Rafael Scholten - Tapdance Magician - Cabaret Magician |
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Possible acts are:
-Stage Show 10-45 min
In his stage show Rafael lets you take a look into his brain, his world where everyone wears a top hat and everything is possible. He lets a peach tree grow and blossom in seconds, and objects from the audience move to an impossible location, cards materialize and your thoughts are no secret. Rafael even explains a trick!! Stage shows are Rafael's specialty. He presents a wonderful act with unique tricks and stories of 5 to 25 minutes in which you laugh an
-Cabaret/ Variete Act:
Classic manipulation act "The Rose"
This is a unique stage act of in ... ternational level. Simple objects like a yellow ball, cards and roses form the basis of this spectacular act. The act ends with a storm of rose leaves that appears out of his hand. This form of magic is called manipulation. It is the purest form of magic and requires years of training. Rafael has received many prizes for this act. A.O. at the Monte-Carlo Circus festival. He also became Dutch champion twice.
Volkskrant : "Rafael has a small-scale magic act with balls, cards, flowers and fire that is so staggering that he holds a big room in his grasp. Scholten has the classic class of Dutch magic icon Fred Kaps and a fine cheeky look in the eyes! "
TAPDANCE-MAGICIAN great gatsby style act:
"If Ginger Rogers and Houdini had a child, this is the act he would do!"
Looking for more than just an average magic act, Rafael is specialized in theatrical act in which he combines the glamour and class of Hollywood tap dancers like Fred Astair and Gene Kelly with modern magic!
CLOSE UP MAGIC
Rafael walks around between your guests, at tables during your dinner, company party, wedding etc. and surprises them with smaller close up acts, including cards, Mentalism, fire, coins and maybe your watch. This is an interactive form of magic entertainment, small items that a large response and where your guests will talk about for a long time. Usually prior to Table magic a short central spectacular act of +/-10 min, chic, Visual on music as opening.
If you have wishes or ideas of your own, want a magical aspect in your performance or a combination of the above, this is possible in consultation. Rafael can also make a person, gift or logo appear. Rafael is accustomed to solving great magical problems under time pressure for live shows, act coaching, TV and film.
Rafael Scholten (1993) is an enthusiastic and enchanting performer. He has developed a style that is both modern and classic. Not for nothing, Rafael has won several international awards over the years, including at the prestigious Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo.
The Jury Prize and "Prix Special club Amici del Circo", International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo, MC
Audience Award in Winter Circus Martin Hanson, NL
2x Dutch Champion Magic, NL
Junior Master of Magic Award, NL
2nd European Hans Clock Trophy, NL
Preis des variety Neues Theater, European Youth Circus, the
From ... an early age, Rafael has been preoccupied with various performing arts including circus, theatre and acting. He fell under the spell of magic when he was given a book of magic at the age of 10. It quickly became clear to him that he wanted to make magic his career. After graduating from secondary school, he devoted all of his time to becoming a successful magician. Besides refining his techniques and his very own style of performing, Rafael has been taking acting classes and dance classes. Much has been said about him but actually no words are needed, the advice :
Go and see it, experience it and let yourself be amazed.
French TV2 and TV5Monde "Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde" 2017
Circus and variety performances in Europe:
Clowns & Calories Dinner variety, CH 2019/2020
Clowns & Calories Dinner variety, CH 2018/2019
UNIKAT das Weihnachts variety, CH winter show Deutsch National Circus Carl Busch, the
Circus Cascade at Stadsschouwburg Utrecht, NL
A season with travelling Circus/Variety Fantasia, UK
Circus Barum Christmas Show, DE
Winter Circus Martin Hanson theatre tour, NL
Varieté des Neues Theater Frankfurt, DE
“This is Rotterdam” Dinner Show HAL 4, NL
Casablanca Va ... riety Amsterdam Christmas Show, NL
Guest act in Christian Farla’s show, NL
Festival Internatinale du Cirque de Monte-Carlo, MC
European youth circus festival, DE
Feux de la Rampe, Variety festival, FR
Galas and events in Europe for:
Lions Club Côte d’Azur, FR
Le Meridiën Hotel Monte-Carlo, MC
Show for Siemens, Bosch and Neff, NL
Ginger Jackson theatre productions
Gala for Royal Netherlands air force, IPC Flight dinner, NL
Gala magicians Convention Dynamite day, NL
Juggling Congress gala, NL
Muac Productions, SS Rotterdam, NL
Roateryclub gala, NL
Entrepreneurs Gala North Holland, NL
Geni d’Or Magic Gala, Barcelona, SP
Roateryclub international gala’s, NL
Master of magic, IT
Lary D ór show, FR
Bruxelles Burlesque Festival, BE
Magica festival council Almelo, NL
Magic Consultant for:
Topkapi Films BV - Kidnep (maps expert)
Topkapi Films BV - The Secret (Div. magic effects and hand model)
Tall Tales company - Square 2.1 (disappear illusion design)
Clowns&Calories - Act development
Tappan BV - Hand model
Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Baby Shower Bachelor / Stag Party Bachelorette / Hen Party Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Birthday Party (Child) Birthday Party (Teen) Bridal Shower Casinos Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Graduation Party Grand Opening Party Halloween Party Hanukkah Celebration High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event Jewish Wedding New Year's Eve Party Nightclub Event Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Prom Night Quinceañera / Sweet 16 Party Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party School Event Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception
Education for acting: Theaterschool Rotterdam
Topkapi Films BV - The Secret (Div. magic effects and hand model)
Multiple shoots for own marketing campains.
Meet the Act
Hello dear reader, theater and arts where in my life since my earlyest memory.
I love to read biography's from artists like Fred Astair and Sammy Davis jr. wishing I lived in vaudeville times ;)
I worked for a few years as stage hand to illusionist Christian Farla, I learned a lot there!
Magic is my passion, my greatest motivation in life. Every day I try to find new and creative ways, acts, tricks and stories to make my audience dream for a moment. As a professional magician I am challenged with every new project to think creatively, get better and be the best version of myself. I want ... to share this passion with you! Contact us and we will create a show that is memorable and spectacular but above all magical.
Virtual Services Offer
Online magic show
I can perform online magic like in a TV talkshow. Spectacular flashy and interactive.
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