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Max Lukian





Max Lukian is a 21-year-old mentalist majoring in mathematics at Yale University.

A member of the Society of American Magicians, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, and current President of the Yale Magic Society, Max has entertained audiences around the world for almost a decade. He has lived in five countries and speaks three languages fluently.

While only 18, Max performed throughout India with 2016 International Female Magician of the Year Jen Kramer. A year later, he toured through Costa Rica with acclaimed magicians Diego Vargas and Ben Zabin. Through these trips, Max became a Global Representative for the non-profit "Magicians Without Borders," a group with which he annually travels the world sharing his passion for entertainment. In September of 2018, Max traveled to Malaga, Spain to study with Dani DaOrtiz, one of the magic community's foremost minds and deemed by magicians to be "the future of card magic."

Max intends on pursuing a career as a corporate entertainer full-time after graduation from Yale.

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Max will tailor his performance to suit your specific needs. If you are looking for ways to make your next event especially memorable, please read more below!


Close-up strolling Magic

Max travels year-round performing close-up magic at exclusive parties and events across the United States. Witness him mingle amongst your guests, performing magic and mentalism up close and in your audience’s hands! His magic will serve as the perfect icebreaker, bringing guests together to share laughter, astonishment, and amusement. Max’s close-up strolling magic is perfect for cocktail parties, networking events, and convention centers -- any occasion where guests are socializing!

Customized Stage Show

Max’s unique and interactive stage show blends mind-boggling magic and mind-reading miracles, and can range anywhere from 10 to 60 minutes depending on your preferences. He can incorporate your logo, theme, or product into his performance to create a customized show perfect for your audience. Whether it be a large auditorium or an intimate venue, Max will accommodate your entertainment needs and treat your clients to a show they will never forget!


Max Lukian has a full 100% money-back guarantee that he will never resort to suggestive, ethnic, or political humor in anything he does.


Don’t take it from us. Here’s what other people are saying about Max Lukian…

Max is brilliant...The magic is amazing, yet his entirely present and pleasant manner is most captivating. In a world of so much distraction and chaos, Max brings focus and discipline and joy.
— CARRIE REBORA BARRATT, Ph.D., CEO & President, New York Botanical Garden
SO much fun. Max totally made the party. I got so many emails afterwards: he dazzled, delighted, and confounded. Enjoy!
— ANDREW TOBIAS, Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee (1999-2017)
Most magicians read cards; Max reads people. He is warm and engaging, but don’t be fooled—he will pierce your mind at a glance of your face. A mentalist of the highest order, Max’s acumen is astonishing—he will be a star.
— IRA GILBERT, Board of Directors, Dramatists Guild Foundation, and Lawyer at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP
Max was an absolute delight at a recent party! His combination of mentalist and magician skills was incredibly impressive and entertaining. He is an absolute delight of a gentleman, sure to please everyone at a dinner, cocktail, or other event.
— JIM SHERMAN, Founder & Chairman, ShermansTravel Media, LLC
Max is a magician of great grace and poise. We were baffled by his flawless technique while charmed by his warm and engaging style. Future bookings with us are assured!
— ADAM R. ROSE, Vice Chairman, Rose Associates
Max’s timing, talent and humor is delightful and magical and has been developed through national and international performing... Performing his magic in so many different settings and venues has made Max a deeply creative magician.
— TOM VERNER, Founder & President, Magicians Without Borders, 501(c)(3)
Lukian spends a large amount of his time traveling to gigs in New York and Connecticut. Businesses fly him out to cocktail parties and networking events around the country... Lukian believes that magic is important beyond its entertainment value because of the way it brings people together.
— YALE DAILY NEWS, The Oldest College Daily


To learn more about booking Max for your private event, fill out this form or email info@maxlukian.com and we’ll be in touch with you soon! Thank you!

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