Magician - Richard Vegas
Magician available for hire, based in Victoria
"Unquestionable talent ...expert sleight of hand ...and illusion" "... a fast moving and slick performance that is simply great entertainment."
Professional magician Richard Vegas fuses magic's rich traditions with the sharp, edgy realism of street magic to bring a sophisticated, provocative and compelling edge to his performances. With over twelve years professional ex-perience, including ten years entertaining at Star City Casino in Sydney, Richard Vegas is the quintessential close up and stage magician. Richard is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and has vast experience across many genres and disciplines of theatre and performance.
Richard’s stage and close up magic is interactive, intimate, as-tonishing and personal. It is an exciting, skillful and refined form of enter-tainment, ideal for all social occasions. From conjuring, to tricks of the mind, to sleight of hand, illusions and suggestion, Vegas creates an intricate blend of magic, theatre and storytelling to create an unforgettable experience.
In 2008 Richard was engaged by Coca Cola to create and perform customised magic to market and promote "Coke Zero" for a national touring campaign. Richard Vegas is now one of the most sought after close up magicians in Australia and is a regular consultant for magic, entertainment and marketing so-lutions.
Most recently Richard Vegas launched the highly successful, sell out and critically acclaimed "Mada vs Vegas - The Dueling Magicians" stage produc-tion at the 2010 Adelaide Fringe Festival. Richard Vegas can entertain with customised shows from 10 to 30 minutes.
CLOSE UP MAGIC
Richard Vegas' close up magic creates an interactive, intimate, astonishing and personal form of entertainment, ideal for all social occasions. From conjuring, to tricks of the mind, to sleight of hand, illusions and suggestions, it is an exciting, captivating and memorable experience.
Richard Vegas can entertain with shows from 10 to 30 minutes, from a heart stopping Razorblade eating routine to the sublime Ancient Mystery of the Linking Rings. For a classic and more intimate stand up performance, Richard Vegas elegantly presents his classic "parlour" magic act; “The Secret Salon” which involves interactions of mind-reading and displays of some of the most mind blowing magic e?ects with
cards, borrowed objects and by request, dangerous physical exhibitions involving knives, needles and razorblades.
Also available is the most unique and original magic entertainment around; "Mada vs Vegas - The Dueling Magicians", either as an hour long show, or as separate shows of anywhere from 10 to 45 minutes.
"A highly entertaining show that had the crowd riveted, not least for the con-stant audience participation, which had both young and old captivated." Amy Noonan - Adelaide Advertiser
"Unquestionable talent ... expert sleight of hand ... and illusion." Buzzcuts
"Absolutely Brilliant...!" Coca Cola