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Ron Dorre

We are very saddened at the news of the passing of beloved AIM Member Ron Dorre. Ron was instrumental in the success of The Australian Institute of Magic as a very pro-active committee member, and he was key to the growth of the Melbourne Magic Festival as our main videographer...
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The Melbourne Magic Festival – 2 weeks to go!

Less than two weeks to go now before the 2019 Melbourne Magic Festival begins. Make sure you BOOK NOW for your favourite shows because many are already SOLD OUT! LU CHEN: LIVE IN MELBOURNE – July 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 – SOLD OUT THE MMF STAGE GALA SHOW – July 1...
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The future of magic

Last night at Arts Centre Melbourne, AIM Juniors we saw the competitors in The Australian Junior Championships of Magic testing out their magic together for the first time. Josh Staley gave some excellent coaching advice while Lee Cohen helped them prepare for what, for some of...
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You won’t believe what he does with the last beer!

Dom Chambers, former Australian Junior Champion of Magic, has finally exposed himself to the world by auditioning for America’s Got Talent. Judging by the judges reactions, and the 49,000 positive comments his YouTube clip (which has almost 2.5 million hits in just one day)...
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Earlybird Tickets on sale now

But only until March 31! Book now for your favourite Melbourne Magic Festival shows and save up to 50%!   CLICK HERE
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Week 2 of the Melbourne Magic Festival

The magic continues at The Melba Spiegeltent with a whole new batch of shows coming for the second week! If you loved the shows last week, you’re going to have your minds blown this week!   SHOWS AT THE FESTIVAL HUB (35 Johnston St, Collingwood) SHOWS AT SATELLITE...
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Melbourne Magic Festival starts next week

And boy, are we excited!!! In addition to the classic MMF favourites: Best of the Magic Fest, MagicSports, The Galas and Tim Credible’s shows,  there are SO MANY new and exciting events to get into this year – PLUS it’s in our brand new hub the incredible Melba...
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Win tix to PUFFS the play!

Fellow wizard fans! Puffs the Play has opened to rave reviews, do yourself a favour and check it out! Now playing at The Alex Theatre, St Kilda. The record breaking smash off-Broadway hit now in its second year comes to Melbourne. The New York Times says Puffs “Exudes a jovial...
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Calling All Junior Magicians!

Join the next generation of fresh magicians as they compete for the titles of Australian Junior Champion of Stage Magic and Australian Junior Champion of Close Up Magic. A highlight of the Melbourne Magic Festival, and for first time at Arts Centre Melbourne, the Championships...
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Learn magic these school holidays!

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the art of magic, or if you already are a magician and would like to improve, there’s no better time than these school holidays and no better place than the Melbourne Magic Festival   If you’re aged between 5 and 15 years, try...
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2018 MMF – Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open for performers wishing to produce a show at the 2018 Melbourne Magic Festival. For full details please CLICK HERE to go to the Producer Resource page and download the 2018 Application Form. Please make sure you also download the 2018 Producer Guide as...
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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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Applications for MMF close Friday

REGISTRATION FOR THE TENTH ANNUAL MELBOURNE MAGIC FESTIVAL CLOSES THIS WEEK! Click here to apply to produce a show at the 2017 Melbourne Magic Festival Applications close Friday January 13, 2017
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The Festival is Over!

The Melbourne Magic Festival is over for another year and once again it smashed all previous records. Over 10,000 people came to see over 300 performances of 55 different shows over 13 days. An amazing event with lots of pics on the official Facebook page HERE and lots and lots...
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First SOLD OUT show of the 2016 MMF

The Melbourne Magic Festival takes place at The Northcote Town Hall from June 27 to July 9 but tickets are already disappearing fast! Congratulations to Tracy Tam who has sold out her FRIDAY JULY 1 session of ‘Why Are Kids Smarter Than Adults?’ This will be Tracy’s first...
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