Joel Ward’s high energy, original magic has astonished people throughout the world. He presents award-winning magic by combining classical magic with a contemporary touch. Joel’s mind-boggling magical talent ranges from comical audience participation, to interactive close-up magic, to flashy Las Vegas styled illusions.
Joel started magic when he was six years old. A magician at a school assembly chose Joel from the audience to assist on stage. Since then, Joel has taken his magic very seriously. He started his own business at age 10 and started to perform at children's birthday parties. By age 15, Joel became a World Champion Teen Magician after placing 1st at the annual competition for the International Brotherhood of Magicians. That same year Joel was picked out of hundreds of magicians to appear on television with Master Magician, Lance Burton. The show, “Lance Burton: Young Magicians Showcase,” was filmed at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. In January of 2011 Joel made his first appearance on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno and on Comedy Central’s “Tosh.0”. In 2016 Joel appeared on Penn and Teller’s “Fool Us” on the CW. Joel currently lives in Los Angeles, California and performs hundreds of shows a year; for national television broadcasts, corporate clients, weddings, casinos, cruise ships, and more.