Many years ago, met an illusionist while
performing with Mutual of Omaha’s Peter Gros at the Houston Children’s Festival for
Animal Planet and Time Warner. He created Daryl’s first stage illusion
(which is still a big hit) a box that turns a circus balloon into a live boa
constrictor right before the audience’s startled eyes.
They say you don’t get into magic – magic gets into you. Daryl absolutely concurs.
Today, his snake show also includes a Cobra Tie, a Flaming Pan Snake Production, an
Appearing Vinyl Cobra, a Live Python Vanish, a Favorite Reptile Mind Reading effect,
In addition, Daryl is fully capable of some of the most impossible street magic
performed by some of the greatest magicians of our time, including effects made
famous by David Blaine, David Copperfield and more. Coins appear, vanish and are
bitten in half. An empty soda can is healed, sealed, and opened with a hiss –
then the real thing is poured into a clear glass, still fizzy. Unbelievable
things happen with cards, pens, paper money and more. It’s mesmerizing.
In situations where the use of live animals is problematic, the subject of snakes
is just as inspiring and electric when done as an entertaining speaking presentation.
This format includes storytelling, magic, comedy and the kind of imparted knowledge
that is power when it comes to this topic - and the many aspects of life to which it
Magic is a wonderful art, full of history and mystery. Add the subject of snakes to
that – and increase the impact by an order of magnitude. When you want magic
approached from a completely different slant – Daryl is the magician to call.