Laurels
Best Magicians
in Atlanta
2017

Why These Magicians?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored magicians on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best magicians in Atlanta, GA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

ATC Magic Entertainment

Based in the Atlanta area, ATC Magic Entertainment was founded in 1985 by magician Arthur Atsma, who specializes in sleight of hand, magic, music, and other forms of entertainment. He is available to perform as a comedic magician or as a motivational or keynote speaker for school assemblies and other events. Atsma, who has a bachelor's degree in music from Western Oregon University, has been named as Atlanta's Close-Up Magician of the Year and is a past winner of the J.C. Doty Stage Competition. Aspiring magic aficionados can learn from Atsma's three-DVD set, Magic Secrets Revealed.

Acworth, GA(404) 502-3004

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Clark Kjorlaug

Based in Atlanta, Clark Kjorlaug is a master magician who prides himself on creating fun family entertainment. He is available to be booked for private parties, including weddings. Kjorlaug has been performing magic since age 12 and even incorporated the discipline into his successful Eagle Scout community service project by bringing a local magician into a children's clinic. Fans of Kjorlaug praise his impressive stage show, witty banter, and awesome magic talent.

Atlanta, GA(404) 451-0241

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Dan Garrett

Dan Garrett is a mentalist, magician, speaker, and humorist based in the Atlanta area, the only three-time winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year award. He is currently performing with fellow magician Merritt Ambrose in the new two-man show Dr. Conundrum's Cabaret of Miracles. Garrett is a member of both the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians.

Lithonia, GA(770) 981-0310

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Debbie Leifer

Debbie Leifer is a magician, mentalist, and keynote speaker based in Atlanta. She is available to perform at meetings, cocktail parties, comedy shows, trade shows, and other events, developing a customized, interactive experience for each and every client. Leifer has performed alongside such international acts as Ray Charles, Tina Turner, Mariah Carey, Gladys Knight, Joan Rivers, and Earth Wind & Fire. She is a member of the National Conference of the Society of American Magicians and received the first ever Professional Development Award from the Atlanta Society of Magic. She is also the first ever female magician to be named by her peers from the the Society of American Magicians and International Brotherhood of Magicians as the Atlanta Magician of the Year.

Atlanta, GA(404) 630-1120

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Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson, based in Atlanta, refers to himself as a magician with a message. He offers a range of powerful motivational programs including The Magic of Attitude, The Magic of Achieving Goals, The Magic of Leadership, Transform the Moment, and The Art of Magic, suitable for corporate retreats, educational functions, and other events. Anderson has appeared on HBO, CNN, Fox, and many other networks as well as shared the stage with former first lady Laura Bush, former president Jimmy Carter, and countless other notables.

Atlanta, GA(404) 286-2973

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Howie Marmer

Howie Marmer, known professionally as "Howie the Great," is an Atlanta-based magician who performs at corporate trade shows and events, product launch meetings, Vegas-style illusion shows, restaurants, comedy clubs, schools, bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, adult and children's parties, and other occasions. Marmer has been a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians since 1979 and is also affiliated with the Society of American Magicians. He has performed for many A-list celebrities, including Halle Berry, Jane Fonda, and John Malkovich. In addition to his private engagements, Marmer has regular shows at restaurants in the Atlanta area.

Atlanta, GA(404) 518-9696

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Magician Michael Boone

Based in Atlanta, Magician Michael Boone has performed more than 300 magic shows a year for each of the past 35 years, including five years working with David Copperfield, many television appearances, and performing at the Olympic Games and as a headliner at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Boone is available for private events and can customize his act with several different types of magic, including strolling magic entertainment, stand-up stage magic shows, trade show corporate magic, balloon twisting, and more. Former clients say that Boone is great at entertaining both kids and adults.

Atlanta, GA(404) 702-6337

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Merritt Ambrose

Merritt Ambrose, a former winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year Award, strives to provide his audience a magic show with elegance and class. Ambrose specializes in close-up and parlor magic entertainment in a private, intimate setting for small audiences. His current performance, Dr. Conundrum's Cabaret of Miracles, is a two-person fantasy show currently playing in Atlanta. Ambrose is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians.

Atlanta, GA(404) 604-0034

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Phillip Anthony

Atlanta magician Phillip Anthony practices an innovative form of magic that incorporates set design, costumes, theatrical effects, and fascinating illusions to create a stage show like no other. Anthony is available to perform at corporate functions, birthday parties, youth events, charitable functions, and other celebrations and events. He has been practicing magic since the age of nine and founded the magic club at Gordon High School, his alma mater. Anthony has a degree in theatrical lighting and set design from the University of Georgia and is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Atlanta, GA(404) 402-3617

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The Ken Scott Show

The Ken Scott Show is a comedy and magic act by Newnan-based Ken Scott, a magician with over 20 years of experience entertaining and delighting crowds of all sizes. Ken specializes in magic shows for both young and old, entertaining for birthday parties and library events to corporate functions and social events. Ken is a three-time winner of the Atlanta Magician of the Year Award, has been seen on ABC's Americans Funniest Home Videos and CNN Headline News, and has performed at the White House five times.

Newnan, GA(770) 252-1516

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Turner Magic

Atlanta's Turner Magic is the brainchild of Joe M. Turner, a professional motivational speaker, mentalist, and magician who is available for both corporate and private events. Turner has performed magic on Good Morning America, Nightline, and CNN Headline News. He is a member of the International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Academy of Magical Arts at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, the Society of American Magicians, The Magic Circle in London, and the Fellowship of Christian Magicians. He is the only magician to ever win both the J.C. Doty Award for Excellence in Stage Magic and the Doyne Michie Award for Excellence in Close-Up Magic.

Atlanta, GA(404) 644-6791

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Victoria Skye

Serving the Atlanta area, Victoria Skye is a performing magician who specializes in children's birthday parties, balloon art, and illusions. She is available for family events, church and school programs, summer camps, corporate retreats, weddings, and other celebrations. Skye also teaches children's magic classes for kids ages seven and older. These lessons emphasize not only magic skills but also self-esteem, confidence, dexterity, and memory. Skye has been teaching and performing in the region for more than 15 years.

Roswell, GA(404) 388-0489

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