MAGICIAN John Messina

  • Performing Styles

    Roving Magic

    John is renowned for his Close Up, also known as Roving Magic. It’s a perfect addition to any corporate or private function such as a cocktail party, Christmas party, product launch, wedding or birthday party.

    John will mingle amongst the guests showcasing his latest effects with cards, fire, finger rings and mind reading. You may even experience coins vanishing in front of your eyes and reappearing in the most impossible places!

    John’s many years of experience will ensure your important event is a success!

    Stand Up Magic

    Suitable for lager groups, the “Stand Up” option is fantastic on its own or can be an add-on to John’s close up show. The show incorporates all the magical elements John is well known for, including vanishes, appearances, mind reading and predictions!

    Highly entertaining and highly interactive!

    Duration: 25 minutes (John will also require access to the venue for set up prior to the guests arriving).



    ” We were lucky enough to have John perform as part of our Samsung event at the Opera House. He blew the crowd away to say the least and did an amazing performance. Couldn’t recommend him enough for any type of corporate event. Thanks so much again John and we hope to use you again in the future! “

    — Carmel Panuccio – Samsung Australia

    ” Never have I seen such great card tricks one on one up close! Thanks John Messina and thanks for coming to Save our Sons Melbourne Cup day! “

    — Brendan Jones from WSFM with Jonesy and Amanda

    ” Hey John, thank you for working on our campaign. It was great having you add your magic touch to the event, especially as you were able to tailor your tricks to suit our campaign messaging and brand guidelines. The feedback I’ve had so far has been great, people really loved your magic tricks and are still trying to figure out how you managed to do what you do. Thanks again! “

    — David Twyman, Senior Producer, Momentum WW, on behalf of OPTUS

    ” John came to our work function and was amazing. We were all watching him like a hawk! I have no idea how he does it. It’s magic! “

    — Annette Sage, HR, Laithwaite’s Wine People,

  • Profile

    Who Is John?

    John has been immersed in magic for almost 2 decades. At just 13 years old, his father showed him the classic “cut and restored rope” trick and the rest shall we say is history!

    At the age of just 17, John landed his first paying gig at his local Italian restaurant where he was asked to perform close up magic to their dine-in customers. Once the word spread of John’s amazing skills with cards and coins, he constantly found himself performing at local birthday parties.

    A few short years after, John hit the corporate scene, performing his astonishing close up magic to some of the big names in business such as the CBA, LJ Hooker and Westfield.

    Over the last 18 years and after 1000’s of performances, John has fine-tuned his sleight-of-hand skills which are sure to impress all your guests at your next important event!

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