In 2014 Michael along with the Butcher Shop in Cordova TN, put on an Evening of Dining, Magic and Music with special guest star Kellye Cash, former Miss America. The proceeds from this event went to support the Restoration of Ashlar Hall in Memphis, TN. Other guest stars for the evening included some special music by the 2014 reigning Miss Memphis, Christine Electra Williamson and Michael’s special assistant was the reigning Miss Banana Pudding Festival Crystal Williamson.
Michael Clayton is a very talented close-up and stage entertainer, having performed at thousands of events. From small intimate settings at a table to the middle of the FedEx Forum for an arena filled with guests. There is none equaled to his performing experience in the Memphis/Mid-South area.
In 1988 Michael began performing professionally, and has logged many hours performing for various corporate customers, and private engagements.
Specializing in the classics of magic, Michael Clayton brings a fresh approach to the art of magic, with contemporary music, and theatrics.
Special Awards and achievements
- First Place Award LBHC Academy Talent Show – 1980
- First Place Award Society of Memphis Magicians SMURFF Contest – 1987
- Helped Television Stars Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop raise funds to support literacy.
- In 2011, Michael is selected as official Memphis and Shelby County magical spokesperson for Ready Shelby Campaign.
- In the fall of 2011, Michael Clayton was selected as a feature artist for Spoon Magazine, a local dining and art publication.