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Lex Schoppi

About Lex Schoppi

Lex Schoppi was self-taught in the art of quick change when he began to specialize on the subject at the end of the 90's. He studied his art with amazing precision until he reached perfection and ventured on stud trips to investigate the history of quick change.
With his specialist publications Lex Schoppi contributed significantly to the popularity of quick change on the magic scene. In 2001 he wrote his first specialist article on quick change and already by 2003 his first book appeared at the FISM World Championships of Magic in Den Haag. In May 2005 he published book on quick change in the USA, which not only sold worldwide and was republished, but found its place on the day of release in the top ten best-seller list of magic dealers around the world. International magic press and leading Las Vegas magicians recommend this book as a fundamental work of the art of quick change. In 2008 he published his second book. The magic circle of Germany awarded Lex for "author of the year" for his Quick Change books.  
As a coach ad consultant Lex Schoppi advises magicians, television and show productions. In addition to three dozen different techniques, he has penned further inventions. Many of his ideas are available worldwide from magic dealers. His customer list reads like a "Who's Who" from the international magic scene. Even the most prestigious opera festival in Bayreuth / Germany and German TV-Shows consulted the effects specialist for show costumes. Besides show productions for opera, theater, TV and cruise stages, Lex also works for top models, rockstars, pop stars, top comedians and has created magic effects for primetime TV shows, for example for the opening of the German Music price ECHO or stars in the ring at the EUROVISION
Since 2006 he has been travelling internationally under the name of Lex Schoppi & Alina with one dozend Haute Couture costumes. Lex and Alinas international Quick-Change show is an impressive highlight in German showbiz. This captivating show impresses by its unbelievable tempo and precision. All effects are exclusive unicums, as they are produced in their own workshop. This show has inspired all over Europe and has been awarded multiple times with golden prices and also with the title „artist of the year“ several times.