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Don't just hire any magician, hire a true professional. Dennis Christie M.D. "Master Deceptionist" amazes both young and old with his jaw-dropping entertainment as he blurs the lines of reality.
He has mystified companies such as The Chicago Bears, Facebook, Great Wolf Lodge, Jones Lang LaSalle, Pandora, Baxter, Abbvie, CDW...
Dennis specializes in close-up magic and mentalism, but is also skilled in many other styles such as coin, rope, stage illusions, comedy, trade show, and impromptu magic.
Dennis often says "I am not interested in people being impressed by my abilities, my primary goal is to leave them with the sense of child-like awe and wonder that we lose as we become adults.
Dennis blew our minds. He was able to do a show for kids (age 4-10) and adults. We had the show outside without a sound system and there were no issues. After the main show, Dennis did some close up magic for the adults and it was some of the best stuff I've ever seen. I would recommend him again and hire him for larger events.
We had Dennis perform at my church for the Christmas Spectacular event. He was amazing and versatile. He had tricks for all ages, everyone was engaged. He even stayed afterwards to perform for the smaller groups in the waiting area. I thought this awesome, because of the large crowd he wasn’t able to fully engage with everyone during his set. He is all around a great guy. Definitely would recommend him to other events.
I hired Dennis for my friends 40th birthday party. He came to the restaurant where i rented a room. He was great and blew our minds. Many people left confused and questioning how the heck he just did that. lol. Would definitely hire him again!
Guests loved him and I honestly think he was having fun, too. He stayed waaaaay past contracted time to talk to people, share magic stories and make sure all guests got their turn to be amazed.
Denise is very flexible and he adjusted his performance to fit our needs. He is good with kids and excellent with close up magic. The party guests were blown away. He is so easy to work with. Highly recommend.
We had Dennis perform close up magic in front of me and four of my friends for a bachelor party. I know it can be intimidating performing in front of 5 grown men but Dennis did a great job. He performed many great tricks and even stayed longer than the time we hired him for. I recommend Dennis for any event and would hire him again.
Response from Dennis Christie MD "Master Deceptionist":
Thank you Alvaro for your kind review. I want to encourage you in your marriage. You get out what you put in... no short cuts. Be there for each other in the hard times. When you feel like walking away, that is the time she needs you the most!
Great experience very talented
Dennis definitely delivered! All ages were enthralled and entertained! His performance made our event so much more special! If you’re on the fence … don’t be, go with him 100%. You won’t be disappointed!
Omg!!!! Dennis is AMAZING!!!!!!! I can't even begin to describe our experience. Dennis is an amazing person. Not only is he extremely talented in EVERYTHING he does, he goes that extra mile to make sure that his audience has left with a heart full of wonder and joy. Yes, I know this sounds EXTREMELY corny, but Dennis is just so amazing! Everyone left with a smile. Some left with tears of joy, because he takes the time to connect with his audience. I could keep going but I will hope you take my suggestion and hire this amazing, talented and passionate master of deception! YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT!!!!
Dennid did a fantastic job! I was very happy that I chose him for our event. I would definitely hire him again with 100% confidence, do not pass him up!
He made our party! Ages 10-57 and everyone was entertained.
Dennis was incredibly personable and dynamic which was perfect for my small dinner party. He was so talented that he could cater his tricks to each personality and vibe of the guests. He was outstanding and so impressive and I would 100% hire him again.
He did an amazing job for my boyfriends 35th birthday party. He was very polite and did a great job keeping my guests entertained. I will be booking him again for my sons birthday party in February.
Dennis hit it on the head! He captivated the audience and brought it all to the table, botb for the children and the adults that attended. He will surely be in mind for the future!
Dennis was amazing! I would definitely recommend him! He was great with the kids, and we had some pretty energetic ones! Neither the adults nor kids could figure out how he did his tricks, and they were right in front of us!! I WOULD HIRE HIM AGAIN FOR SURE!!
It’s was great
Everyone wqas amazed at the performance.
Adult birthday party for baby boomers. 50 guests. Dennis just walked in and started talking to people and doing his card tricks right away. The amazement on our friends’ faces was fun to watch. He is very personable and easy - very comfortable walking through the crowd . He made sure to get to every person there. I know he’ll get other jobs from our event - everyone was truly impressed!
We hired Dennis to entertain a large group of kids at a birthday party. Not only did he entertain them, he kept their attention the entire time (ages 2-12), but he also kept the adults’ attention. He spent extra time at the party, walking around from table to table doing magic tricks. He was so kind and personable. I was hesitant to book someone online, but we are beyond pleased. We would absolutely recommend Dennis!
My guest had a wonderful time with Dennis! You can’t help being pulled in my his charm and passion fur his art!! Had no problem interact with the guest! Grabs there attention from start to finish! The guest was in aw the way he Mezmerize them! Thank you for a delightful evening! I’ll see you again !
I hired Dennis for strolling magic and deception at my company's Halloween party. He did an excellent job at entertaining and shocking different small groups!
Response from Dennis Christie MD "Master Deceptionist":
It was a pleasure working for Facebook at your Chicago office. We have a bunch of amazing videos and photos to share with you from your event. If you aren't too busy, we could do a quick lunch to discuss your any upcoming events and I can drop off all those pictures/ videos.
Dennis Christie and Jonathan
Dennis did a fabulous job entertaining a large group of young kids (ages 4+), holding their attention for more than 30 minutes! He also thrilled the adults with walk-around card and other tricks. Overall, highly satisfied with the entertainment, and highly recommend! Dennis can modify the show to the age of the audience and that was truly a plus for our event!!
What to Expect
Dennis usually shows up 15 minutes early and leaves about 30 minutes after his performance is finished. Dennis loves to stay and talk with his guests and clients and is always polite and courteous. He will either show up in a purple velvet suit or a designer suit depending on the event. Always super professional and never uses crude language or humor. Dennis often says "I am not interested in people being impressed by my abilities, my primary goal is to leave them with the sense of child-like awe and wonder that we often lose as we become adults. That's the gift of Magic! Illusions are what I do, Magic is what you feel"
With his walk around magic, Dennis will stroll around your event mingling with guests and performing close-up magic for individuals and groups. Dennis will carry on him everything he needs so he will not take up any more space than your average guest. His presence does not interrupt the flow of the event, this works as a great ice breaker while guests arrive and/or provides entertainment throughout the event. He will primarily use a deck of cards and have the guests sign their card and perform amazing illusions with it... but he also performs mentalism and is skilled in many other styles of magic such as coin, rope, comedy and impromptu magic (magic using everyday objects like toothpicks, straws, rubber bands, etc.)
With the full Stage Show, Dennis and other team members will setup sound, camera/ projection screen, illusions, (whatever is needed) and perform a very interactive show for your desired length of time. (15 min - 2 hours) Requiring a room big enough for all of your guests to sit or stand while viewing a performance. Mixing magic with mentalism, your guests will be left astonished as his shows are highly interactive and engaging and often will include 10-20 volunteers. (lots of laughs and lots of people saying "How did he do that?")
Often times people will have Dennis 1st perform walk around magic for a few hours and then a full stage show... the choice is yours!
Dennis has mystified companies such as Great Wolf Lodge, Jones Lang LaSalle, Pandora, The Chicago Bears, multiple Fortune 500 Companies including Facebook, Grainger, Baxter, Abbvie, CDW, and many more. Dennis was the In-house Magician at Key Lime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort in Gurnee for over 5 years. He has had the privilege of performing at the Historic Civic Opera Building in Chicago, the Historic Woodstock Opera House, skyscrapers, Raised! an Urban Rooftop Bar, Senior Centers, numerous Church functions, and even at charity events like: Cancer Relay for Life & Autism Speaks. His vast skill-set allows him the ability to customize his performance to cater to any type of gathering, including but not limited to, birthday parties, corporate events, weddings, trade shows, city-wide festivals, ticketed stage shows, charity fundraisers, ministry outreaches and any of your special occasions.
Don't just hire any magician, hire a true professional. Someone who will go the extra mile to make sure your event will be remembered for years to come! Dennis is not your typical amateur magician, as he has been pursuing magic as a full-time profession for over a decade. He is one of the best Magicians in all of Illinois and we are in the process of getting him on Penn & Teller: "Fool Us" and America's Got Talent! All of his material is tasteful and although he does get many laughs, it is never at anyone else's expense. Dennis often says "I am not interested in people being impressed by my abilities, my primary goal is to leave them with the sense of child-like awe and wonder that we often lose as we become adults. That's the gift of Magic! Illusions are what I do, Magic is what you feel".
He specializes in close-up magic and mentalism, but is also skilled in many other styles such as coin, rope, stage, comedy and impromptu magic (magic using everyday objects like toothpicks, straws, rubber bands, etc.). Dennis' illusions are visually engaging and are sure to put smiles on your guests faces. He regularly incorporates audience participation as they help to make the magic come to life in their own hands. No one will leave the show without having a great time and everyone will be talking about the show for years . It's not uncommon for us to bump into people years later, who are excited to show us that they are still carrying a signed playing card that he used to perform an illusion with. These memories last a lifetime!
Additional Booking Notes
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Upcoming Booked Events
|December 11, 2021 • 9:00pm - 9:45pm||Christmas Party|
|January 12, 2022 • 9:30am - 10:15am||Nonprofit Event|
Past Booked Events
|November 20, 2021 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm||Fundraiser|
|November 14, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|November 06, 2021 • 8:30pm - 10:00pm||Bachelor Party|
|October 23, 2021 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||House Party|
|October 03, 2021 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm||House Party|
|September 25, 2021 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||House Party|
|September 18, 2021 • 4:30pm - 6:30pm||Birthday Party|
|September 05, 2021 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Religious Celebration|
|August 28, 2021 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Festival|
|July 30, 2021 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|July 26, 2021 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm||Camp Event|
|July 24, 2021 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm||Birthday Party|
|July 24, 2021 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Birthday Party|
|April 24, 2021 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|April 01, 2021 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm||Birthday Party|
|March 12, 2021 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Birthday Party|
|January 15, 2021 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm||Virtual Event|
|October 17, 2020 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm||Birthday Party|
|September 18, 2020 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|September 12, 2020 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Birthday Party|
|August 02, 2020 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|August 01, 2020 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|May 05, 2020 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Birthday Party|
|March 20, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:15pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|February 02, 2020 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Baby Shower|
|January 26, 2020 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm||Christmas Party|
|January 11, 2020 • 8:00pm - 8:45pm||Christmas Party|
|January 07, 2020 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm||Dinner Party|
|December 23, 2019 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 20, 2019 • 7:30pm - 7:45pm||Nonprofit Event|
|December 16, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Christmas Party|
|December 15, 2019 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm||House Party|
|December 14, 2019 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm||Christmas Party|
|November 30, 2019 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|November 24, 2019 • 11:30am - 12:15pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|November 16, 2019 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm||Fundraiser|
|October 30, 2019 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Corporate Event|
|October 19, 2019 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Halloween Party|
|October 12, 2019 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|September 08, 2019 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|August 18, 2019 • 4:30pm - 5:15pm||Birthday Party|
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