International Illusionist, Actor, Author & Keynote Speaker
Cosentino is Australia’s most successful illusionist. He is the star of film and television in Asia, and his live shows play to full houses around the world, consistently earning rave reviews.
Cosentino also performs spectacular corporate shows globally, and has a number of options to suit most clients’ budgets and production requirements… Whether you want your products to magically appear on stage, to mystify your clients with a mind boggling magic show, or to engage them with an extraordinary keynote presentation, Cosentino is guaranteed to curate a memorable experience.
An award winning pure showman, his productions are amongst the most powerful, riveting and sought-after in the entertainment industry today.
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Cosentino has been called ‘a supercharged showman’ by the Herald Sun, a ‘daredevil performer’ by National Nine News and he was said to ‘mirror the legendary Harry Houdini’ by the LA Times.
Cosentino has been awarded the prestigious Merlin Award multiple times, acknowledging him as the ‘International Magician of the Year’ (previous winners include David Copperfield, Penn & Teller and Criss Angel), the Most Original Magician, and the ‘International Escape Artist of the Year’. He was the inaugural recipient of the Levante Award, presented by the Australian Magic Association in recognition of his achievements in Australia and internationally. He also received the Brand Laureate Award for his contribution to the world of illusion. Cosentino was the 2013 winner of Dancing With The Stars Australia; runner up on Australia’s Got Talent – the highest rating show in 2011; a Guinness World Record contributor and was nominated for a prestigious 2007 Helpmann Award.
Cosentino has sold more than 300,000 tickets to his international award winning live shows, making him the highest selling Australian act for international concert promoter Live Nation.
Cosentino landed a starring role (playing himself) in the Jackie Chan movie Bleeding Steel – for which he was also the magic consultant. On television, he wrote, produced and starred in The Magic, The Mystery, The Madness (2013), which was broadcast in Australia by Channel 7 and then to audiences in 40 countries. His four part series, The Elements: Cosentino was broadcast in Asia and rated as the #1 general entertainment show.
Cosentino was secured an eight book deal through Scolastica to write The Mysterious World of Cosentino series for children, which is also being turned into a cartoon for television. His autobiography, Anything Is Possible (Harper Collins) joined the 2018 best sellers’ list. Cosentino has also produced a signature line of magic toys, which are best sellers in Australia.
A performance by Cosentino is an entertainment spectacular…an evolution in the art of illusion! It is far more than a magic show. It’s a dynamic mix of the unexpected, dazzling magic and illusions blended with energetic dance, dangerous nail-biting escapes, audience participation, humour and many surprising twists…. Be prepared to take a trip into the realms of your imagination with one of the world’s most unique and talented illusionists: Cosentino.
There’s no doubting Cosentino’s remarkable and varied skills.
-Australian Stage Online
Cosentino fuses traditional sleight of hand magic and grand illusion into novel and original presentations.
-Sunshine Coast Daily
If Harry Houdini and David Copperfield broke it down with Justin Timberlake, you might come up with something like Melbourne illusionist Cosentino.
Revolutionised the art of magic in Australia, making it one of the hottest genres of prime time.
-The Today Show
The greatest magic show you will ever see.