter with a bang? A magical appearance is the perfect way to kick-off an event. In this unique and amazing program, Bill Herz combines his stand-up show with several larger illusions, including making audience members float, teaching an executive predict the future or demonstrating how your company can flatten the competition.

The Magic and Comedy of Bill Herz

Bill Herzs fast-paced, interactive comedy, magic and mind-reading show is ideal for groups of 20 to 2000. Requiring extensive audience participation, the show is an energetic display of visual dexterity, wit and psychological mysteries designed for thinking audiences. Borrowed objects vanish and reappear, spectators thoughts are stolen and eye-popping impossibilities make even the most sophisticated audiences wonder if what they saw is really possible...and the only staging requirements are a table, a microphone and a willing audience.

Each show is custom tailored to the demographics of the group, incorporating your meetings themes and key business messages.

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