Larry has taught hundreds of magicians—from full-time professionals to interested beginners—to build upon their skills and talents.

Within his learning communities, everyone is encouraged to learn and develop according to their deep interests.   Whether it’s by workshop, conference, a series of master classes, or video conference, Larry’s teaching methods are  energetic, inspiring, engaging, and transformational. Students and participants are assured of an experience that is respectful and constructive, filled with an abiding love of the art of magic.

Currently, Larry is the Dean of McBride’s  Magic & Mystery School. He has held a number of academic and teaching posts, and was the recipient of the following honors:

  • The Christian and Mary Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, Muhlenberg College, 2002
  • University Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award, University of Illinois, 1990