Magician Insane

By drawing on the theories of human behaviour, psychology and mentalism, Russell has created a unique magical genre that not only has incredible stage presence, but even the power to change lives.


Home Country: South Africa

Home City: Cape Town

Active Passports: South African

Geographical Availability:

  • Throughout Africa
  • Within Home City
  • Within Home Country
  • Worldwide


  • English

Performance Styles:

  • Comedy Magic
  • Festivals
  • Interactive Close-Up Performance
  • Magician
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Mentalist
  • Parlour Show
  • Sleight-of-Hand
  • Speaker
  • Stage Show
  • Street Magic
  • Suitable for children
  • Team-building Facilitator

Welcome to the world of Russell Fox, Magician Insane. Africa's most inspirational, influential and insane magician, mentalist, perceptionist and illusionist.

As a child, Russell had to overcome many challenges, including Epilepsy, Dyslexia and ADHD. But with the hard knocks of life came a stubborn will and desire to overcome against all odds. Today, Russell is a successful businessman and internationally acclaimed master in the art of magic, Illusion, perceptionism and mentalism. He has been performing both nationally and internationally since 1999, motivating and inspiring audiences across the globe.

Russell has had the privilege to perform for the Prince of Saudi Arabia, Carlo Mac Farlane (from Back Stage), Mac Stanley, Arno Carstens and Carol Bauer as well as on several local television shows. In addition to MCing and facilitating workshops and team building events, Russell also designs and creates magical effects and illusions for performers and companies across the globe.

Cape Town Magic Club's "Monday Night Magic" show

Last Update: Mon, Jan 6th, 2020