Author, Director, Producer, Performer
Professional magician Richard Vegas is the quintessential stage and close-up magician, illusionist and mentalist. Residing in Melbourne, he performs around Australia and internationally.
With over 20 years experience including a decade entertaining at The Star Casino in Sydney, Richard Vegas has headlined festivals, toured internationally and performed throughout Australia at major venues such as The Sydney Opera House, The Forum Theatre Melbourne, The Tivoli Brisbane, The State Theatre Sydney, The Victorian Arts Centre and many more for everything from private, commercial and corporate events to work in theatre film and television.
Richard Vegas is the only professional magician in Australia who is a graduate of NIDA and a Green Room Award nominee. Originally training as an actor, director, producer and theatre practitioner, running his own theatre company in Melbourne, Richard furthered his study at the National Institute of Dramatic Art with a degree in dramatic art and furthered his career and experience with professional work in productions as well as directorial and performance work in film, theatre and television as an actor, magician, MC and variety performer.
Richard Vegas is the author, director, co-producer and headline performer as MC and Magician of The Paris Underground Cabaret. The Paris Underground Cabaret is the most successful touring Cabaret show in Australia, now into it’s 10th year of touring to critical and box office success, the production has toured to every state in Australia with well over 70 individual engagements and continues to tour with return “ENCORE” seasons. More recently, Richard Vegas has launched a new touring cabaret production, the innovative and refreshing CLUB SODA .