- matt & prakash
one of new york city’s busiest entertainers and consultants, matthew holtzclaw has been recognized as one of the top performers and technicians in the world of magic and special effects. with a background in theatre, matthew frequently acts as a magic consultant to stage and film productions. recent projects include the revival of carrie, play dead directed by teller (the smaller, quieter half of penn and teller) and break of noon by neil labute and starring david duchovny. with his oft performing partner and fortnight collaborator, prakash puru, they have performed for corporate and vip clients in the us and abroad. most recently they were doing magic in the vip suites at the formula one races in singapore. he is also a contributing host on discovery channel's show head games where he gets to perform gross magic tricks in places like central park.
in his native singapore, prakash performed at major hotels, entertaining hundreds of people and parties. he became on of the leading close-up magicians in the region. he relocated to new york and was invited to perform at monday night magic, new york's longest production showcasing magicians. he is the only magician from asia to have been invited to perform. he has performed on singapore television, consulted to stage and screen on illusions and magic, been a featured guest on good day new york, and written performed a stage show with matt holtzclaw, "strange things", for over one year.