About Derek

Singapore kids party magician Derek developed an interest in magic when he was young.  From a childhood hobby, magic became his lifelong passion.

Derek graduated Monash University with a Bachelor in Computing Science. It led him to work in Information Technology. He would performed magic or craft balloon sculptures to the public on the streets (street magic) in the weekends as an hobby. The delight of the audience, especially the children made all these worthwhile. Eventually, he left his job  to pursue his dream and he become a  full time magician. He has been bringing fun and joy through parties and events with his unique style of performing. His avant-garde approach to magic has made his presentation a joy to watch. He has been entertaining audiences professionally island wide with much fervent and passion over a decade. Derek specializes in 2 types of shows. Kids magic shows and close-up magic show.

Derek’s close-up magic show client list comprises of corporate companies, government events and even royalty abroad. His down-to-earth, earnest performing style sets him apart from many slick-looking entertainers. His close-up shows has been featured in the Istana, Marina Bay Sands, the recent F1 Grandprix Singapore. as well as on social media; Derek’s kids magic show content is a healthy blend of comedy and magic tricks to keeps your children engaged and excited, laughing with joy.  His charm with kids make him one of most popular kids magic show and family entertainer in Singapore. Derek is also the honorary secretary of the Singapore Association of Magicians as well as a committee member in the International brotherhood of Magicians Ring 115. 

From just a magician selling magic shows, company Derek Magic has evolved into a one-stop events hosting company to provide party hosts and event hosts a convenient way to organize. His strong network of entertainment providers allow him to cater quality talent support with the most competitive rates. Derek also owns distribution rights to market magic products for Murphy’s Magic and is supporting professional magicians and magic hobbyists by selling them magic props at fair prices.

When Derek isn’t entertaining people with magic or balloons, he will be spending his time with his family. He has a very supportive wife and a son who is 2 years old. He is looking forward to sharing his magic with his boy when he grows up.

singapore kids party magician Derek performing in Changi Airport
singapore kids party magician Derek performing in gardens by the bay
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"The kids loved the show and can't stop talking about how much fun they had! Very professional, responsive and all-around fun for the family"
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Bella Corgi 11 Oct 2020
"Thank you for the wonderful performance! Kids really have a special memorable Children's Day! Thank you from Excelkidz"
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Corine 9 Oct 2020
"Derek was amazing with the kids!! He kept them engaged throughout the show and they couldn't stop laughing!!!"
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John Doe
"Thank you Mr Derek for making my son's birthday the best ever."
Loudeth Nicdao-Yalung
"Easy going and very patient towards kids. The kids enjoyed the show from start to finish. The kids also loved it when they get to be involved in the show doing magic."
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Faizah Rahmat
"Derek was very entertaining in his interaction with the children. He managed to rightfully engage the kids (and even adults were tickled hy his show) and did his best to satisfy all the kids and ensure everyone had a balloon sculpted for them and none was left out. Great showman and entertainer"
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Joanna Goh

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