50 years ago Tim Ellis dreamed of doing nothing but performing magic his entire life, and he has lived this dream for almost his entire life.
This extraordinary Australian performer has been wowing audiences all around the world, including Hollywood’s Magic Castle, Paris’ Le Double Fond and New York’s world-famous Monday Night Magic Club. Now you too have the chance to be mesmerised by his unique brand of magic!
Tim Ellis, President of the Australian Institute of Magic, has won more awards for his mind-blowing magic than any other Australian in history. In the process, he’s gained an international reputation as “the face of Australian magic” for his innovative, original and highly entertaining blend of magic and comedy.
Tim has been buried alive, escaped from a wooden crate at the bottom of the Yarra River, freed himself from straitjackets hanging thirty meters above city streets, and driven a $100,000 sports car while blindfolded.
He has performs regularly on luxury six-star cruise lines as well as shows in Las Vegas, New York, Paris, Cape Town, Beijing, Singapore, and The Magic Castle in Hollywood where he was nominated ‘Lecturer of the Year.’
Tim Ellis has acted as Magic Consultant on several plays, television commercials and the popular series ‘Blue Heelers’, and co-produced the Japanese NHKTV special ‘Magical Mystery Tour in Australia’. He has also produced many large-scale events including The National Festival of the Magical Arts, several International Magic Conventions, and is founder and artistic director of ‘The Melbourne Magic Festival’.
In the magic history book Dictionnaire de la Prestidigitation, Tim is one of only two living Australian magicians to be included alongside Orson Welles, Houdini, David Copperfield and Siegfried & Roy.
Recently, Tim was diagnosed as having Asperger’s Syndrome, and he explores the pros and cons of the condition in his autobiographical one-man show ‘AspyCadabra’.