mind. BLOWN.

JOSEPH TRAN - cool. funny. spontaneous.

Los Angeles Magician & Illusionist Joseph Tran

I am a full time magic consultant & magician in Los Angeles.

I am an inventor.

My jokes are not from the 90’s.

There are no sequins in my closet.

My vibe is chill, not creepy.

My talent gets me hired.

My personality gets me hired back.

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Los Angeles Magician & Illusionist Joseph Tran

I am a full time magic consultant & magician in Los Angeles.

I am an inventor.

My jokes are not from the 90’s.

There are no sequins in my closet.

My vibe is chill, not creepy.

My talent gets me hired.

My personality gets me hired back.

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SO THEY SAY

“WTF?! Holy S#!t, you’re awesome!”

Trey Parker - Creator, South Park Studios & Living Legend

joseph tran: cool. funny. spontaneous.

joseph tran: cool. funny.
spontaneous.

Cool. I’ve never been one of the cool kids but somehow me doing my thing has landed me square in the middle of what’s currently popular. Sort of like an arrow hitting a bald eagle hitting the liberty bell… and I’m the liberty bell.

Anyway, I’m a real magician from Los Angeles, and yes, I really do magic for a living. You should see my place – hundreds of deck of cards. Finely pressed suits and showgirl costumes. Stray feathers… lots of feathers… from my flock of doves. And lots of rabbit poop. But no sequins in my closet and no dragons painted on my props. Keep it classy.

Magic gets a bad rep for being the cringy form of live entertainment. You’ve probably seen a lot of bad magic or, even worse, a really bad/creepy/weird magician. Everybody has. Magic is actually really hard to do right. Not just getting the physical stuff right, but also being the kind of person that people won’t run away from when they see you across the room waving a deck of cards.

Funny. You know what I said up above about being the kind of magician that doesn’t make people run away dialing 911? A lot of that has to do with being funny. That means I don’t come in with a ten year old script that I use on every audience. I talk to you. Get to know you a little. Get a feel for who you are. And then I’ll drop trou and you’ll be laughing at my chicken legs. Just kidding, I’ll say something witty. And then drop trou.

Spontaneous. I get bored in seconds and I know you do too. That’s why I’m constantly trying out new tricks and new jokes. Being on stage is great because I can interact with you – you’re not just watching some Netflix special. If the crowd’s right, I’ll strip to my skivvys and body surf it. Or pull a live bird out of my ‘you know where’. No matter what happens I promise you won’t leave the show wishing you’d been home binge-watching Shark Tank*.

*I might wish it, though. I freaking love Shark Tank.

Photo by Eron Rauch | RENDER Event Design

Photo by Taylor Wong | The Magic Castle

SO THEY SAY

“I HATE magicians… but Joseph Tran made me enjoy magic!”

Erica LeBlanc - Campus Activites Board President, Suffolk University

so how do I choose a magician?

Hey, I get it. There a million magicians in Los Angeles. So how do you choose a magician who won’t drop as many bombs as a Michael Bay movie?

  • Pro or Hobbyist. Secret - every Los Angeles magician is a Magic Castle magician member. Not all are full time performers. Would you hire a hobbyist dentist to clean your teeth? Ask if your magician does magic full time, or is it a hobby to ‘get away from the kids’?
  • Personality. Watch their demo reels, check out their reviews and chat with them on the phone. Find the personality that appeals to you. I’m younger. I’ve got a much cooler vibe then that that uncle who does magic on the side (see above re: hobbyist). I’m also not 15. That means I’ve got a ton of experience on my shoulders. Ever see a 15 year old try to perform mind-reading dialogue? Awkwaaaard.
  • Research. Look, you’re a smart person. You can smell BS. Any magician can say they’re award-winning. Any magician can put a bunch of company logos on their site. Trust your gut and do your research (and please don’t expect to pay $75 for a top rated performer either).
  • Ask if they specialize. You don’t want a birthday party magician for corporate events, and you don’t want a corporate magician & illusionist for your toddler’s birthday party. Seek out the appropriate magic and magician. And be very afraid if they say they do it all. I’m a terribly overpriced kids birthday party magician. Save your money and hire me when your child will remember having their mind. BLOWN.

a reminder if you haven’t seen my demo reel yet

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why you, joseph tran?

How Do I Know You’re Good?

  • 15 years of international experience at theatres, cruise ships, and at colleges & universities all over the world, on 4 of 7 continents. I’m currently working on the other 3. Antarctica is proving to be a challenge.
  • I’m a regularly performing Magic Castle magician in Los Angeles (they don’t give that to guys who put the room to sleep)
  • I do this full-time. If you’re bad at something it’s pretty hard to make a living at it, wouldn’t you say?
  • Watch my demo reel. The clips are from REAL shows.
  • Check out my reviews on Yelp, Google, etc.
  • Give me a call and let me wow you with suggestions for your event.
  • 100% money back guarantee if you’re not totally thrilled you hired me.
  • WOW magic. I don’t want to just do tricks. I want you to be WOWED. I want your mind. BLOWN. 

If You’re so Good, Why Aren’t You On TV?

  • I don’t want to give my best tricks away to the whole world.
  • I’d rather be performing for you instead of doing take after take in front of a studio audience.
  • Lots of those shows have contracts that would give the producers ownership of my material.
  • I’m a magic consultant. I spend a lot of time behind the camera teaching others how to do magic. Hello non-compete clause.

real, not fake, reviews

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SO THEY SAY

“Book him for your next show. You WON’T be disappointed!”

Kym Strong, HR Manager, Toyota Corporation

not TL;DR. I want more info

I am a corporate magician in Los Angeles who travels to events all over the U.S. Whether for an audience of 50 or 5000, a one-man show or a fully staged illusion show, every performance is tailored to your needs. More info

Very different from my other shows — a show that is suited for the ADD, adderall filled YouTube generation. College welcome weeks, high school grad nights, and more will want to see this highly relevant show. More info

From the perfect wedding to the perfect house party, from mingling magic to an after-dinner show, I tailor my look and my show to suit your event (and all without detracting from the festivities at hand). More info

contact

I’d love to answer all your questions, address your concerns, and brainstorm ideas for your event!

Best way to reach me is via the red button below. Your message will go right to my screen if I’m at my desk, to my phone if I’m traveling, and by carrier pigeon if I have no signal.

call or text 0554-147(323)

direct e-mail moc.narthpesoj@ajninasihpesoj

Please have the following info if contacting directly.
It will help make the booking process as streamlined as possible:

date, time, and location
estimated # of people in attendance
estimated budget, if any

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