If you are planning an event that requires professional and world-class entertainment, you will be glad to hear that Alexander offers a hassle-free and customized performance that will leave your guests speechless!
From small beginnings, his magic has taken Alexander May across the world…
from New York, Paris & Las Vegas to Monaco, Los Angeles & Istanbul. From 2000 people in the auditoriums of multinational companies, to 2 million viewers live on national television; together with business openings, fund-raisers, team building sessions, and much more in between.
Now, with more than 20 years of performing experience, his success stems from the fact that he does not want the audience to just see something – he wants them to have an unforgettable experience. His main work is on the corporate events scene, at gala dinners, functions, road-shows etc, as well as fund-raising events for schools & community groups.
He has been the entertainer for Southern Sun Hotels (Tsogo Sun) in the Cape Town/West Coast region, where he did twice daily shows at six hotels (including Club Mykonos) during peak seasons. Alexander May has also performed regular runs at the GrandWest Casino & the former Ratanga Junction. For the University of Stellenbosch’s Woordfees he teamed up with Jacques Le Sueur for a commissioned show called „ABRA!‟ which was a sell-out show.
Alexander May has made numerous appearances on national television, including “SA‟s Got Talent” (season 2 & 5), “Hectic Nine-9” on SABC2, “Jou Show with Emo & Wicus” on Kyknet and “Expresso Morning Show” on SABC3.
In 2016, Alexander May was a feature and headline performer in Season 2 Of “Monday Night Magic” at the Cape Town Magic Club. All 7 shows he performed in sold out. That same year he had the unique opportunity to spend 7 weeks travelling through the USA, where he met with magic legends David Copperfield and Penn & Teller, visited the exclusive invitation-only Magic Castle in Hollywood, and even performed a special show for staff of New York State University. In 2018, Alexander May travelled inside South Africa for performances in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay, Langebaan, Upington, Mossel Bay to name a few. He also toured in the USA, including Nevada, Utah, Arizona and New York.
When he is not busy performing, Alexander runs his own company called Alexander May Creative Worx, which publishes and creates magic accessories and props that are distributed and sold globally. He also spends his time writing, travelling and involved in the allied arts. In January 2011 he attended the Gala Awards Ceremony of the 35th International Circus Festival in Monte Carlo, hosted by H.S.H. Princess Stephanie of Monaco.
Stage and Stand-Up Magic:
From the moment Alexander takes to the stage, the audience will be captivated by the magical talent and experience that he has gained from years of performances in front of people from all walks of life.
The Stage & Stand-up Act was developed especially for these types of events where professional working people are gathered, and need to be entertained.
The comedy is clean, the presentation is lively, and most of all the magic is unbelievable. The show features tons of amazing magic and comedy. From making money appear out of thin air to reading the minds of the guests, revealing thoughts that nobody could ever know. You’ll see magic with ropes and rings, right through to seeing forks and spoons getting bent with the power of the mind!
With an extremely professional attitude towards entertainment, he is highly aware of your event’s importance. Therefore you can relax and be assured that your guests will be treated to worldclass entertainment. His confidence and enthusiasm is clear from the moment he starts performing, immediately capturing the attention of the audience. A stylish and entertaining performance, tailored to suit your program; your expectations are bound to be exceeded.
Strolling and Walk-Around Magic:
Are you planning a COCKTAIL EVENING, FORMAL DINNER, WEDDING RECEPTION or any other event and do you require professional and world-class entertainment? Then you will be glad to hear that Alexander offers a hasslefree and specialized performance that will leave your guests speechless and amazed.
Whether your guests are seated or standing, he mingles with them and performs right in their midst. This interaction between performer & audience provides for amazing memories that you will rarely find in other entertainment forms – creating powerful memories for all. Just imagine the reactions when forks melt in their hands, money appears & multiplies, or their rings become impossibly linked together! And that is all just to warm up! With this show, it is all about FUN; and you can be sure that you will hear the audience’s gasps of amazement and laughter from a distance. Always sophisticated and never intrusive, you will be hard pressed to find more value for money in any other entertainment form.