George Younts is a magician whose performances weave together acting, storytelling, clowning, theatre and poetry via mysterious miracles aiming to mystify and entertain all ages and backgrounds.
He offers performances for birthday parties, restaurants, school assemblies, weddings, corporate events along with being very adaptable to all types of stages, venues, age ranges and occasions.
Originally from Illinois, he is a classical trained actor and has toured nationally and worked as a magician, director, designer, producer, technician, playwright, actor and tours in a one-man adaptation of A Christmas Carol during the Holidays.
An award winning theatre teacher at the Charleston County School of the Arts with over of 25 years experience he taught at the BAK Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FL before joining CCSOA in 1999 and is a recipient of the South Carolina Theatre Association's Outstanding Theatre Educator Award.
A graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, he coaches The Fighting Gnomes- CCSOA's Improv Troupe, teaches technical theatre and leads workshops at state/regional conferences. In addition, he has taught Shakespeare, Improv, Acting and Magic in the SC Correctional System.
His professional affiliations have included- Actors' Equity, Southeastern Theatre Conference and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The children were completely engaged and entertained from start to finish.
The presenter was prepared, professional and enthusiastic!
His storytelling experience is unmatched!
Our students were mesmerized by this one man show!
It was a high energy workout that was fast paced and fun.
-Ashley River ES-
He captivated the audience and through his skills allowed their imagination
to take them farther into the story than the spoken words.
He has honed his craft to perfection.
-Charleston English Speaking Union-
The fourth and fifth grade students and their teachers were impressed.
This is a program you don’t want to miss!
Moments of beautiful acting.
-Charleston City Paper-
The students and faculty loved it!
Thanks for bringing your excellent work!
-Palmetto High School-
-Charleston Post & Courier-
-North Charleston High School-
-Ashley River Retirement Community-
-Circular Congregation Church-
-Charleston Air Force Base-
-Lieber Correctional Institute-
-North Charleston Office of Cultural Arts-
-Academy of Arts, Science & Technology-
Really shows the beauty of theatre!
-Liberty Hill Academy-
He was wonderful. He ought to be on television.
I look forward to his performance every year and
wish there was more of this type of programming.
-Allendale Correctional Institute-
Excellent! Really nice work. Enjoyed the show and
how it played with the kids in that environment!
Thank You for a truly riveting performance!
-St. Andrews ES-