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.


Family Fun Zone - Host, Writer
The Fox 17 Kids Club - Fox
In Full Swing - Host, Writer - IPTV
A Magic Christmas in Iowa - KDSM TV
Children's Miracle Network Telethon
The Comedy Shop - IPTV
Today In Iowa - WHO TV
Midday - KRNT TV
The Van and Connie Show - WHO TV
Floppy's 30th Anniversary - WHO TV
See You on Friday - Korean National TV

Kragie Newell
Spokesperson KRNT TV
Tero International
Diamond Dave’s
Spokesperson KCRG TV
Pontiac – commercial Hands Busby Productions
First National Bank
Spokesperson Three Arts Inc.
DMACC Student Services – training film Spokesperson DMACC

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
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


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

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Central Iowa Pharmacists
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Mitchell Village Care Center Service, Retail, & Manufacturing
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Denman & Company
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Interstate Truckers Assn.
Lennox Industries
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Astoria Industry
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Ia-Ne Drycleaners Assn
Farm & Home Publishers
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Brierly Law Firm
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