Welcome to the Australian Institute of Magic

Barry Govan Lecture

If you haven’t had the pleasure to see one of Australia’s and the world’s best in Magic sleight of Hand magicians then you must come to this lecture on Thursday October 19. Barry Govan has been performing full time since 1992. He Started learning sleight of hand...
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Magic at Sydney Fringe

If you happen to be in Sydney this month, then you’re definitely going to be spoiled for choice when it comes to magic shows! In addition to the regular Sydney shows like Bruce Glen’s Magical Soiree, September is Sydney Fringe Festival time which means you get a...
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The World Festival of Magic 2017

Michael Boyd’s Touring Illusion Show returns for another Australian season from October to December. Supported by comedian Marty Putz this show raises funds for charities every year and provides disadvantaged kids the chance to see a spectacular live illusion show. For full...
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Melbourne’s newest magic venue!

The Laneway Theatre, Australia’s only custom-built close up magic venue, opens in two weeks. You can keep up to date with what’s on and how to book it for your next private event by CLICKING HERE, but until then… here are some sneak peek pics to whet your appetite.  
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Simon in New York

Simon Coronel is about to commence a season of 12 shows in New York, and they are already almost sold out! Simon will be performing his Melbourne Magic Festival show ‘Glitches in Reality’ as part of the Adirondack Theatre Festival and The Post Star ran a great...
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The Melbourne Magic Festival 2017 Wrap

It’s official – our tenth Melbourne Magic Festival was the best one yet. We broke our ticket sales record with over 10,500 in attendance. Joshua Jay broke the lecture attendance with 120. All three of our international guests had sell out shows. We received more...
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Magicians at Work – May Show

On Wednesday 10th, 8 ‘Magicians at work’ were put on display at The Channel, a beautiful little venue at the Arts Centre; the new home of The Australian Institute of Magic. A fantastic audience were treated to some new, never-been-seen-before routines, in this...
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Congratulations John Taylor

Master Illusionist John Taylor has been selected as Oceania’s representative at FISM in 2018. John will be the first Australian in history to compete in the category Grand Illusions, and will perform some of his own original creations. Every three years FISM stages The...
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Alexander Hansford and Ollie Mealing Workshop.

Touring Australia in April are two very talented underground magicians.   Alex Hansford In my lecture, alongside several hard hitting, fun-to-perform card effects, I will talk about my theory and philosophy on magic, which I’ve gained from: – My time living near New York...
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A new home for AIM

Announced tonight at our March ‘Magicians At Work’ Show was the exciting news that The Australian Institute of Magic is now meeting at Art Centre Melbourne! Throughout the rest of 2017 we will hold both our monthly sessions and our AIM Juniors Classes at The Channel,...
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