"Our preferred magician for VVIP calibre events" Crown Casino 2011
A class act .... astonishing ..."
"Unquestionable talent sleight of hand ...and illusion"
"... a fast moving and slick performance that is simply great entertainment."

Sydney & Melbourne, Sydney & Melbourne, VIC, Australia

“Absolutely Brilliant...!” Coca Cola “Mind Blowing.......” Macquarie Bank

Magician Richard Vegas is a graduate of the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and with over 20 years on stage, in film, on radio and television, Richard Vegas brings a wealth of experience and skill to every performance. Fusing magic's rich traditions with the sharp realism of modern street magic, Richard Vegas creates a unique and highly entertaining brand of performance. With over twelve years professional experience as a magician, including ten years entertaining at Star City Casino in Sydney, Richard Vegas is the quintessential close up and stage magician. Richard’s magic is interactive, intimate, astonishing and personal; it is an exciting, skillful and sophisticated entertainment, ideal for all social occasions. From conjuring, to tricks of the mind, to sleight of hand, illusions and suggestion, Richard Vegas creates a refined 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 a highly sought after magician and performer in Australia and a regular consultant for magic, entertainment and marketing solutions, continuously engaged by Star City Casino in Sydney.

Recently Richard Vegas, in collaboration with Adam Mada, launched the highly successful and critically acclaimed sell out stage production of "Mada vs Vegas - The Dueling Magicians" at the 2010 Adelaide Fringe Festival ( with special guest magician Julia Madotti ), and more recently has toured with The Gangsters Ball 2010, and Burlesque Royale 2011.

"Unquestionable talent ... expert sleight of hand ... and illusion" - Anders Wotke, Buzzcuts

"A class act .... astonishing, ... great magic and great theatre." - Daniel G Taylor, Stage Whispers

"... a fast moving and slick performance that is simply great entertainment." - Michael Coghlan, Rip It Up

“A highly entertaining show that had the crowd riveted, not least for the constant audience participation, which had both young and old captivated.” - Amy Noonan, Adelaide Advertiser


If your event has a specific theme, or you require a professional and skillful magician and character performer Richard is uniquely placed to customise a performance, costuming and characterisation to compliment the theme of your event. As a highly skilled and awarded professional actor and graduate of NIDA, Richard knows that magic can be highly theatrical and powerfully unpredictable, so if you require something different, don't hesitate to ask.


Choose from customised shows from 10 to 30 minutes. From the heart stopping Razorblade eating routine or the sublime Ancient Mystery of the Linking Rings, a breathtaking fire performance or as a Magic MC, Richard can accommodate many different requirements and demands for entertainment. A perfect choice for either intimate or larger gatherings, Richard Vegas elegantly presents his classic "parlour" magic act, which involve interactions of mind-reading and displays of some of the most mind blowing magic effects with cards, borrowed objects and 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. Or "The Carnival Of Dreams", with Julia Madotti, a unique 45 minute theatrical show with character and illusion.

Richard has also been an MC for many corporate events and festivals, with vast experience in radio voice overs, as well as film and television. As an MC Richard can easily incorporate magic, mystique and humour into an event.

Richard has satisfied the following clients

  • Microsoft                        
  • Crown Casino                   
  • Star City Casino          
  • Sony                               
  • Masterfoods                      
  • Darling Harbour
  • Telstra                           
  • The Hyatt                           
  • Rose Hill Racecourse
  • BHP                                
  • The Sherraton              
  • Coca Cola              
  • & Many More

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