Michael Grandinetti is not your ordinary magician.
With performances on national and international television, in stadiums,
arenas, casinos, and theaters around the country, with Oscar-winning
composers and symphony orchestras, for NFL and NBA halftime shows while
surrounded by 70,000 people, in major national parades, and even at The
White House, Michael has made a name for himself around the world as an
extremely talented and innovative illusionist.
Over the past 20 years, Michael has been driven to make magic
contemporary and to give it a wide, mainstream appeal. He has had starring
roles on NBC’s “The World’s Most Dangerous Magic II”, The CW’s “Masters of
Illusion”, and Pop TV’s “Don’t Blink”, and his magic has been featured on the
Emmy-nominated FOX series “Bones”, “The Today Show”, the 2015 “Hollywood
Christmas Parade”, “The Bold and the Beautiful”, “Access Hollywood”,
“Entertainment Tonight”, “SportsCenter”, “NBA on TNT”, “FOX & Friends”, and
“The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon”. Michael has also appeared as a guest on
radio shows across the country and in media including Parade Magazine,
Starpulse, The Huffington Post, MAGIC Magazine, Young Hollywood, Pittsburgh
Magazine, Tucson Living, DC Life Magazine, and The Marilu Henner Show.
Michael was recently featured on CNBC’s “Make It”, a series about people who have achieved
success in challenging industries, as well as the cover of TV Times magazine, released nationally in
newspapers across the U.S. In addition, Entertainment Weekly named Michael as “a great
magician who can truly communicate with a TV audience” and Hidden Remote called Michael
a “fan favorite…with charisma and an easy rapport with an audience”.
Possessing a true passion for amazing live audiences, Michael has performed at a wide range of
venues including Heinz Hall with renowned composer Marvin Hamlisch and the Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra, Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City and San Diego, United Center in Chicago,
Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA, Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, Casino Rama in Ontario,
Canada, Grand Central Station in New York City, the Four Seasons Resort in Lanai, Hawaii, on the
red carpet of ESPN's ESPY Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, and at The White House
Easter Celebration. Michael was also honored to be the first illusionist ever invited to perform in
the National Independence Day Parade in Washington DC. During this remarkable celebration
of our country, Michael levitated a girl high above one of the floats as it moved down
Constitution Avenue, while a live audience of 250,000 people lined the streets.
In addition, Michael was recently one of the headlining performers in “Masters of Magic”, a large-
scale production show which ran nightly for two months at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, in
Reno, Nevada. Presented on the world’s largest indoor stage, a full acre in size, Michael caused
a 500lb motorcycle to appear in mid-air, levitated 10ft into the air under bright lights at the front
of the stage, created interactive magic with everyone in the theater at the same time, and
melted his body through a 7ft tall wall of solid, examined steel.