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Project Illusions is a business-focused experience using magic to teach problem solving, creativity and innovative thinking skills.

Magician Christopher Howell delivers workshops and talks full of benefits that demonstrate creativity is not just for artists but is a powerful tool anyone in any field can learn.

Christopher Howell’s unique creative background inspires his remarkable talks and workshops for conferences and events around the world.  Every project will be created with your goals in mind. Check out this video showcase of previous Project Illusions creativity talks and workshops.



Christopher Howell is the creator and presenter of Project Illusions.  His inspirational talks and workshops combine his training as a coach with his background as a magician and his training in other creative fields.

His diverse qualifications include a BA Hons in Theatre Arts (Richmond University, London) and classical singer training (Accademia Filarmonica, Bologna). He holds a Diploma in Life Coaching from Newcastle College.

Originally from the United States, he has spent most of his life in Europe. Christopher presents his talks and workshops around the world.



professional magician, Christopher presents close-up and stage magic as well as consulting on special projects.  He is the co-producer of the variety show Norvil & Josephine. Christopher is a member of The Magic Circle and his credits include international television appearances and shows at The Magic Castle in Hollywood and The Wintergarten in Berlin.

He has collaborated with various theatre companies including Punchdrunk and Single Shoe Productions. Christopher has trained with master practitioners Ira Seidenstein, Jeff McBride and Eugene Burger. 

Christopher also supports the charity Breathe AHR which teaches magic as a form of occupational therapy for children with hemiplegia.

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Christopher’s creativity workshops are exciting and innovative.   Participants engage with magic and other visual aids, which challenge their perception of reality. This helps them find their creative blocks before discovering ways around them.

These workshops explore practical topics, teach creative habits and provide a full tool kit of techniques. The benefits can be transferred to unique professional situations as the testimonials prove.

Workshops are usually from one to three hours with delegates seated at tables.

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Christopher’s career on the stage translates into a thrilling keynote about creativity. Thought-provoking and practical, the talks give inspiration to develop and nurture the benefits of creative skills.

He takes the chosen themes of your event and addresses them with practical topics delivered in a bespoke talk that is remembered for its effectiveness and entertainment. 

Project Illusions talks are multimedia and interactive. They have proven effective for meetings from fifty to a thousand (see the testimonials). Christopher delivers his talks around the world.

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. Topics Covered INCLUDE

1Creative thinking & innovation

2Effective problem solving

3Overcoming obstacles

4Achieving impossible goals

5Power of beliefs and assumptions

6Multiple perspectives

. Case Studies of past clients


Procter & Gamble


City University

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Focus London


Linklaters  >

Volkswagen >


Meritum Finance  >


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David Shepherd Foundation

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