Modern, Absurd, and Thought Provoking Magic and Mentalism
Watch Hayden on The Latest Season of Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Meet Hayden Childress
Hayden is a professional magician and mentalist based in New York City. He has been featured on TV shows such as Penn and Teller: Fool Us and regularly performs in New York’s top magic shows such as Speakeasy Magick. Hayden also hosts his own close up magic show in NYC, Urban Illusions, which explores where magic and deception fit into modern, urban life.
What sets Hayden apart is his combination of magic and psychology, mixed with his original presentations. Whether he is the first magician or 100th magician you’ve seen, Hayden Childress will blow your mind!
Hayden has been invited as a guest entertainer for Google, fooling engineers by performing a magic trick using their own search engine, and has been invited to perform for exclusive private events across North America such as the Biltmore Estate and for celebrity VIP parties.
In addition to being a mind-blowing entertainer, Hayden is also an interesting, creative, and fun person to meet!
Hayden Works with Companies such as...
Close-Up Magic shows for Private Events
Experience Hayden's Close-UP Magic at your next corporate event, dinner party, or whatever your imagination allows.
Magician & keynote speaker for Corporate Events
Elevate your next corporate event with a captivating and thought-provoking performance that blends magic and keynote speaking to inspire and encourage creativity with your audience.
Mentalism for Private Events
Mind-Bending entertainment that captivates audiences through Psychological Illusions.
"You Were terrific"
Robert De Niro
Live On Tour!
Get tickets to see Hayden in your city.
Urban Illusions NYC
See Hayden's Close Up Magic Show in NYC
Creative consulting For magicians, creatives, Movies, TV, Theater, Corporate Teams, and more.
Thoughts from Hayden's Brain
Expressions That Mean The Opposite of What You Think I really like classic idioms, quotes, and expressions through time. There are some awesome ones like
4 Good Things That Came Out of The Covid-19 Pandemic I should preface these points by saying I don’t think the pandemic was a good
Frequently Asked Questions
Most frequent questions and answers
Some of the most common private events Hayden performs for includes but is not limited to…
- Trade Shows
Hayden travels nationwide for performances. Additional travel charges will apply for performances that are outside of the regular territory, but may be reduced if he is already performing a show in your area. If you are curious if Hayden is in your area, get in touch with the dates you are interested in and also periodically check the tickets page to stay up to date with performance schedules.
Hayden’s Show is catered to a PG-13 audience.
Yes! Hayden performs magic shows in New York City as well as ticketed shows on tour. You can see Hayden at Speakeasy Magick in NYC as well as Monday Night Magic.
For virtual magic shows you can schedule a demo with Hayden to preview the show in action over Zoom.
For in-person events, check the tickets page to see where Hayden is performing.
Shows range anywhere from 15-75 minutes in length depending on your needs. Strolling magic is anywhere from 1-8 hours per event.