August 24, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –The Illinois Wesleyan University Office of Student Activities will bring magician and escape artist Daniel Martin to campus on Sept. 9. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 8 p.m. at Hansen Student Center (300 Beecher St., Bloomington).
Nominated by Campus Activities Magazine as “Entertainer of the Year,” Martin has gained widespread popularity among college campuses. His performance involves a combination of interactive magic, exhilarating escapes, and sarcastic improvisations. Utilizing constant audience participation, Martin’s act includes tricks such as stopping fired paintballs in mid-air and pushing glass bottles through audience members’ stomachs.
Described by his peers as one of the most creative acts performing today, Martin has been featured on NBC, CBS, ESPN, and VH1. For more information on Martin, visit his website at www.martinmagic.com.
For further information on the event, contact the Office of Student Activities at (309) 556-3850.
Contact: Natalya Grabavoy, ’13 (309) 556-3181