New York City Magician and Mentalist

Hayden Childress

Sophisticated, absurd, and thoughtful close up magic and mentalism for corporate and private events in New York City. 

Watch Hayden on Penn and Teller: Fool Us!

Who is HE?

Hayden Childress

Magician & Mentalist

Hayden Childress is a professional magician and mentalist in New York City who combines sleight of hand, psychology, and comedy into a witty, thought provoking performance.

His creative, unique style as well as his showmanship has made him one of the most in-demand acts working today. Hayden understands how to connect with audiences and provide the best possible performance for your event.

Hayden is one of the featured performers at Speakeasy Magick at the Mckittrick Hotel, and currently performs a new close up magic show in NYC, Urban Illusions.

Hayden is also regularly featured at Monday Night Magic, New York’s longest running Off-Broadway Magic Show. 

Hayden was also featured on Penn and Teller: Fool Us. 

Hayden performs for events in New York City including private parties, corporate events, and more.

Performance Options for your event

Roaming Magician for NYC Events

Experience Hayden's Close-UP Magic at your next corporate event, dinner party, or whatever your imagination allows.

Shows for Private Events

Fun, Incredible, and Interactive magic and mentalism for audiences of any size.

Now Appearing

Urban Illusions NYC

See Hayden's Close Up Magic Show in NYC

Urban Illusions is a close up magic show in New York City that takes place in an unconventional performance space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

The show is an intimate, close up performance and features magician Hayden Childress.

Urban Illusions is all about exploring where magic and deception fits into our modern, urban life. 

Hayden Performs for companies such as...

"You Were terrific"

Robert De Niro

Why You Should Work with Hayden

15+ years Experience

Hayden has been performing magic since he was 10 years old. He has also been as a magician for corporate events since he was in business school. With years of experience doing hundreds of events, Hayden has experience working just about any type of room and venue.

NYC Based Magician

As a magician in New York City, you get all the perks of hiring a NYC magician. There are no travel fees for events booked in New York City.

Easy Booking Process

Booking is done instantly and easily through Square’s online portal. To reserve a date and time only a $500 deposit is required.

All major credit cards are accepted, as well as Venmo and PayPal. 

Which magic Show is best for your NYC event?

Hayden offers strolling magic and close-up magic shows for events in New York City.

Strolling magic involves Hayden walking around performing group-to-group performing close-up magic. If you have seen NYC magicians at Speakeasy Magick at the Mckittrick Hotel, this is similar. Strolling magic is a popular option in New York City for cocktail parties, dinner parties, corporate events, weddings, and trade shows.

Close-up magic shows involve the audience seated or standing, watching the magic show from beginning to end. If you have seen other magic shows in New York, this is a similar format.