Anthony Laffan

Master comedy hypno-mentalist and magician

Master hypnotist, mentalist and magician Anthony Laffan combines over twenty-five years of international performing experience with professional showmanship to provide audiences with an unforgettable, hilarious experience. His energetic stage personality and modern take on hypnosis have made him one of the most sought-after comic performers around and he's also regarded as one of Australia's finest close-up magicians,

Tony is a world-class entertainer who has performed all around Australia as well as in NZ, Asia and Europe. He has an unbelievable ability to get inside the minds of others, using his finely honed skills of psychological principles, intuition and hypnotism to appear to read thoughts of individuals and entire audiences.

Tony, who has the longest running resident hypnosis show in Australia is also a six-time ‘Sight Act of the Year', two-time ‘Entertainer of the Year', and Australia's first international Merlin Award winner.

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In Anthony's comedy hypnosis show, Hypnotorious, members of the audience become the stars of the show. With his playful handling of spectators, Tony has the audiences in stitches yet at ease without fear of embarrassment.

Meanwhile, his mind-reading show is a truly unique form of entertainment, best described as magic for adults. It is sure to create conversation and debate for hours, days and years after your function.

As a roving entertainer, his Close-Up Magic is perfect for cocktail functions, pre-dinner drinks, weddings, social or business functions. Anthony's light-hearted approach to magic, combined with his countless one-liners and hilarious audience involvement, makes for a great night of laughter, amusement and amazement.

It is no surprise that he has been the opening act for Billy Connolly on his Australian Tour, as well as for other international artists and he also regularly provides entertainment for casinos, hotel groups and several luxury cruise ship companies.

Over the past 25 years Anthony has worked for thousands of businesses and corporations, performing internationally and locally for audiences ranging from VIP and boutique gatherings to larger audiences and events.

Anthony Laffan's shows are always entertaining and intriguing and his audiences - whether the general public or corporate - are never disappointed. Anthony uses his warm personality to create a connection with the audience, making a fun night of hilarious and mystifying experiences

Client testimonials

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

Channel 7, Adelaide

Judging from the many comments I've received from a significant number of Award participants your stunning illusions were a great success. I would like to congratulate and thank you for a fantastic pre-awards entertainment at this prestigious tourism event.

New South Wales Awards for Excellence in Tourism

You most certainly exceeded our expectations. You were a fabulous MC and magician. The opening magic comedy act certainly got all of our guests involved and ready for a great day of fun. You then continued to "entertain" our guests throughout the luncheon. I have received many comments from guests- “the venue was perfect and the entertainment was fantastic.

Crowne Plaza

The night was FANTASTIC and the entertainment was SUPERB. Tony was exceptional and engaged everybody extremely well, he was a TOTAL hit. Thank you for all your help and efforts. We look forward to using you again and again.

LEP International Pty Ltd

I just wanted to again thank you for a fantastic performance. The feedback from guests has been amazing. Never have I had so many calls saying that you were fantastic, not only the performance but also the easy manner in which you handled the MC’s job. Thank you so much for everything. I just hope we can use you again in the future. Thank you also for being so delightful to deal with, nothing was a problem, nothing was trouble.

Rainbow Club

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

Energetics Pty Ltd

The audience loved the show it was a great hit

Football Brisbane