Magic Moments NZ is proud to present the New Zealand nationwide tour of

The International Grand Magic Show!

The International Grand Magic Show features a star studded cast of renowned performers including:

- Grand Illusionist Andre Vegas

- French comedy magician and circus entertainer, Jean Philippe

- Original magic and artistry by NZ's female magician Felicity Rogers

- Chinese Mastermind of the Oriental Wonders, Mr How

Get ready to witness original, never-before-seen magic creations, mind-bending mentalism, grand illusions, death-defying escapes and much much more. The International Grand Magic Show promises to deliver an unforgettable experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

The International Grand Magic Show is coming to a theatre near you in 2024!

Don't miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary event

– book your tickets today and prepare to be dazzled!

Magic Moments NZ is proud to present the New Zealand nationwide tour of

The International Grand Magic Show!

The International Grand Magic Show features a star studded cast of renowned performers including:

- Grand Illusionist Andre Vegas

- French comedy magician and circus entertainer, Jean Philippe

- Original magic and artistry by NZ's female magician Felicity Rogers

- Chinese Mastermind of the Oriental Wonders, Mr How

Get ready to witness original, never-before-seen magic creations, mind-bending mentalism, grand illusions, death-defying escapes and much much more. The International Grand Magic Show promises to deliver an unforgettable experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

The International Grand Magic Show is coming to a theatre near you in 2024!

Don't miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary event

– book your tickets today and prepare to be dazzled!

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Meet the Cast

Andre Vegas

Andre Vegas is New Zealand's premier Illusionist, known nationally and Internationally through his numerous TV appearances, national tours, charity and fundraising events, corporate and family shows. A seasoned performer across all magic genres from closeup to large scale illusions, Andre is also a highly talented artist, designer, and builder of magic apparatus, putting the ‘grand’ into the International Grand Magic Show! Show highlights will include everything from Andre’s classic dove act, through to dividing a woman into 9 pieces, The Table of Death and spectacular motorcycle illusions.
Featured throughout the show are Katharina Blau and Natasha Hine who bring glamour and mystique, performing as principal assistants with Andre.

JP 

Jean Philippe Janin (JP) studied at the French Circus School (OSE Clown) for four years of intensive training in various circus arts disciplines. He worked as a Clown  Doctor (France and Italy) in the Children's Oncology & Serious Burns unit for two years. 

He later developed 'The Caterpillar' Circus School in France for children and teenagers. JP has toured his unique clown character from 1997 where he has performed in various cabarets and circuses worldwide. 

As a professional flying trapeze artist, clown, juggler, unicyclist, acrobat, balloon twister, magician and musician, JP takes an interest in all aspects of professional creativity. Bringing his unique French flavour to the show, JP blends comedy, magic and Buugeng manipulation.

Felicity Rogers
 

Felicity Rogers is a talented award-winning surreal conceptual artist, magician, and dancer. Having spent years dedicated to deep diving within an array of artistic genres, she now merges her knowledge and expertise into one big melting pot of creative expression. Conceptualising, designing, constructing, and performing her original magic creations, she defies traditional labels, seeking innovation and inspiration.


Jia Liu 
Executive Director and Producer
 

Jia Liu performs as ‘Mr. How’, also known as ‘The Alchemist’. He is the esteemed founder of ‘Oriental Wonders’. 

Passionate about cultural exchange, Mr. How brings magic from the Orient to the show. Jia is the founder and owner of ‘Magic Moments New Zealand’ the production company for the International Grand Magic Show. Along with his dinner theatre complex at the Law Courts Hotel in Dunedin, he is bringing live magic entertainment to New Zealand audiences.


Reggie Gavel  
Artistic Director & Producer for Magic Moments NZ 
 

As an Artistic Director, Producer, and Pianist, Reggie Gavel has worked throughout New Zealand on many creative projects including plays, musical theatre, opera, magic, and variety. Encouraged to study classical piano and drama from a young age, he started performing in theatre, making his professional debut in a production of Hamlet. This soon led to taking a sidestep into directing and producing. He was the Artistic Director For Hawkins Youth Theatre, Producer for Newmarket Stage Co, and also holds a busy freelance schedule. Reggie is also in demand as a vocal coach, music director, and conductor for stage. He has worked with the late Max Cryer, George Henare, Annie Crummer, Helen Medlyn, and many more. In addition, he has written for theatreview, and Broadway World, as well as serving as a NAPTA Judge 

 

 Together with Jia Liu, Reggie is committed and passionate about continuing to bring NZ audiences outstanding shows.  One of the biggest independent producers  in NZ, he is a force to be rivalled with, and not one to be trifled with, something he is proud of. 


"The audience is treated to a slick and sophisticated production directed by Reggie" - Theatreview on Reggie's 2016 production of Four Flat Whites in Italy. 

Meet the Cast

Andre Vegas

Andre Vegas is New Zealand's Premier Illusionist, known nationally and Internationally through his numerous TV appearances, national tours, charity and fundraising events, corporate and family shows. A seasoned performer across all magic genres from closeup to large scale illusions, Andre is also a highly talented artist, designer, and builder of magic apparatus, putting the ‘grand’ into the International Grand Magic Show! Show highlights will include everything from Andre’s classic dove act, through to dividing a woman into 9 pieces, The Table of Death and spectacular motorcycle illusions.
Featured throughout the show are Katharina Blau and Natasha Hine who bring glamour and mystique, performing as principal assistants with Andre.

JP 
 

JP studied at the French Circus School (OSE Clown) for four years of intensive training in various circus arts disciplines. He worked as a Clown  Doctor (France and Italy) in the Children's Oncology & Serious Burns unit for two years. 

He later developed 'The Caterpillar' Circus School in France for children and teenagers. JP has toured his unique clown character from 1997 where he has performed in various cabarets and circuses worldwide. 

As a professional flying trapeze artist, clown, juggler, unicyclist, acrobat, balloon twister, magician and musician, JP takes an interest in all aspects of professional creativity. Bringing his unique French flavour to the show, JP blends comedy, magic and Buugeng manipulation.

Felicity Rogers
 

Felicity Rogers is a talented award-winning surreal conceptual artist, magician, and dancer. Having spent years dedicated to deep diving within an array of artistic genres, she now merges her knowledge and expertise into one big melting pot of creative expression. Conceptualising, designing, constructing, and performing her original magic creations, she defies traditional labels, seeking innovation and inspiration.


Being a female magician, she works to uplift and celebrate the power of femininity. 


Mr How 
Jia Liu | Executive Director for Magic Moments NZ
 

Jia Liu performs as ‘Mr. How’, also known as ‘The Alchemist’. He is the esteemed founder of ‘Oriental Wonders’.  Passionate about cultural exchange, Mr. How brings magic from the Orient to the show. 


Jia is the founder and Executive Director of ‘Magic Moments New Zealand’ the production company for the International Grand Magic Show. Along with his dinner theatre complex at the Law Courts Hotel in Dunedin, he is committed to bringing live magic entertainment to New Zealand audiences.

Reggie Gavel  
Artistic Director & Producer for Magic Moments NZ 
 

As an Artistic Director, Producer, and Pianist, Reggie Gavel has worked throughout New Zealand on many creative projects including plays, musical theatre, opera, magic, and variety. Encouraged to study classical piano and drama from a young age, he started performing in theatre, making his professional debut in a production of Hamlet. This soon led to taking a sidestep into directing and producing. He was the Artistic Director For Hawkins Youth Theatre, Producer for Newmarket Stage Co, and also holds a busy freelance schedule. Reggie is also in demand as a vocal coach, music director, and conductor for stage. He has worked with the late Max Cryer, George Henare, Annie Crummer, Helen Medlyn, and many more. In addition, he has written for theatreview, and Broadway World, as well as serving as a NAPTA Judge.

 

 Together with Jia Liu, Reggie is committed and passionate about continuing to bring NZ audiences outstanding shows.  One of the biggest independent producers  in NZ, he is a force to be rivalled with, and not one to be trifled with, something he is proud of. 


"The audience is treated to a slick and sophisticated production directed by Reggie" - Theatreview on Reggie's 2016 production of Four Flat Whites in Italy. 

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