Chipper Lowell

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Chipper Lowell is an Award-winning visual and variety comedy comedian who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Disney Channel, General Hospital, Empty Nest, Show Me The Funny, America's Funniest People, Shades of L.A., The Art of Mime, and the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. His film credits include "Larger Than Life", "Time Changer", "My Life", and "SIX". Chipper co-wrote the script for "SIX". Commercials include Disneyland, Nissan, AT&T, Aerosoles and Bud Light.

Chipper headlines the casino towns of Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe and Reno, and regularly brings his stage show to some of the top cruise lines including Princess, Holland America, and Celebrity. In addition to performing live, he is also a writer, producer and consultant for theater, television and film projects.[1]

Since 1990, Chipper has performed for corporate events and trade shows across the globe. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, and he is a favorite of many of the top corporations for his clean comedy and customized performances.

Born in Massachusetts in the late sixties, he traveled around the globe with his family on various circuses and arena shows. At age 17, he began performing his award-winning solo act,[2] which led to bookings all over the world. Told early-on that his act was too eclectic, he made that his strength and built a unique brand of entertainment that is equal parts original magic and vaudeville skills blended with stand-up and improv comedy.[3] In 2000, he debuted a one-man show which continues to tour the United States from time to time.

Lowell currently tours performing arts centers and theaters with his critically acclaimed solo show, "The Chipper Experience! – Where Comedy & Magic Collide!™" This family friendly stage production has received rave reviews and honors, and has toured not only the U.S. but also Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. In 2006–2007,"The Chipper Experience!" ran for a record-breaking 12-month run at the Horizon Casino Resort in Lake Tahoe with over 600 performances.[citation needed]

Chipper was twice honored with the "Merlin" award for "Comedy Magician of the Year!" by the International Magicians Society.[2] He was also named "Specialty Act of the Year" by the Tahoe Daily Tribune and Action Magazine.[citation needed] MAGIC Magazine voted him among the "Top Funniest Magicians Performing Today".[citation needed] And he was listed among the Top three stage magicians for 2006 by the Sacramento Bee, along with Lily Tomlin and Lewis Black.[citation needed]

In 2013, Chipper Lowell was nominated for "Stage Magician of the Year" by the Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle in Los Angeles). The AMA Awards Show is scheduled for April 7, 2013.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ kawamoto, Wayne, Interview with Chipper Lowell magic.about.com. Retrieved April 2011
  2. ^ a b Julie Daniel (April 11, 2008). "Magic and Laughs on stage at LPAC". Antelope Valley Press. Retrieved Dec 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ Mark Nelson (February 2009). "Chipper Lowell: In His Words". Magic Magazine. Retrieved Dec 31, 2013. 

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