Robert first got sucked into the realm of magic at the age of 8 when he was gifted an intriguing looking magic set at Christmas. After tormenting his parents and babysitters for a few years, his love for magic continued to grow when he later saw a cousin of his perform a mind-bending card trick. Ever since then Robert has been a dedicated student of the art, honing his craft over many years, and is a proud member of the Society of Irish Magicians. He regularly attends conventions, lectures and seminars each year perfecting his routines and performances so you can guarantee he will cause some jaws to drop with his visual style of magic. Robert’s expertise lies solely in Close-up Magic, that is, magic performed directly under the audiences noses, leaving memorable lasting impressions. Robert Hackett brings his unique style of Close-up Magic to a wide range of Corporate Events, VIP Parties, Weddings and Private Functions, with his easy-going approach and manner he will disarm your guests and have them all laughing and amazed.