Welcome to the online home of Matt Johnson. Escape Artist and international Illusionist. Matt is based in Vancouver, Canada and performs both locally and around the world.
Matt has over 30 years experience in the entertainment business. His performances have been viewed in more than 60 countries and to date have gained more than 500 Million views on YouTube!
Matt is recognized throughout the world as one of the worlds best Escape Artists and one of the most dynamic Illusionists in the business. He is a specialist in high quality Entertainment for Corporate Events, Cruise Ships, Theatres, Conferences, TV and more.
Matt has been featured on many of the world's top TV shows including Britain's Got Talent, The World's Best and The Late Late Show with James Corden.
In 2019 Matt was voted the #2 MOST VIEWED ACT on Britain's Got Talent and the #1 MOST DANGEROUS ACT. Matt is well known for his death defying underwater escape where he is locked and chained into a small box attempting to make his dramatic escape before certain death!
Matt has also been featured on Penn & Teller Fool Us, Wizard Wars, The Lorraine Show (UK), Tu Si Que Vales (Rome), CBS, SyFy, CW Network, CTV, ITV, Breakfast Television, City News, Global and more!
Not to be outdone, Matt is also a Master Magician having spent more than 3 decades performing to sold out crowds around the world. His live acts combine magic, escapes, sleight-of-hand, mentalism, audience participation and improv comedy into a show-stopping performance that has been featured at corporate events, theatres and cruise ships.
In 2019 Matt joined the International touring show THE ILLUSIONISTS direct from Broadway and has toured Panama, Mexico and Saudi Arabia.
If you are looking to add a totally unique entertainment experience to your next event and only the very best will do you have come to the right place.
"MASTER ESCAPE ARTIST!"
PENN & TELLER
ALESHA DIXON - BGT
"ACT TO LOOK OUT FOR!"
"NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT!"
DAVID WALLIAMS - BGT
"LEFT VIEWERS AWE-STRUCK!"