Carl Andrews, Jr.
Close-up sleight-of-hand is ideal entertainment for trade shows, cocktail parties, andhospitality suites. Carl Andrews performs in this setting with small everyday and often borrowed items, roving among the audience entertaining in small groups. This type of performance makes a lasting impression on those present, many of whom have never seen sleight-of-hand performed right before their eyes. Trade show clients have found Carl's humor and talent invaluable for attracting crowds to their booth.
Not just another magician, Carl Andrews is an ENTERTAINER! His goal is to make the audience laugh and the fact that he fools his audience is just icing on the cake. Carl's original routines are written with entertainment value in mind.
He has won awards in both comedy and sleight-of-hand contests including a Silver Medal at an International Sleight-of-hand Convention and First Place in a Star Search Comedy Competition. On April 9, 2000, Carl was awarded 3rd place at the world championship of professional close-up magicians in Vienna, Austria. At the championship in Vienna, Carl was also became the first two time winner of the "People's Choice" award for best magician.
Carl Andrews travels all over the world, has performed on two national Japanese television specials, and has appeared in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and at the prestigious Magic Castle in Hollywood. In addition to appearing at conventions, colleges, and cruise ships, Carl has performed in concert with: Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Nancy Wilson, Ramsey Lewis, Herbie Mann, and Marie Osmond to name a few. When he is home Carl entertains for conventions at several of the resorts on Maui in Hawaii.
Carl enjoys snorkeling, tennis, has a black belt in karate and winner of 5 national karate championships.
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