Joshua Lozoff

Joshua Lozoff has been studying and sharing magic around the world for nearly twenty years. He regularly performs in theaters, and at corporate & private functions throughout the U.S., as well as Japan, Europe and across Latin America.

Before turning his attention to magic, Joshua was a professional actor in Los Angeles, including a notable recurring role on the TV show Cheers, as Gino Tortelli, and as Logan in the movie Clueless. You can see Joshua's martial arts prowess on display (he holds a 2nd degree black belt in Aikido) in the film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

After 14 years as a professional actor, Joshua left Los Angeles to regain his sanity and devote more time to service work, including volunteer stints throughout Latin America. It was during his travels that a chance encounter with a street magician sparked a new passion, and Joshua began his training. Traveling around the world, Joshua studied with master magicians on several continents. After years of full-time training, he began sharing his craft with others. Now Joshua is regarded as one of the top magicians working today. Last year, Joshua logged over 200 public and private performances; at events ranging from performing arts venues to conventions and corporate banquets.

Recently, Joshua was featured on the network TV competition show, Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and the YouTube clip of his performance is approaching 500,000 hits.

Joshua had the honor of being one of only two magicians to receive an invitation to perform at the World’s Fair in Japan. He spent two weeks as a featured performer for the USA Pavilion, entertaining Fair visitors from around the globe.

The award-winning documentary Metacarpus, about the power of the human hand, featured Joshua's sleight-of-hand mastery alongside an orthopedic surgeon and sign language interpreter.

Joshua loves sharing his craft with people in every setting, and his love and respect for magic come across in every performance. A few moments spent with Joshua can truly inspire, amaze and entertain. As an audience member recently wrote: “His passion for what he does really comes through and his humor is infectious. Many, many thanks for a job well done!”

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Available Presentations Include:

Life is Magic

Magic, mind-reading, mentalism and mystery! Joshua's show combines his love for the art of magic, and his fascination with psychology, intuition and other "inner workings of the mind."

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The Magic of Communication

The Magic of Communication is engaging, intriguing and fun! In this interactive presentation, acclaimed magician and actor Joshua Lozoff pulls back the curtain to reveal the true secrets of his magic: powerful communication skills and strong powers of observation; skills useful for us all, from the board room to the living room.

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Performance Schedule

5/2/2019Statesboro, GATheater Show
3/31/2019Durham, NCFundraiser
3/24/2019Durham, NCFamily Day
3/6/2019Wilmington, NCAnnual Convention
2/18/2019Frankfort, KYCompany Vision Day
2/1/2019Kansas City, MOAnnual Banquet
1/26/2019Roxboro, NCKirby Theater Performance
1/18/2019Lake Junaluska, NCYouth Retreat
1/5/2019Cambridge, MDCompany Party
12/14/2018Ahoskie, NCEmployee Christmas Party
12/13/2018Shipshewana, INCompany Christmas Party
12/12/2018Ligonier, INCompany Christmas Party
12/11/2018Millersburg, INCompany Christmas Party
12/8/2018Central, SCCompany Christmas Party
12/2/2018Pinehurst, NCPrivate Event
12/1/2018Burlington, NCCompany Holiday Celebration
11/16/2018Henrico, VAHenrico Theater Arts Series
11/12/2018Anchorage, AKAnnual Fall Conference
11/1/2018Myrtle Beach, SCAnnual User's Conference
10/30/2018Marion, INAnnual Banquet

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Anson County Arts Council

"Joshua Lozoff put on a great show. We had a full house and everyone seemed to enjoy it. We had lots of great feedback from the crowd. I highly recommend this show!"

Artistic Director, Ansonia Theatre Series (Wadesboro, NC) 3/23/2018

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Family Speakers and Entertainers in Durham, NC

"Joshua Lozoff wowed the crowds but even more importantly he brought the crowds! We had our largest attendance ever for performances at our Family Day!"

Family Programs Educator, Family Day (Durham, NC) 3/18/2018

Diana Wortham Theatre

"Joshua Lozoff exceeded our expectations in all areas. He was overwhelmingly gracious in all aspects from booking to marketing to outreach to performance. The almost sold out audience loved him and his ability to connect with crowd. It was one of the easiest and most satisfying shows yet this season. We highly recommend this performance to other Performing Arts Presenters. You won't be disappointed!"

Associate Director, Mainstage Series (Asheville, NC) 1/19/2018

Saratoga Arts

Family Speakers and Entertainers in Saratoga Springs, NY

"Joshua Lozoff had performed at a previous First Night Saratoga at a 90 seat venue that completely filled up for each of his three sets. Based on that positive response, for First Night 2018 we chose to make him a headlining act on the mainstage and he successfully filled over 1,000 seats for his two sets. We made sure that we had a camera and two screens on either side of the stage so that he could still maintain the intimacy of his performances. The audience, even the skeptics, loved his work and he was always a courteous showman. Joshua was easy to work with and maintained good communication before during and after. We would certainly love to have him back in the future."

First Night Coordinator, First Night (Saratoga Springs, NY) 12/31/2017

Private

"All our guests loved Joshua Lozoff's performance, especially his walking around magic. The tricks he performed right in front of your eyes were as amazing as those on the stage. Technical skill is, of course, just one part. Joshua's warm personality and presentation skill is really what made the day. Joshua was a fantastic part of our daughter's Bat Mitzvah celebration."

Father, Bat Mitzvah (Durham, NC) 9/2/2017

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Family Speakers and Entertainers in Durham, NC

"In addition to Joshua Lozoff being an incredible magician, he has an incredibly magnetic personality - drawing a crowd any time and any place. It made for a 'magical' afternoon for our families."

Family Programs Educator, Family Day (Durham, NC) 3/26/2017

First Night Spokane

Family Speakers and Entertainers in Spokane, WA

"Joshua Lozoff was an amazing addition to our New Year's Eve program! We have had nothing but rave reviews of his performance, and many inquiries if he will be returning next year. He was a joy to work with from start to finish, as he truly brought his A game to the table. I especially appreciated him coming with me at 7AM to do a last minute TV interview when I woke him up at 6:40. He really was team a player every step of the way. I would highly recommend Joshua to anyone looking for the real deal."

Executive Director, INB Performing Arts Center (Spokane, WA) 12/31/2016

Private Party

"Everyone at my 65th birthday party had a WAY enjoyable time, mostly due to charming, warm and wonderful Joshua, whom we ADORE! Each guest from preschoolers to an almost-90-year-old was completely enchanted. A Duke sociology professor and a physician were so mystified as to spend the rest of the evening following Joshua's performance shaking their heads and exclaiming in awe! I will always remember ever-so-fondly my really special big birthday!"

Event Planner, Birthday Celebration (Durham, NC) 7/19/2015

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Family Speakers and Entertainers in Durham, NC

"As always, we LOVED having Joshua Lozoff at the museum! Both the performance and the time that he spent roving were crowd favorites. I especially loved how full the auditorium was for the larger performance. That really met our goal of spreading the visitors across the museum throughout the day. I hope we can do it again soon!"

Associate Curator of Education, Family Day (Durham, NC) 9/28/2014

Zebulon Parks & Recreation

"Joshua Lozoff engaged the crowd and kept them entertained! Awesome! A crowd favorite!"

Program Coordinator, Arts in the Park Festival (Raleigh, NC) 4/30/2012

Where does Joshua Lozoff perform?

Joshua Lozoff has recently performed in: Alaska, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, just to name a few.

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