Brian Miller is a private event entertainer and keynote speaker. For over 10 years he has performed for thousands of audiences in 30 states and on 4 continents.
Brian performs his unique blend of jaw dropping magic mixed with laugh-out-loud comedy at 200+ events each year throughout New England and across the United States.
In 2016 Brian was invited by the U.S. Navy to entertain the American troops and their families on a handful of Naval bases in Europe. The tour was a huge success, and two return engagements were immediately developed. Brian recently completed a 10-day run in the Middle East and Africa, and will venture to Asia this coming April 2017 for a 17-day tour.
His work has been featured in the Hartford Courant, The Huffington Post, MAGIC Magazine, Genii Magazine, and The Society of American Magicians Magazine.
Brian was also featured in the 2016 documentary film The Get Together about the legendary Abbott’s Get Together magic convention held annually for the past 80 years in Colon, MI.
Brian’s experience as a magician make him a dynamic and engaging keynote speaker and youth motivational speaker. His TEDx talk “How to Magically Connect with Anyone” has been seen and shared by over 2 million people worldwide.
Outside of magic Brian is a passionate musician. He has achieved critical acclaim as a singer, guitarist, and songwriter as half of the group Escher’s Enigma, a unique studio project with his father Russ Miller.
Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife Lindsey.
VERNON — A local magician, who credits his craft with transforming him from a shy child into a live performer, is using his skills to bring smiles to the faces of members of the military and their families as he sets out to tour United States Naval bases in Europe.
The 27-year-old Vernon resident, a native of Buffalo, New York, Brian Miller had an interest in magic from a very young age, first learning elementary tricks around the age of 4.
He says his father and grandfather, whom Miller called “passionate amateurs,” provided early encouragement by purchasing store-bought tricks for birthday and holiday presents.
By the time Miller was in his early teens, his father had taken him to see David Copperfield at least five times, as well as numerous other magic shows.
Copperfield, whom Miller said is “the greatest illusionist of all time,” played a large role in inspiring Miller to pursue his passion at a young age.
Later, he found an appreciation for Penn and Teller, calling Teller “one of the greats of all time,” and one of the greatest magic minds.
The gravitation toward magic, Miller says, came as a result of him being “terribly shy,” resulting in debilitating social anxiety… Full article.