The Experience to Meet Your Needs...
MITCH WILLIAMS is a multi-talented, world-class contemporary magical performing artist and lecturer with credits in six countries on three continents.
He has won several national and international performing awards, is considered an expert at sleight of hand, and is also an accomplished artist, athlete, and authority on creativity, peak performance, and human potential. He brings this wide variety of talents, skills, and expertise to his work, making his programs among the most original and innovative in his field.
Mitch thrives on bringing his diverse abilities to bear finding creative solutions to meet or often exceed his clients' expectations. He specializes in creating unique, customized event entertainment, speaking, and training programs that are designed specifically to meet the needs of each individual client.
Bringing Vast Entertainment Experience to Your Events
As an entertainer, Mitch has gained years of experience performing across this country and around the globe, for venues as diverse as television, cruise ships, revue shows, nightclubs, theatres, conferences, and corporate events. For more than twenty years, Mitch has used his unique and memorable programs to help corporate and other groups, from Beverly Hills to New York City and far beyond, to make their events incredibly successful, impressive, and just plain fun.
Mitch's corporate clients include such notable companies as:
• Merrill Lynch
• Nissan Motors
• Morgan Stanley
• Hallmark Cards
• RLI Corp.
• Horace Mann
• Dean Witter Reynolds
• Kraft Foods
• and many, many more.
His performing credits in this country include:
• Harvey's Casino, Lake Tahoe
• The Normandie Casino in California
• "It's Magic" show at the Variety Arts Center in Los Angeles
• Brown's Hotel, Loch Sheldrake, NY
• Magic Island Nightclubs in Houston and Newport Beach
• Punchline Underground Atlanta
• The Body Shop in Los Angeles
• Beverly Hills Country Club, Beverly Hills, CA
• Wizardz Nightclub in Universal City, CA
• And he is one of the favorite performers at the
Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA; the world's most famous magic nightclub.
Mitch has been featured on the same bill with such notable celebrities as Doug Henning, Penn & Teller, Lance Burton, Elaine Booslier, Rosie O'Donnell, Marty Allen, Jeff Dunham, and Dennis Miller. And he has also performed in Japan, Spain, Holland, Canada, and Mexico, and has appeared on television programs on Fuji-TV and NHK-TV in Japan and on the series, Aixo es Massa, on TV3 in Spain. Mitch brings his extensive international experience to each program he presents, ensuring his clients get the best in top notch entertainment.
A "Magician's Magician"
Mitch has developed a reputation among his peers throughout the world as a unique and highly talented entertainer. He's known as a "magician's magician", and his performing awards include:
• International Brotherhood of Magicians Stage Award of Merit
• Bill Baird Award of Excellence in Sleight of Hand
• I.B.M. Gold Medal Finalist
• Society of American Magicians Stage Award and Gold Medal
• Ben Chavez Memorial Trophy for Proficiency in Sleight of Hand
He's also appeared as a featured artist at numerous large regional and national "magic conventions" in Japan, Europe, and throughout the United States, and he has conducted in depth seminars for magic enthusiasts throughout the country on "how to approach magic as an actual art form", all to rave reviews.
His "Director's Eye" Sees Your Big Picture
In addition, Mitch is also a talented director of such shows as:
• The Magic of Hollywood
(in Hollywood, CA)
• Johnny Ace Palmer: World Champion Magician--Live at the Backstage Theatre
(in Irvine, CA)
• Illusions: A Magic Spectacular
(revue show that toured throughout Canada - acted as artistic and technical consultant and advisor)
• The Wizard's Den: the Magical Land of Imagination
(educational show for school children - created, directed, and co-wrote, with his wife Kathi)
His keen director's eye gives him a unique ability to easily discern both the "big picture" and the individual needs of a client's event, and to meet those needs in ways that are both artistic and practical.
Training, Education, Peak Performance, and More!
As a speaker, trainer, and consultant, Mitch has presented at venues throughout the United States, conducting a variety of lectures, seminars, and in depth workshops. Mitch brings to his various educational and self improvement programs expertise as an extremely competent teacher in a variety of areas.
He calls on insights from his extensive background in such diverse fields of study as: art (he is an accomplished graphic artist and painter); the martial arts (he holds a fourth degree black belt in Judo and has experience in Aikido, Ju Jutsu, Karate, and Tai Chi): as well as his ongoing studies in psychology, peak performance, human potentials, philosophy, science, creativity, and movement technique.
Mitch currently makes his home in Canton, Illinois, with his wife, Kathi, where he teaches a Judo program for children and adults, is occasionally involved in mentoring children with special needs, and he performs a variety of magic entertainment, educational, and self improvement programs for corporate and other groups throughout Illinois, the midwest, and beyond.