Brendon's Biography

Brendon Peel was born and raised in Port Elizabeth, at the age of 14 he picked up a book about magic and never put it down. He started performing professionally when he was only 16 years old and has gained years of professional experience.

Brendon Peel

Brendon Peel is currently, one of South Africa’s top young mentalists who is taking the South African magic scene by storm. With the passion and love for magic driving him, Brendon has travelled and performed across South Africa. He has performed his mentalism shows at prestigious places such as: The Grahamstown National Arts Festival, The Platteland Preview, The Savoy Theatre, PE’s Opera House, PEMADS, Hemingways Mall, and many more.

Brendon Peel has also performed a lot of his magic in aid of charity, in particular, working very closely with the Animal Anti-Cruelty League, whom he has helped raise thousands of Rands for. When he is not raising money for charity or performing magic at various events, Brendon Peel is hard at work creating and designing new mentalism shows. He is the youngest mentalist to take a stage show to the National Arts Festival held in Grahamstown. Managing to direct and perform a successful, full length solo show at the age of 18.

With years of professional experience, He has gone from strength to strength and has continued to perform at the Grahamstown National Arts Festival, drawing in great reviews everytime.

Before magic, Brendon was acting in any production he could, and in 2010 obtained his Trinity College Grade 8 certificate for performing arts. He was nominated and won the award for best supporting actor in the 2011 Showtime Annual Awards Ceremony. Brendon’s acting prowess shines through whenever he performs magic; he turns any ‘ordinary trick’ into a presentation that can be called art. Amongst his love for drama and magic he is also an avid artist and has been drawing ever since he could pick up a pencil. He also enjoys Film-making, writing, directing, stage design, and puzzle solving. Brendon Peel is truly a jack of all trades, and master of them all.

Of course Brendon Peel’s true passion is in the art of illusion, he is inspired by performers as great as Derren Brown, David Blaine, and Andy Nyman. Brendon has been creating and designing many of his own magic effects, which tend to blur the line between reality and fiction. He is always working on new ways to blow the minds of his spectators as well as leaving the audience with a belly full of laughter.

Contact Brendon Peel today and witness his outstanding and magical skills for yourself.