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Peter the Adequate

Excerpt from a mini documentary about magician Peter the Adequate entitled "Real Magic" by Chris Coceck.

Welcome to the official website of Peter Hinrichs, AKA Peter the Adequate. An Austin magician who has amused and amazed audiences across the North American continent. Peter is one of the most unique and original touring comedy magic acts today. Peter’s experience as an event and party planner, corporate speaker, educator, actor, director and producer combined with over years as a comedy magician account for his being so popular and in demand with a wide variety of corporations and organizations. Peter has been performing magic in Austin, Texas for over 30 years, but has also performed across the country and in Mexico and Canada. 

  • Are you looking for entertainment that will make your guests laugh and be amazed?

  • Do you like the idea of working with a professional who understands and anticipates your every need and concern?

  • Are looking for entertainment that is to meet your needs?

  • Do you have a specific message that you wish to deliver in an entertaining and memorable manner?

  • Are you looking for an entertainer that is respectful of both you and your guests and who understands that comedy need not be offensive to be funny?

  • Do you want your guests to rave about your event months after it is over?

If you answered "Yes" to any of the above, you have come to the right site.

Every performance of Peter’s is customized to fit your needs. Whether you need strolling magic to keep your guests at a business gathering entertained, a stand-up comedy magic show, a unique and fresh keynote speaker, a motivational school show, an exciting workshop or a combination of any or all of these, Peter will work with you to find the product that best fits your needs. Just let him know what the goals your event are and Peter will find the products and services that will help you achieve them.

Peter has worked in a myriad of venues, from birthday parties, comedy clubs, restaurants to theatrical reviews, such as the famous Esther's Follies and the Velveeta Room in Austin, Texas and the Branson After Dark Cabaret and the Friday Night Live Cabaret in Branson, MO. As a trade show magician, Peter has worked over 250 trade shows around the country, performing both close up and personal magic and customized stage presentations designed to draw in customers and sell the product.

Educational magic is probably Peter's greatest love. From motivational and educational school shows to Keynote Speaker engagements, he has a knack for delivering messages in a fun, palatable manner. Not content with just delivering a message, he feels it is important for his audience to actually experience the message.

Peter is also one of the founders and current General Director of the Fantastic Magic Camp in Austin, which has been using magic, juggling, and puppets to teach valuable life skills to thousands of children, and adults for twenty-five years.

Proper event planning is key to of any presentation or - together. Peter has helped coordinate over 500 events from trade shows company picnics and banquets to the largest regional magic convention in the United States. how big or small your needs are, Peter will be glad to help you with your event planning needs as part of his entertainment services.

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