Hosting an Outdoor Party

Outdoor parties are always great fun! The pleasant vibes in the sun and fresh air cannot be replicated. For a successful outdoor magic show please consider the children and party guests comfort. Winter Parties: Consider a place and time that ensures everyone can stay dry and warm. Summer Parties: Remember sunscreen and water. Sometimes parents […]

Artworks – Mount Duneed Primary School

Thank you to Eve and her friend whom both drew these wonderful pictures after enjoying my magic show (as part of their end of year activities). Both enjoyed the boomeranging banana that bopped me in the head and captured the moment in their illustrations. Also pictured is Finn, one of my magic students whom performed […]

Arts grant does the trick for Dan

Magic Adventures receives Geelong Arts Centre – Creative Engine Grant

We were delighted to receive the call that our innovative new project “Magic Adventures” has been selected to receive support from the Geelong Arts Centre! Geelong Arts Centre have announced their brave, bold and creative local recipients for the Creative Engine grants 2021! We look forward to developing the interactive magic movie and injecting some […]

Magic Videos – Created During Lockdown!

Watch Dazzling Dan now! Geelong Children’s Week 2020 was the first online celebration of Children’s Week for the City Of Greater Geelong. During the week (24th Oct – 1st Nov) Dazzling Dan popped up in the most unexpected places across Geelong… …Including the GEELONG CAT’S FOOTBALL STADIUM Watch Dazzling Dan and his daughter Isabella perform Football […]

Announcing the Magic Manor at Amaze N’ Things

Dazzling Dan was the first professional magician to be invited to perform in the Doug Tremlett Theatre; one of the experiences offered at the Magic Manor. During the Summer of 2017 Dan performed a solid 2 weeks, 5 shows a day, totalling an amazing 70 performances! …until he accidentally disappeared like the Amazing Karel! Who is […]

Corangamite Regional Library Tour

Winter Holidays, June-July 2016 In a whirlwind tour Dazzling Dan performed and taught magic at all 11 Corangamite Regional Libraries!!! There was magical storytelling, tuition and fun! Audiences of all ages participated in the show and learnt magic during Dan’s Pop-up Magic Club. Dan’s daughter’s Lily (5yrs) and Isabella (3yrs) were also part of the […]

Surprise Mention…!

When Dazzling Dan’s mum presented him with a unique gift, a knot tied in a bottle??? Dan had to meet the wizard responsible. Barry and Dan quickly struck up a rapport, bouncing ideas around, and it was wonderful to be mentioned in this piece. Read the whole article here.  

Dazzling Dan on Free-to-Air TV!

See Dazzling Dan on Pulse TV GEELONG, Channel 31. Screened 23-6-2015. Watch a few of the highlights below. Click on the above link to see Dazzling Dan perform the whole act.  

Grand Illusion – Dan makes a Steam Locomotive Appear!

Dazzling Dan makes a steam locomotive appear! Having just finished an evening family magic show on the Bellarine Railway, Dazzling Dan steps off at the Queenscliff Station to be greeted by TV celebrities Sarah Grace & Paul Moore. He performs some magic for his friends, but things escalate…    

Dazzling Dan makes the Geelong Christmas Tree Vanish

The new Christmas Tree in Geelong has got people talking, so Dazzling Dan decided to make it disappear. Just for fun. Share it with your friends. No editing, blue screen, or computer graphic, this video was recorded live!  


Talented Cr Darryn Lyons (Mayor of Greater City of Geelong), Dazzling Dan & Ryan Chamley (Creative Director, Robot Army Productions). Watch the exciting vignette focused on the rich culture and vibrant lifestyle of Geelong & The Bellarine. From the gold rush boom and the industrial peak to the ‘Sleepy Hollow’ tag, there’s a lot that’s […]