Daniel Chan

Daniel C.

Fremont, CA
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Daniel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 6+

Teaching since:
October 1999

When I first started performing magic professionally, I found information was difficult to find. Everything in books were either poorly explained, dated, disorganized, or difficult to decipher. In addition, there was little rhyme or reason to the way information was laid out. There were no progressions. Currently, the best way to learn magic is live lectures and DVD's, but both assume prior knowledge of fundamentals that many do not have. The path from beginner to advance is ambiguous at best. There is no common starting point. When you learn with Dan Chan Master Magician you will create a strong foundation and bridge the knowledge gap with a clear path and progression.

Dan C. Master Magician is an internationally renowned, award-winning magician whose magic has taken him all over the world. Based in Fremont, CA; Dan is regarded as one of the nation's top corporate magicians and performs at events worldwide. Dan C. Presents is the ultimate corporate entertainment experience. In 2017 Dan performed in Las Vegas, Shanghai, and Germany for corporate clients. Find out why Buzzfeed named him Silicon Valley's Favorite Magician.

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Magic Castle Member
Jan 2006 - Present
Academy of Magical Arts

Member of the Magic Castle

Master Magician
Oct 1999 - Present
Dan Chan Presents

Dan Chan Master Magician has entertained for Apple, Bank of America, Chevron, Google, Yahoo, Paypal, Airbnb, BitTorrent, Sony Play Station, Intel, Oracle, HP, Cisco, Ebay, Thumbtack, Quora, BMC, IBM, Wells Fargo, Merrill Lynch, Charles Schwab, Pfizer, Specialized Bicycles and hundreds of global companies.

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Magic and Misdirection
Jul 2004 - Sep 2004
Chavez School of Magic
Business Administration
Sep 1995 - Jun 1999
University of California Riverside


Professional Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Masters Division - 1st Place
Dec 2014
International Brotherhood of Magicians
O.M.C. Interclub Contest
Jun 2009
Oakland Magic Circle
Magician of the Year
Dec 2007
International Brotherhood of Magicians


Academy of Magical Arts
Aug 2006

The Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. has been and will continue to be the premier organization in the world dedicated to the art of MAGIC.We are an organization which promotes the art of magic, encourages fellowship and maintains the highest ethical standards. We provide a friendly environment where members and their guests can enjoy the art and each other’s company. Our goals and objectives are to advance the art and promote a positive image of magic and magicians worldwide.

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International Brotherhood of Magicians
Jan 2006

The International Brotherhood of Magicians is the world’s largest organization of magicians, with members in 88 countries. Founded in 1922 by Len Vintus and Gene Gordon, the I.B.M.’s membership today includes the top professional magicians and thousands of enthusiastic hobbyists from all walks of life.

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I perform on large stages, in addition, I specialize in world-class close-up magic.
Named by Buzzfeed as Silicon Valley's Favorite Magician. The BuzzFeed video garnered 19K views in 3 days!

Corporate and Trade-show magician
Master Magician Dan Chan
Photo by Daniel C.

San Francisco Magician - Dan Chan

One of Dan's young students
Photo by Daniel C.
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4 Reviews

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Don May 12, 2018
Magic · In home

As a 70 year old professor/author I have always wanted to learn a magic trick to entertain because I've so enjoyed the wonderful illusions and slight-of-hand magic of performers like Daniel Chan. I never knew it would be so affordable to have someone with his level of professionalism actually teach me. I just had my first lesson and can honestly say I can't wait for the second one. His devotion to theory and is ability to make it practical are remarkable.

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Brad Dec 12, 2017
Magic · Online

Love his enthusiasm and generosity to teach

Tabor W. Jan 4, 2017
Magic · In home

Really engaged with Tabor! Great first session - I've been getting demonstrations for an hour!

Bill Mar 27, 2016
Magic · In studio

Dan is a great teacher. He is patient and explains things clearly. He also encourages you to find your own style of performing. His helpful critique makes you a better performer.

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