Raymond Crowe

Magician, Comedian, Puppeteer & Mine Artist

Raymond Crowe is an amazing magician, comedian, trained mime artist, ventriloquist, inventor and master of intricate shadow puppetry. Known as ‘The Unusualist', his performances are unique, interactive and always entertaining.

Witty, charming and totally non-offensive, Raymond's shows are much loved by people of all ages and from all walks of life. With absolute professionalism, he can tailor his act to suit any occasion - whether you're planning a product launch, an award ceremony, conference, Christmas party or gala night... and rest assured he is as comfortable in front of a vast public audience as he is performing within an intimate venue.

Originally from Australia; Raymond has performed right around the world for events that include the UK's Royal Variety Performance in front of the Queen, The Illusionists Live on Broadway, NBC's The World's Greatest Magic and The Late Show with David Letterman. His extraordinary signature hand shadow piece, which he performed to the classic What a Wonderful World, is a global sensation that has now been seen by an estimated 200,000,000 people.

In his own back yard, Raymond is a highly respected artiste who was a Grand Finalist on Australia's Got Talent. In addition to regularly performing his own popular shows, Raymond is a highly sought-after entertainer for corporate events, functions and prestigious overseas shows such as The Illusionists - the Planet's largest touring magic show.
If you're looking to hire a standout entertainer for your next corporate function, then look no further than The Unusualist.

Client testimonials

Raymond had our audience in the palm of his hand throughout the performance. It was a delight to look around the room and see them laughing in all the right places


The Royal Variety prides itself on finding the very best and up to date specialty acts — such as Raymond Crowe.

The Royal Variety Performance UK

What a refreshing entertainer. After a long day of Powerpoint presentations and various business speakers, Ray gave everyone the opportunity to laugh out loud. His work with the audience was fantastic — fun, clean and so entertaining. The shadow puppetry at the end was absolutely mind blowing. Put simply, Ray was awesome.


The Unusualist”, Raymond Crowe, was the most popular, with his comedic persona and charming slapstick routines

Sydney Morning Herald

I have engaged Ray to perform for me on quite a few occasions now and he still makes me laugh! Keep up the good work Ray

Imaje Events

Ray was very entertaining which left the crowd excited and enjoying the last night of the conference

Leading Edge Electronics

Ray was a perfect entertainer for our Christmas lunch – the whole room loved him!

Urban Development Institute of Australia

Excellent. Standing ovation from a tough audience of 80 CEOs

The Heart Research Institute

Fantastic! Ray’s multi-faceted act catered to everyone’s tastes. We have received nothing but excellent feedback

Synergy Operating Systems

However it was the laid-back approach and warm nature of this talented Unusualist that truly brought the performance to life. Crowe discarded any notion of hierarchies and formed somewhat of a fleeting friendship with the audience while bringing himself into the crowd