Eric Starkey

Why book Eric Starkey?

Eric Starkey is a magician, sideshow performer, and actor from Pittsburgh.

His magical performances range from thought-provoking and theatrical to hilarious and dangerous!

He has performed full evening shows and intimate close-up magic for large corporations, major league baseball teams, theatres, private parties, and countless other clients seeking a unique form of entertainment. These performances have taken Eric to Las Vegas, New York City and Bermuda, as well as countless performances in the Tri-State and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Make your next event more memorable by adding a bit of magic by Eric Starkey!



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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 120 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Insurance: $2 million

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Eric Starkey

Eric Starkey's magical performances are highly customizable. They can feature a combination of sleight-of-hand, illusions, mindreading, escapes and other variety arts.

While Eric frequently performs on stage and in front of large groups, he is also known for his close-up and marketing magic.

Mind-blowing illusions are performed up close and personal. These intimate performances can be conducted at nearly any venue and everyone is given the opportunity to participate in a unique magical experience!

When Eric Starkey performs close-up magic, he is able to establish a strong personal connection with the audience that can never be made from the stage. The magic happens inches away, creating a one of a kind interactive experience. Eric's talents are especially popular at private parties and corporate functions, where he is able to seamlessly entertain from group to group, amazing everyone along the way.

Close-up magic can be performed tableside prior to dinner, strolling between groups at a cocktail party, at a set table where groups can gather throughout the evening, or behind the bar (Eric is also a certified professional mixologist). The performance of close-up magic is ideally suited for hospitality suites, banquets, cocktail parties, restaurants / bars, and golf outings.

Brighten up your next sales presentation, client event or trade show with a touch of magic! Eric Starkey can help to separate your company from the competition with a truly memorable presentation. Together, you will develop a highly customized, sales oriented performance, where your product or service is the star!

Anyone can learn to do a couple of card tricks, but it takes a marketing specialist, like Eric Starkey, to represent your company in a professional and entertaining manner. Eric will become a member of your marketing team, make your guests feel welcome and present your sales message in a concise and articulate fashion - emphasizing important points as he performs a few miracles along the way.

Eric's talents can be utilized to introduce new products or services, deliver your sales message, generate leads, gather a crowd for your sales staff, or simply to entertain your clients. Eric Starkey can also create custom illusions to showcase your product and illustrate important points about your company.

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Eric Starkey to find out what their setup requirements are.

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