As a corporate and trade-show performer, he has presented hundreds of magic shows for business settings over the past 20 years. He travels over 75,000 miles annually, performing at trade shows that have included the TDWI World Conference, Networld+Interop and the Embedded Systems Conference. His list of clients includes Hewlett-Packard, American Express, Aon Corporation, ExxonMobil, and Western Union.
Orleans path as a magician educator began when he earned his degree in Education from Northwestern University.
Orleans went on to teach both Algebra and preschool at Chicago area public and private schools. Orleans has written, appeared in, or contributed to numerous instructional texts on magic, including a series of ten books and magic sets with DVDs for New York publisher, Scholastic Corporation.
In 2010, Chronicle Books published an interactive magic book he created called Magic Scratchers. He has also written on magic subjects for magicians" trade publications, Genii (magazine) and Magic (magazine).
In 2013, Mr. Orleans released a set of DVDs for the magic community entitled, The Art of Presenting Magic to Children.
The success of this release gave him instant notoriety as an expert on the performance of magic to young people.