Dan Sperry is not your average magician. A Las Vegas resident and veteran of many shows on the Strip, Sperry creatively combines comedy, magic, and illusion with a twist of the bizarre to create an evening of entertainment that has been called: "A Wild Ride" (Magic Magazine), "A Hilarious and Awesome Show!" (University of Wisconsin), "Amazing and Fantastic!" (North Eastern University), and "a Blast!" (Spokane Community College). A recent semi-finalist on "America's Got Talent", awarded as "Most Original Magician" by Kyle and Christopher Massey on FOX's "World Magic Awards," appearing on the television series "Masters of Illusion 13 times, and being the youngest magician to be featured in the World's Greatest Magic Show" in Las Vegas, this high-energy, interactive show is nothing short of a non-stop roller coaster ride of pure mayhem.
You'll see why Dan is one of the nation's top acts for colleges and universities, corporate functions, and fairs and festivals! 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!
>> Career Highlights
Featured Performer in the world's highest selling internationally touring magic show: "The Illusionists"
Semi-Finalist on NBC's "America's Got Talent"
"Most Original Magician" on FOX's "World Magic Awards"
"By far one of the best illusionists we have ever had on this show. We did not praise you enough.
-Piers Morgan, NBC's Americas Got Talent
"The show was great! I received many compliments today from students, staff, and administration. It was great working with Dan and his show was a hit."
-Texas A&M University
"We had a blast! I have heard nothing but positive feedback; I hope to have him come back to our campus! He is very talented, personable and funny!"
-Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
"One of the most entertaining things I've seen in a long time!"
-Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
"A Rocky Horror Meets Magic Brand Of Illusion Complete With Audience Participation and Comedy!"
-WHERE Magazine, Las Vegas
"Your style, energy, and ability to interact with the audience was wonderful. I would highly recommend you to any organization that was interested in an energetic, entertaining, and enjoyable program. Thank you for such a great show, you are truly a talented entertainer!"
-Art Institutes International, Chicago
"Dan's clever wit drew interaction from the audience from the very beginning of his act and kept their attention throughout the performance. I believe I represent our organization by endorsing Mr. Sperry as a very talented entertainer, capable of delivering a professional and unique program that relates to a wide range of audiences."
-Meeker Cooperative/Touchstone Energy
"A wild ride..."
>> Basic Set-Up Needs
Dan Sperry's technical needs vary with the context of his show. In order to give you the best performance possible, Dan Sperry provides the following information as minimum technical rider to his contract for a stage show:
Artist Requests: Stage:
Minimum performance area of 8 ft. x 10 ft. preferably on a raised platform with steps if applicable (larger stage is better).
Lights: A general wash with lights being brighter on Dan and darker in the audience if available.
Sound: An appropriate sound system should be provided. Three XLR or Stereo inputs to main system if there is a sound engineer controlling the sound for your event. This is to plug two UHF Wireless Microphones and an iPod player through a DI box into your system.
Please have the following available at the stage upon Dan's arrival to the venue: 2 chairs to be placed stage left; 1 long table minimum 4 feet wide to be placed at stage right; 1 clean and unused trash can to be placed off stage
>> Sample Introduction
The following is a sample introduction you might use when introducing Dan Sperry to your audience:
"Tonight's special guest comes direct from nightly performances in Las Vegas. He has been seen on international stages and television shows, including FOX TV's WORLD MAGIC AWARDS where he was awarded the title of "Most Original Magician". You recently saw him freaking out the judges, especially Howie Mandel, on America's Got Talent as a semi-finalist. His show combines comedy, magic, and illusion with a twist of the bizarre. Ladies and gentlemen this is not your average magic show, give it up and welcome to the stage: Dan Sperry!"
>> Pricing Information
Pricing for each act varies depending on a number of factors including: location of the event; popularity of the date; routing for each act; type of event; single or multiple day performances; length of show, etc. To get a specific and accurate quote for your event please contact our office by completing the form below or calling (888) 654-6901. We respond very quickly to answer all our clients' questions.