Trained in the performing arts first as an actor/ dancer at Temple University, then winning his Masters Degree in Directing and Design from the University of Pittsburgh, Tobias went on to teach various performance disciplines there for several years. Moving to New York, Beckwith joine the production and management teams of some of the world's longest running shows: The Fantastiks (Sullivan Street Playhouse), Sweeney Todd (on Broadway and 1st National Tour), and Oh! Calcutta! (on Broadway and International Touring).
For the past 23 years, he has worked exclusively in the world of magic, as manager and producer for Jeff McBride, Marco Tempest, and other leading magical performers. Having been extensively trained in every aspect of live show production, Beckwith continues to be actively involved in the creation of magic with many prominent magical artists. He recently authored the books, Beyond Deception, Vols. 1 & 2, The Wizard's Way, The Wizard's Way for Powerful Presentations & Beyond Applause; Marketing & Management for the Independent Performer.