Biography

Malin Nilsson is a magician with the passion for creating original magic and unique live shows. She is know for her variety inspired style and unpretentious way of performing magic. Malin was born surrounded by magic props and next door neighbor to a little theatre in the south of Sweden; Skillinge Theatre. Since then it has just been one way to go… and today Malin has worked as a professional magician since 2001. She returns to Skillinge Theatre every summer to premiere her new shows. ”Magic:Unplugged”, ”The Monkey Opera” and ”MALIN&ZINK” are a few of her creations.


  • Malin at Skillinge Theatre.
    Photo: Karsten Runerheim, Add Media


  • Malin at the Crystal Palace in Leipzig, Germany
    Photo credit: Crystal Palace


  • Malin at Theatre 23
    Photo credit: SVT

 

”Her technique is brilliant and the stage presence completely hypnotic … it is crazy. And wonderful.”
Sydsvenskan Culture

 

Malin has perfected her sleight-of-hand through thousands of shows, and she has performed at the variety theatre in Leipzig, The Crystal Palace, 197 times.
2013 Malin wrote the magic show ”Le Petit Spectacle Magique” to the Royal Drottningholm Theatre in Stockholm, which she starred in together with parts of the outstanding Opera orchestra.
As a magic consultant Malin has collaborated with The Opera of Malmo and Malmo City Theatre, to which she has created magic to a number of different plays. Malin has a burning passion for magic and strives to make every performance unique for the audience!

 

GENERAL BRAGGING

Malin can brag about winning the bronze medal at the World Championships of Street Magic in Germany.
She is the first woman in history to win the Swedish Championships of Magic. And she has also won the Scandinavian Championships (that too, as the first female ever.)

”Outstanding… amazing… superb… should be on TV…”
Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015

 

At the beautiful Stadra Theatre, Malin is the artistic consultant for the yearly occurring magic festival “Nordic Magic”, a festival that’s been running for more than a decade.
”Minor Miracles”, Malin’s duo show with Charlie Caper, was awarded with the prize ’Best Magic’ at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016 – the worlds second largest stage art festival in the world!

”This is a show of high international class. – I’ve seen a lot of variations on the French theater festival in Avignon, in Barcelona, ​​and in some places in Berlin and Magic:Unplugged stand up well against the competition.”
Robert Dahlström, kulturredaktör YA

 


  • Malin at Theatre 23
    Photo credit: SVT


  • Malin at Skillinge Theatre.
    Photo: Karsten Runerheim, Add Media


  • Malin (with Kerry Pollock)
    Photo: Chris Haggerty