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Comedy, shadow art and magic.


Raymond Crowe is called The Unusualist for a good reason-there is no other entertainer like him.

Originally from Australia; Raymond has charmed audiences all over the world. A world-class magician, physical comedian, trained mime, ventriloquist, inventor and master of intricate shadow puppetry.

Current Work

His amazing signature hand shadow piece performed to the classic What a Wonderful World, is a global sensation that has now been seen by an estimated 300,000,000 people. In high demand overseas, Raymond's performances include the UK's Royal Variety Performance in front of the Queen, The Illusionists Live on Broadway, NY, NBC's The World's Greatest Magic, and The Late Show with David Letterman.

In his own backyard, Raymond is a highly respected artiste who was a Grand Finalist on Australia’s Got Talent. In addition to regularly performing his own popular shows, Raymond is also a highly sought-after entertainer for corporate events, functions, and prestigious overseas shows such as ‘The Illusionists' -The Planets Largest touring magic show.

If you are looking to hire a standout entertainer for your next corporate function, then look no further than The Unusualist

Talking Points

Wonder Emporium: A Corporate Live Virtual Performance

Unusual times calls for Unusual Entertainment and a need to find a little Wonder.

As many more companies are replacing traditional meetings and corporate events with video conference calls and webinars, Raymond has created his Live streaming show to both entertain and to help bring groups together with a shared positive experience.

Live, interactive, warm and 100% clean, it will leave your guests uplifted long after the show is over. Your guests will be invited to participate and to explore his ‘Wonder Emporium’ and experience first-hand magical wonders and laugh out loud delights.

The show can be streamed live, on any platform from Raymond’s custom-built Wonder Emporium, all supervised by his professional in house technical team. Perfect for galas, award receptions and other company events.

The Unsualist

Illusionist, magician, hand shadow artist, ventriloquist, mime and comedian all rolled into one; Raymond has the special ability to captivate, engage, uplift and energise his audience - Whether it's an intimate affair or a large scale event. Raymond's act is not just good; it's original, highly entertaining and extremely memorable - guaranteed to amaze and delight any audience.

- Unique - audiences have never seen anything like it. He creates wonderment, entertains, energises and moves people.
- Clean comedy - witty, charming and non-offensive; it’s a stylish performance suitable for all ages and types of people.
- Interactive - brilliant for creating audience participation and high engagement.
- Versatile - Raymond can tailor his act to suit any occasion such as a product launch, award ceremony, conference, Christmas party or gala night; and is just as comfortable performing in an intimate venue as he is to an audience of thousands.
- Easy to work with - professional and friendly, he also doesn’t require any complicated AV requirements
- World-class act - an iconic performance from a well-known entertainer; Raymond is sure to impress any employee, client or guest.
Physical and vocal illusions that balance magic with homespun wisdom, whimsy and humanity. Sydney Morning Herald

Raymond Crowe is a real talent. I'm not used to that - I work in television.

Shaun Micallef

What a refreshing entertainer. After a long day of PowerPoint presentations and various business speakers, Ray gave everyone the opportunity to laugh out loud. His work with the audience was fantastic - fun, clean and so entertaining. The shadow puppetry at the end was absolutely mind-blowing. Put simply, Ray was awesome.


He is our favorite unusualist.

Adam Hills - Spicks & Specks

Raymond Crowe was very entertaining - he targeted just the right people from the audience and got them involved in the act. We didn't know what to expect but his mixture of magic, mime, humour and shadow puppetry was amazing.

Allianz Australia Insurance

Raymond Crowe is a very professional and polished entertainer. He had the audience totally engaged throughout the performance and tears of laughter were seen from many. His unique segments display talents rarely observed. A real treat!

ANZ Investment Bank

Simply brilliant! Raymond Crowe turned a pleasant awards dinner into a sidesplitting show of jaw-dropping brilliance. They don't come any better than this.

Australia Post

Raymond Crowe was highly entertaining. He captured the whole audience - more than just a magician - a complete entertainer.


Raymond Crowe's performance was absolutely fantastic - it really made our event. Everyone has been raving about Raymond and I have been asked for his contact details by several people interested in booking him for future events.

BHP Billiton

Excellent. Raymond Crowe helped make a wonderful evening ever more entertaining. His ability to mesmerise his audience with his talent and 'tricks' is awesome. We thank him for a wonderful performance.

BHP Steel

Raymond Crowe had the whole room in laughter and was an excellent choice for our luncheon. He created a fantastic atmosphere that really added to the overall success of the function.

Business SA

Raymond Crowe is incredibly talented, incredibly funny and so captivating to watch. We have had many comments on what a terrific time people had and how wonderful the entertainment was. A fabulous time was had by all.

Clemenger BBDO

Excellent. Fantastic. Raymond Crowe had everyone in stitches!

Corporate Theatre Productions

Excellent entertainer, from the word go, the entire audience was engaged, lots of laughter. His interaction with the audience was sensational.


Raymond Crowe was a big hit with all the guests. I had an overwhelming number of comments on how excellent the performance was, and enquiries as to where we had found him. All aspects of Ray's performance were well received - especially the shadow puppet show as the finale.

Engineers Australia

Fabulous! The audience was spellbound!


Raymond Crowe is very talented, not only as a magician but also as a comedian. This is the third time I have seen him and he makes me laugh more each time I see his show. Highly recommend him.


Raymond Crowe is an extremely funny, entertaining and clever magician... and that's why we booked him for the second time in two months!


As predicted, delegates were rolling in the aisles. Ray is a guaranteed good belly laugh.

Hartley Management Group

Highly entertaining, our guests were enthralled by his amazing talent.

Hawthorn Football Club

Raymond Crowe's combination of magic, ventriloquism and crowd participation worked a treat. Dealers and their staff are a tough audience and Ray had them in fits of laughter. His show is unique and I would have no hesitation in recommending him for any event where people wanted to be entertained.


Raymond Crowe is the best live show that I have ever seen. The voices, the magic and the shadow show at the end topped off the night. We had 200 people in attendance and not one person walked away disappointed.

Illawarra Institute of Technology

Raymond Crowe delighted the audience and the delegates couldn't stop talking about him the next day.

Image Concepts Events

Fantastic, hilarious. I booked Raymond Crowe because of rave reviews from people who had seen him perform. Great decision - he was fantastic.

Jobs Australia Ltd

Raymond Crowe was outstanding. The feedback from the audience was that he did not perform for long enough as they would loved to have seen more. They were completely blown away.


Raymond Crowe had the whole crowd in the palm of his hands.

Landmark Wholesale

Raymond Crowe was in a word brilliant! Not only did he entertain us to tears, but dealing with Ray and his production crew was one of the easiest experiences I have had.

Logic CMG

Raymond Crowe put on a fantastic show for us and everyone is raving about him. He gave a night a big boost and we would recommend him to anyone wanting to run a successful event.

London Shire Council

'Excellent' is not good enough. Raymond Crowe is the best... this was the third time I've seen Ray and I would hire him again.


Raymond Crowe's act was excellent - he worked the crowd and had them talking about the act for ages afterwards.

Mint Organisation

I find it impossible to adequately express in words the impact on the audience of Raymond Crowe's performance - bewildering, captivating, exciting, funny - all of that and more, simply wonderful!

Mitre 10

Raymond Crowe was fantastic, a real pleasure and every modest. He blew the crowd away for the Moonee Valley Racing Club Series Dinner.

Moonee Valley Racing Club

Ray is still the best I have ever seen! We had a small audio hick-up and he carried on like a true professional... everybody thought it was part of his routine! He is worth every cent.

Moonee Valley Racing Club

Raymond Crowe was excellent, we have had many different types of entertainment in the past for our functions and we were overwhelmed with Raymond Crowe's performance. Although we had a diverse audience, Raymond was able to captivate and draw everyone into his performance - stating it was one of the best they had witnessed.


Everyone loved Raymond Crowe. He was easy going, integrated well with the crowd and got everyone tearing with laughter.


There was barely a sound from the 430 Pharmacy Ball guests whilst Raymond Crowe was performing (and that's saying something for our usually vocal guests). He caught their attention and held it to the very end with his brilliant finale. I have received many positive comments about the ball and just wonder how I'm going to come up with something better for next year!

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Victorian Branch

Raymond Crowe did a fantastic job. He had the attention of everyone in the room (680 guests) and the feedback we've received has been all very positive.

Queensland Cricket Association

Absolutely fantastic, even better than his last performance when I saw him a couple of years. So entertaining, awesome, funny and professional.

Ramsay Health Care

Raymond Crowe was a professional, unique and entertaining performer who delighted and impressed our guests.

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