Expect wonder, laughter and mind-boggling surprises when magician and corporate entertainer Marcel Oudejans performs in The "Wow, That's Amazing!" Magic Show at the Oakhurst Insurance George Arts Theatre on Saturday, 28 September 2019, at 19h00.
- How to read instructions – properly.
- The importance of repetition & practice. (“Practise does not make perfect; perfect practice makes perfect.”)
- The ability to see a presentation from the audience’s perspective – mentally, or in a mirror.
- How to gracefully recover from a mistake.
- How to keep a secret […]
Let me begin by saying, I’m a huge fan of local entertainment, especially comedy & improv, & hardly a week goes by without me going to watch a live performance. My default preference is for stand-up comedy, but I take in the odd theatre or musical performance too. It’s […]
Are you planning a corporate year-end event or party and need a good venue in Cape Town or its surrounds? I thought it may be useful for me to share a list of all the function venues in Cape Town that I have enjoyed performing at.
If you were to build a new addition to your house, I’m sure that you’d want to ensure that the builder that you hired was good at his job! You certainly wouldn’t to find out after spending your money that your new addition was unsound, nor would you want to […]
The event has started, and the guests enter into the venue. So far, things have gone rather well: the guests, many of who are meeting for the first time, are chatting with one another and the evening seems promising. The doors open and everyone is dazzled as they enter the […]
Most South Africans over 30 will remember an Afrikaans magician performing on national television with the catch-phrase “Kul jou hier, kul jou daar, en siedaar!” [Afrikaans, loosely: “fool you here, fool you there, and see this!”]. Even though I was very young, I can still remember one or two moments […]
With so many year-end functions, Christmas parties & corporate events happening around this time of year, I thought I’d share something that’s been irritating me. If you’re an event co-ordinator, or a party planner, you may have experienced this kind of frustration with corporate event entertainers before.
Occasionally I get the […]
Every year between October and December, I perform at a large number of company year-end functions. These can range from intimate informal party for the company staff, to gala award dinners. And in the past few years, I’ve seen that despite of “the recession” some companies are still continuing to […]
here, in no particular order, are the magicians who have influenced by performances, my 'tricks' and my love of the Art of Magic. I've also added some comments about how they influenced me, or what I enjoy most about their attitudes toward Magic. I've tried, where possible, to include each magician's "signature" trick. Enjoy!
How can you get the most out of your corporate event by using live entertainment? And what's the best way to find a corporate event entertainer in South Africa? Here is an article I wrote that was published in the March/April 2010 edition of "Meetings SA" magazine that should help you answer these questions.
Everybody enjoys a good party – don’t you agree? The fun & laughter enjoyed at a company function is one the best ways to create and cement relationships with your colleagues, staff & customers. Company functions should be a highlight and something to look forward to, and given […]