Derrick Rose is a local celebrity due to his regular TV appearances and well-loved family and corporate shows. He is an award-winning close-up magician, voted as Little Rock Family Magazine's favorite party entertainer!
As an Arkansas magician and entertainer performing in Little Rock and throughout the US, Derrick knows that finding entertainment in and around the State of Arkansas can be a challenge. Quality magic, illusion, festival, birthday entertainment and corporate entertainment are always in high demand in central Arkansas. You need a PROFESSIONAL entertainer like Derrick Rose. Derrick is an Arkansas resident and aware of YOUR entertainment needs.
His work entertaining Arkansas audiences started in 1987 and he shares his style of magic and illusion across the US. He has been featured nationally on the Food Network and in the Linking Ring, a trade publication for magicians.
Hosting the main stage at Sheridan, Arkansas’ 2014 Timberfest
Derrick was the Honda World of Conway spokesperson from 2009 to 2013 where he appeared in over 30 television commercials. For over 15 years Derrick has also been a regular guest performer on Today’s THV Channel 11 morning show.
Appearing on the Today’s THV Morning Show
One of his proudest achievements was in June 2011 when Little Rock Family Magazine readers named him the city’s favorite party entertainer. Derrick received this honor again in 2012 and 2013.
Little Rock’s Family Favorite Party Entertainer
His experience as a performer outside Little Rock actually started as a World Famous Jungle Cruise Skipper at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Since that time he has performed magic and illusions across the US. In May 2010 Derrick took 1st place in the Arkansas Ring 29 International Brotherhood of Magicians close-up magic competition and 2nd Place again in 2014. In the past he has also been awarded Arkansas’ Comedy Magician of the Year and Media Magician of the Year. Derrick can be seen performing at corporate events, festivals, weddings, birthday parties and restaurants.
As part of the Weekend of Wonder in Hot Springs, AR, Derrick performed with some of the legends of magic. The first and second Weekend of Wonder festivals were huge successes with rave reviews, sold out show and standing ovations. Local television and newspapers covered the weekend’s happenings extensively.
Promoting the Weekend of Wonder with master
magicians Maxwell Blade and Jay Scott Berry
Derrick is a member of Arkansas' Masters of Illusion. This is a group of award-winning Arkansas magicians that have performed together since 2001. Together we provide a variety of comedy, mystery, illusions, and old fashion fun for all age groups. We are members of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the world's largest magical society and perform in a variety of theaters, conventions, parties and other settings.Arkansas’ Masters of Illusion
Recent clients include: Dillards Department Store, Little Rock Peabody Hotel, United Way of Arkansas, CARTI, Little Rock Parks and Tourism, Moses & Tucker Real Estate, Monster Truck Jam, O’Reilly Auto Parts Car Show, Pink Tomato Festival, Central Arkansas Jewish Food Festival and Timberfest in Sheridan, AR. For a list of videos featuring the Magic of Derrick Rose visit www.youtube.com and enter Magician Derrick Rose.