A Touch of Magic Entertainment

Why book A Touch of Magic Entertainment?

When was the last time YOU laughed really hard? We're talking side splitting, knee-slapping, eye-watering laughter... When you're ready to laugh that way again, you are ready for A Touch of Magic Entertainment!

Featuring the Twin Cities favorite Family Entertainers, we promise that
--Your group will laugh harder than they've ever laughed before in a completely non-offensive, G-rated environment
--Whether you have one of our funny shows or our amazing face painting or balloon sculptures or clowns, your guests will be treated with respect and dignity!
--YOU will be a hero and enjoy a worry-free experience by working with top-notch, trained professionals!

Contact us for a free demo!




Kids laughed like crazy!

We had the "Mixed Nuts" entertain our group of children in the 3-5 age group while parents were in a meeting. The kids LOVED it! Caregivers who were there loved it too! They said they haven't seen the children enjoy themselves so much in the past! Thank you!

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Reviewer: Cheryl K.
Organization: Head Start
Event: Other in Coon Rapids, MN
Event Date: Nov 19, 2013
Hired As: Children's Party Entertainment

Half Pint (Lori) Made our Daughter's Carnival Party Amazing!

For our Daughter's 7th Birthday she wanted a Carnival Party We knew we wanted to have a clown and face painting for sure and called Touch of Magic Entertainment, That was the best decision we could have made We hired Half Pint to come and perform her act for the kids and do the face painting as well and the kids went wild for her, as did the adults at the party she was AMAZING and to this day people are still talking about that party and the clown and it was almost a year ago. We can't thank her enough for making the party that much more exciting and wonderful!! If your looking to have a fun entertaining party shes a must have!

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Reviewer: Wendy G.
Event: Birthday Party in Osceola, WI
Event Date: Feb 21, 2013
Hired As: Clown, Face Painter

Thank you just doesn't say enough!!!!!!!!

You guys are great. I felt confident after talking to Lori on the phone, and then everything went exactly the way she said it would. Even down to the neighbor who actually did start mowing his lawn when the show began! I though she was joking when she said that it happens during outdoor birthday parties. It was a great show, and the magic and balloons were exceptional. Tatum's last words before he finally fell asleep tonight were "I really loved my party!". So, if I had a better phrase, I'd say it. But instead, I'll have to settle for THANK YOU!

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Reviewer: Sarah S.
Event: Birthday Party in St Paul, MN
Event Date: Jun 1, 2013
Hired As: Balloon Twister, Children's Party Entertainment, Comedy Show, Strolling/Close-up Magician

Great value! Best face painting EVER.

I hired these guys for our Night to Unite block party last year and WOW! She was fast, funny, and made the most amazing faces I have ever seen, including really awesome monster faces for my 9 & 12 yr old sons. As a parent who worries about these things, it was really reassuring to know that the products they use are all FDA food quality grade products. If it's safe to eat, then I know it's safe to put on my kids' faces.

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Reviewer: Barbara C.
Organization: block party planning committee
Event: Other in St Paul, MN
Event Date: Aug 7, 2012
Hired As: Face Painter

Review by jenny f.

Lorri came to our daughter's 7th birthday last night. The kids howled with laughter at her comedy routine. She was wonderful with the kids and was great at handling 15 spirited little girls! Lorri did a fantastic job with face painting. She can do all kids of faces and the kids loved watching too. I would wholeheartedly recommend her and touch of magic for your next bday party!!!

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Reviewer: jenny f.
Event: Birthday Party in Plymouth, MN
Event Date: Jun 29, 2010
Hired As: Children's Party Entertainment, Comedy Show, Costumed Character, Face Painter

Review by Gretchen P.

Lorri Michals is a phenomenal and talented hypnotist! She had all of the women laughing at our Women's Expo. The volunteers that were hypnotized were hilarious! She has a magical and flawless way of having the volunteers do clean and funny things without feeling embarrassed or humiliated afterwards. I appreciated how audience members of all ages could enjoy the show and be entertained! She was just what the Doctor ordered for me! Thank you for the laughter therapy Lorri! Gretchen Prohofsky

Reviewer: Gretchen P.
Event: Trade Show in Clear Lake, IA
Event Date: Nov 21, 2009

Review by Sherri G.

I hired Lorri Michals for my company's annual sales retreat. Ever year I try to bring in entertainment that will not only entertain my employees but that will provide an outlet for true fun and team building - not an easy task. I have failed at this task in the past, until hiring Lorri. My employees, months later, are still talking about how much fun they had at Lorri's show. I have employees who say they have never laughed as hard as they did the night she performed. I can honestly say my sales team is a more cohesive group after sharing this experience together. I, along with my employees, can't wait to bring Lorri back to Denver again for our next retreat. I highly recommend Lorri Michals to any business who is looking for truly professional entertainment.

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Reviewer: Sherri G.
Event: Corporate Event in Denver, CO
Event Date: Oct 15, 2009
Hired As: Hypnotist, Comedian

Review by Dawn M.

Lorri Michals and A Touch of Magic were awesome! First of all, we had to reschedule our show due to an ice storm. They were very accomodating and worked with us so we could still use them. Finally, the show was simply incredible. Our audience (employees) were mesmerized and laughing hysterically throughout the show. We will definitely use them again!

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Reviewer: Dawn M.
Organization: Alternative Oppportunities
Event: Convention in Springfield, MO
Event Date: Feb 11, 2008
Hired As: Hypnotist, Comedian, Comedy Show, Corporate Comedian

Review by Jill H.

We had a wonderful experience with A Touch of Magic. Each staff member I spoke to before the event, was professional and extremely friendly. The communication was excellent. Lorri did an outstanding job! Our group consisted of 60 people, and Lorri put everyone at ease - there was no problem getting enough volunteers. I especially appreciated that her show was "G-rated", as promised, but still hilarious! Everyone had a great time! I would highly recommend Lorri Michals, and A Touch of Magic Comedy and Hypnosis Entertainment, to my friends and colleagues. Thank you for your contribution in making our evening a success!

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Reviewer: Jill H.
Organization: Poet, LLC
Event: Corporate Event in Ashton, IA
Event Date: Dec 12, 2009
Hired As: Hypnotist, Comedian, Comedy Show, Corporate Comedian

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 45 - 120 minutes
  • Fee: Contact us for an estimate
  • Insurance: 2,000,000 - This is Professional Performer's Liability Insurance! (But don't worry... we take safety very seriously and have never needed it!)
  • Languages: English, Other
  • Unions: AGVA


When you hire A Touch of Magic for your special event, your group will experience uproarious audience participation in a completely family-friendly environment!

Perfect for Corporate holiday events, Company Picnics, Post Prom and Post Graduation events, Community Gatherings, Festivals and Fairs... We guarantee that we have the right programming to entertain all ages from 2 to 92!

Choose from our outrageously popular comedy hypnosis shows, comedy magic, kids' comedy shows, balloon sculptures, face/body art, caricatures, henna... You name it! Since 1986, we have been delighting audiences of all ages. With over 300 events each year, we have the experience and dedication to ensure your event is a success!

Additional Booking Notes

We're pretty easy going! All we ask is that you provide a setting where our audience can see and hear what we do! No funny diva requests here!

A Touch of Magic Entertainment

With 20 years of experience at providing entertainment to over 300 events each year, A Touch of Magic has everything you need to ensure that your guests receive exceptional attention and quality entertainment! Whether you’re planning your annual company picnic, your own child’s birthday or your school’s annual carnival, or ANY event targeting children or inter-generational audiences, we guarantee that you’ll LOVE your entertainment!

It's probably why we've been named "Best Party Entertainment in Minneapolis/St. Paul" over and over again, and why companies, schools, parents and event planners hire us year after year!

Here are just a couple of comments from people JUST LIKE YOU!
"We had A Touch of Magic at our company's family day picnic. They were GREAT! The kids loved them! The performance was appropriate for all ages, the balloon art was a hit with all the kids, and the face painting was absolutely AMAZING! We will definitely hire them again."
N. Shell Valero Renewable Fuels

"We have had Oscar and Half Pint visit our small preschool in South MPLS for 10 years. We don't dream of using anyone else. Our preschool is very diverse and Oscar and Half Pint have always hit a home-run with all of our kids and families -- even the ones who speak another language. Their physical humor is funny in whatever language you speak. I have also seen them take a child who is terrified by clowns, work their magic with humor and child development understanding, to make the child love Oscar and Half Pint. As an educator, I would highly recommend Oscar and Half Pint! "
S. Walker Early Wonders Preschool

If you are planning an event for adults or teens, then we also have what you need! (And we have great packages for Post-Prom or Post-Grad all night parties!!)

From ages 13 to 93 there is nothing funnier or more universally impressive than Comedy Stage Hypnosis! Imagine a fast-paced show, with a dynamic performer, providing your colleagues and friends with an unforgettable experience!! We'll have your peers winning the next "American Idol" contest; or perhaps they will bark out orders to the boss like a military drill sergeant; or maybe they'll even go to great lengths to figure out why every time they hear the word "ring", they believe their shoe is a cellphone (and try to answer it). With our hilarious, yet non-offensive, programs, customized with for your particular event, your group will:

-Laugh like they've never laughed before
-Become the stars of the show
-Be treated with courtesy, respect and dignity

Contact us immediately and let us put our 20 years of event planning experience to work for you! With over 300 events each year (with 70% of them being repeat clients), we guarantee that your guests will receive exceptional attention, and that YOU will have a worry-free experience.

But don't take our word for it.

Check out our customer reviews, and our ever-growing list of satisfied clients!

You can preview a demo video here, or feel free to go to www.atouchofmagicentertainment.com.

We provide
A Touch of Magic entertainment is available all over the region, including: Akron - Albuquerque - Anchorage - Annapolis - Atlanta - Austin - Baltimore - Boise - Boston - Buffalo - Charlotte - Chicago - Cincinnati - Cleveland - Columbus - Dallas - Denver - Des Moines - Detroit - El Paso - Hartford - Honolulu - Houston - Indianapolis - Jacksonville - Jersey City - Juneau - Las Vegas - Lincoln - Los Angeles - Louisville - Miami - Milwaukee - Minneapolis - Nashville - New Orleans - New York City - Oklahoma City - Omaha - Philadelphia - Phoenix - Pittsburgh - Portland - Providence - Sacramento - Saint Louis - Saint Paul - Salt Lake City - San Antonio - San Diego - San Francisco - Seattle - Syracuse - Tampa - Toledo - Tulsa. In the Midwest, A Touch of Magic can be seen in Afton, Andover, Anoka, Apple Valley, Arden Hills, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Cambridge, Champlin, Circle Pines, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Corcoran, Cottage Grove, Deephaven, Eagan, Edina, Elk River, Elko, Excelsior, Farmington, Forest Lake, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hastings, Hopkins, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, Lake Elmo, Lakeland, Lakeville, Long Lake, Mahtomedi, Maplewood, Maple Grove, Marine-on-St. Croix, Medina, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Moundsview, New Brighton, New Hope, New Market, North Branch, North Oaks, North St. Paul, Northfield, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Prior Lake, Red Wing, Richfield, Rosemount, Roseville, Savage, Shakopee, Shoreview, Spring Lake Park, South St. Paul, Stacy, St. Louis Park, St. Michael, St. Paul, Stillwater, Vadnais Heights, Waconia, Wayzata, West. St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Zumbrota, Hudson, New Richmond, Prescott, River Falls, Roberts, Somerset, and surrounding areas.

The team providing the talent:

Oscar the Clown

Silly Stunts, General Goofiness

Half Pint the Clown

Energetic comedy enthusiast

Capt'n Curley the Pirate

Greedy guy... needs audience help!

Princess Beccabelle

Brilliant Balloonist and Charm School Teacher

Max Magikan!

Magician wannabe

Professor Bumbledwarf the Wizard

Silly shows and lots to learn


We have never worked with a hypnotist for this type of event, and some of my colleagues were very skeptical when I mentioned booking one. I was able to see Lorri perform in person to see if she was appropriate for our group, and I knew after watching her show that she was perfect for our event. The show was spectacular! Our managers really enjoyed the show and it was a perfect ending to our evening event. Lorri even customized the show to provide some McDonalds humor. The show was very funny and Lorri was sensitive to our corporate image. She handled the group size of nearly 700 people fabulously. The audience included managers ages 18-50 and they truly enjoyed it. Based on our experience, we will definitely consider Lorri for future events. Thank you again for a wonderful show and for making our event a success!

– S. Overby

We are so glad we hired your company . . . . You were easy to work with on scheduling and made it a very easy process from beginning to end. Lorri Michals made it a memorable evening for everyone present. We were very impressed at how much the audience responded to her and how much fun everyone had. She kept everyones attention from the beginning until the end.

– M. Campbell

Thank you so very much for the fabulous entertainment last night. Your show was spectacular and will continue to be talked about for a very long time. You and your company made this a very special event for us and we greatly appreciate it. We will be happy to be a referral source for you as we were more than satisfied with your performance. You are fantastic, spectacular and a lovely entertainer

– J. Johanns

Hiring Lorri was one of the best decisions I ever made! Lorri very quickly put the entire group at ease, made us feel very comfortable that under hypnosis, no one would be asked to do anything that would embarrass them. She also made us laugh with her charming demeanor. When Lorri asked for volunteers, more rushed the stage than we had seats available!! We laughed until we cried, and afterwards, everyone said that Lorri was the best entertainment we had ever had!

– E. Lasner

A Touch of Magic was great to work with! From the pre-planning all the way through to the final paperwork they did everything possible to make our event a success. Lorri was very funny and entertaining on stage! We have never done an event quite like this before and it was a big hit. People are still talking about it! The best part was that it was good, clean fun.

– C. Bell

Set List

We feature strolling entertainment as well as stage shows.
We can accommodate any sized group.
And don't be fooled! We aren't just children's entertainers! We've been providing comprehensive entertainment packages for teens and adults for years!

You'll love hearing your friends and colleagues laugh out loud!

Influences & Inspiration

Formerly with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, these award winning entertainers have been influenced by Lou Jacobs, Frosty Little, Carol Burnett, Dick Van Dyke and Lucille Ball!

Setup Requirements

It varies depending upon the event. But no worries... we'll let you know in writing, so there are no surprises. (And we're pretty low maintenance anyway.) :)