This magician I think you will LOVE LOVE LOVE. He’s not like other magicians. He’s not… creepy.
- Ellen De Generes

I’m gobsmacked! He’s VERY good. VERY talented.
- Sir Richard Branson

James Galea has REINVENTED the art of trickery.
- Daily Telegraph

Meet MAGIC’S BEST card shark.
- Sydney Morning Herald

I can’t imagine there’s a magician on the face of the planet who could make him look ordinary.
- Australian Stageworks

Wizard of Oz.
- Variety

James Galea has breathed new life into the art of magic.
- Queanbeyan Age

A winning mix of bravado and youthful candor.
- The Australian

His tricks are as funny as they are slick.
- Sunday Magazine

An irresistible fusion of comedy and sleight of hand.
- 3D World

As fun as it is visually intoxicating.
- Express Media

James Galea has reinvented the art of trickery, taking it far from its traditional comfort zone.
- Daily Telegraph

Meet magic’s best card shark.
- Sydney Morning Herald

Sharp, Intelligent, Funny… Pure Entertainment.
- Sunshine Coast News

Truly entertaining… I can't imagine there's a magician on the face of the planet who could make him look ordinary
- Australian Stage

The audience was frequently gasping in awe or rolling with laughter, usually at the same time
- The Pun

As fun as it is visually intoxicating, making I HATE RABBITS an absolute addition to your list of must-see shows
- Express Media

A masterful performance.
- Stagenoise

Sharp, intelligent, funny… Pure entertainment.
- Sunshine Coast News

- The Canberra Times


March 24th, 2018

I’m sooooo stoked to be a part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala again this year, which airs Sunday March 25th at 8:30pm on ABC and iview.


It was absolute thrill being on the same bill as these comedy legends and a privilege to be included in the line up. I want to say a massive thank you to all the people who helped bring the show to life.

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My new show POOF!- Secrets of a Magician is premiering at The Famous Spiegeltent and you can get get tix here.

Much love! James xoxo (PS for the latest info on all shows and pics of Roxie and Connie, be sure to follow on insta and get notifications)


October 8th, 2017

Hi everyone,

So excited that #BestTrickEver is finally avail for all in Australia to see (and very soon, the rest of the world). I’m so thankful for all the kind feedback you’ve sent me on Insta/FB/twitter (@jamesgalea) about both episodes and am thrilled you are enjoying it.

If you missed it or want to see again – here you go –

For those outside Australia, you can see some full clips of the show here!

Looking forward to making more and seeing you all somewhere around the world.

Much love!

James xo


September 15th, 2017

Hi friends! I hope you’re all having the #bestdayever – I’ve been lucky enough to be having a week full of them. My new show ‘James Galea’s Best Trick Ever’ airs next Thursday! Woo!!! So excited to finally have this out! You can catch it on ABC2 and also on iView.

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You can see the trailer for the show right here (it’d be wonderful if you can share it, too)

See you on Thursday night!

Much love,

James xo


August 12th, 2017
I’m sooooooo extremely excited that my new show, ‘James Galea’s Best Trick Ever’ will be airing on ABC2 Sept 21. I look forward to sharing more info and stories about the show, the magicians in it and the incredible people behind the scenes who made it all possible.

Sometimes, if people can’t work out how the magic’s done, they’ll say ‘it’s a camera trick’ or ‘she was in on it’. On Best Trick Ever, we work really hard making sure the magic you’re seeing is how it occurred in real life, to real people. This is what happened when I stumbled upon a sweet lady in the middle of a small town, at 12:37pm on a Tuesday…

The trick has already been picked up by HuffPost and Mashable already, so I hope it continues to be liked and shared!

I’m looking forward to you seeing the full show!

Much love,

James xoxo

P.S. I’ll be posting heaps of info about the show through my insta stories, so be sure to follow and turn on notifications.


May 3rd, 2017

It’s been a pretty crazy few months, and thus haven’t taken the time to update for a little. But…it’s all for the magic common good. I was busy making a new TV show called BEST TRICK EVER which will be airing in 2017.

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We shot all over the world and I am super proud of the show and what we were able to pull off. I can’t wait to share it with you all, very soon.


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I’m now back in LA and making the most of the sunshine and donuts (but not too many, cause I gotta not look like the guy on TV that ate all the donuts. But they’re so good! S&K Donuts is right around the corner and I find it hard to say no).

Look forward to updating constantly when the show’s being released! I hope you’re having a bestdayever wherever you are.

Much love,

James xo


September 18th, 2016

So excited that BAND OF MAGICIANS is setting up residency at The Tropicana Las Vegas. Shows will be every night at 7pm (except Tuesdays). I will be packing my bags to head to over in less than a month and will finally be able to share this show with my American friends. SO excited. Tix are on sale now. See you there!


June 16th, 2015

I’ve been a busy boy! I have been setting up the new tour of BAND OF MAGICIANS (which will feature the incredible talents of Ben Hanlin, Brett Loudermilk and Adam Mada) which is heading to NZ soon and also filming a new Magic TV Pilot across America which has been really exciting. You can check out all the fun places I’ve been to on instagram – I was fortunate enough to visit North and South Carolina, Virginia, Philly, NY, Vegas and LA on that trip meeting and interviewing some of the world’s greatest magicians). I also took a trip to Vietnam which was an absolute treat.

I’m writing this from my place in Bondi where the sun has been shining and the magic has been plentiful.

I look forward to seeing you soon.

James xo

P.S. I hope you can share my happiness knowing that I have been enjoying all the wonderful donuts in all the magical places I’ve been.



October 16th, 2014

It has been a wild 5 months. I’ve been flying from LA to Sydney so much that it was easier to stay in Sydney for a little while. Though, I write this just as I’m about to head back to LA, and visit Iowa, Memphis, Colorado, Las Vegas, Delaware, NY and Detroit. I have some very interesting events I’ll be performing at and am very much look forward to seeing and eating more of America.

I was extremely lucky to be able to recently work with advertising agency M&C Saatchi and CommBank for their new credit card campaign which was a pleasure to be a part of (special thanks to Josh Whiteman, Mark Mayer and Blake Vogt). It was one of the biggest crew’s I’ve ever worked with and I’m really proud of the results. You can see some of the ads here and here.

Most exciting news is that BAND OF MAGICIANS is getting back together for our next season in Melbourne, Australia! We’ll be playing a two week season at Crown Casino and I couldn’t be more excited to be working again with my good friends and incredible magicians Justin Willman, Nate Staniforth and Justin Flom.

Tix available by clicking here.

Hope you’re having a #bestdayever

James xo


May 15th, 2014

I was asked to be a guest on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson last night and I had a blast. I’ve been a big fan of Craig’s and his show for a long time –  I found out this son had seen some of my tricks online and that’s how I ended up on the show. I couldn’t have been more excited (as you can see by the grin I can’t get off my face during the spot) and Craig was such fun to work with. If you’re in the US, you can see the whole ep here or if you’re anywhere else in the world, click this link. You can also see some BTS pics on my insta. Thanks Craig!!!


February 10th, 2014

I am sooooo excited to announce that my new short film, ‘The Magician’ is now released! You can WATCH IT HERE for free (warning: coarse language). If you enjoy, please do pass it on!


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