Famed British street magician and illusionist Julius Dein is visiting South Africa as part of the Visit Joburg initiative. The city’s department of tourism announced his tour around Johannesburg on Twitter, saying he had visited Alexandra.
Whether it’s a signature trick or a full-blown extravaganza involving all the props, smoke and mirrors, every magical performer has something special up his sleeve which consistently wows the audience.
Do magicians make embarrassing mistakes? Of course! Magicians Greg Gelb, Marcel Oudejans and Brendon Peel share their most humiliating moments in front of an audience.
Everybody has to begin somewhere and for magicians and illusionists, it’s no different. 3 magical entertainers recall the first magic trick they learnt to perform and how it led them into a performing career.
Are magic shows ‘just for children’? 2 magicians explain why the Art of Magic is about playfulness, curiosity and fascination – emotions are sorely missing from adult life – and why adults should enjoy more magic shows.
Young township junior magician Sesona Gagana as also awarded the much-coveted Siegfried and Roy Foundation Scholarship at the College of Magic’s annual graduation on Saturday 17 November 2018. Gagana recently returned from representing South Africa’s magical youth on a whirlwind educational tour of Las Vegas and New York.
Our vision as an organisation is to grow the community of magic enthusiasts & performers in Africa. We managed to achieve “both” those goals with Sebastiano Olla. Through one of our productions, we were able to nurture his enthusiasm for magic into becoming a Surprise Guest in our “Monday Night Magic” show.
Berea Mail interviews Thulani Maak-n-plan, a street magician in Durban, South Africa, performing in the traditional style of street magicians found worldwide.
What if, just for a moment, professional magicians could perform “real” magic, in the style of, say, Harry Potter and his friends? 3 South African magicians – Marcel Oudejans, Magic Man & Greg Gelb – imagine the possibilities.