28th New Zealand International Convention Of Magicians
from Joel Fenton
Palmerston North Magic Circle (inc) are pleased to officially
announce one of the major stars of our upcoming 2006 Convention.
tuned for further announcements, and keep checking the Convention
Website for all Convention news, updates and announcements
as they appear.
is a Convention you do not want to miss.
Considered to be one of the world's most talented magicians,
David Williamson knows the secret of capturing the imagination
of any audience. A born showman and an unusually accomplished
sleight of hand artist, David dazzles audiences with a unique
and delightful brand of entertainment, blending heart-stopping
magic with sidesplitting hilarity.
1981 David won first place in the International Brotherhood
of Magicians' sleight of hand competition. That year he also
became the first ever recipient of the prestigious Gold Cups
Award of Excellence in close-up magic.
was voted "Sleight of Hand Magician of the Year"
two years in a row by his peers at Hollywood's renowned Magic
Castle. He was also twice awarded the "Magic Castle Lecturer
of the Year" and the "Magic Castle Parlor Magician
of the Year". David was voted "Most Wanted Magician"
at the 2003 FISM convention in Den Haag.
has been featured on ABC's, Champions of Magic, where he appeared
with Princess Stephanie as he performed his miracles at different
locations in and around Monaco. David has also co-starred
in several top-rated prime-time network specials including
CBS' Magicians' Favorite Magicians, NBC's Houdini: Unlocking
His Mysteries, and NBC's World's Greatest Magic III.
host of the United Kingdom's acclaimed television series The
Magic Comedy Strip, David's irresistible mix of humor and
skill helped make it one of the highest rated shows in the
country. He has created illusions for and performed in several
commercials and has developed TV shows for Walt Disney Productions
and ABC, as well as consulting for illusionists David Copperfield's
and David Blaine's TV specials. Most recently, David appeared
on PAX TV's World Magic Awards special where he was awarded
comedy magician of the year.
best-selling magic book, Williamson's Wonders, has been translated
into four languages.
will be David Williamson's first visit to New Zealand. He
will be both Lecturing and Performing.