Michael Weber delivers astonishing entertainment for thinking audiences. His original presentations of the impossible excite the intellect and imagination of every audience member. Imagine meeting face-to-face with someone who has the ability to determine your innermost thoughts. Concentrate on a word, an idea, any number or image, and Michael Weber is able to entertainingly capture that thought with almost scientific precision.
With style, wit, charm and absolute discretion, Michael Weber utilizes these thoughts to create entertaining and mind-shattering results. He has unfailingly demonstrated this unique ability with hundreds of thousands of people around the world. The themes of communication, information and innovation resonate throughout every performance. His presentations reach every member of the audience from a one-on-one demonstration for the President of the United States to Amphitheater shows for over 7,500 people.
Michael Weber also happens to be a licensed attorney in the State of California, with an educational background that includes bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees. With his diverse experiences and wide-ranging fields of interest he is comfortable and conversant with audiences and individuals on most any level.
For more than two decades Michael Weber has been creating and performing his own remarkable style of entertainment. He has demonstrated his amazing abilities throughout the United States, Western Europe, South America and the Far East. He was a featured entertainer at the Cannes Film Center, The Paris Acadamie, and the United States Embassy for the new U.S. Ambassador to France. Michael Weber has also performed throughout Thailand, Japan, Spain, England, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, Argentina, Germany, France as well as television appearances in Lisbon Portugal. Michael Weber appeared in Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Portofino, Florence and Rome.
Articles in Omni Magazine and a four-page profile in The Los Angeles Times sing his praises. He appears regularly on national and international television programs like Beyond The Mechanical Universe and the PBS series, The Nature of Things. He was featured on the national television series Sightings where he was able to produce writings on Polaroid film that answered questions concentrated upon by the host. The film and cameras were supplied by Polaroid's research lab and the head of R & D confessed that what Michael Weber did was impossible by today's technological standards.
Michael Weber has worked with and for the Presidents and CEO's of companies including Canon, AT&T, MCI, Morgan Stanley, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Safeco, Mass Mutual, Nationwide, Time-Warner, National Semiconductor, Oracle, Williams-Sonoma, ABC, HBO, NBC, CBS, Warner Brothers, Celestial Seasonings, Levi Strauss, Silicon Graphics, Unocal, Texaco, Dunn and Bradstreet, First USA Bank, Suzuki, Johnson & Johnson, Hewlett-Packard, Tandem, Dow Corning Chemical, and Bear Sterns.
Michael Weber has performed for two U.S. Presidents. His style and originality have made him the personal performer of choice for celebrities like Jerry Seinfeld, Arnold Schwartzeneger, Sharon Stone, Frank Sinatra, Steven Spielberg and Johnny Carson for their own private events. He has established traditions with Ray Bradbury and Michael Milkin by performing at their respective Halloween and New Year's celebrations for several years.
Michael Weber conceived of a way to get into locked bank bags without the use of tools. This remarkable revelation was reported around the world in several magazine articles and resulted in the United States Internal Revenue Service instituting a change in their security bag design based upon Michael Weber's findings.
Michael Weber co-founded Deceptive Practices, which provides the entertainment industry with Arcane Knowledge On A Need-To Know Basis. As an independent consultant, Michael Weber designs, creates, and performs startling effects for film, theater and television productions. In addition to designing and constructing the Jacob's Ladder illusion for the Tony Award-winning play Angels In America, he recently completed work on films creating the impossible for stars Dennis Quaid, Debra Winger, Michele Pfeiffer and Jack Nicholson. He was Julia Robert's personal instructor for I Love Trouble and he designed actor Gary Sinese's illusionary wheelchair for the Academy Award Winning film Forest Gump. His work can be seen in the Michael Crichton movie Congo from Paramount Pictures, and with Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's Casino. He was also the creative consultant to Disney's film The Parent Trap.