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Magicians at Work – Online & Sold Out

The ever popular monthly Showcase of new magic presented by The Australian Institute of Magic is on Zoom tomorrow night and completely SOLD OUT at 500 tickets. It’s clear there is a need for interactive entertainment with a sense of community as Zoom Magic Shows are becoming more...
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Ace McDermott

We have just heard the unfortunate news of yet another magician succumbing to Covid19. Australian magician, based in the Philippines, Ace McDermott passed away yesterday leaving his wife and small children. Ace was a very busy performer on the corporate and cruise ship scene, and...
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Magical Lockdown Fun!

Yes, we may be in lockdown again, but that won’t stop the magic! Thanks to some innovative AIM Members (and Zoom!) we are bringing the magic to you over the next two weeks. THURSDAY AUG 19 and FRIDAY AUG 20 Today and tomorrow- Virtual Magic school and show. AUSTRALIA WIDE....
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Kindred Spirits

Here is a ten minute video featuring two icons of the Melbourne magic scene, Sam Angelico and Ross Skiffington
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Tickets are selling FAST!

The Melbourne Magic Festival starts THIS MONDAY and already a LOT of shows in WEEK 1 have SOLD OUT! If you were thinking of going to the CLOSE UP MAGIC GALA THE NICK KAY LECTURE THE OPEN MIC NIGHT They are now all SOLD OUT THE LANEWAY THEATRE EXPERIENCE THE DAVENPORT SEANCE THE...
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How’s Tricks?

Spectacular illusions, bamboozling tricks, and death-defying escapes — step behind the velvet curtain and be amazed as Australia’s magic history is revealed. Starting these winter school holidays at the State Library of NSW comes an incredible FREE exhibition of...
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Dane Certificate back in Melbourne

The legend that is Dane Certificate has returned to Melbourne to perform a very limited run of Midnight Magic Shows. These will sell out fast so we recommend booking as soon as possible! Friday June 4 Friday July 2 Friday August 6 Sister Moon Brother Wolf641 Plenty Rd, Preston,...
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Applications Now Open!

Each year The Melbourne Magic Festival hosts two categories of The Australian Junior Championships: The Stage Magic Championship, and The Close Up Magic Championship. Past champions have gone on to present their own solo shows both here and at other festivals, while others have...
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Exciting News!

From April 19 to April 30 Magic Fans will be able to get early access to Melbourne Magic Festival show tickets at 20% off! On May 1, when the tickets go on sale to everyone, they revert to their regular prices. By registering for our pre-sale, not only will you get 20% off but...
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Comedy Festival Magic

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back, after skipping last year due to the pandemic, and there are three Magic Festival Alumni adding great magic shows to the comedy mix. Josh Staley brings his popular MMF show THE CONJURER AT THE CARD TABLE to The Charles Dickens...
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Magic in Newcastle

JOEL HOWLETT IS BACK WITH HIS ONE MAN SHOW!!! JD’s World of Magic is bringing his one man show to Central Leagues on the 5th March 2021. The event starts at 6:30pm and the club has put together an amazing package that includes Dinner, Wine and a World Class Magic Show for...
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Free Magic this Friday!

Friday 26 February 20218pm – 9pm Immerse yourself in the magical mind reading world of Lawrence Leung and his new comedy show Connected. The brainchild of The ABC’s ‘Unbelievable’ creator, Connected explores human connection in a forever-changed...
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New research on pioneering women in Australian Magic

The Australian Performing Arts Collection is delighted to announce Cathy Pryor as the recipient of the 2021 Frank Van Straten Research Fellowship.Pryor’s work Rare Flowers and Golden Butterflies will focus on the careers of three women in magic; Esme Levante, Myrtle Roberts and...
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Dom Chambers: Best Trick Ever

AIM Member, America’s Got Talent Semi Finalist, Star of The Illusionists on Broadway, and all round nice guy Dom Chambers is currently performing at the Sydney Opera House in ‘James Galea’s Best Trick Ever’. Together with Fool Us alumnus Helen Coghlan,...
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Adam Mada on Skit This

AIM Member Adam Mada is appearing everywhere at the moment! From his virtual show at the Sydney Opera House, to his role on the soon to return Harry Potter stage show in Melbourne… and now he has made a special guest appearance on the YouTube kids show ‘Skit...
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