Welcome to the Australian Institute of Magic


The current members of the Australian Institute of Magic are available to perform at your next function. Contact members individually for availability and services.

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Josh Staley
Close Up, Stage, Kids, Parlour

BASED IN MELBOURNE: Josh Staley creates live performance art that seems utterly impossible. He is the winner of multiple awards and achievements, including Australian junior champion of close up magic. Josh has appeared on TV, performed across Australia and internationally, and is a Guinness world recorder holder, helping lead a team of magicians to break the world recorded for ‘longest magic show’ His unique skills are constantly in demand, whether as a corporate performer, as an entertainer at private parties or at sell out shows such as the Melbourne Comedy and Magic Festivals .

Magic is about creating a moment in time, where something truly impossible takes places, that you’ll never forget witnessing. Josh creates these moments every time he performs, whether it’s a small close up show, or a grand stage performance. utilising sleight of hand, comedy, theatre and physiology, Josh creates unique memories you’ll never forget.


p: 0413 681 464
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w: JoshStaley.com


Dazzling Dan
Close Up, Stage, Kids

BASED IN GEELONG: Dazzling Dan has been performing magic for over 25 years. He is versatile, on a stage in front of hundreds or in your home for a special occasion. He can captivate the audience through a camera, or weave his magic over children and adults simultaneously at a family gathering.


p: 0417 165 408
e: Click to email
w: DazzlingDan.com.au


David Chandler
Kids, Parlour

BASED IN MELBOURNE: A magician for over 14 years, David is passionate in combining storytelling, magic, and song, to create unique shows for children (and their adults)! Regularly performing at libraries and community festivals around Victoria, they have also written and performed four original shows as part of the Melbourne Magic Festival, with their show Have You Ever EVER Heard…?! winning the 2017 Candlelight Productions’ Scholarship for Artistic Excellence. David’s pronouns are They/Them/Theirs.


p: 0424 578 153
e: Click to email
w: DavidChandler

Adam Mada
Close Up, Stage, Illusions

BASED IN SYDNEY: Adam Mada, known as “Mr Magic” currently the magic and illusions coach and Australian associate to the global smash hit ‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’.  He’s the magic & illusion consultant and coach for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (N.I.D.A) as well as the magic/illusion designer and director for the highly anticipated stage adaptation of Mem Foxes Australian classic ‘Possum Magic’.  Adam’s highly sought after live and digital performances are in demand throughout the pacific and Australasia, playing everywhere from the Sydney Opera House to The Royal Bombay Yacht Club.


p: 0403 676 105
e: Click to email
w: AdamMada.com


Dane Certificate
Close Up, Parlour

BASED IN ALBURY: Dane Certificate, proprietor of ‘Dane Certificate’s Magic Theatre’ Melbourne and Australia’s ‘Magic Parlour‘, specialises in magical entertainment for small groups generally in a close up seated setting. Dane’s style has developed from a background in abstract painting and music; a mix of mentalism and sleight of hand refined by one of the world’s coin maestro masters.


p: 0434 497 411
e: Click to email
w: DaneCerificateMagic.com.au

Tim Ellis
Close Up, Stage, Illusions, Kids

BASED IN MELBOURNE: Tim is an internationally award winning magician with over 40 years of experience on stage and television world wide. He has a wide variety of shows available ranging from ‘The Mad Hatter’ for kids and family groups, to Strolling Magic and Comedy Stage Shows for corporate events, and Zoom shows for everyone.


p: 040 88 62442
e: Click to email
w: TimEllisMagic.com
t: twitter.com/TimEllisMagic
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Lachlan Wilde
Close Up, Stage

BASED IN MELBOURNE: ‘The Australian Stage’ describes Lachlan’s magic as “a surreal air of mystery… Wilde is a born magician. He has the charm, dexterity, and confidence to have the audience in the palm of his sleight of hand”


p: 0435509513
e: Click to email
w: LachlanWilde.com