Magic Performer

Minimum No entry barrier

Not required

The tasks a Magician is expected to perform include:

Performing original and stock tricks of illusion

Entertaining and mystifying the audiences with sleight of hand

Arranging the props that will be used in the act

Co-ordinating and practicing the act, with the back stage workers and pop artists

Practicing new tricks, according to the event

Performing tricks by sleight-of the hand to turn stone into flowers, fruits, sweets, etc.

Using various methods of magic or illusion to astound watching audiences

Making the members of audience participate in the magic act

Knowledge of professional magic tricks

Efficient in directing the crew members responsible for lighting, costumes, makeup and props

Skilled in doing tricks that keep the audience involved

Knowledge of the various forms of magic

Skilled in handling and managing the magic props to be used

Basic Knowledge of the combination of science and various art forms Involved in magic

Will be updated

Positive thinker




Good communication skills

Good interpersonal skills

Hardworking and persistent


It is a field job

May need to handle a team of helpers

Local travelling is part of the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home is not applicable
Working hours

Working hours are not fixed

Overtime maybe involved

Shift system maybe applicable
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Health risks include long standing hours during shows and this might cause varicose veins, poor circulation and swelling in the feet and legs, foot problems,joint damage, heart and circulatory problems

For freshers -INR8,000 toINR16,000 per 3 months

For candidates with 4 to 8years of experience -INR33,000 toINR41,000 per month

For candidates with 12 to 15 years of experience -INR1,90,000 toINR2,00,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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Scope for Magicians in India

Magicians perform tricks and illusions for people. In India, West Bengal, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi, Mumbai, etc. have produced a few great magicians. P.C. Sorcar isknown as the father of modern Indian magic.A good magician is in demand by various event organizers and entertainment companies. Magiciansfind regular employment in circuses, amusement parks and cruise ships. Asthe disposable income of the Indian masses is increasing, they are planning bigger and bigger parties and marriages. There is also an increasing trend towards more awardfunctions, media and corporate get-togethers.All these factors will create more demand for entertainment artists such as Magicians.

Event organizers



Entertainment companies

Cities across India