Fun fact: in 2018 Russell had a featured character in the HBO pilot "Righteous Gemstones" starring John Goodman and directed by Danny McBride. Russell is excited for it's release and will mainly be featured in the four person 'pop group' scenes. Filmed on location in beautiful Charleston, SC; look for it's release exclusively on HBO in 2019.
In addition to being a stand alone singer and convention illusionist, Russell has the unique distinction of being SC's 'professional singing illusionist'. You may have seen him on tour, assisted by his son Aidan, with the Wonderland Circus as it's co ringmaster and singing Illusionist.
Let Russell treat your guests to a 'one of a kind great time'! Whether you are putting together dates for a theatre, hosting a convention, presenting a red carpet party, themed gala, or want the best birthday bash or a fun family event...Let Russell help you make your occasion unforgettable!
Russell Anderson's reputation is as a dedicated and skillful performer that creates gasps of excitement and side splitting laughter. Known as an interactive entertainer he has the innate ability to make your audience laugh, smile, sing along, and rise to their feet with applause. Russell's career has seen him as an actor, cabaret vocalist, dancer, magician and illusionist, and also a seasoned motivational speaker.
His shows have been described by industry professionals as romantic, fun, moving and always exciting…and much more. Russell "...is the closest thing you will get to Vegas in a box!" - Robert Ivey (Broadway performer, director and co-founder of Piccolo Spoleto)
Featured nationally at theme parks, globally on cruise ships, part of the "Las Vegas Legends In Concert", the 'Opry and Opryland (with greats such as Doug Stone, Clint Black, Porter Wagoner, Tanya Tucker)…to sharing the stage with industry leaders and legends such as Wayne Brady, Bobby Rydell, The Four Tops, The Tokens, Elaine Boosler and countless others...Russell combines all of his experiences to create your "one of a kind, unforgettable event" - Beverly Stroman (Event Coordinator and former school principal)
Since being voted SC's Top Illusionist (2007), Russell's magic and illusions have catapulted him onto some of it's finest stages, festivals, even including Columbia's famous Koger Center. "He is an industry pace setter combining all of his talents into a singing-illusion show." - Bill Schlitt, Producer.
Combining such unique abilities and experiences his shows lend themselves to fit any venue, productions, show, event or occasion. Russell tailor fits his presentation to suit your program. Spice up your event, ship's theatre, theme park or convention with the variety of Russell Anderson…Or just have the most unforgettable party EVER!