Mark Toland defines the ever-evolving Chicago-style magic

April 17, 2018

There’s Chicago-style pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs, why not have a Chicago-style magic? Mark Toland tells GeniiOnline about the unique hybrid nature of Chicago’s magic scene, and tries to pin down the ineffable qualities that define it. He also explains how training as an actor drove the creation of his own personal magic style.

For the rest of our interviews with Mark, check out the links here:

Part one: Mark Toland explains how small town life and zero back-up plan made him a pro magician

Part three: Mark Toland’s theatrical approach to mentalism finds freedom within limitations

Part four: Mark Toland shares why the Magic Penthouse is a treat for performers and audience alike

Part five: Mark Toland tells the tale of his accidental TEDx talk