Welcome to the Australian Institute of Magic

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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Mark Wilson 1929-2021

From Mark’s son Greg, comes this beautiful tribute: To Our Magical Friends…Dad always said, “The best kind of legend to be is a Living Legend”. But sadly, as of Tuesday, January 19th at 4:40pm, Husband of Nani, Father of Mike & Greg, Legendary Magician, Author,...
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The End of an Era

The magic world is in mourning with the passing of Siegfired Fischbacher, of the Siegfried & Roy, who died from cancer in Las Vegas at the age of 81. Tributes have been pouring in from all over the world as magicians, celebrities, and magic fans alike speak of how Siegfried...
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Congratulations Tony Finch

AIM Member Tony Finch has just been awarded ‘Children’s Entertainer of the Year – New South Wales’ in the 2021 Australian Enterprise Awards. Congratulations Tony and if you are in Sydney looking for a great kids entertainer JUST CLICK THIS LINK!
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Applications for MMF 2021 now open

Welcome to 2021 and only 178 days away from the start of the next Melbourne Magic Festival! As promised, here is the online application for those wanting to produce a show in the Festival Hub CLICK HERE The Producer Guide can be found HERE Pics and Videos of the Hub can be found...
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COVIDSafe guidelines for Magician

As the peak industry body for magicians in Australia, a team from The Australian Institute of Magic headed by David Chandler has created a set of guidelines specifically relating to performing magicians. You can download Version 1.2 (created on December 7, 2020) by CLICKING HERE.
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