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Jacques Le Sueur

"Africa's Master Magician"


Born 08-12-1975 in Cape Town South Africa

Jacques le Sueur leads a double life, by night he is a magician extraordinaire, performing for dignitaries and at celebrity parties, and by day he is a local hero, entertaining in townships and hospitals around the continent.

Jacques has performed worldwide for 9 Presidents and several members of Royalty, including stealing Nelson Mandela, the King of Dubai and Margaret Thatcher's watches off their arms without their knowing. Despite hob-nobbing with the creme de la creme, it is the communities who don't usually get to enjoy magic that have his heart. Current projects include sharing astonishment with children caught up in gangs and warzones, and doing fundraising shows for deserving groups around Africa.

A born adventurer, his list of impressive accomplishments includes being robbed, stabbed, shot at, learning to shoot an AK47 in the Congolese jungle, eating dog, monkey and snake in Asia, swimming with dolphins in Mozambique, eating fire in Edinburgh, living with Bedouins in the deserts around Dubai, drinking vodka with Siberian soldiers, being chased by an angry crocodile in Central Africa, arm-wrestling a Russian Mafia boss, learning pickpocketing techniques from Algerian pickpockets, lunching with a NASA astronaut, living with a Mexican high-diving team in Korea, being set on fire by drug addicts in San Francisco, crowd-surfing over 500 000 people at Glastonbury Festival and being knocked unconscious by a 90 year old woman in Scotland.

Dedicated to his boy Junaid, who's dying of cancer, the fundraising magic show is an evening of entertainment packaged with all the tools to host, market the event, and make money from it. You get road-tested theatre promotion strategies and all the tools to promote, customised to your group: www.jacqueslesueur.com

Contact details

jacqueslesueur@gmail.com

M: 072 479 9682


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Business Address

20 Forest Dr, Cape Town, South Africa, 7405


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The Art of the Ask Book

in Fundraising Magic

Educational history

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Westerford High School, Cape Town, South Africa (1993)

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Testimonials

Sir Mark & Lady Margaret Thatcher

"“...Thank you very much for a wonderful event on New Year's Eve. As always our guests were both challenged and charmed by your talents!! With gratitude, as always...”
" - 2008

Bernard Reid, Las Vegas, Article in Magicana Magazine

"“...Jacques is a master at his craft...There are many secrets to being an ace performer and Jacques seems to have mastered them all...In the many interviews that I have done over the years and the hundreds of close-up performers I have seen all over the world, Jacques is right up there in the top five...”" - 2005

SABC News International

"“...Jacques le Sueur, acknowledged as Africa's leading corporate magician, flies the world entertaining at society parties and high-end corporate events... he has performed live for well over two and a half million people... his magic has mesmerized stars like Beyonce, Sting and several Royal Families...”
" - 2009

Secretary to State President Nelson Mandela

""The President would like to express his sincere gratitude to you for returning his watch."" - 1995

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