Magic by Danny Orleans

A former elementary school teacher who taught Kindergarten as well as Algebra to Middle School students, Danny Orleans has been recognized as an expert on presenting magic to children. Along with performing magic at kids' birthday parties, he's toured school shows nationwide and, with his wife Jan Rose, toured a theater show to museums and children's theaters in the U.S., Canada, and the Virgin Islands.

Together, they have lectured on the Art of Presenting Magic to Children at magic clubs and conventions throughout the U.S, Western Canada, and the United Kingdom. In 2015, they lectured at FISM2015, The Midwest Magic Jubilee and will be lecturing and performing at the 2015 Magic Weekend in Sweden.

Danny's area of expertise is how to control the behavior of children during a kids show performance. He has shared his original approach on how he does this in journal articles, some free downloads on AmazeKids and his DVD sets. His new book, "Kids Show Masterplan" teaches how to build a kids magic show covering character development, performance settings, trick selection, audience management and marketing. It's destined to be a modern day classic for kid show entertainers.


The Running Gag Magic download (ebook)
The Running Gag
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

Directly from Danny Orleans' Kids Show Pro Workshop, get a free e-book on the effectiveness of Running Gags and Callbacks in your kids show. At AmazeKids we’re all about helping magicians that perform for kids and their families be the best they can be. We think including a...

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Kids Show Masterclass Free Video Series Magic download (video)
Kids Show Masterclass Free Video Series
Magic download (video) by Danny Orleans - Free

We are so excited about this. 'Kids Show Masterclass' is a brand new weekly video series that is COMPLETELY FREE. Each week, Danny Orleans is going to share something new. From tricks, to audience management tips to performance advice. This promises to be an absolute treasure trove of material. ...

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Wishing Cards Magic download (ebook)
Wishing Cards
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

What’s the number one question Danny Orleans gets asked by kids show magicians? “How do you keep the adults in the back from talking?” Download his solution for free and learn his revolutionary technique for dealing with talkative adults during a kids show. It’s perfect remedy...

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Danny Orleans Live Lecture  Magic download (video)
Danny Orleans Live Lecture
Magic download (video) by Danny Orleans - Free

Get a free lecture on kids magic by Danny Orleans! Danny recently partnered with the Society of American Magicians to broadcast a FREE live lecture. Titled after his book, Kids Show Masterplan, it is now yours to download, straight to your account, where you can watch it anytime, anywhere! ...

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Asinine Magic download (ebook)
Asinine
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

What are the ramifications when you say one thing but an audience filled with children hears something else? This is exactly what happened to Danny Orleans and why a PTA mother made an unusual request when she called to rebook him for a school show.  Download this free essay to...

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Kids Show Masterplan - Schmooze Time Magic download (ebook)
Kids Show Masterplan - Schmooze Time
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

Here's a free sneak peak at a few pages from Danny Orleans' book, Kids Show Masterplan. Read about his no-cost marketing technique that you can use to get more shows. The sub-chapter "Schmooze Time" is about how Danny chats with audience members after the show and uses the opportunity...

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Kids Show Masterplan - The Magical Age of 8 Magic download (ebook)
Kids Show Masterplan - The Magical Age of 8
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

Here's a free sneak peak at a couple of pages from Danny Orleans' book, Kids Show Masterplan. If you think that "all kids magic is the same" and that you can do the same tricks whether the kids are in preschool or in 4th grade, then reading about "The Magical Age of 8" will make you think again....

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Kids Show Masterplan - Finding Your Funny Magic download (ebook)
Kids Show Masterplan - Finding Your Funny
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

Here's a free sneak peak at Danny Orleans' book, Kids Show Masterplan. It's been said that "Comedy isn't easy." In this sub-chapter of his book, you can read about how to make kids laugh.  Danny breaks down kids comedy into Physical Humor and Verbal Humor. If you're considering...

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Pre-Show Warm-Ups Magic download (ebook)
Pre-Show Warm-Ups
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

What do you do before the show while kids are waiting for you to start? Danny Orleans has a solution. In this free e-book you’ll learn the pre-show warm-up that he uses before every kids show. He calls it “The Magic Finger Exercises” and it’s captivating, makes kids laugh out loud and promotes...

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5 Great Attention Getting Techniques for the Family Magician Magic download (ebook)
5 Great Attention Getting Techniques for the Family Magician
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - Free

Wondering how to capture and hold the attention of an audience filled with children? Here’s a free download detailing five techniques that Danny Orleans uses in every kids show. You not only learn what to do to keep kids engaged, you learn the psychology behind why it works! This knowledge will...

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Kids Show Masterplan Book
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Kids Show Masterplan
Book by Danny Orleans - $50.00

Danny Orleans' new book is destined to become the modern-day guide to performing magic for children. Combining his classroom experience as a preschool and kindergarten teacher with over 40 years of performing magic for children in schools, museums, libraries, private parties and...

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Colossal Coloring Book of Magic Trick
Vanishing Inc. exclusive Colossal Coloring Book of Magic
Trick by Danny Orleans - $44.95 NOW $40.00 (SAVE $4.95)

This is big! It’s really big! – and when you’re doing kids shows, bigger is better. That’s why Danny Orleans has performed his Colossal Coloring Book routine in every kids show he's done for the past 30 years. Now he's made it available to the magic community. This is a professional prop for...

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The Art of Teaching Magic to Children ebook Magic download (ebook)
The Art of Teaching Magic to Children ebook
Magic download (ebook) by Danny Orleans - $20.00

Danny Orleans has been teaching children how to perform magic at libraries, YMCAs, community centers, summer camps, after-school programs and park districts for over 40 years. In this 30-page e-book, he shares his teaching techniques for magicians who want to hold magic workshops for children. He...

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Art of Presenting Magic to Children DVD
Art of Presenting Magic to Children
DVD by Danny Orleans - $129.00

This DVD set on how to do magic for kids has been recognized by critics worldwide as the best ever produced! Danny Orleans – a former Kindergarten teacher, shares over 40 years of experience performing more than 4000 shows to over one-million children, parents and teachers. This 3-DVD set has over...

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Eugene Burger Interviews Danny Orleans Magic download (video)
Eugene Burger Interviews Danny Orleans
Magic download (video) by Eugene Burger and Danny Orleans - Free

Watch this 25 minute excerpt in which Eugene Burger and Danny Orleans discuss his philosophy on Children's Magic, introductions, strategies for controlling kids, and adding texture to a children's show. This clip is from Danny's 3 DVD set, The Art of Presenting Magic to Children. But here on...

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Breakaway Fan - Colorful Professional Trick
Breakaway Fan - Colorful Professional
Trick by Danny Orleans - $35.00

Funny, colorful, a classic kid show gag. That describes this professional model Breakaway Fan. This prop is perfect for entertaining children because they are instantly attracted to its colors. Featured in Danny Orleans' show for years, it's really colorful, really big, and will withstand handling...

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Art of Presenting Magic to Teenagers DVD
Art of Presenting Magic to Teenagers
DVD by Danny Orleans - $129.00

Teenagers! They are so obnoxious and skeptical! Right? Not necessarily! Danny Orleans is an expert in presenting magic to preteen and teenage audiences. In this 3-DVD set he shares over 40 years of experience performing more than 2000 shows at junior highs, high schools and private...

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Breakaway Crayon - Red Trick
Breakaway Crayon - Red
Trick by Danny Orleans - $55.00

What happens when a giant crayon marries the Breakaway Wand? In 1981, Danny Orleans found out. He invented the "Breakaway Crayon." It's been one of the best sight gags in his children's show ever since. Although a smaller, inferior model was "manufactured without permission" for a number of years,...

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Breakaway Crayon - Yellow Trick
Breakaway Crayon - Yellow
Trick by Danny Orleans - $59.00

What happens when a giant crayon marries the Breakaway Wand? In 1981, Danny Orleans found out. He invented the "Breakaway Crayon." It's been one of the best sight gags in his children's show ever since. Although a smaller, inferior model was "manufactured without permission" for a number of years,...

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3D Kid Show Lecture DVD
3D Kid Show Lecture
DVD by David Kaye, Danny Orleans and Doug Scheer - $30.00

Direct from the 2014, IBM/SAM Combined Convention where Danny Orleans, David Kaye (Silly Billy) and Doug Scheer lectured on Family Magic, you get THE 3D KID SHOW DVD. This collaborative DVD contains 11 video clips teaching you routines, tricks, warm-ups, gags and more that are all part...

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