South Africa's


Comedy Magician

Copyright © 2018 Charles Tertiens

I need this guy

"You F#@king rock!

Your Style is dope, don't change for nobody.

You are a class act."


Who is this guy?

He does what?

Who you gonna call?

Actor, Comedy Magician and TV personality. Charles Tertiens, has been created and nurtured in the Mother City.

Having a father in the arts, he started crafting his skills at a young age and later continued his studies at UCT, graduating as a Bilingual performer in the Musical Stream and with nothing less than a Dean's Merit!

Charles is not only a multi award purchasing act, but has also been voted the 3 rd sexiest magician in the world, by his very own mother.

He has starred in South Africa's top TV shows such as Montana and 7nde Laan and created unforgettable characters such as the Cash Crusader (Cash Crusaders) and that “Mind Blowing” Karl Ahari (  

Charles has created custom characters and acts for various events including, Madame Zingara, Vodacom CEO awards and Discovery Health, has MC'd events such as Pam Golding Properties Central and Africa GoldClub Awards, the Forbes Group, Taste Festivals SA and International Body Fitness shows with his edgy blend of comedy and magic.

Comedy magic 

Geared towards an adult audience with edgy yet corporate clean humour.

The show is interactive and makes use of audience participation. 

The show length can be anything from 15 – 30 minutes, to best suit your event.


An MC should be beneficial to you and your event.

Their job is not only to be professional, but to ensure that your program runs per schedule and keep the audience engaged and entertained.

Charles achieves this by utilising not only his charm, but also comedy and magic to captivate the audience.

Al Dente the Great

Originally created by Charles in 2007, Al Dente was later adapted to create Ramon Bloody Mary Count Furbone Dela'Zingara, the flamboyant magician who headlined Madame Zingara's Love Magic tour and the Mind Blowing Karl Ahari.  

AlDente  has starred in The stars of Comedy and Magic and hosted and performed for various corporate events and shows wanting that off beat quirky experience.

Al Dente is classified as a magician in distress and can either be used to Emcee your event or perform his unbelievable classical feats with his magical assistant Carrie Bonara.


 If you need to convey a specific message or point of sale in a unique, engaging and interactive way then this is for you. Whether it be a Roadshow, a product launch or conference, Charles can create a custom show and or character to best suit your needs.

Corporate events / Live Appearances / Roadshows

Lone Dog (PTY) LTD

Television / Film / Acting

Emma Ress Management

+27 (0) 21 465 1000

Voice Over work

Tongue Twisters 

+27 (0) 60 962 6320

+27 (0) 21 461 2625 

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