Daniel Bauer world renowned escape artist, magician and youth motivational speaker is internationally respected as the successor to the legendary escape artist Harry Houdini. He continues to perform to sold out venues around the globe. He defies impossibilities while inspiring the hearts of tens-of-thousands worldwide with a life story that is beyond magically powerful.
One of hundreds of clients describes him as "Inspirational, Breathless, Passionate, Gripping, etc." (Murry Bergtraum HS - NYC)
He is a master at creating experiences around the globe where magic, sorcery, escape and life inspiration come together to present thrilling, suspenseful entertainment and life-changing experiences!
Daniel inspired through his word and his art. His passion shines through in what he does, and motivates the generation to come. Working with youth in the community, I believe we need strong role models like Daniel to help break through stigmas and create a better world.
Daniel Bauer is truly a class act. He presented to over 6oo students at Murry Bergtraum High School. After his presentation I went to teach my classes. The lesson for the day was about Daniel's presentation and what they learned from it. The students DO NOW was to say one word that would describe Daniel's presentation. Here are some of the words that were mentioned as I went around the classroom...PASSIONATE, EMPOWERING, MOTIVATING, UPLIFTING, INSPIRATIONAL, BRAVE, STRENGTH, ENCOURAGING, etc....Daniel's energy captivated my challenging students to help them think about their lives. As he was presenting in the auditorium, I looked at the students faces and they were so engrossed in what Daniel was saying to them. He spoke from his heart. He made it REAL and AUTHENTIC. Students related to what he had to say. Here are a few quotes from essays my students wrote about him, "I think of you as a hero and a great person", "Daniel was a very motivational speaker and if I had a problem with something his words will inspire me to do better", "The message Daniel was trying to get across was I wake up with a purpose", etc...
Thank you Daniel for coming to speak to our young people at Murry Bergtraum High School. You are truly an amazing, kindhearted human being and I am honor to know you.
I booked him for the kids of 6 to 12 yrs. The show was good for that age..
good! but it could have gone a little longer. for the price that I was quoted for.
Daniel was timely and enthusiastic. The 5-7 year old kids and the adults had a good time with the magic and escape art he provided. I appreciated that he called me and was extremely attentive prior to my decision, and he was also responsive afterwards with my questions. He was really flexible with the environment, which I also appreciated. I would highly recommend booking Daniel for your next event.
My guest an I was amazed at the wonderful job you done. Thanks again. This is the second time to use GIG Salad an was very impressed bought times.
Daniel performed an amazing show. He is very professional and a great entertainer. Everyone was pleased to have him for the family Christmas party and definitely will call him again!
Thank you so much for working our event... Everyone loved it
He was spectacular.
He did a great magic and make my son's birthday party so special! It was surprising how he entertained all of our guest, both kids and adults. I appreciate having a wonderful opportunity to see such a great performance like his in my house!
Mr. Bauer gave his heart and soul to helping the foundation start out. His dedication to helping the young and those suffering from Alzheimer's disease is truly admirable. We would recommend him.
Daniel's presentation was amazing!!! Not only was the magic awesome but the message that Daniel shared about the trials and tribulations of his life was beyond powerful. Looking at the faces of some of the most at-risk youth it was evident that Daniel's words resonated with them I recommend him highly and have asked for him to come back in May.
He's Awesome! He came to my school bright and early and was prepared to speak to my students at an alternate learning center. His story is amazing and he was able to say just enough for my middle school students to captivate their attention which is hard to do. Daniel was able to use his story and magic to motivate my students to do better in life. My students were shocked by his magic tricks! Even the adults were like, "how did he do that?" Ha! He was truly amazing with a story that can touch anyone. All my students wanted to be a magician when he left and asked when he was coming back. I look forward to bringing him back to my school again! He was awesome!
I wax in the audience at the Positive Living conference when Daniel wad introduced. My first thought was, dear me- not another magician. He proved that my thinking was way off base.
The mixture of his remarkable magic and his ability to overcome such dire circumstances was truly inspiring.
By the end of the act 99% of the audience was in tears, some were tears of joy, sadness, understanding and hope.
His act was a testimony to the fact that we can overcome most barriers, given patience, willingness and drive/faith.
I have always been a huge fan of magic, to see it first hand by such an amazing talent as Daniel Bauer's was incredible. I was honored to have been able to witness such an amazing man tell his story. One minute I was in awe of the feats of magic and the next I was in tears as he told his emotional story. I know everyone who saw him and listened left inspired and believing a little more in magic.
I had the pleasure of witnessing Daniel perform at a conference a few weeks ago. Not only was his story touching, he managed to express himself in a way that brought his audience closer to him emotionally and allowed him to educate and encourage hope. Using his amazing slight of hand and magic as guides in his story made it entertaining and left people wanting more.
Daniel Bauer's presentation at the recent Positive Living 18 Conference in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, was one of the most incredible presentations I have even seen. I am a frequent conference-goer with a degree in Speech Communication, but Daniel's presentation called "Beyond Belief" is something completely unique among keynote speeches. The Positive Living Conference is designed by HIV positive people for HIV positive people. The attendees range in background from very experienced activists to grass-roots folks who are still learning how to cope with their health status. Daniel's presentation seamlessly weaves together his stories of growing up as an LGBT individual, his struggles with his health status and depression, and his eventual triumph over adversity and his new role as an educator/motivational speaker to high school students and other groups who deal with the risks, issues and stigmas associated with HIV. And since he is a renown magician of considerable skill, Daniel punctuates his program with magic acts (including a spectacular straight-jacket escape) that completely captivates his audience. Needless to say, the attendees I was with at the Positive Living 18 Conference were brought to tears, and then brought to their feet. Honestly, my impression is that Daniel's appeal transcends his subject matter, and I would encourage ANY leader of any groups, regardless of purpose, to consider booking Daniel. You will not be disappointed.
I've never experienced a magic show such as Daniel's. He weaves a truly inspirational life story into his mind blowing fears of magic that will have you questioning what you just saw. You will be laughing, crying, and leave feeling so motivated and inspired. I wish I could see his show every week!
Amazing and inspirational show that had me on the edge of my seat. One of a kind Magic performed also.
The motivational speaking session was a learning experience that showed me how I could improve.
We were lucky to have Daniel visit my father's birthday dinner to perform. He proved that magic resonates in the souls of all ages. My dad called the evening unforgettable and Daniel's act was a significant reason for that sentiment.
From the moment that our organization contacted Daniel until the actual event and even afterwards- the experience was wonderful! He is professional, always willing to help and be involved in the event planning, inspirational and motivational in every way! Even after the event, he contacted us to be sure that everything was fine.
Daniel's performance mesmerized and amazed everyone at our event, and till this day- they are still talking about the magical moments that he brought to us!
We would highly recommend Daniel Bauer for any event that you may be planning. We will definitely work with him again, and for years to come. Words can not express our appreciation for such a wonderful performance and truly wonderful person! Daniel Bauer- truly amazing!
On Tuesday, March 24th Mr. Daniel Bauer spoke to a group of 600 9 -12th grade students at Murry Bergtraum High School. This was the first time all year students were together in the auditorium for an assembly this year. During the course of the hour presentation, students were completely immersed in every word of Mr. Bauer's personal and touching story of his life. Mr. Bauer's raw and inspiring presentation touched our students so deeply and they are still talking about it today!
Daniel Bauer was absolutely amazing. We had a crowd of 500 plus students attending and almost the whole crowd was captivated by his act. His act was at the very beginning of the ceremony and he really generated a lot of excitement that carried through most of the ceremony. More than just being an enjoyable act, he also made it purposeful and really connected it to the main purpose of the event and conveyed our message to the crowd. Moreover, he was extremely accommodating and energetic and we can't wait to have him back at our next year ceremony.
Daniel Bauer is a professional when it comes to speaking. His touching stories reflect deeply on what he has experienced and he is not scared to share his experiences with the rest of the world.
I heard Daniel Bauer speak at Brooklyn Technical High School a few times so far, on World Aids Day. He is a fantastic, top of the line speaker and really brings out the emotional side of the listener.
I met Daniel initially through common social justice issues on Twitter and Facebook. I met him in person, strengthening and confirming our friendship.
I was honored to see his special performance of Beyond Belief that coincided with AIDS 2012.
I was transfixed. The story, the passion, the reality of the show. The magic was excellent.
The beauty is, his performance is ageless...in other words...appropriate for young and old alike!
I was a ticket holder and attendee of Daniel Bauer's show Beyond Belief! There are no words that can describe how absolutely amazing this performance was! Not only has my life changed, I NOW believe in magic! I was completely in shock from the heart-warming stories right through to his final escape! Thank goodness he made it out ALIVE! Everyone should see this guy! Truly Brilliant! Truly Amazing! Truly Magical!!!
We are fortunate to have had Daniel speak at our school for the last three years. He is a tremendous speaker and truly a inspriation for all of our students. His message of hope and determination resonated with all of the attendees. Daniel speaks candidly and thoughtfully about his journey and our students benefitted from his time at our school. I strongly encourage anyone to book Daniel and let his message be heard at their function.
Daniel brings strength to your soul, tears to your eyes, and laughter to your heart. He is truly an amazingly talented speaker. From the moment he starts speaking he has an auditorium of 600 high school students captivated. He takes us all on a journey through his life with a charismatic delivery of experiences. Daniel stays with these students long after he has left the stage. The effect he has on people is insurmountable. We are grateful to have crossed paths with such an inspirational man like Daniel Bauer.
Daniel Bauer has been our School's World AIDS Day speaker for the past three years. He is an entertaining, dynamic and professional speaker. Daniel's honest and forthright style captivates our student body year after year. Students ask about him throughout the year and express concern for his well being. They are fully invested in the message of personal responsibility he brings from his experience living with the day to day reality of his HIV positive diagnosis. Our school administration recognizes and appreciates the positive impact Daniel Bauer makes on our student body and we all look forward to a long and prosperous relationship. Thank you Daniel!
Daniel is a gifted performer and communicator who made our two-day event a special reception for the delegates who came from all parts of the world. He was part of our opening ceremony and a keynote speaker moderating all the scientific sessions. He was true, funny, warm, engaging, genuine, professional and totally uplifting to everyone present.
Daniel is a master at the art of holding audience's attention with laughter, humor, and a message that can be used in real life. I loved his presence and was honored to get to meet him. I highly recommend every foundation and event groups to take at look at this amazing gentle man!
All the very best my dear Daniel… You are the best..
Daniel Bauer did an amazing job as the key note speaker for Reds Spots at the University of Minnesota. Not only did he draw the crowd in he also kept them engaged and provoked emotions. It was an amazing turnout and we appreciate all the work and effort Daniel did to make it an amazing event and help bring an awareness to HIV/AIDS! We hope to have him again for future our future Red Spots event.
I had the honor of attending Daniel Bauer's New York City off-Broadway previews of Beyond Belief. I was truly blown away. The show was one of the most powerful, emotional experiences I have ever witnessed. His ability to bring you on a journey of life was as equally magical as the incredible magic he performed! Definitely a 5 star speaker and performer!!
What to Expect
From the time Daniel Bauer steps on stage your event attendees can expect to be captivated beyond belief! Before they even know it, they will find themselves crying, laughing and sitting in complete awe, jaws wide-open. Daniel Bauer offers the following entertainment and motivational program services:
Daniel Bauer is a master magician, mind-reader and escape artist. He is, of course, the successor to the legendary Harry Houdini so you can expect high-brow perfection! His shows are perfect for any type of event including theatrical productions, intimate affairs such as private parties (adults and children), corporate functions, conferences, comedy clubs and much, much more. Daniel Bauer works closely with each client to custom produce an experience that is highly engaging delivering nothing less than 5-star wow-factor!! Magic, mind reading and death defying escapes are the makeup of his brilliant talents. Contact Daniel Bauer today for a life-time of unforgettable amazement!!
Seeking a powerhouse experience that will motivate anyone and everyone to never give up on dreams? Daniel Bauer continues to work with high schools, universities, national conferences and non-profit cause events to deliver mind-blowing, life-changing talks that will leave a life-long impression of hope. He has spoke to audiences of upwards to 3000 at once and has earned the reputation of being one of the most perfect speakers to ever take stage. Daniel Bauer works closely with clients to custom build programs that compliments the needs of your event's theme. Daniel Bauer speaks on just about any topic you can think of including team building, staff moral, hope, anti-bullying, addiction, HIV/AIDS awareness, self-empowerment and so much more!
Daniel Bauer's spectacular production Beyond Belief debuted at the National Healthy Living Summit in Dallas, TX then came to New York's off-Broadway! A five-star production that redefines the experience of magic, mind-reading and death defying escape while embracing a story of life that is genuinely beyond belief!!! This production is available for theatrical bookings, community events and charity galas. Beyond Belief received internationally, highly acclaimed reviews and is currently back in production to return to New York City early 2015. Keep checking back for tour details or contact Daniel Bauer if you would like to bring this powerfully engaging experience to your city.
Daniel Bauer is internationally respected as the successor to the legendary escape artist Harry Houdini. He continues to perform to sold out audiences around the globe. His specialties include designing and producing highly engaging experiences in the arts of escape, pure magic, sorcery and mind-reading.
Daniel Bauer's magic and escape talents have been featured on national and local affiliate TV including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and WB. He has also made countless appearances at some of the world's most legendary night clubs, theaters, conferences, corporate grand celebrations, non-profit galas and much more. Daniel Bauer's legendary talents continue to be highlighted through interviews in print media, radio (including NPR) and all over the world-wide-web. His latest production, Beyond Belief that debuted at the American Airlines Amphitheater in Dallas, TX and New York's Off-Broadway has redefined the way the arts of magic and escape are experienced by audience members. He has been described as the "Generation-X Houdini" by Woodstock Times, and HX Magazine says that "Daniel Bauer is one of New York's most soul piercing performers!"
Daniel possesses a unique craft of sharing magic without borders and boundaries. Every escape and conjured magical spectacular is told through a personal story of loss, survival and triumph. Each story continues to positively impact those around him to believe in magic once again.
Daniel is an advocate for equality and hope for all walks of life. He continues to break barriers by transforming lives and healing communities around the globe with his work. He has been featured as a keynote speaker and performer at national and international conferences including the National Healthy living summit, The International Conference on HIV/AIDS and he continues to deliver heart-pounding programs at High Schools and Universities.
Additional Booking Notes
Technical requirements will depend on the type of program (workshop, plenary, school assembly, entertainment production, etc.). Once the needs of your program have been established, a complete technical rider will be provided.
Past Booked Events
|December 31, 2016 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Holiday Party (New Year)|
|December 28, 2016 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|December 18, 2016 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm||Birthday (Child)|
|December 17, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 07, 2016 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 02, 2016 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|November 18, 2016 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Birthday (Child)|
|November 11, 2016 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm||Birthday (Child)|
|November 06, 2016 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|October 30, 2016 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|October 29, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Holiday Party (Halloween)|
|October 22, 2016 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|October 22, 2016 • 9:30am - 10:00am||Birthday (Child)|
|September 03, 2016 • 8:30pm - 9:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|June 16, 2016 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Corporate Event|
|September 12, 2015||House Party|
|September 07, 2015||Birthday (Adult)|
|June 20, 2015||Corporate Event|
|April 04, 2015||Wedding Reception|
|February 28, 2015||Birthday Party|
There is no set defined performance list; each and every program by Daniel Bauer is custom produced and delivered to ensure your event's needs are delivered and met above expectations.
|Daniel Bauer||Motivational Speaker / Entertainer|
Influences & Inspiration
Harry Houdini and the greatness of magic and escape he shared to bring the world together in common peace is Daniel Bauer's greatest influence.
Varies depending on type/setting of program