Marcel Oudejans has over 20 years of experience working in the meetings, events, and conference industry, as a specialist corporate entertainer and speaker. He is one of only a handful of presenters in the world who is able to provide a bespoke, custom-designed presentation for conferences, gala dinners and corporate events.

Marcel’s gifts for humour, persuasive presentation, event production and attention to detail have consistently delivered positive results for clients throughout Africa, with client’s commissioning performances in South Africa (all 9 provinces), Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Seychelles, DR Congo, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique & India. 

As “Corporate Magician”, Entertainer and Master of Ceremonies, Marcel has performed for dignitaries, celebrities and over 180 large multi-national corporations for more than 2 decades; from small intimate audience settings to large-scale broadcast events. Marcel’s performances are particularly in demand in the financial sector, with clients including all major South African banks including the South African Reserve Bank, as well as major South African and multi-national insurance, investment & auditing companies.

While many corporate entertainers deliver a fixed, scripted performance, Marcel believes that each event is about the specific client and their guests. Corporate clients are assured that their audiences are left with a positive, fun experience that reflects well on your association or company.

His production experience will also be of benefit to you: Marcel has personally produced over 200 theatre shows and is the Founder & Producer of Africa’s Premier Magic Theatre, Cape Town Magic Club

In 2018, Marcel launched Magic.Africa, a ‘magic news’ website that promotes magicians, mentalists, illusionists, sleight-of-hand artists and magical entertainers throughout Africa. Magic.Africa is published by Magic Africa Productions (Pty) Ltd, of which Marcel is the managing director.

Marcel is a registered Professional member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa, a member of the Global Speakers Federation. He is also an Associate member of SAACI (The South African Association for the Conference Industry).

Marcel is indeed one of South Africa’s dynamic personalities, entertaining diverse audiences with a sparkling personality that knows how to communicate, make people laugh and create memorable experiences for your guests!


Marcel founded Magic.Africa and Magic Africa Productions (Pty) Ltd
Find out more about Magic.Africa at www.magic.africa2018
Marcel founded the Cape Town Magic Club in conjuction with sister clubs in New York and London, where he hosts and headlines live magic shows
Find out more at www.magic.capetown2016
Marcel becomes an Associate member of the South African Association for the Conference Industry
Marcel joined The Long Shots Improvised Comedy Troupe as a co-founding member
Marcel becomes a full Professional Member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa
Marcel is selected as an international guest performer and lecturer at “Vismayam 2008”, India’s largest ever magic convention
Marcel was certified as Africa’s only ‘Infotainer’ – a style of presenting that combines information with entertainment that is proven to deliver positive results
Marcel launched his career as a full-time magician and professional speaker
Marcel is the 'House Magician' for the famous 'Madame Zingara' restaurant in Cape Town, for 3 years
Marcel starts performing professionally in restaurants
Age 15
Marcel performed his first magic show
Age 8