A little tease of William performing the Houdini Needle Swallowing Trick
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With more than 30 years performing experience, William delivers an incredible show, at an incredible value, and custom fit to your needs. William’s eye-popping magic and clean comedy charms your guests. His non-stop audience participation makes them the stars of the show. The peace of mind you get from his great show and dependable service means…YOU will be the biggest star of them all.
Who is William Pack?
Born and raised in Chicago, William Pack is a magician, storyteller, and author. At 11 years old, William got a job in a magic shop, there he began his trade and he hasn’t stopped since. He was trained in classical style magic at the Chavez College of Prestidigitation, performed close-up magic at the famous Schulien’s restaurant, caught cheats for a casino, and demonstrated magic for 13 years at Chicago’s Navy Pier. He is internationally recognized as “The Chicago Magic Expert” and wrote five books on magic history. William has won numerous awards for his magic and comedy performances. In 2001, he taught actor Will Smith sleight of hand for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali in the film, Ali.
“U-Da-Man!” –Will Smith, Actor
Some of William’s clients
CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM — BIT O’ MAGIC Restaurant–ZANIES Comedy Club — DAVE AND BUSTER’S Restaurant — SCHULIEN’S Restaurant — TIMOTHY O’TOOLE’S Restaurant — BUDWEISER DISTRIBUTORS of Illinois — THC BROKERAGE — FIRESTONE TIRES — SHEDD AQUARIUM — CUB FOODS — STATE STREET ARTS FESTIVAL — CHICAGO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM — ATLANTIC MUTUAL INSURANCE — BLOOMINGDALE SUMMER FEST — ARTHUR ANDERSEN — SIX FLAGS GREAT AMERICA — ABBOTT’S MAGIC GET TOGETHER — HOUDINI CLUB of Wisconsin — NAVY PIER — ABBOTT LABS — WMAQ-TV NBC Chicago — CLTV — HANOVER TOWNSHIP SENIORS — MIDWAY VILLAGE MUSEUM — And over 100 LIBRARIES and PARK DISTRICTS across the midwest