Matt Johnson - Master Magician & Escape Artist

Other Magic & Illusion Act

(17 Reviews)5.0
Country: Canada
Based In: Vancouver, British Columbia
Performs: Worldwide
From: $5000
Matt Johnson is a Master Magician and Escape Artist based in Canada. He has appeared on TV shows worldwide including Britain's Got Talent, America's Got Talent, The Late Late Show & Penn & Teller Fool Us
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Matt’s show is not simply a magic show it’s a glimpse into the life and dedication of a born illusionist. Matt’s performances are absolutely unique and completely captivating. He delivers his illusions & Escapes with the edge of a street magician combined with the slick presence of a seasoned stage performer.
Every performance incorporates magic, mentalism, Illusions, Escapes, the power of suggestion, stunts, comedy and audience participation into a performance that has been hailed a "FABULOUS ACT!" by Las Vegas magicians Penn & Teller and "INCREDIBLE!" by Simon Cowell
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Matt Johnson is originally from the UK but now resides in Vancouver, Canada. Matt has been performing and perfecting his craft in the art of Magic and Escapology for more than 20 years.
Over the past 20 years he has literally traveled the globe performing in exotic locations such as Japan, UK, Canada, Dubai, Argentina and Australia and for companies such as Norwegian Cruise Lines, Mercedes, Ford, AT&T, Toyota and Microsoft to name just a few.
On his travels around the world his knowledge of the arts grew and he picked up techniques and skills from the countries he visited and the people ...

Reviews     (17 Reviews)

Matt Johnson - Master Magician & Escape Artist - Other Magic & Illusion Act - Vancouver, British Columbia Event Location: Manchester, UK Event Type: TV Show 13th April 2018
Reviewed by: Simon Cowell
Matt Johnson - Master Magician & Escape Artist - Other Magic & Illusion Act - Vancouver, British Columbia Event Location: World Cruise Event Type: Cruise ship 22nd November 2017
"Perfect for our cruise line!"
Reviewed by: Norwegian Cruises
Matt Johnson - Master Magician & Escape Artist - Other Magic & Illusion Act - Vancouver, British Columbia Event Location: Whistler BC Event Type: Corporate 12th April 2017
AMAZING SHOW! Audience loved him....he was engaging, personable and funny! Such a pleasure to work with!
Reviewed by: Rachael Erlichman


1994 to 1996 - 2 years aboard P&O Ships
1996 to 1998 - 2 years in Japan as the resident magician for Hilton Hotel
1998 to 2015 - Magician Based in Vancouver, Canada performing at events both in Canada and Internationally.
(1998 to 2015 Notable performances)
The world Championships of Magic - UK
The Adelaide magic convention - Australia
Bubbles and balloons festival - Dubai
Dynamite Days - Holland
I.B.M. Convention - UK
International magic - Belgium
2 European tours 2010 and 2015 - Austria, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Norway
C.A.F. Festival (2008, 2009, 201 ...

Previous Clients

Norwegian Cruises
Celebrity Cruises
Big Apple Circus
Corporate events,
Fortune 500 companies
Festivals Worldwide,
Theatres Worldwide
TD Bank
Transition Lenses
100's more

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Birthday Party (Teen) Bridal Shower Casinos Charity / Fundraising Event Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Graduation Party Grand Opening Party Hanukkah Celebration High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event Jewish Wedding New Year's Eve Party Nightclub Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Prom Night Quinceañera / Sweet 16 Party Retirement Party School Event Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Virtual Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception

Acting Experience

National TV commercial for NationWide Insurance (Principal Actor)
National TV commercial for Balderdash (Principal Actor)
TV Show Secret Agent Man (Stunt Performer)
Britain's Got Talent
America's Got Talent
Late Late Show
World's Best
Man vs History
Penn & Teller Fool Us
Wizard Wars
Tu Si Que Vales
Penguin Magic
Murphy's Magic

Physical Characteristics

Height: 6ft 2
Weight: 215 lbs
Chest: 44
Waist: 34
Eyes: brown
Hair: shaved
Shoe Size: 12

Meet the Act

Matt is originally from the UK and has lived in BC, Canada for the past 25 years.
When not performing all over the world Matt loves to spend time with his family in BC. He can usually be found walking his dog Yogi, kayaking, hiking, skiing, playing VR or hanging out in his Star Wars room (he's a bit of a geek)
He has also recently become a very proud grandfather :)

Virtual Services Offer

Matt Johnson - Virtual Magician

The biggest difference to a Virtual Show & watching tv or a YouTube video is that you get to interact with the show and Matt LIVE! It’s a completely unique entertainment experience!

Because the show is virtual no audience is too LARGE or too small. The perfect entertainment for business meetings, corporate events, private parties and more!

Why Choose a Virtual Show?

1) It’s easy to attend! You book the show, we send you the link and then all you have to do is sit back and enjoy. All you and your guests need is a computer or laptop with a camera and microphone.

2) Each virtual show is highly interactive.

3)Traditional travel and lodging expenses for the performer are cut out making the show experience more affordable

4) The show is not limited by the number of guests in attendance. Whether 2 or 2002 we have a show to suit your needs and budget.

5) It’s the perfect form of entertainment for business meetings, corporate events, private parties, conferences, holiday parties and more.

6) Shows are available in any international time zone and can be viewed anywhere in the world.

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