Ace Starry     USA          

 

Bio: Born in 1958, Ace began a career as a professional magician at age 15. He attended Boise State University and received a BA in Theater in 1981. He performed in comedy clubs, nightclubs in California and did a stint as the magician at Six Flags Magic Mountain and was a Magic Castle Member. In the mid eighties he performed thoughout Texas in Comedy and Night Clubs. In the nineties he received his MBA from the University of Texas. In 1999 he moved to New York and published his novel entitled "The Magic Life - A Novel Philosophy" which was a finalist in the Hemingway first novel competition and sold thousands of copies on the Internet. He is best known for his escape from a strait jacket hanging from a burning rope by the ankles.

Description of your act: Magic of all kinds, from close-up, to parlour and stage. Ace is an expert at card and coin tricks, comedy and performs stage magic at corporate functions and trade shows.

Email: [email protected]

address: 240 Pennsylvania Ave.

City: Tuckahoe

State: New York

Zip: 10707

country: USA

Telephone: 914 787-8588

Proud Member of: The: Magic Circle, SAM

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WHO IS MICHAEL LOFTUS?

MICHAEL LOFTUS IS AN ENTERTAINER WITH MORE THAN 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE. HIS MAGICAL CAREER BEGAN AT THE AGE OF SEVEN WITH A SMALL MAGIC BOOK FROM A SCHOOL BOOK CLUB. NOW, MANY MAGIC BOOKS LATER, HE IS RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA'S FINEST MAGICIANS.

MICHAEL LOFTUS HAS RECEIVED FIRST PLACE AWARDS FOR HIS MAGICAL SKILLS FROM THE PACIFIC COAST ASSOCIATION OF MAGICIANS. TODAY HE IS IN STEADY DEMAND FOR PERFORMANCES ON BOARD CRUISE SHIPS, AT NUMEROUS BUSINESS FUNCTIONS, RESTAURANTS, PRIVATE PARTIES, AND REGULAR APPEARANCES AT HOLLYWOOD'S FAMED MAGIC CASTLE; A NIGHTCLUB HOSTING MAGICIANS AND GUESTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

JOINING MICHAEL IS HIS LOVELY WIFE AND PARTNER LEESA. LEESA BRINGS TO THE PAIR HER OWN UNIQUE CHARM AND PERSONALITY ADDING A NEW DIMENSION TO THE TRADITION OF MAGIC. TOGETHER THEY PRESENT A LIVELY AND DYNAMIC ACT CERTAIN TO CAPTIVATE ANY AUDIENCE. ON STAGE, MICHAEL AND LEESA COMBINE THEIR WIT AND EASY MANNER INTO AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE, ESPECIALLY WHEN THE MAGIC SEEMS TO HAPPEN IN YOUR OWN HANDS! THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINING!

OUTSTANDING RESULTS IN THE FORM OF SMILES, LAUGHS, & THOROUGHLY ENTERTAINED GUESTS!

Your peace of mind for a successful party or event is assured by Michael's magical performing experience. His warm, direct style and professionalism set him apart from the insincerity so common in entertainment. From intimate sleight-of-hand to large stage productions, Michael has the show that's right for your event. His shows may also be personalized to honor a special guest or celebrate an achievement. He continually proves his entertainment skills with performances for corporations and private groups.

HOW TO ACHIEVE MAXIMUM IMPACT WITH YOUR BUSINESS TOPICS AND LEAVE YOUR AUDIENCE WANTING MORE!

COMBINE YOUR COMPANY SLOGANS, SALES POINTS, OR BUSINESS ISSUES, WITH THE MAGIC OF MICHAEL LOFTUS, AND CREATE AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENT! EXPERTS AGREE THAT PEOPLE LEARN EASIER AND MORE QUICKLY IN A POSITIVE FRAME OF MIND. SET YOUR IMPORTANT POINTS INTO THE CONTEXT OF MICHAEL'S MAGIC VISUALS AND HAVE THEM SITTING UP AND PAYING ATTENTION LIKE NEVER BEFORE.

  • LIVEN UP THAT OTHERWISE DRY MEETING
  • INFORM, EDUCATE, AND MOTIVATE
  • SET A POSITIVE TONE FOR YOUR EVENT
  • SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS DON'T HAPPEN BY ACCIDENT. ENSURE YOUR SUCCESS BY CALLING US FOR MICHAEL LOFTUS!

    DIGITAL

    "THE LONG-TERM POSITIVE IMPACT THAT YOUR DEMONSTRATION LEFT WITH OUR NETWORKS GROUP CONTINUES ON!"
    Kathie J. Wilson, Sales Support Manager, Network & Sites Services

    HEWLETT PACKARD

    "YOU HELPED US LAUGH AT WHAT WE WENT THROUGH AND ENJOY OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS THAT MUCH MORE."
    Randy Englund, Chairman, Architecture Control Group

    PERFORMANCES AVAILABLE

  • STROLLING CLOSE-UP MAGIC...
    FOR COCKTAIL PARTIES, MIXERS, PICNICS, FESTIVALS
    Terrific ice breaker, creates a unique and pleasant atmosphere for any event. Features small sleight-of-hand magic performed with coins, borrowed objects, cards, etc. Magic right in the hands of your guests! May be presented as a show (instead of strolling) for a small audience.

  • STAND UP ACT (SMALL STAGE)
    FOR PRIVATE PARTIES, BANQUETS, FESTIVALS
    A show specifically conceived and designed for events as small as home parties or as large as fairs and festivals. Great after dinner entertainment featuring unique magic, audience participation, and humor. Often combined with strolling magic as a before dinner mood setter. May be performed in living rooms, banquet halls, dance floors, small platform stages, or festival stages. Variable program for repeat appearances before the same group.

  • FULL STAGE FEATURE ACT
    A Las Vegas style stage spectacular appropriate for theater or stage setting yet will work in some banquet rooms. Features sophisticated magic perfromed to exciting musical accompaniment, one assistant, costume changes, trained animals, including a talking cockatoo!, and large illusion. This show will be tailored to fit your particular need from 10 to 50 minutes. This act has been featured STEADILY on cruise lines for the last 5 years!

  • CORPORATE EVENTS AND TRADE SHOWS
    Customized presentations designed for corporate banquets or events, to highlight accomplishments or energetically kick off projects. Also, trade show presentations specifically aimed at delivering a targeted sales message and have qualified sales leads step up to identify themselves. Often combined with strolling magic or show for hospitality suites.

  • MASTER OF CEREMONIES
    Magic offers the perfect way to set the proper atmosphere for successful presentations of any kind. Hosting a program is much more than just introducing acts or award recipients. During his 5 years on board cruise ships, Michael was not only an entertainer but a Cruise Director as well. This means he has extensive experience as a Master of Ceremonies hosting activities, events, shows, audience participation games, interviews, and more! Ensure a smooth running of your program and your own peace-of-mind.