Welcome to the online home of Matt Johnson. Illusionist, magician, and international escape artist. Matt is based in Vancouver, Canada and performs both locally and around the world.
Matt has over 25 years experience in the entertainment business. His performances have been viewed in more than 60 countries and to date he has gained more than 80 Million views on YouTube and still counting!
Matt is recognized throughout the world as one of the worlds best escape artists and one of the most dynamic magicians in the business. He is a specialist in high quality Entertainment for Corporate Events, Cruise Ships, Theaters, Conferences, TV and more.
Matt has been featured internationally on many of the world's top TV shows including Britain's Got Talent, The Worlds Best and The Late Late Show with James Corden.
In 2019 Matt was voted the 2nd most popular act of Britain's Got Talent and the #1 MOST DANGEROUS ACT. Best known for his death defying underwater escape where Matt is locked and chained into a small box full of water 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 world class magician and illusionist having spent more than 25 years 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 showstopping performance that has been featured at corporate events, theaters and cruise ships across the globe!
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 magician & escape artist Matt Johnson is in a class of his own. His unique entertainment style is known as Urban Deception.
Every show incorporates magic, escapology, sleight-of-hand, mentalism, improv comedy and lots of audience participation into a performance that has been hailed as ...“Simply Brilliant!”
With him, Matt brings a wealth of experience to every show he performs. He has spent more than two decades traveling the world entertaining at corporate events from Vancouver to Dubai.
He has performed magic and escapology for many of the worlds largest hotels, cruise ships and theaters. He's been a featured performer on TV shows and for countless corporate clients across the globe!
As an entertainer and magician with over 20 years experience in the business, Matt represents the perfect solution for all your entertainment needs. Whether you are booking for a grand theater or a smaller, more intimate occasion he has the perfect performance to suit your requirements.
Matt Johnson is a world leader in entertainment for tv shows, cruise lines, corporate events, conferences, seminars, theaters and more!
So, if you need amazing entertainment at your event and only the VERY BEST will do, get in touch today!
ALESHA DIXON - BGT
"ACT TO LOOK OUT FOR!"
PENN & TELLER
"LEFT VIEWERS AWE-STRUCK!"
"NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT!"
DAVID WALLIAMS - BGT
"BLEW MY MIND!"
KERI ADAMS - CTV
"MASTER ESCAPE ARTIST!"
"THE NEW AQUAMAN!"