With over 20 million 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.
Whilst it is his totally unique style of illusion that initially captured the imagination of his fans, it is his hilariously eccentric and often shocking comedy routines that have grown his popularity across the globe.
From headlining sell our arena tours to guest starring on popular TV shows, Dan Sperry blends a bizarre mixture of comedy magic and mayhem into an utterly original performance that is as unique as it is entertaining.
Dan Sperry is the most popular modern illusionists of his generation. At the age of 17 Anti-Conjuror Dan Sperry was already an internationally recognized champion with honors including being one off the youngest illusionists to headline the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA and multiple appearances on the hit TV series “Masters of Illusion.” Sperry was also the youngest illusionist featured in “The World's Greatest Magic Show” for three years in Las Vegas, NV and is the only illusionist to ever be awarded the title of most original magician on FOX's “World Magic Awards.”
After spending several years touring, Sperry appeared on season five of NBC's “America's Got Talent” in early 2010. After receiving more than one million views on YouTube, he shocked audiences, captivated voters and sent judges running into the stands with his offbeat performance of making a lifesaver appear out of his throat. 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 talent. The start of a new year brought a whirlwind of change for Sperry as he embarked on his very first solo national tour in the spring of 2011. Hailed as one of the largest touring magic shows of that time he visited a multitude of U.S. cities..
In the fall of 2011 Sperry traded in his longtime Vegas residency to call New York City home. Starring in his solo headlining engagement “MAGIC SHOW” 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 a coveted Merlin Award from the International Magicians Society and was bestowed the honor of Most Cutting Edge Magic.
While continuing to headline in New York City, Sperry began to grow in popularity internationally traveling around the world for appearances. In December of 2012 Sperry returned to the U.S. after becoming the first magician to ever become a top three finalist on German hit “Das SuperTalent,” part of the internationally
successful “Got Talent” franchise. After 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. The end of 2012 proved to be a productive year for Sperry as he launched his own uniquely themed line of coffees just after returning from Germany. The idea to create Zombie Java™ came to him while on tour in South America.
Today, Sperry is one of the most sought-after entertainers around, performing as the headliner for the largest touring magic show in the world, “The Illusionists.” Sold out tour stops for Sperry have included some of the largest entertainment venues in the world including stops in, Sydney, Singapore, Mexico City, South America, Germany, Dubai and many more.
"Dan was the BEST RECEIVED MAGICIAN we have ever had."
- Central Lakes College
"He ended the show to a well deserved standing ovation!"
- Campus Times
“A Hilarious and Awesome Show!”
- University Of Wisconsin
"We had a blast! I have heard nothing but positive feedback. He is very talented, personable and funny!"
- Spokane Community College
“The show was a hit! Dan has the right amount of comedy and magic!”
"We have been receiving great feedback from your act in particular, and everyone found
it to be their favorite. Thank you for a great show and I enjoyed working with you."
- College Of Eastern Utah
“His knack for keeping the audience entertained with his unlimited energy,
well-placed jokes, and quick wit kept the show moving at the perfect pace.”
- Stagelight Magazine, New York City
- The Toronto Star
"Mr. Sperry was great! He was the best magician we have ever had, I cannot say enough about how well he went over!"
- Eastern Idaho State Fair
"Dan Sperry was great and a pleasure to work with. His unique and never before seen illusions will leave you wondering - How did he do that!?"
- Porter County Fair