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.
Andrew Eland, better known by his stage persona "Magic Man", performed on SABC3's "Expresso Morning Show" on 1 November 2018.
One of South Africa's most-loved 'street magic' performers, Andrew 'Magic Man' Eland, returns to the country for the Summer of 2018/2019, starting with public performances at the upcoming third Cape Town Buskers Festival from 1 to 11 November at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
For over 30 years Johann Kupferburger has been a part of creating 'theatre magic' in South Africa, both literally & figuratively! As Cape Town Magic Club's 'biggest fan', Kupferburger explains how the 'magic bug' bit him & how he's supporting the Art of Magic in Africa.
From table magic beginnings in his hometown of Port Elizabeth to international stages, award-winning mentalist Brendon Peel is currently touring his latest solo show, Hocus Pocus, around South Africa in 2018.
The number seven is believed to be lucky in many cultures and it is indeed a special one for Monday Night Magic, which returns for its seventh season on October 1, 2018. This time around, the pop-up theatre will be in a new location – the Opera Bar at the newly-renovated Artscape Theatre Centre on Cape Town’s Foreshore.
From performing in restaurants while juggling a day job in IT to initiating a continent-wide production company, Marcel Oudejans has created a life in magic – for himself as well as others.
“Astonishment Engineer” Jesse Brooks found magic at an early age. A graduate of the College of Magic, Jesse has performed in many interesting places, from the middle of the Karoo to Hollywood, as well as being cast in commercials. Magic.Africa asked Brooks a few questions about his art.
Cape Town Magic Club performers Marcel Oudejans & Andrew 'Magic Man' Eland entertained in the commercial suites at DHL Newlands rugby stadium. The Club's "Match Day Magic" promotion runs throughout the 2018 Super Rugby season, to showcase South Africa's best magical entertainers to the corporate market.
"Hey Mr Magician, how did you do that?”. Magician Greg Gelb has been thinking about this for some time and it all lands up at the same beginning, namely: "Why do I do magic?" In this story, Gelb shares his insights as an expert magician & entertainer.