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Paul Draper is one of the nations leading mentalists. Performing a hundred or more shows each year for every type of audience including colleges, corporate clients, casinos, cruise ships, fairs, festivals, amusement parks, high schools, comedy clubs, private parties and more. A magician and Anthropologist - he does a sophisticated performance that will blow the minds of everyone, all ages. Paul grew up in Holladay and has offered to present his second performance at his old elementary school (now the Holladay City Offices). Tickets are limited. Available January 6th, at Holladay City Hall reception. Limit 4 per customer.
Paul Draper acts as your guide to the secrets of human nature and wonders of the universe, breaking the laws of physics and defying the rules of reality. Become an expert in persuasion and deception as he demonstrates how to determine who has something to hide. Watch in disbelief as he bends metal and minds at will. Draper will make you laugh, gasp, and question the world as you know it.
His award-winning, internationally acclaimed show Mysteries of the Mind combines magic, music, and mentalism to create custom experiences unique to each new audience.
"Paul Draper is my favorite guest on our program. I love what he does!"
- Mark Steines, Entertainment Tonight
"Paul Draper was great, seriously wonderful. I want to dig through the magical literature to find out how he accomplishes everything he does. I look forward to seeing another one of his shows soon."- J.J. Abrams
Paul Draper is a Comedy Mind-Reader who appears on A&E, HBO Comedy Fest at Caesar's Palace, Hallmark, Travel, HGTV and shows like Hell’s Kitchen, Pawn Stars, Ghost Adventures, Mindfreak, and House Hunters. He has appeared with David Copperfield, Lance Burton, and Teller of Penn & Teller on the History Channel and hosted documentaries on Steven Spielberg’s Poltergeist.
In Vegas, he's headlined for casinos including the Orleans Casino and Planet Hollywood and served for seven years as house magician at the Venetian. The International Magicians Society awarded Draper the Merlin Award for World’s Best Corporate Performer.
Draper performs Off-Broadway, at Yale, USC, Apple, YPO, the Magic Castle in Hollywood, and London's Magic Circle.
Beyond his shows and lectures, Draper is frequently called upon as an expert in medical anthropology. With the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness, Draper studies Native American ghost dancers, South American cannibals, and spiritualists.
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