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New Orleans’ favorite, Michael Dardant, is the perfect performer on any stage! Whether he’s mystifying celebrities at cocktail parties, owning the stage at a corporate event or cleverly captivating a television audience, his persona is pure magic! As a magician, his original and stunning sleight of hand is enthralling and now recognized with International accolades! As a comedian he catches any crowd off guard with a genuine Cajun flair.And, as an actor and writer, he has captivated millions with his fun and quirky characters in several award winning films.

Recently, the world of magic witnessed a strive for stardom as Michael took on the challenge of many prestigious magic competitions and in less than three years has accumulated over thirty first place and championship awards, qualifying him in to represent the United States in the World Championships of Magic in Italy (FISM 2015) where he placed in the top ten, making him the current highest ranking magician in the United States.


Whether wowing an entire theater with witty wizardry or featuring his “mingle magic” at private parties or promotional events, his particular style will astound! Combining a vast variety of studies in entertainment has given Michael a creative approach to entertaining on every imaginable scale, taking him around the world, not only as a showman, but as lecturer and speaker. Recently, he was named International Ambassador to the Quebec Magic Festival and inducted into the Magic Circle in London.

His unique skill sets had Michael primed for work in front of the camera. The millions of views he’s tallied come undeniably from his acting ability. His resume continues to accumulate appearances in many feature films and tv shows like HBO’s Treme, NCIS, and Focus. Michael’s many memorable roles and writing style have won a multitude of awards for many independent New Orleans films, such as Trailer Park Jesus and Last Spring Beak.

The genuine Southern charm that flavors Michael’s hilarious routines casts a powerful spell on his audiences. Every room is left enthralled, bewildered, and in stitches. As an emcee, he keeps the show going under any conditions with professional wit and an endless repertoire. His most recent character, “Cousin Cajun Mike” is quickly becoming a global sensation.


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