Midwest's Preeminent Close Up Magician, Mike Thornton, blends mind-blowing miracles with lots of comedy and audience participation and has made him a favorite at Corporate Events, Trade Shows, Holiday Parties, Weddings and Conventions throughout the Midwest. You've never seen Close-Up Magic & Sleight of Hand presented like this! His Vegas style approach will leave your guests entertained and amazed!
"Mike was the hit of our annual hospital Holiday dinner. The CEO asked that I book him again for our summer golf outing" Molly Gibson - Beaumont Hospital
"Mike amazed everyone at our hospitality suite for our user's conference, we will have him back again!" Jack Luhtanen - Dynatek
What to Expect
Mike's specialty is Strolling and Magic performed Up Close. From Corporate Hospitality Suites to the Trade Show Floor, Mike's ability to gather a crowd and perform miracles just inches away from your guests will blow them away. Many of the illusions he performs involve borrowed, everyday objects from your guests, making it even more amazing. His Humor is always Non-Offensive and Clean. Audience Participation is a Big part of his show with much of the Magic happening right in your guest's hands. Mike even brings his ownT able and Sound System that is perfect for Hospitality Suites and Banquet Halls. 20-30 guests can watch his show at any given time if this option is chosen. Please give Mike a call today to discuss what might be perfect for Your Event!
Like most magicians, Mike started his career with a toy magic set he received at Christmas as a child. He stuck with it and soon began going door to door in his neighborhood offering shows (really!). Soon after birthday parties, libraries and community events followed.
During his high school years, Mike was constantly seen on local Detroit television, Oopsy the Clown, Daedal Doors and Kidsworld Magazine to name a few.
After high school Mike studied under the legendary magician Neil Foster at the Chavez College of Magic in the Magic Capitol of the World, Colon, Michigan. Mike has been performing professionally for over 35 years at some of the most prominent events in the Mid-West.
Mike Thornton is CEO of WonderShowz, Michigan's premier interactive entertainment and inflatable game company serving Corporate Events, Senior Parties/After Proms, Church Festivals and Picnics. Founded in 1989, they have grown to become the largest provider of unique attractions and entertainment in the Midwest.
WonderShowz strives to provide latest cutting edge attractions and extreme fun! They are the first choice for the discriminating event and party planner. Many of their clients appreciate doing business with them because of their special deals and non intrusive sales approach, while other clients enjoy their creative ideas for their entertainment.
Mike is a member of numerous professional affiliations, which assists him in keeping abreast of the latest innovations in the entertainment industry.
Mike's ability to blend mind-blowing miracles with lots of comedy and audience participation has made him a favorite at Corporate Events, Weddings and Conventions.
Additional Booking Notes
If Mike is Mingling through a party the only request is a small area that he can access to keep is "Bag O' Tricks"
If you're choosing his Close-up Show, you'll need an area approximately 15' x 15' to accommodate his table and chairs for the guests. An electrical outlet nearby will be needed for sound and lights (if needed).
Mike can provide a PDF plot of this set-up for you or your event planner.
A complete Performance Rider will be included with your agreement.
Past Booked Events
|January 27, 2018 • 8:30pm - 9:15pm||Dinner Party|
|February 18, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|February 12, 2017 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Country Club|
|February 10, 2017 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Corporate Event|
|February 08, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm||Corporate Event|
|January 28, 2017 • 9:00pm - 10:30pm||Private Party|
|January 27, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
Mike comes prepared, turn-key and hassle-free!