Blackwell is a proud member of the Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA) and the past president of the Charleston chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Howard has been a student of magic for as long as he can remember. He draws his inspiration from many pioneers in the field of magic and feels it is important to recognize those who have paved the way before him. His major inspiration as a magician comes from Rudy Coby, Harry Anderson, Teller and David Copperfield. Please support these talented performers, they are the true masters in their field!
Howard Blackwell has traveled the world performing his unique brand of magic, wowing audiences in over 19 different countries. Now based in Charleston, SC, he performs in theaters and corporate venues entertaining audiences with his mind-blowing magical skills. The Charleston Post and Courier says, "Blackwell brings magic to the stage... his show and stage presence are captivating." The Charleston City Paper selected Blackwell's theater show as one of the top shows in Charleston to catch, three years in a row! He was recently nominated for the 2018 “Stage Magician of the Year” Award by the Academy Magical Arts in Hollywood, CA. Stephen Colbert calls Blackwell, “Absolutely Amazing” and Kylie Jenner says, “I loved your show!”
Blackwell specializes in performing stage and illusion shows. He has performed at celebrity weddings, fundraisers, country clubs and night clubs.