MAGIC MAN; BOOK WRITER; FUNNY TALKER
PERFORMER: David performs 300-400 shows yearly at schools, libraries, conventions, churches.
AUTHOR: Over 80+ books, audio tapes, and videos/DVDs on magic, comedy, entertaining—particularly children—and about promoting yourself as an entertainer. He also has written over 250 columns for major magic and clown trade publications over the past 40 years.
LECTURER: To magic and clown groups, plus conventions for entertainers, in every major city in USA and Canada, plus overseas since 1978. From 1995-2002, with Sammy Smith and Steve Taylor, presented 147 Creative Kidshow Conferences (8-hr workshop) across the USA and Canada. Spring 2003: Lecture tour of Norway, Denmark, Sweden. August 2003: lecture tour of Australia and New Zealand. Fall 2004: Lectures in Paris, Portugal, and a two week 11-city tour of England & Scotland. Fall of 2006 and 2007: 17 Christmas Magic Workshop lectures across the USA, plus a 9 city Christmas Magic tour of Australia & New Zealand. Oct. 2008: will present a dozen Christmas Magic lectures in the United Kingdom.
EDITOR/PUBLISHER: Gene Gordon's Magical Legacy (1980), The Comedy Magic Textbook by David Roper (1986), and Safety Magic for Children by Karl Wagner (1991).
INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS: Performed/lectured in England (1981, 1991), Scotland (1991), Holland (1991), Germany (1990 7-city tour), Australia and New Zealand (1989 & 1995), Norway (1993), Holland (1993), Saudi Arabia (1991, 1993), Belgium (1995). Vienna, Austria, June 1996. March/April 2003: Norway, Sweden, Denmark lecture tour. August 2003: Australia/New Zealand lecture tour. February 2004: booked to lecture/perform at the BLACKPOOL ENGLAND CONVENTION. June 2004: Featured Lecturer at Auckland New Zealand Magic Convention; September 2004 lectured in Paris and Portugal; October 2004 eleven city lecture tour of England/Scotland. Spring 2005: Lectures in England, Ireland, Italy, and Spain. Spring 2006: England, France, Switzerland, Belgium.David Ginn Magic: South Africa Beach ... Shows me doing a trick on beach April 2007.
David Ginn Magic: South Africa Safari ... My first day April 2007 in SA on safari.
CREATOR OF three new shows yearly: an educational school show, a pre-school/kindergarten show, and a summer reading show for libraries.
NOW CELEBRATING: 35 years of fulltime performing, writing, lecturing and teaching others how to entertain children and family audiences.
HUSBAND of Lynne M. Ginn, 39 years in March 2008; FATHER of Autumn A. Ginn, elementary school music teacher, age 29 years.