DEAN TO RECEIVE ACADEMY OF MAGICAL ARTS “LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FELLOWSHIP”
Georges Schindler is an American stage magician, magic consultant, comedian, actor, ventriloquist, magic school founder, lifetime dean, mentor, and writer.
George Schindler will be recognized at the 49th Annual AMA Awards Show on Sunday April 2, 2017 at the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.
Created in 1985, the Lifetime Achievement Fellowship is given to a person whose entire life had been dedicated to magic, either as a performer, a preservationist or a historian. Magic Castle co-founder William W. Larsen, Jr. received the first presentation, followed by Don Lawton, Castle co-founder Milt Larsen, Francis Marshall and others. Tom Ogden will present the award.
Georges Schindler is an American stage magician, magic consultant, comedian, actor, ventriloquist and writer based in New York. George Schindler has been a fixture on the magic scene, on TV, in film and performing at venues around the world. He serves as the Lifetime Dean of the Society of American Magicians, founded The School for Magicians in the ’70s and has penned several noted books on the art of magic. He continues to coach aspiring magicians and ventriloquists and lecture on performance technique and the history of magic. Prior to the opening of the Magic Castle, he consulted with Milt Larsen on the project. The show is featuring performances by & recognizing the accomplishments of the world”s most renowned magicians from 10 countries.
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