Michael Krantis (aka The Amazing Magic Mike) has been performing magic since 11 years of age. In his early years he was partly raised by a magical family that owned a real brick and mortar magic shop. This exposed Michael to the allied arts including drama and acting that would soon shape his professional career.
As a teenager Michael was a magician's assistant working with famous Illusionist Scott Davies from Silvers Grand Magic Circus. He studied magic and performance with Gerry McCreanor (Australia's Merlin The Magician) at the Anthony Richards Magic Academy. At the age of 23, Michael Krantis has been the youngest, serving President of The International Brotherhood Of Magicians Ring 148 Inc.
Michael Krantis is also sought after as a magic and stage hypnotherapy consultant to TV and theatre shows worldwide. At 44 years of age, Michael Krantis has a fascinating history. He has been a successful actor, spiritual lecturer, advertising consultant, radio guest entertainer and chef. Children of Adelaide also recognise him as one of the best acoustic drum teachers in schools and private homes. He is also one of Adelaide's most sought after bodyguards for children and is a licensed Private Investigator in South Australia, Australia. Mike has many years experience working with and supporting complex youth within learning centres and youth training centres (juvenile detention).
As The Amazing Magic Mike he has entertained at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood and has been privately engaged to entertain for famous celebrities such as Danny DeVito, Alice Cooper and Bert Newton to name a few. To date he has entertained at more than 15,000 children's parties over 25 years making him the most recognised and most successful kids party entertainer in Australia.