Comedian Magician El Ropo!

Based in Los angeles CA




Comedian Magician Phil Van Tee ("El Ropo!”) is best known for his clean humor, ​gentle audience participation, ​and excellent sleight of hand magic.
 
He was one of the esteemed Professors of Magic at the world famous Magic Castle, 'Magic University', in Hollywood, California.
 
For nearly half a century, Phil has performed in excess of 20,000​ standup comedy and comedy magic shows, all across the U. S., Canada, and the Caribbean. 
 
Amusement parks, circus, burlesque shows, comedy clubs, and now, in corporate and private home shows, Phil continues to do it all.  
 
TELEVISION AND MOVIES Phil's appearances include those on HBO, A&E, CBS, Nickelodeon, FOX T. V., Si T.V., Comedy Central, and Paramount films.  
 
INFLUENCES: W. C. Fields, Carl Ballantine, Don Knotts, Pee Wee Herman, Steve Martin, and Huntz Hall.
 
OVER HIS LONG AND NOBLE CAREER, LOOK WHO HAS PERFORMED WITH PHIL: Philippe Petit, Tippi Hedren, Amazing Johnathan, Paula Poundstone, Denis Leary, Rosie O’Donnel, Jay Leno, Cheech Marin, Dana Gould, Steve Harvey, Marc Maron, Patton Oswalt, Mort Sahl, Hugh O'Brian, Dawn Wells, Rob Schneider, Ellen Degeneres, John Byner, Dana Carvey, Margaret Cho, Sinbad, David Cross, Sam Kinison, Emo Philips, Roseanne Barr and countless others.