“Larry Hass is an inspiring teacher and a joyful man to know.” --Teller
"Larry Hass is changing the way magicians look at the art of magic!" --Jeff McBride
"Congratulations Larry. You are achieving the impossible." --Eugene Burger
Lawrence Hass, Ph.D.
Lawrence Hass is unlike any other performer today: he is a full-time magician who is also a professor of philosophy.
Larry performs his astonishing, thought-provoking illusions from coast-to-coast at nightclubs, theaters, and universities. Also, as a multiple award-winning teacher, Larry is regularly hired by organizations, universities, and corporations to deliver entertaining and educational performance-talks for their employees, clients, patrons, faculty, and students.
Beyond this active performing career, Larry is also recognized as a leading teacher of of magic. He holds position of Associate Dean at the McBride Magic & Mystery School in Las Vegas, where he spends many weeks a year with Jeff McBride and Eugene Burger teaching magicians from all over the world. When he is not teaching magic in Las Vegas, he travels nationally and internationally to offer inspiring lectures and workshops for magicians on how to perform with more excellence and greater commercial success.
Larry also carries out his magic teaching mission as an award-winning writer and publisher of magic books. He is the author of the international bestseller Transformations: Creating Magic Out of Tricks, co-author (with Jeff McBride) of The Show Doctor, and he is the editor and co-author of Gift Magic. All these books, and others, have been published by his Theory and Art of Magic Press, which produces books and other materials for magicians that are intended to feed their heads as well as their hands.
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