I can perform magic in virtually any conditions for any occasion. I have extensive experience in performing for:
Be it a strolling or stand-up environment, children, seniors, or in-between, your guests will have a memorable experience they will not forget.
Contact me for rates and booking info!
"We believe great performers are born, not made. You can either work a crowd or you can’t.
Mr. Sturk is born performer." - InsideMagic.com
"I hired John for a Harry Potter themed event and knew he was the perfect choice the moment he responded to my request. His immediate enthusiasm was palpable, and he was many of my guests’ favorite aspect of the party. Everyone was so impressed and entertained! He was an absolute natural." - Emma Lyons, Happy Fish Parties
"Magic's answer to John Hodgman..." - Kerry Reid, Chicago Tribune
"John Sturk is one of the great emcees of our time." - ChiJackie, Tripadvisor reviewer
"John Sturk is the funniest magician working in Chicago. He doesn't even have to try to be funny, or say funny things as to many tedious magicians do. He has funny bones." - Frank Glab, Society of American Magicians Assembly 3
Proud Member of:
Life Member, Society of American Magicians, Past President of the historic S.A.M. Assembly #3 of Chicago. Currently serving as National President-Elect, aka Almost-President. Join the S.A.M. with my personal referral code!
Member, International Brotherhood of Magicians, and Past President of I.B.M. Ring #54 of Lansing, Michigan.
Member, The Academy of Magical Arts (aka The Magic Castle)
Member, The Magic Circle (They let me use "John Sturk MMC" in England, so I'm basically nobility there).
Co-Founder, The Chicago Magic Round Table
Chicago Reader Article, Oct 26, 2016
"The secrets of Chicago's not-so-secret society of magicians"