Biography

Chad Allen is a world-class entertainer and speaker. A skilled prestidigitator and orator, he has performed across the United States and Europe. A seasoned magician, Chad’s talents range from close up magic to stage manipulation and illusion. He is a member of the Academy of Magical Arts at the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California and a frequent fixture at the club. His elegant sleight of hand, witty and charming personality and the surprise reveal that Chad Allen is legally blind, gives audiences an opportunity to see something quite unique every time Chad performs.

Diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at the age of fifteen, Chad learned throughout the years that blindness could be reduced to a mere nuisance through good training and technique in the skills of blindness, a positive attitude and confidence in one’s abilities. His work in advocacy for public access and education for people with disabilities has resulted in the passage of important legislation pertaining to Braille literacy, greater access to public facilities and employment. As a motivational speaker, Chad has spoken at conferences for corporations, members of the U.S. Congress, Non-Profit Organizations and Educational Institutions bringing his experience and perspective to diverse audiences.

A graduate of the prestigious Chavez Studio of Magic, Chad splits his time between Hollywood, California and Denver, Colorado where Chad is also a featured performer at the storied Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret. Chad also keeps his own studio of magic, the Chad Allen Magic Studio where he offers private and group instruction on the 16th St Mall in Denver. Chad will be delighted to present magical entertainment or inspirational words of wisdom to your next event. Please contact Chad Allen Magic for further booking details.