WELCOME, to the Magical World of Carnegie. 

Washington D.C. Illusionist, Dean Carnegie’s performances are mesmerizing and mystifying.   His interactive magic makes the entire audience part of the show. If you want entertainment that your patrons will enthusiastically talk about long afterwards,   you want Carnegie!

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Event Illusionist

Carnegie’s shows are fun, exciting and filled with good clean entertainment. He has three different shows to offer: The Artist of Mystery Show, which is easy to customize for special events, The Astonify Show which is ideal for smaller events. Finally, The Steampunk Illusionist is a grand show of illusions for theaters and performing arts centers.

Speaker

Carnegie’s talk on the Marketing methods used by Houdini comes from his upcoming book, The Houdini Way. The talk gives insights on how these techniques were used by Houdini to become famous, and how they can be used today to promote a business or an individual.

ASTONIFY

The Astonify Show is a theatrical recreation of a Victorian Parlor Magic performance combined with a full light Spirit Seance. The show is a blend of conjuring, thought reading, and ghostly mysteries. Great for team building activities and ideal for date nights.

Talk Show Guest

Dean Carnegie is an ideal guest for talk shows on tv, internet, and radio. He can speak with authority on Houdini and magic history. And he can present mind boggling magic LIVE on the air with the show hosts or even with audiences listening from home!

“Take Howie Mandel’s boyish charm, mix it with David Copperfield’s magical charisma and poof! You get Carnegie: Artist of Mystery!” The Washington Post

“The feedback from your show was great…Thank you for a wonderful show!” J. Sharples, British Embassy, Washington D.C.

“You gave a terrific performance, witty, colorful and fun as well as magical and confounding. How DID you do that??!!
In addition, you were not just easy to deal with offstage, but relaxed genial and pleasant. You make a good team, and you put on a wonderful show!” Dr. Donn B. Murphy, President National Theatre

“The fine entertainment you so ably provided, made the event exciting and successful” Debra Romash on behalf of President George Bush Sr., White House

“Thank you very much for a great show last Friday evening…We really appreciate you sharing your talents with the Members of Dataw Island.” Kevin Rhatigan, GM/COO Dataw Island

MEET DEAN CARNEGIE

Dean Carnegie is a professional magical entertainer, author, and historian. His various interests in art, literature, and history all seem to find their way into his programs. As a professional magician, Dean travels all over the U.S. and abroad demonstrating and sharing his magic. He is the creator/producer of several different shows including Carnegie-Artist of Mystery,  The Steampunk Illusionist, and The Astonify Show. He also develops custom presentations for corporate events and fortune 500 companies.

Dean is the author of two books on escapology for magicians and is finishing up his first children’s book. He has a book on the famous magician Harry Houdini in the works. Finally, he is the creator and writer for the very popular blog The Magic Detective which is all about the history of magic.

When not writing,  painting or performing, Dean Carnegie is usually  developing new material for his shows. Being an avid magic history fan, he constantly delves through 100+ year old books to find old world magic and then figures out how to make those old effects new again. In some cases, like with his Steampunk Illusionist Show, those old effects are presented just the way there were a century ago. Old mysteries for new audiences is a perfect combination.

 

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