Matt Brockman became interested in magic at age 10 performing for family and friends at every gathering he could. By age 12 he was performing on Ninth Street in Durham, NC, at his school's talent show and was hired for his first paid performance. Since then he has been mastering the craft of up-close and stage magic by reading books, attending workshops and working regularly with professional magicians. Matt is currently under the tutelage of Josh Lozoff, an internationally known professional magician. Matt is also an active member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM). He was named 2015 People's Choice Award for Best Young Magician by the IBM.