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Derek Hughes

Keynote Speaker

Stand-Up Magician

As one of the recent finalists on America's Got Talent, Derek Hughes' original comic voice and strong interactive magic make him of the of the most requested acts working today.

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The live performances of celebrated conjurer, “Stand Up Magician” Derek Hughes, have been lauded by audiences and critics alike, with The New York Times calling him “thoroughly entertaining.” Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and the Ellen Degeneres Show. He’s a consulting producer on TRUtv’s hit magic series, The Carbonaro Effect and was a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

A regular performer at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California, Derek was recently nominated for Parlour Magician of the Year. He is also the only magician ever invited to perform at HBO’s prestigious Comedy Arts Festival.

Why Book Derek Hughes for Your Event

Millions of people have seen Hughes’ magic on television, or through the screen of their favorite media player. However, magic at its best is a live performance experience that no camera can truly capture. An expert improvisor, his repertoire is both clever and funny, and his quick wit is a perfect match for various audience types. Hughes can custom-tailor the content and message of his show to meet the needs of your event or meeting.

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Derek Hughes performs a card trick with Mel B’s assistance on AGT

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Derek Hughes – Fuses telepathy and humor on the AGT Stage

Derek Hughes’s Speech Topics

  • Stand-Up Guy, Outstanding Magician

    Few things bring people together like magic. Using his unique combination of storytelling, humor, sleight of hand and acting, Derek Hughes shows how effective – and entertaining – magic can be. 


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