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Magician in Canberra

There’s more to this performer than meets the eye (or often doesn’t when the sleight of hand gets out of hand).
– Canberra Times

Nicholas J. Johnson is an honest con man -a magician in Canberra who exposes the tricks of con artists using comedy and magic.

It is time to get swindled!

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Canberra Magician Nicholas J. Johnson uncovers the secrets of swindlers

My name is Nicholas J. Johnson and I am a Canberra magician with twenty years experience as an expert on con artists and scams.

Join me as a demonstrate the devious tricks con artists use to influence your behaviour and separate you from your money.

It’s not only educational, but an entertaining and inspiring opportunity to get a peak into the con artists world.

Canberra born and bred, I’ve presented as a keynote speaker at Parliament House, National Convention Centre and Casino.

You may have seen me on TODAY, Sunrise and A Current Affair or heard me on ABC Radio National, Triple J and 666 ABC Radio.

The perfect entertainer for corporate gigs, christmas break-ups and even private parties.

See deception up close at Sleight Night

I'm hosting a new monthly night of sleight of hand and close up magic at the Laneway Theatre starting in September. Follow me on facebook to be kept up to date.

Reviews for Canberra Magic Shows by Nicholas J. Johnson

“Witty, clever and comical…with his insightful and helpful tips about not being conned.
– Herald Sun

“Nicholas has certainly dealt us an excellent hand, at once exciting and intriguing, along with a nice sprinkling of wry humour”
– Sydney Morning Herald

“Aside from his con artistry skills, Johnson proves he’s also a damn good comedian. He’s warm and engaging, but at same time delightfully unpredictable.”
– Squirrel Comedy