"...unforgettable, and unlike anything else on television." - Rolling Stone

One of New York City’s most in-demand entertainers and consultants,
Matthew Holtzclaw has been recognized as one of the top performers
and technicians in the world of magic and special effects. 

Matthew's company The Artifice Group offers a fine selection of the best magicians working today; each unique and perfect for any type of gathering.


Upcoming Appearances





8/16 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

8/23 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

8/26 - An Evening of Magic - GCSC - 8pm

8/27 - An Evening of Magic - GCSC - 8pm

8/30 - Bathtub Gin - 9:30pm


9/6 - Bathtub Gin - 9:30pm

9/7 - Bridge Street Cabaret - 9pm

9/10 - Slipper Room - 9:30pm

9/13 - Bathtub Gin - 9:30pm

9/20 - Bathtub Gin - 9:30pm

9/21 - Glitter Gutter - 10pm














News & Updates


1/2/16 - Prakash Puru and Matthew Holtzclaw will be performing their two-man show at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California on March 3, 4, 5, and 6th at 8, 10, and 11:30pm each night. 

10/9 - Matt just returned from Las Vegas where he performed for the Supply Side West Tradeshow at the China Vitamins booth. There were over 1500 attendees and everyone who came by the booth had an amazing time. 

8/4 - Here's the episode of Penn & Teller: Fool Us where Matt tries to trick the Bad Boys of Magic. Watch it here!

6/24/15 - Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong played a secret live show of the songs from their album Foreverly at Bowery Electric and had Matthew open for them. Have a look at the photos here.

4/29/15 - Matthew will be a contestant on the CW show "Penn & Teller: Fool Us!". The show starts July 6th and then every Monday night after. Watch for him! 

4/10/15 - The Travel Channel visited the world famous Slipper Room and there's some great footage of Matt onstage. Check it out!