I.B.M. Member Profile

Dan Kamin

Movement Artist and Magician

About Dan Kamin

DAN KAMIN is an internationally renowned movement artist and magician who trained Robert Downey, Jr. for his Oscar-nominated performance in Chaplin and created Johnny Depp’s comedy moves for Benny and Joon.  He also played the wooden Indian that comes to life in the cult horror classic Creepshow 2

During the Covid pandemic Dan offered people comic relief with SHAZOOM!, an online performance of interactive sleight-of-hand magic.  He is currently developing a new stage program, Dan Kamin’s Pandemic Pastimes, based on the magic he created during the lockdown intertwined with tales of the criminals, cardsharps and master magicians who mentored him during his childhood in Miami, Florida.  Dan now lives in Pittsburgh, where he served as president of Tampa Ring 13 from the onset of the pandemic through 2022.