Michael's ability to combine masterful hypnosis with hilarious comedy is simply unequaled. He is the best of the best,” Simon Painter, Illusionists 2.0 producer.
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014
After an extensive International search, Michael C. Anthony (http://michaelcanthony.com) has been named as “The Hypnotist” for The Illusionists 2.0, an elite team of eclectic performers described by its creator as the Cirque du Soleil of magic.
Anthony, who has performed in Las Vegas, on network TV and in jam-packed arenas across America, has hypnotized more than 40,000 people during his career. VH1 called him “The best stage hypnotist on the planet.”
“I was excited when the Illusionists 2.0 offices contacted me as I was well aware of the show and its reputation.” Anthony said. “We had several discussions before I went to LA for meetings. Now that it’s all official, I am in preparation mode to make my set the greatest hypnosis set the world has seen!”
Simon Painter, the producer instrumental in creating The Illusionists, made the announcement of Anthony’s inclusion into the elite corps of acclaimed performers.
“After an extensive worldwide search, we have cast Michael C. Anthony as ‘The Hypnotist’ for Illusionists 2.0,” Painter said. “Michael's ability to combine masterful hypnosis with hilarious comedy is simply unequaled. He is the best of the best.”
Illusionists 2.0 has appeared at some of the most exclusive entertainment venues in the world, including Melbourne, Mexico City, New Zealand, Dubai, Brisbane, Sidney and Istanbul.
Anthony’s first appearance with the team is set for Jan. 16-25 in Australia and will be presented by the Arts Centre Melbourne in association with Tim Lawson and Painter. In addition to Anthony, the show features Luis de Matos of Portugal, British-born James More, Raymond Crowe and Sam Powers of Australia, and Ben Blaque of the United States.
“Illusionists 2.0 propels the audience into the future of magic using cutting-edge visual effects, including giant 3D projections and tricks that take crowd participation to a whole new level,” organizers said.
Anthony, who was raised in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, recently completed a successful national tour that included stops in South Carolina, Arizona, New Hampshire, Ohio, California, Maine, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York. The popular Tampa-based performer has appeared on CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox and is the only American stage hypnotist featured in “The Idiots Guide to Hypnosis” by Dr. Roberta Temes.
In addition to being both a popular campus performer and corporate event speaker, Anthony is the author of the book “Body Language Secrets: How to Read Minds by Reading Bodies.” Details are available at http://www.amazon.com/Body-Language-Secrets-Reading-Bodies/dp/1499159552.
For more information about Anthony, visit http://michaelcanthony.com. For information about his Jan.16-25 appearance with The Illusionists 2.0 at the Arts Centre Melbourne in Australia, visit http://extra.artscentremelbourne.com.au/illusionists/index.html.
ABOUT: Michael C. Anthony is a board certified hypnotherapist who holds certifications as a practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, an Ericksonian hypnotherapist, and is a certified Master hypnotist. He is a client of MCAads.com (http://www.myclassifiedads.net), a full-service advertising agency based in Tampa.