Magic Ben Ulin

Ben Ulin provides entertainment for public and private events – conventions, awards dinners, holiday parties, company meetings, fundraisers, after-proms, and more. He is a comic magician entertainer using classic and original routines to create hilarious situations.

Based in Des Moines, Iowa, he performs throughout the nation. A headline entertainer for Disney, Holland America, and Norwegian Cruise lines and a Midwest comedy club favorite for over 20 years

He has headlined at every major comedy club and performed for hundreds of company functions and colleges throughout the Midwest.

Since 1988, he has performed a larger, family-oriented, illusion show at Adventureland Amusement Park.

Now he has combined his riotous comedy club act with the big time illusions to create one of the funniest touring magic shows ever!

There’s music, costumes, audience participation, a beautiful lady assistant, and tricks both large and small. It’s an upbeat, large scale comedy show for any size group. Ben’s intimate charm, and talent for creating hilarious twists, make it smart, adult fun.

Ben offer’s many different shows to choose from.

The Solo Show
The Solo Show uses magic routines to create funny situations and connections with each audience. This act is flexible enough to perform for almost any event.

The Special Finale Show
The Special Finale Show adds a special big finale to the solo act. Ben’s assistant joins in to help perform the famous Houdini Metamorphosis trunk trick – but – everything goes wrong! Ben version is one of the funniest spoofs on magic you’ll ever see.

The BIG Show
The BIG Show mixes the solo comedy show with the several of Ben’s best two person large-prop routines from his long running show at Adventureland Amusement Park. It has more music, costumes, and impact.

Strolling Magic 
For social hours and receptions, strolling magicians bring something unusual and fun to the party. Let Ben astound your guests’ right in their own hands! For larger events, let him bring a whole team of magicians. 

Also ask about adding a strolling magician to your event, when Ben is providing the stage show.

Recent Venues and Famous TV Debuts

Television & Special Events

Television Talent
FAMILY FUN ZONE Host, Consultant, Writer Local syndication 2 years
THE FOX 17 KIDS CLUB Host, Writer KDSM TV – DM, Ia. 3 years
A MAGIC CHRISTMAS IN IOWA Actor, Writer KDSM TV – DM, Ia.
IN FULL SWING Host, Writer IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION
CHILDRENS MIRACLE NETWORK TELETHON Host Local syndication
TOUCHSTONE Featured guest IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION
THE COMEDY SHOP Host, Writer IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION

Television Performances
TODAY IN IOWA 2 Guest performances WHO TV – DM, Ia.
MIDDAY Guest performer KRNT TV – DM, Ia.
THE VAN AND CONNIE SHOW Guest performer WHO TV – DM, Ia.
FLOPPY’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY Guest performer WHO TV – DM, Ia.
SEE YOU ON FRIDAY Guest performer Korean National TV – Korea

Commercials and Films
Kragie Newell – promotional video Spokesperson KRNT TV – DM, Ia.
Tero International – promotional video Spokesperson
Diamond Dave’s – commercial Spokesperson KCRG TV
Pontiac – commercial Hands Busby Productions
First National Bank – commercial Spokesperson Three Arts Inc.
DMACC Student Services – training film Spokesperson DMACC

Radio
Adventureland /10,000 show promotion Featured performance Van & Bonnie – WHO
Elevator entertainers promotion Guest performer/interviews Van & Bonnie – WHO
Song bumps Guest talent KDPS FM 88.1
Awards
1991 Addy Excellence Award for Kids Club
Weather Talent KDSM Television
1990 Addy Excellence Award for A Magic
Christmas in Iowa Writer, Talent KDSM Television

Clubs & Corporate Events

Education & Afterprom
Roosevelt Graduation Party
Iowa State University
Chariton After Prom
Afton High After Prom
Simpson College
Diagonal After Prom
Jessup After Prom
Marquett High School
Odebolt High After Prom
DM Children Choruses

Banking & Insurance  
Amerus Life
Iowa Bankers Assc
Principal Financial Group
Broker Dealer Financial
American Inst. of Banking
DMI Mortgage
Tradesmen Credit Union
American Family Insurance
EMC Insurance

HealthCare  
Clarke County Hospital
Marshalltown Med & Surg
Medicap Pharmacies Inc
Skiff Medical Center
Central Iowa Pharmacists
Ia Physical Therapy Assn
Iowa Chiropractic Society
Trigard
Mercy Hospital
Mitchell Village Care Center
Service, Retail, & Manufacturing
Sysco Foods
Denman & Company
Hawkeye Truck Equipment
Solar Transport
Crouse Cartage Company
Interstate Truckers Assn.
Lennox Industries
Ryko Manufacturing
Miracle Recreation
Astoria Industry
Burns Electric
Pella Cooperative Electric
Ia-Ne Drycleaners Assn
Farm & Home Publishers
Iowa Realty
Regency Builders
Pro. Developers of Ia
ITA
Brierly Law Firm
Kragie Newell
Doherty Brokerage
Coca-Cola
Hy-Vee
McDonalds
Rural Ia Telephone Assc.
IAMU
Consulting Engineers Council
American Postal Workers

 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ben Ulin

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Contact An Agent

Ken Muller

(800) 655-LAFF(5233)
(712)276-3035

Jereme Muller

(800) 655-LAFF(5233)
(712)276-3035

Connie

Detroit Office
(800) 528-LAFF(5233)
(248)626-4014

Michael

Phoenix Office
(844) 252-LAFF(5233)
(702)376-8980

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