Twice voted “Parlour Magician of the Year” by the Magic Castle in Hollywood, Tom Ogden brings 35 years of comedy and magic experience to program. Jason Alexander of “Seinfeld” says, “If I were hosting an event, the first name out of my Rolodex would be Tom Ogden.”
Having Tom at your event guarantees the audience will laugh, feel happier—AND thank the event planner as the hero of the day!
It's no wonder President Ronald Reagan invited Tom to perform at his 81st birthday celebration. Afterward, President Reagan wrote Tom a personal note: “You are a great magician. I just wish I could make things disappear like you do. I could have used that trick on a few people in Washington.”
Tom Ogden has opened for such headliners as Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, and The Osmonds, and he's performed for celebrities from Tony Danza to Johnny Depp. Tom has appeared in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Lake Tahoe showrooms, and his national TV work includes appearances on “The World's Greatest Magic II” (NBC), “The Great Magic of Las Vegas” (FOX),” and even “Days of Our Lives” (NBC), as well as numerous commercials.
Hundreds of the top businesses and organizations (including Disney, Sears, The American Heart Association, Pepsi, KFC, the Xerox Corporation, and many more) have booked Tom Ogden time and again to entertain and inspire their people.
You don't have to be a Fortune 500 company to enjoy Tom Ogden's act, however. Tom is now available for available for private functions as well, from parties and after-dinner shows to country club and hotel functions.
In addition to his hilarious stage act, Tom also offers close-up, strolling sleight-of-hand for cocktail hours, hospitality suites, and intimate venues. Tom is a master of audience involvement.
Not only is Tom Ogden's clean family-friendly comedy hysterically funny, his magic will truly amaze you. And he personally customizes every performance so that it's tailor-made for your special occasion.
Now is the time to make the impossible possible and the humdrum hilarious by scheduling the magic and comedy of Tom Ogden for your next event!
We loved the combination of humor and magic and the way he worked the audience into the presentation. -- Brian Gardner, General Dynamics
We found a gold mine in Tom! I can't say enough positive things about how well it went. He amazed the audience with his wit, delivery and illusions! -- Amy Gaughan, QAD Software Inc.
We were impressed. Excellent. Everyone enjoyed Tom. -- Ibrahim Khayat, McDonnell Douglas
Great! I had all kinds of calls the morning after saying how much they liked it. -- KaRon Warner-Dukes, Lockheed Aircraft Company
Super presentation! Tom captured the imagination of the group. He certainly lives up to expectations! -- Art Hershey, Professional Industrial Relations Association
Wonderful. We have had nothing but rave reviews. Great audience involvement. Funny, entertaining. -- Judy Quinalty, Pomona First Federal
Excellent! The crowd was very enthusiastic and the feedback was quite positive. -- Diane Cooper, American Heart Association
Tom definitely exceeded all expectations. He has a true spirit of cooperation and is a real pro! -- John Goodrum, Point Loma Credit Union
The audience was captivated by his professionalism and expertise…extremely easy to do business with…I would not hesitate to use his services again. -- Lynda Phelps, Pacific Bell
Unbelievable! He outdid himself. Everyone LOVED him. Fantastic. We would rate him off the scale! -- Steve Marks, Carquest Auto Parts
Wonderful! Rated excellent by all our attendees. -- Barbara Spears, Xerox Corp.
The group enjoyed it to the utmost. Your name will be on my list for future planning. -- Bill Litton, I.A.R.W.
Great! Really, really, really good. Good message with a lot of magic and humor. Kept us entertained as we learned. -- Karen Humphrey, Greater Ontario Visitors and Convention Bureau
He was fantastic! We give him a top-notch rating! -- Bob Veit, United Stores, Inc.
A magician of high stature, with a comic and mischievous face, who can entertain all types of audiences -- La Opinión newspaper
It is rare to find an individual with the versatility, the technical ability, the professional presentation and comedy ability of Tom Ogden. -- Phil Willmarth, The Linking Ring magazine
Tom Ogden followed with his zany brand of comic magic, and it kept the group laughing all the time…He seems to outdo himself each time with his comedy routines-always superbly done. -- Obie O'Brien, GENII magazine
A stage manager's dream: He just walks on and he's ready. -- Richard Crowley, M.A.E.S. conference
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$250 - $2500
Society of American Magicians
The Magic Castle
Birthday Party (Adults) in Pasadena, CA on 09/20/2013
"He's a lot of fun. Easy going, makes everyone laugh, makes your event memorable. "
- Lousine F.
Anniversary Party in Anaheim Hills, CA on 06/22/2013
"Tom did a great job! He was a hit with everyone. Both young and old. I received requests for his information from my friends. I was very happy with the whole process. Thank you very much. "
- Laura C.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Temple City, CA on 03/23/2013
"Tom Ogden was AMAZING! My husband loves magic and I wanted to have a strolling magician for his 40th birthday. Tom was better than I could have hoped for. His comedic timing kept the crowd laughing and his magic skills kept them in wonder He moved through the crowed and kept the party light and fun. Several novice magicians there at the party as guests and everyone of them commented on how skilled Tom was. One who is a member of a club at the Magic Castle said, "I know how that trick is done and I couldn't see when he executed it, he's awesome." I would HIGHLY recommend Tom Ogden!
- Jessica G.
Fundraiser in Encino, CA on 03/09/2013
"Tom was fabulous. As a strolling magician, he interacted extremely well with our Gala guests. He was professional, delightful and mist of all, a great magician. I would definitely hire him again. "
- Ellen R.
Celebration in Los Angeles, CA on 12/05/2012
"Tom was awesome! He was the perfect fit for our occasion. He knew how to enteract with the audience, made them laugh and his magic was performed flawlessly. The client and guests were delighted. Will continue to use him in the future! Thanks Tom!
- Liza P.
Corporate Function in West Hollywood, CA on 10/31/2012
"Tom was really great for our corporate function. He blended well with the guests and was extremely personable. We had a few little kids as well, and he was very engaging with them. We will definitely have Tom again."
- Jennifer B.
Corporate Function in Woodland Hills, CA on 08/17/2012
"Tom was a big hit at our company party! He dressed the part, was friendly with guests, and his magic tricks amazed the crowds! Outside of being very entertaining Tom was also very professional. He discussed the details of our event ahead of time, showed up on time (a few minutes early even!) and his performance(s) were tasteful. I would highly recommend Tom to anyone considering adding a little magic to their event!
- Maggie P.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Hermosa Beach, CA on 04/30/2011
"Tom Ogden is professional, talented, accomplished, and proficient. His performance completely captivated everyone’s attention. Tom was very flexible. He was set to perform after we ate, but the caterer was late. Tom stepped in and entertained us, just as if it was planned that way. I know I got more than my money’s worth from Tom. He definitely made my mother’s 80th birthday party a memorable occasion. I would recommend him to everyone interested in having a magician entertain them and I’d hire him again!"
- Laura D.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Redondo Beach, CA on 10/16/2010
"Tom was on time and very professional. All my guest said he was great and loved his up close magic. I really enjoyed how he interacted with all the guest. I would hire him again and recommend him to anyone"
In addition to Hollywood, Tom Ogden will also travel to Los Angeles, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Glendale, North Hollywood, Studio City, Pasadena, Valley Village, Culver City, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Inglewood, Sun Valley, Montrose, Santa Monica, Verdugo City, Alhambra, Encino, Huntington Park, La Canada, La Crescenta, Marina Del Rey, Panorama City, South Pasadena, Tujunga, Venice, Arleta, Bell Gardens
and many other locations in and around the Hollywood area.
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