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Read our blog for stories of our events, spotlights on our amazing performers, a peak into the Magicorp team, corporate event and travel tips, and more…

The Vanishing Man: The Most Legendary Trick Never Seen by the Public

Jul 3 2019|

You won’t be surprised to learn that magicians have their own conferences and convention where they trade secrets, buy tricks, have contests, and perform shows. Many legendary events have happened at conventions, of course, and one legendary exploit is the tale of “The Vanishing Man”. This stunt was not performed by a magician, but by a magic dealer, a man [...]

The 4 Best Places to See Magic in the US

Jun 25 2019|

Magic is at an all-time high in regards to popularity, and there are now more places than ever to see live magic in unique venues all throughout the United States! Here are a few of our favorites. ∙ Chicago Magic Lounge (Chicago, IL): Magic lovers in Chicago can head to the brand new Chicago Magic Lounge to get their fill [...]

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Harry Houdini

Jun 19 2019|

As one of the most well-known names in magic for his escape tricks, there is still much about Houdini’s life that some people may not know! Here are 6 things that you probably didn’t know about Harry Houdini. 1. He named himself after another magician Originally from Budapest, Hungary, Houdini’s real name was Erik Weisz. As a teenager, he read [...]

Derek Hughes Performs on The Ellen Degeneres Show

Jun 14 2019|

The amazing Derek Hughes performed on The Ellen Degeneres Show and made Olivia Wilde's engagement ring disappear! If you love this video and want Derek Hughes to perform at your next corporate event, give us a call or fill out our form to learn more.

5 Things Magicians Always Hear

Jun 12 2019|

At most events that we’re a part of, our performers spend a lot of time interacting with the guests. Oftentimes, people have a lot of questions about the life as a professional magician! Here are some of the most common questions and comments we hear at any given event: ”Can you make ______ disappear?”: The mother-in-law, the check, the extra [...]

4 Common Mistakes In Setting Up A Room

Jun 6 2019|

We’ve been involved in countless events over the years, and have noticed a few common mistakes that can lead to the event room being set up in a way that isn’t ideal for a performance. Here’s a look at what we think are the most common mistakes for setting up a room, and how to avoid them! Mistake # 1: [...]

3 Things A Magician Can Teach You About Business

May 31 2019|

The most successful magicians in the world are not just great entertainers, but great businessmen as well. David Copperfield, for instance, is worth $875 million and he didn’t get to that level solely based on his sweet card tricks. Here are some things that you can learn from magicians to apply to what you do: 1.Building a team: Behind every [...]

Performer Spotlight: The Evasons

May 23 2019|

This Performer Spotlight is all about the amazing mentalism and mind-reading duo, The Evasons. Get to know Jeff and Tessa, and why they’re so great for corporate events! How did you get into magic? Jeff: As a young boy I was always fascinated anytime I saw magic on television. The first live magician I saw was when I was 14 [...]