Experience of Matt Johnson
Matt Johnson is originally from the UK but now resides in Vancouver. He has been performing and perfecting his craft in the art of magic, illusion and comedy for more than 20 years.
Over the past 20 years, he has literally traveled the globe while performing in exotic locations such as Japan, Dubai, Argentina, and Australia for companies such as Mercedes, Ford, AT&T, Toyota, and Microsoft (to name just a few).
Matt began his career in his hometown of Sheffield, England as a traditional magician and illusionist. 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 he met along the way. It’s this unique perspective that has allowed Matt to make his performances completely unique and utterly captivating.
Matt has countless TV and movie credits to his name. In the summer of 2017 Matt appeared on the hit TV show Penn & Teller Fool Us! In 2014 he also starred in Wizard Wars on SyFy, a show that sees the worlds top magicians battling head to head.
You may also recognize Matt from his starring role in a Nationwide Insurance TV commercial where he made a car vanish with hilarious results.
As a magic consultant, Matt has worked on many shows including “Secret Agent Man”, “Taken”, “6th Day”, “Balderdash”, “Dog Dancing”, “SnowQueen” and countless other shows.
More locally, Keri Adams was wowed by Matt live on CTV for April Fools. Riaz interviewed Matt for the 2nd time live on Breakfast Television about his entry to Britain’s Got Talent. You may have also caught Matt when he appeared at TEDx in 2015.
Performance Style of Matt Johnson
UK-Canadian magician Matt Johnson is in a class of his own. His unique entertainment style is known as ‘Urban Deception.’
Every show incorporates magic, sleight of hand, mind reading, comedy and lots of audience participation into a performance that has been hailed as …“Simply Brilliant!”
All of Matt’s performances are delivered with a unique, modern, high energy style that is all his own. Described as both mysterious and hilarious, each show contains a high level of audience participation.
Why Hire Matt Johnson?
Matt has been in the entertainment business for more than 20 years and has performed as a magician and entertainer in every venue imaginable, from house parties and theatres to corporate events and trade shows.
Matt specializes in high quality entertainment for company parties, corporate events, conferences, theatre shows, Christmas parties and more. In fact, he is the leader in entertainment for corporate events, conferences, seminars, cocktail receptions and more! Whether you are organizing an intimate private party or a large corporate conference, Matt has an entertainment package to suit your special event needs & budget.
No audience is too large or too small. Matt is available for both strolling entertainment and stage entertainment.
Works Well in this Type of Event
Corporate Events, Christmas Parties, Conferences, Private Events, Festivals, Casinos, Charity Events, Sports Events, Community Events, Conventions, and Trade Shows.
How to book Matt Johnson
You can request information on our entertainment options through our on-line request form. Or, you can call us Toll Free at 1.800.693.6665