Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry tours around the world with the largest and best selling magic show in Broadway history and brings his acclaimed style of unique and original magic to special events of all kinds. From close-up alright if hand magic to large stage illusions you'll see why Dan Sperry is the most popular magician of this generation!
What to Expect
With millions of hits on YouTube and 100's of thousands of loyal online followers Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry the Anti-Conjuror has become a social media phenomenon and one of the most sought after live performers working today.
His totally unique style of shock illusion initially captured the imagination of his fans, it is his hilariously eccentric and shocking routines that have grown his popularity across the globe.
You’ll see why Dan is one of the nation’s top acts for colleges and universities, corporate functions, fairs and festivals and beyond! He brings his original brand of illusion direct from his international television appearances and nightly performances on the Las Vegas strip to your event, guaranteeing an evening of laughter and amazement that you’ll never forget!
Your idea of a magic show is about to change…. It has been said “Dan Sperry puts the ‘ick’ in Trick!” by the New York Daily News and “Sperry keeps the audience in stitches with his crazy, manic brand of humor!” by BroadwayWorld.com. Dan Sperry’s live show is a high-energy roller coaster ride of shock illusion- like you’ve never seen before. Dan Sperry is considered the most original and ground-breaking magician of this generation. His one-of-a-kind approach and twisted style provokes shock and unsettling awe as his audiences are left in disbelief by his never before seen illusions. His performances are unlike anything ever experienced as he brings you to the edge of your seat where you don’t just watch the show but also become part of the show. His show creates unexpected and hilarious audience interaction both on stage and beyond create the true highlights of the show where you never know what might happen next.
Dan Sperry is the most popular modern illusionist of his generation. His fascination with the art of magic began when he was four years old and he performed his first paid show at age 11. By the time he was 17 Anti-Conjuror™ Dan Sperry was already an internationally recognized champion with honors including being one of the youngest illusionists to headline the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood and shortly thereafter his resume would grow to include multiple appearances on the hit TV series “Masters of Illusion”, the youngest illusionist featured in several shows on the Las Vegas strip, tours taking him around the world including France, Italy, Canada, and Greece, he is also the only illusionist to ever be awarded the title of most original magician on FOX’s “World Magic Awards.”
After spending several years touring colleges and night clubs with an international fanbase growing through his social media presence, Sperry appeared on season five of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” in early 2010. Receiving millions of views on YouTube, he shocked audiences, captivated voters and sent judges running into the stands with his legendary performance of making a lifesaver appear out of his throat while grossing out judge Howie Mandel. One week after performing on the show, Sperry was one of the top ten most Googled people as fans tried to search out more of his shocking illusions. The start of a new year brought a whirlwind of change for Sperry as he embarked on his very first solo national tour. Hailed as one of the largest touring magic shows of that time he visited a multitude of U.S. cities and left his mark on the entertainment world which led to his work with the original production of The Illusionists in preparation for its launch at The Sydney Opera House.
In the fall of 2011 Sperry traded in his longtime Vegas residency to call New York City home. Starring in his Off-Broadway headlining engagement “MAGICSHOW” nightly in the heart of the theater district of Times Square Sperry quickly gained the attention of the mainstream entertainment industry. With high-acclaim from audiences and critics alike it was voted “Best of Manhattan” for 2012 and 2013. Sperry was also awarded the coveted Merlin Award from the International Magicians Society and was bestowed the honor of Most Cutting Edge Magic twice in a row and holds that title to this day. His show’s success even caught the attention of Buddy Valastro and was given an entire episode of his hit show Cake Boss in celebration of Dan’s 500th performance. Dan correctly predicted how his custom cake would turn out before ever seeing it with his sealed prediction baked into the cake and even worked alongside Buddy to have it magically appear on stage in front of a sold-out audience.
While continuing to headline in New York City, Sperry further grew in international acclaim after becoming the first magician to ever be a finalist on German hit “Das SuperTalent,” part of the internationally successful “Got Talent” franchise. Receiving record-breaking votes from the show’s more than seven million viewers in the semi-finals, he went on to land in the top three of the finals. By that time his success had caught the attention of not only fans but others in the entertainment industry as his expertise in his original brand of Shock Illusion was sought out most recently by the band Jane’s Addiction to create illusionary visual effects for their current tour.
Today, Shock Illusionist ™ Dan Sperry is one of the most sought-after live entertainers in the world as his viral popularity grows and his fanbase of 100s of thousands of “Abricabastards” continues to gain global momentum. With guest spots on NBC, iTV, RTL, FOX, TLC, ABC, and more his strange illusions and shocking comedy routines bring a refreshing and bizarre presence to the art of magic.
Additional Booking Notes
Dan always customizes his show to fit YOUR needs to help make your event successful and unforgettable. Each show package can be altered to your budget, venue, clientele, and location. Contact Dan to discuss your event and for more information!
Dan's show and set list is customized to each client's specific needs depending on event requirements (walk-around close up magic, parlour magic, stage show, illusion show, etc)
2 Folding Chairs
1 CLEAN Unused Trash Can/Waste Basket
1 Long Folding Card Style Table (2'x4' For Example)