The College of Magic is gearing up for an incredible year as it celebrates its 40th anniversary of being the only magical arts organisation of its kind in Cape Town and the world. Festivities will begin with the intake of new students this February.
The College of Magic, Cape Town’s only magical arts organisation, will celebrate its 40th anniversary by welcoming a new generation of aspiring magicians on Saturday 1 February 2020.
Keen magic fanatics are invited to the discover the impossible with the beginner's Course One at the College's mysterious Victorian manor, which is home to Africa's largest magic museum, in Claremont each Saturday.
Course One will see the magicians-in-training explore the world of magic through a 15 week exciting and intensive diploma course which the magic wand and includes rope magic, card tricks and coin effects as well as an introduction to the allied arts, namely juggling, mime, clowning and puppetry.
Celebrating 40 years of teaching the art of magic and its allied arts as well as vital life-skills to children and adults this year, the College of Magic first welcomed students on 23 February 1980. Graduates of this world-renowned institution include comedians Riaad Moosa, Stuart Taylor and Conrad Koch, actor Francis Chouler and film director Jenna Cato Bass, as well as South African Magic Champion Olwethu Dyantyi.
Discover the impossible with the College of Magic:
The entry-level Course One is suitable for learners aged 10 to 13 years old. Course One will run at the College of Magic, 215 Imam Haron Road (previously Lansdowne Road) in Claremont each Saturday for six months from Saturday 1 February 2020 with classes at 09h00 and at 12h00. Fees are R3 200 and include all course equipment and notes, as well as participation in any or all of the allied arts on offer.
For more information about the College of Magic, please visit http://www.collegeofmagic.com.