We have admired Guy Hollingworth’s unequaled charisma and creativity for a long time, and we have been working for years (plural!) to secure this booking. What’s most exciting is this: not only will Guy be presenting his signature close-up and lecture material, but he will perform his NEW STAGE ACT on our gala show. This act features the music, style and magic of the Art Deco period, and made a profound impact on us when we saw him perform it onstage in London.
Hollingworth rose to fame in the 1990s for his exceptional sleight-of-hand skill, notably for his “Reformation,” a piece-by-piece torn and restored card that is, even today, one of the most magical routines you’ll ever see. His book, Drawing Room Deceptions, espoused an unapologetic approach to difficult sleight-of-hand, and ushered in an era of moves that as beautiful in construction as they are invisible to an audience.
We are honored to welcome Mr. Hollingworth as our Guest of Honor.