MAGICAL ENTERTAINER from Magic of MIKE POWERS
Mike Powers has been in the magic scene for over 40 years. With Ed Marlo’s guidance, Mike published his first book, Powerful Magic, in 1983. This was followed by Top Secret Stuff in 1990 and Power Plays in 2006. Power Plays was voted “Book of the Year” on the Magic Café and runner up “Book of the Year” in the Magic Industry Awards. Mike’s newest book, TESSERACT (2019), has just been released. Mike’s magic has also appeared in every major magic publication and in the books of Paul Harris and others. He now writes a monthly column for the Linking Ring magazine. Mike has also released bestselling items such as Diminishing Returns, Holey Terror and The PM Principle.
Mike has performed for many years as a close-up magician with much experience in restaurant work. In 1994 Mike was invited to perform at the famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. His Television performances include the “Meerka Show” in Buenos Aires and warm up act for British Rock group Savoy Brown. He has lectured and worked at magic conventions and clubs all over the U.S. and around the world.
Besides performing magic, Mike is also a musician. Having started as a folk musician in the 1960’s, Mike now plays electric blues and rock with PT and the Cruisers and Blackjack 66.
Not only is Mike a performer, lecturer and author, but he has also had a career as a Professor of Physics at Holy Cross College in South Bend Indiana.
Mike writes a monthly column for The Linking Ring Magazine called "The Card Corner." He received the "Award of Excellence" for his work in 2016.
Mike is a Magic Castle (Hollywood CA) performer and a lecturer. He has performed all over the country as well as in Canada and South America. References provided on request.