Derek Selinger is in the business of storytelling, and tells stories through the art of magic. As a professional Illusionist, he has been the choice of audiences on five continents for almost two decades. He has entertained millions all over the world on six major television networks, including the Discovery network, Fox News in New York City, CTV and Global, and has performed on some of the world’s most beautiful stages, including in New York City, Las Vegas, Malaysia and Paris. A winner of six international awards (including the People’s Choice Award from the International Brotherhood of Magicians), Derek has wowed audiences all over the world. He is a multifaceted storyteller, also performing for corporate audiences, speaking to youth, and even writing theatrical productions from the ground up. Also an accomplished filmmaker, his films have screened at film festivals across North America. His performances often feature some of his work as a filmmaker as live moments are intertwined with his film creations. Derek also utilizes all of this experience when speaking to corporate audiences about teamwork and communication. Being a master story-teller, he has been praised as insightful and engaging.
Through 20 plus years of experience in the entertainment industry, Derek’s skills have been finely honed and he has the unique ability to perform everything from large-scale illusions and epic routines to more intimate close-up and pure sleight of hand. Derek also has the unique ability of not only wildly entertain his audiences but also inspires them to embrace life and to live brighter, while leaving them with the knowledge that their life is a gift and they, themselves are valuable. It has been said about Derek, “Derek does not just perform magic, he IS magic”…and his optimism, zeal for life, and extreme skill leaves audiences energized, inspired and truly amazed.