"Hi Dan, Thank you for such a fun show yesterday, you absolutely made Clementine's day! She had the best time and the kids (and parents!) all thought you were great! Clementine came straight home and the first thing she did was draw this picture for you.
Kind regards,


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 the Amazing Karel? Visit the Magic Manor at A Maze'N'Things, Philip Island to find out...

Magic Manor (located at A Maze’N’Things, Philip Island) is a self-guided magic experience where you not only interact and control the magic exhibited, but the magic happens to you! Imagine making your hand disappear, or travelling back-in-time through the cozy time machine…

Dazzling Dan was left speechless by the amount of immersive magical experiences on display; and Tim Ellis (President of the Australian Institute of Magic) has described the attraction as “…without a doubt, the BEST permanent magic attraction in Australia…an absolute must-see for magic fans of all ages.”

Read the review of Magic Manor by Tim Ellis, President of the Australian Institute of Magic



20 Years of Magical Entertainment!

Dazzling Dan might have started playing with magic as a child over 25 years ago, but in the world of magic if your not performing to a live audience you are just kidding yourself. In 2016 Dazzling Dan performed a momentous "20 Year Show" for the students at Inverleigh Primary School, on Thursday 13th of October 2016…the exact same date and location of his first public performance 20 years ago!

The celebrations continued as Dan then appeared at the Royal Geelong Show, on Saturday 15th October 2016, the location of his second public appearance as Dazzling Dan the Magic Man.

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 tour, demonstrating their flair for magic!


Faith - Librarian - Cobden Community Library

Hi Dan, Lisa, Lily and Isabella!!

It was so lovely to meet you all and have you visit our library! Cobden Loved having you here! The children as well as the parents thought it was wonderful!!

The families were suitably impressed as was I!


Marion Bakker - Branch Officer​ - Apollo Bay Library

Thank you so much. It was a pleasure to have you here in Apollo Bay.

Lisa McDonald - Branch Librarian - Warrnambool Library

Well done Dan. It was a great effort on your part and a sensational result for us.

Many thanks to you and Lisa, Lily and Isabella, and of course not forgetting Casa. :)

Jackie Elliott - Branch Library Officer - Mortlake Library

Everyone who came really enjoyed the show and I don’t think we could have fit another person in! Hope to see you again soon.

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. www.theweeklyreview.com.au


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.

Geelong + Surf Coast LIVING Magazine


Want to know more about Dan the Man?
The last (autumn) issue of GEELONG + SURF COAST LIVING MAGAZINE had a colourful feature, revealing what Dan has up his sleeves. The Autumn 2015 issue may have been replaced by the Winter issue, but you can still view a free copy of Geelong + Surf Coast Living Magazine and read it online here!

Good Friday Appeal

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…



Who loves strawberries? Dan, Lily & Isabella do! Watch as Dazzling Dan makes an enchanted strawberry disappear, much to the delight of his daughters. All in preparation for the Wallington Strawberry Fair, Sunday 1st March 2015!



During January visitors enjoy breakfast, blueberries, and a morning coffee while being mystified by Dan's magic. Delighting all the senses.

Tuckerberry Hill Blueberry Farm & Cafe, 35 Becks Road, Drysdale

Dazzling Dan makes the Geelong Christmas Tree VANISH.

December 2014
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!

6th NOVEMBER 2014

Dazzling Dan becomes a poster boy for #GEELONGREINVENTED

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 changed about Geelong and The Bellarine.

The new video is a salute to the industrial heritage of the region and an exciting look at the awesome experiences on offer now. Geelong is a place of connection, reinvention and discovery.

Watch the video, get inspired, then come and see Geelong for yourself.

More information HERE