MAGIC MAN - BOOK WRITER - FUNNY TALKER
a very short bio
PERFORMER: 400 shows yearly at schools, libraries, conventions, churches.
AUTHOR: 75+ books, audio and video tapes on magic, comedy, entertaining‹particularly children‹and about promoting yourself as an entertainer. Also has written over 250 columns for major magic and clown trade publications over 33 years.
LECTURER: To magic and clown groups, plus conventions for entertainers, in every major city in USA and Canada, plus overseas since 1978. From 1995-2002, with Sammy Smith and Steve Taylor, presented 147 Creative Kidshow Conferences (8-hr workshop) across the USA and Canada.
EDITOR/PUBLISHER: Gene Gordon's Magical Legacy (1980), The Comedy Magic Textbook by David Roper (1986), and Safety Magic for Children by Karl Wagner (1991 - over 8000 copys sold)
INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS: Performed/lectured in England (1981, 1991), Scotland (1991), Holland (1991), Germany (1990 7-city tour), Australia and New Zealand (1989 & 1995), Norway (1993), Holland (1993), Saudi Arabia (1991, 1993), Belgium (1995). Vienna, Austria, June 1996. March/April 2003: Norway, Sweden, Denmark lecture tour. August 2003: Australia/New Zealand lecture tour. February 2004: booked to lecture/perform at the BLACKPOOL ENGLAND CONVENTION. June 2004: Featured Lecturer at Auckland New Zealand Magic Convention; September 2004 lectured in Paris and Portugal; October 2004 eleven city lecture tour of England/Scotland. Spring 2005: Lectures in England, Ireland, Italy, and Spain.
CREATOR OF three new shows yearly: an educational school show, a pre-school/kindergarten show, and a summer reading show for libraries.
NOW CELEBRATING: 34 years of fulltime performing, writing, lecturing and teaching others how to entertain children and family audiences.
HUSBAND of Lynne M. Ginn, 35 years; FATHER of Autumn A. Ginn, 25 years.