I started performing as a street magician, drawing large crowds to street corners. I'm now bringing what I have learned as a street performer to your next event for a truly unique entertainment experience.
Hired Justin for my sons 9 year old son’s birthday party and he was amazing.Had great card tricks and kept the kids guessing.Asking how did he do that.???Lol definitely recommend him if your looking for an awesome show for any age.Would hire again.Thank you!!
He is very funny and everyone at our Christmas party enjoyed his performance. Justin even visited our site before the event date to answer any questions we had, in addition to performing multiple small shows throughout the night! He is great, very accommodating, and responsive.
Justin dazzled our small crowd! He worked smoothly under the pressure of skeptics and had our guests beaming in bewilderment. Big ups to GigSalad and Justin.
Justin was professional & very entertaining! All of my guest (kids & adults) enjoyed his tricks and he worked the party to make sure he entertained everyone. Highly recommend booking him for your event!
Justin was fantastic. He was professional, courteous, and his magic was incredible. Highly recommended, absolutely would use again!
Justin stayed in communication with us throughout the reservation date through performance day. He arrived at the absolute right time, and even though our "crowd" was quite small due to covid concerns, he performed and engaged every single person in the room. He was extremely personable and made a personal connection with each person. This is truly amazing since the ages represented were from three years old to 65! I would LOVE to have him back again!
Despite the current COVID circumstances, Justin was able to provide the best experience for our party!
Response from Justin Gessel- The Houston Magic Man:
Hey Denetra, thanks you so much for the kind words. I really enjoyed the opportunity to perform for y’all!
Where do I start? Justin was not only amazingly good he was absolutely entertaining! Very professional all the way around!!! I would absolutely book him again in a heartbeat! As a professional Event Planner I come in contact with all types of talent and personalities and it so refreshing to deal with professionals like a Justin! Looking forward to working with him again in the future! 😀
He did an amazing job keeping the teens and adults entertained! We all know teens can be critical and “ too cool” for most things but they loved him!! He has also has a a great personality and was very flexible with our requests. Would for sure hire him again!!
Justin worked my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah during the cocktail hour. We had about 70 fourteen year olds. Justin walked around to the groups of different kids and engaged them with his magic. He worked in different groups of about 10 or so. Feedback from the kids was very positive. Would recommend Justin to others without reservation.
Justin was unbelievable! He blended into the crowd and impressed everyone with his amazing tricks! People are asking me about him days after our party!
Response from Justin Gessel- The Houston Magic Man:
Thank you so much! You guys know how to put on quite the party! I hope I’m a part of another one soon.
Justin was very engaging with the guests and everyone really enjoyed his magic. He capped it off with a special trick for the birthday girl. I would highly recommend!
Justin did an amazing job at the High School graduation party for my son. He put on a show in the living room for the entire 30+ folks from all age ranges and then did walk arounds the rest of the time. He was great with the little kids and kept the adults laughing and wow’d. He has a magnetic personality and some very clever slight of hand tricks.
His magician tricks were interesting and he easily got audience participation.
Justin was fantastic. Guests all had a great time and were very impressed by his capabilities. Highly recommend for any party / event.
I hired Justin to perform at my wife's birthday party as a strolling magician, and I have to say that I was impressed! He was able to engage the guests, and most certainly wow them, with his talent and personality. I received many accolades from my guests for Justin's performance, and he was able to elevate the party atmosphere with his abilities. I will most certainly recommend his services to anyone looking to raise the bar and truly bring the fun to their parties!
I invited Justin to our annual holiday party to stroll around amusing/baffling our guests with his magic for an hour. Justin was professional as expected; that said, I didn't know what to expect of his performance - not just I, but all 70 guests were very much impressed and entertained. We thoroughly enjoyed Justin's presence. Thank you very much!
Justin performed for our small corporate gathering at a bowling alley. We had about 10 people and he performed a variety of close-up magic tricks. There were adults and children there, and Justin had good interactions with kids and adults. Justin was very professional and timely in his communication. Would book again for similar event and recommend without reservation.
What to Expect
NO TOP HATS...NO RABBITS...NO GIMMICKS...
Are you looking for a magican in the Houston area? Looking for something different from the stereotypical birthday magician? Look no further!
I started out as a street magician. This means that I would walk up to strangers on the sidewalk, pull out a deck of cards, and make magic happen right in front of them. When you do magic like this, there isn't time for big, flashy props and hours of setup before the performance begins. I learned how to pack light and put on a show anywhere. I have since broadened my horizons to doing large stage shows, smaller parlor shows, as well as table hopping, but I still try to remain true to my roots. The best kind of magic is the kind that happens right in front of you.
My repertoire is family friendly, but is geared toward an older audience. My style and tricks would not be the best option for a young child's birthday party. However, I would be the perfect magician for restaurant work, company events, corporate parties or dinners, house parties, community events, bar mitzvahs, quinceaneras, sweet 16s, family reunions, or wedding receptions.
My passion for magic actually evolved from an interest in theater and acting. This was a natural transition for me, since doing magic is so much more more than just sleight-of-hand. When I was 14 years old, I attended a convention for high school theater students. One of the classes at the convention was titled "How Magic Can Improve Your Acting." I was intrigued, so I attended the workshop. The magician that was there amazed me, and I left with a resolution that someday I would do magic like he did. That is only half the story though...
A good friend of mine was also interested in magic, and after he showed me some very impressive tricks, I asked for his help. He stayed true to the magician's code, and instead of teaching me his secrets, he taught me how to figure magic tricks out. That skill, along with 10+ years of practice has brought me to where I am today. I've now performed all over the country, doing both solo and group performances with other magicians. I've now decided to settle down in Houston Texas, and I'm ready to bring some magic to H-town.
Past Booked Events
|April 03, 2021 • 8:30pm - 9:00pm||Surprise|
|January 09, 2021 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|December 18, 2020 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|December 05, 2020 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm||House Party|
|October 24, 2020 • 9:30pm - 10:30pm||House Party|
|October 24, 2020 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||House Party|
|September 30, 2020 • 9:00pm - 9:30pm||Surprise|
|July 25, 2020 • 11:30am - 12:30pm||Holiday Party|
|May 22, 2020 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Birthday Party|
|December 21, 2019 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Birthday Party|
|December 06, 2019 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm||Corporate Event|
|November 02, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party|
|October 26, 2019 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Halloween Party|
|June 08, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|June 01, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||House Party|
|May 25, 2019 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Graduation|
|April 13, 2019 • 4:00pm - 7:00pm||Festival|
|April 11, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Corporate Event|
|January 19, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Teen Birthday Party|
|November 24, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Corporate Event|
|October 31, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Dinner Party|
|August 11, 2018 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Teen's Birthday Party|
|May 30, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|October 03, 2017 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Steeplechase Neighborhood National Night Out|
Performing space with adequate room for movement (preferably >8 ft. diameter)