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Australia’s premier stage hypnotist and mentalist Shane Hill's show, “Extra Sensory Deception,” promises to keep the audience spellbound. Between Hill’s stunning video and fresh new effects, members of the audience are sure to be mesmerized. Top Hat Tuesdays called him “one of the best mentalists in Australia,” and Melbourne Age called his show, "Science meets the dark arts." Scene Magazine said, "Extra Sensory Deception is the unexpected hit of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Don't miss it!"

The Shows

Shane Hill presents two knockout performances specially created to suit different audiences and tastes.

Extra Sensory Deception

Shane uses Psychology, Body Language, Misdirection, Influence, Manipulation, NLP, A Little Bit Of Hypnosis And A Whole Lot Of Bullsh*t To Screw With People’s minds And Make Them Believe That He Can Reads Minds.

“Science meets the dark arts,”

(Melbourne Age)

The world of psychic phenomena, ESP and the unexplained come together as Shane takes you and your audience on a tour of the subconscious, showing you just what you’re capable of.

Shane Hill, a practicing clinical hypnotherapist, presents an exploration of the human mind that will both amaze and amuse you; a blend of psychological magic, comedy and the downright weird that is ideal for any function, and will have your audience talking for weeks after the show. Especially when they discover their own psychic powers…

“Extra Sensory Deception is the unexpected hit of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.  Don’t miss it!”

(Scene Magazine)

The Stage Hypnosis Show

From one to two hours of outrageous fun, where you and your friends or co-workers become the star of the show. Watch them become everything from Elvis to getaway car drivers in big bank robberies, or the world’s best boy band. See them rough up the teddy bear that ran away with their winning lotto numbers or fly a vintage WWII airplane.  This is one of the best hypnosis shows in the country and features amazing demonstrations of the science of mind.

“Full audience participation and downright hilarious.”

(In Press Magazine)

Shane brings to your Event or Function a wealth of experience in both Comedy and the Powers of the Mind.  He has performed to sold-out auiences at some of Australia’s largest venues, including:

Extra Sensory Deception: sellout shows Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2013 (NerdGasm)

Featured performer, The Gangsters Ball 2012

Special guest artist, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2012

Australian Purim 2010, 2011, 2012

Featured performer, Fetish Expo, 2011

Headline shows at:

Crown Casino
The Tivoli, Brisbane
The Metro, Sydney
The Forum Theatre, Melbourne
The Comic Store
The Last Laugh
Club 242, Perth WA
The Palace
The Comedy Lounge
Star and Garter
Joey’s
The Comics Lounge

Shane began his career as a Mind Reader/Mentalist in Western Australia and began performing regularly in venues across the state. At age 16, he had the rare opportunity to work with one of the 80’s leading stage hypnotists, Ronrico, becoming part of his West Australian tour. Having a unique comic & vocal ability he moved into the realms of Stand-up Comedy in the late 1980’s. It wasn’t long before his talents had him headlining at some of the largest comedy venues in the country.

Shane is also the host of one of Australia’s most popular and longest running radio shows, The Dark Star Effect. The show deals with the bizarre, the weird and the paranormal, and has garnered a worldwide following over the last few years.  He has provided voiceover for commercial Radio,

Currently Shane is a practicing clinical Hypnotherapist in Victoria. He is fully trained and qualified through several professional institutions including the Australian Academy of Hypnosis.