A native of Arizona, Gary has been performing his incredible magic since the age of 14. He graduated with the highest of honors from the Jack Sutherland School of Magic in 1986. A full time professional since 1987, performing at countless venues such as: schools, churches, libraries, weddings, private parties, dinner theaters and corporate events. Gary's performing resume includes a long list of restaurants, dinner theaters, resorts and clubs throughout the southwest. Highlights include special engagements in Las Vegas at The Mint Hotel, The MGM Grand and Casino Arizona. Television appearances on Fox and other broadcasts. Also, numerous magical performances at the Mission Bell Movie Studios.
Gary specializes in developing different shows that fit specific themes to suit the needs of his clients. His signature piece is "The Wild West Wonders". With this show, Gary has taken magical effects along with his own magic and added a flare of the wild west. Gary West wows his audiences everywhere he goes. As a performer, Gary has won many awards throughout the years, most recently taking first place in the Society of American Magicians contest. As a gifted instructor, he can be found helping fellow magicians polish their craft. Gary West performs throughout the southwest but keeps Phoenix Arizona his home. If you are lucky enough to catch his act, you will be amazed as some of the magic will actually happen in your hands.