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Marcel OudejansLocation: Based in Cape Town
Specialised entertainment for corporate events, gala dinners, road shows & product launches so that your event is fun & completely unforgettable
Marcel Oudejans is one of South Africa’s leading performers, specialising in corporate events and association conferences. His is one of only a handful of presenters in the world who is able to provide a bespoke, custom-branded performance for marketing events, training & conferences. Marcel’s gifts for humour and entertainment have consistently delivered positive results for clients worldwide.
Marcel is a “Corporate Magician”, Entertainer and Master of Ceremonies, who has performed for dignitaries, celebrities and large multi-national corporations for over 20 years; from small intimate audience settings to large-scale broadcast events. He developed a flair for corporate audiences while serving three years as the “house magician” at the Madame Zingara group. His specialty is the ability to present a show to suit a particular client brief and audience requirement.
While many corporate entertainers deliver a fixed, scripted performance, Marcel believes that each show is about the specific client and their guests. Corporate clients are assured that their audiences are left with a positive, fun experience that reflects the brand.
In 2016, Marcel founded & produced Africa’s premier magic theatre, “Cape Town Magic Club“. After 2 extremely successful Seasons, this theatre has become known for the World-class quality of the experience, atmosphere and magicians that have performed there already.
Marcel is currently the youngest registered Professional member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa, a member of the Global Speakers Federation. He is also an Associate member of SAACI (The South African Association for the Conference Industry). This means that he is able to deliver content presentations, topical talks or pure entertainment at a professional level, no matter what the context.
Marcel is indeed one of South Africa’s leading magicians and entertainers, entertaining diverse audiences with a sparkling personality that knows how to communicate, make people laugh and teach valuable business lessons at the same time.
- 20 years of professional experience
- 11 000+ hours of event performances
- 180+ blue-chip corporate clients
- Founder & producer of africa's premier magic theatre, Cape Town Magic Club
- Multiple national tv, radio & newspaper appearances
STAND-UP COMEDY MAGIC SHOW
Marcel’s engaging personality shines through in a show that combines comedy with sleight-of-hand, mind-reading, psychokinesis & other surprises. The show is guaranteed to make audiences gasp in astonishment, burst into laughter & be fully engaged from start to finish!
By bringing as many people on stage as he can, Marcel ensures maximum audience participation & interaction. Let Marcel keep your audience entranced with his entertaining performance, while you sit back & relax – knowing that everyone is going to give awesome feedback! Whether you want to use the performance to inspire your audience, deliver your message, or simply entertain a large group, Marcel is certain to provide a ‘magic touch’ rarely seen on the South African entertainment market.
His masterful audience management techniques & instinctive ability to anticipate the audience’s needs not only guarantees that his material & script is appropriate, but also ensures that your guests will be talking about the show long after Marcel leaves the stage.
- Packs Small, Plays Big
- Duration from 20 to 60min (we recommend 45min)
- Big visual magic & illusions
- We provide you with comprehensive technical rider
- Volunteers are the stars of the show!
INTERACTIVE MIX-N-MINGLE CLOSE-UP MAGIC
Using his expert sense of timing, witty & comical humour, & audience-tested sleight-of-hand, Marcel will leave your guests astonished & in awe. Objects change inexplicably in your hands, watches are ‘stolen’, forks melt & twist, minds are read … indelible memories are created that your guests will talk about & thank you for!
Whether your guests are seated or standing in groups, Marcel travels through your venue eliciting powerful reactions of laughter & shock during an interactive performance that includes more audience participation than ever seen before. With 20 years of professional entertainment experience, Marcel has an incredible talent to interact & personally entertain your guests. He caters for individual tastes & actively encourages your guests to take part in the show, without having to leave their seats (perfect for those that are shy!).
- The perfect ice-breaker
- ‘Hands on’ miracles that happen within arm’s reach
- Almost any length of time
- No stage, microphone or AV required
MAGICAL MASTER OF CEREMONIES
If you’re looking for a sophisticated host who can still get everyone laughing & amazed, then here’s a great ‘package’ solution! Marcel is your partner in ensuring your event runs on-time, that speakers are welcomed onto stage with energy, & that everyone stays in a great mood for the entire duration.
You’ll still have everyone flabbergasted by on-stage & close-up magic, while Marcel opens the event, introduces the speakers, & manages any prize-giving or awards. He’ll intersperse comedy, illusion & suitable jokes in way that keeps everyone relaxed while reinforcing the importance of the event.
From pre-event planning & consultation, to pre-event venue safety checks & tailor-made comedy magic, Marcel will help you make sure that everyone remembers your prestigious event for all the right reasons!
- Can be combined with other show options
- Keep your event running smoothly & on time
- Keep the audience both informed & entertained
- Benefit from Marcel’s experience as an entertainer & speaker
- Stand-up Comedy Magic Show
- Interactive Mix-n-Mingle close-up magic
- Magical Master of Ceremonies
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Typical Budget for Marcel Oudejans is
R5000 - R35000.
Please note this is merely a guide; if you submit a booking enquiry, you will receive an exact quote based on the unique details of your event.
Submit a booking enquiry directly with Marcel Oudejans, and the Artist or their manager / representative will be in touch with you soon!
Should you be unsure about which acts to enquire with, you can choose to SEND GIGSTER YOUR EVENT DETAILS and we will forward your enquiry to up to 5 suitable acts.
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