Larry Wirtz draws upon his 33 years of performing experience to bring a rare sense of perspective and conviction to his presentations. Described as intelligent, articulate and dynamic, he delivers an eye-opening, jaw-dropping program that is genuine, dignified, funny and entertaining.
Wirtz is a graduate of the Chavez College of Manual Dexterity and Prestidigitation, the only institution in the world dedicated to the cultivation of quality performers in the magical arts. Wirtz was the recipient of the coveted Neil Foster Golden Seal of Excellence and was invited into the school's graduate program. Upon graduation, he was offered a position as an instructor. Currently, while maintaining a full performance calendar, Wirtz can still be found teaching "sleight of hand magic" at the college.
For the past twenty-five years, Wirtz has been working as a full time professional entertainer. The years have given him the opportunity to work a multitude of venues. He has performed in 32 states and throughout Canada. Wirtz's distinctive talents have been a part of countless corporate functions, from the trade-show floor in the exhibit booth to national meetings, social events and in-house video productions. Other arenas that have been host to The Magical Touch of Larry Wirtz include casinos, cruise ships, comedy clubs and television. Completing the spectrum, this remarkable performer has won the respect (and hearts) of students and staff in over 6,000 elementary, middle/high schools and colleges across the nation.
With his gracious, pleasing and effective presentations, Wirtz continues to indicate to audiences of all generations that he is a great showman and a veteran performer of live entertainment.