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Ben was hailed as, “Mad cool bro!” by actor Jayden Smith; Called “AMAZING!…” By Martha Stewart, and was even the personal magic instructor to teenage Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai.

When Ben isn’t performing around the world, he can regularly be seen performing in his hometown of Manhattan. Currently Ben is one of the stars of the Off-Broadway show Monday Night Magic and can also regularly be seen onstage in Times Square.

Ben Nemzer speakingPhoto by Monika Broz

Ben Nemzer speaking
Photo by David Alan Kogut

Ben started performing magic at the early age of eight and was already winning competitive awards by high school. Ben studied theatre in college and when he wasn’t taking classes he was the magic demonstrator at the world famous FAO Schwarz on Fifth Avenue. Ben has been headlining at Bryant Park’s Le Carrousel Magique since 2010 and has been a staple at many other New York Locations including Victorian Gardens Amusement Park, The Cutting Room NYC, and even a secret underground Ninja themed restaurant! Ben also is known for his exclusive private “close-up” performances for Manhattan’s elite and has a reputation for performing for celebrities, athletes, and even heads of state. He was also a guest lecturer at Princeton University on Magic and Showmanship for five consecutive years.

Outside of New York, Ben has made quite a name for himself representing the next generation of comedy magic. His modern day approach focuses on audience interaction and purely impossible magic that creates one once in a lifetime moment after another. Ben has been a hit at resorts, casinos, colleges, festivals, and his long list of corporate clients includes AT&T, Shake Shack, Merrill Lynch, and Listerine. He has been seen on Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Howcast, Netflix, Discovery, Fox Sports, and was featured in the New York Times for his “magical” wedding. He’s also performed many shows at the world famous Hollywood Magic Castle.

Through disarming charm, mischievous antics, pick pocketing, sleight of hand, and even mindreading; Ben leaves every audience raving about how much fun it is to do the impossible.