"...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



10/13 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

10/14 - Slipper Room - 10pm

10/20 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

10/24 - Slipper Room - 10pm

10/27 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm


11/3 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

11/7 - Slipper Room - 12am

11/10 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

11/17 - Bathub Gin - 10pm

11/21 - Slipper Room - 10pm

11/24 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

11/25 - Strip the District - W Hotel - Washington, DC - 8pm & 10pm







News & Updates


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

7/23/15 - Watch Matt try to fool Penn & Teller on Fool Us! on the CW August 3rd at 8/7pm central. 

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!