Six times ‘Sight Act of the Year’ – Twice ‘Entertainer of the Year’ 

Australia’s First International ‘Merlin Award Winner

Anthony Laffan Close-Up MagicianAnthony Laffan is a Master Hypnotist, Mentalist, Magician and one of the most sought-after comic performers in Australia. He has been an international performer for over 25 years, entertaining audiences in Spain, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, The Caribbean Islands, New Zealand and extensively throughout Australia.



‘Close-Up Magic ‘ is the perfect entertainment for cocktail functions, pre-dinner drinks, weddings, social or business functions  – anywhere  people are standing or seated.

Anthony moves amongst guests as a roving entertainer, amazing them with his tricks while creating a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.  He’s regarded as one of Australia’s finest close-up magicians, working exclusively for Hotel Conrad Jupiter’s Casino for five consecutive years.



  • Corporate Events
  • Product Launches
  • Fundraising Nights
  • Awards Nights
  • Festivals
  • Private Functions
  • Celebrations of any kind.



Over the past 25 years Anthony has worked for thousands of businesses and corporations, performing internationally and locally. He has a unique ability to adapt for his audience, from VIP and boutique events to larger audiences and events.

“Anthony’s act was the absolute clincher, and managed to appeal to all types of people with his humour. I would rate Anthony with an 11 out of 10 for is entertainment value and ability to appeal to a corporate audience with humour and ‘wow’ factor.”

– Meg Webster. Marketing Executive. Energetics Pty Ltd – Sydney

“It was a delight to have worked with such a co-operative and professional artist and your performance was simply outstanding, it was so refreshing to have a sight act with a modern approach and with a really zappy technique; in short, you brained ’em…”

– Mr Ron Christie, Production Manager, Channel 7 – Adelaide

“The entertainment was SUPERB. Anthony was exceptional and engaged everybody extremely well. He was a TOTAL hit. We look forward to using you again and again.”

– Khalil Najjar, General Manager – NSW. LEP International Pty Ltd – Sydney 

“Fantastic… You do it all and you do it so well!”

 Bert Newton, Australian TV Icon, Good Morning Australia, Family Feud, Top 100 – Melbourne



‘Illusionist of the Year’, Merlin Awards

‘Entertainer of the Year’, (1997, 1998)

‘Sight Act of the Year’, (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998)



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