Amazing Entertainment has some of the finest magicians and illusionists in Winnipeg.
Amazing Entertainment has some talented magicians in Winnipeg. Our highly experienced and trained magicians are here to put on spectacular magic shows that will leave you and your guests spellbound. If you are on the lookout for party magic or anything in particular, look no further than us. Get in touch with us today.
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With over 20 years of magical experience in practically every type of venue in Canada, United States, Australia, Hong Kong, and Brazil, Sean has perfected his skills as a magician, but moreover as an "entertainer" - a real crowd-pleaser.
Sean has won great acclaim at venues such as Las Vegas Hilton, MGM Grand Casino, Mandalay Bay (House of Blues), the renowned "Carnival" in Brazil, various casinos, state fairs, corporate events, and product launches. He has also received many accolades for his close-up entertainment and Illusion Comedy Show.
Gregoire the Astonisher
Gregoire has been using his spectacular showmanship, stunning sleight-of-hand and unbelievable powers of the mind to astonish and amuse adult audiences across central Canada for over 15 years.
Tremendously captivating and entertaining, Gregoire strikes the perfect balance between sophistication and fun.
Unlike most magicians, he focuses on creating that visceral feeling of awe instead of that unpleasant feeling of being fooled. He is more than just “another” magician. He is ‘The Astonisher’.
Gregoire is available Canada-wide for corporate and private events, offering award-winning stage and close-up performances that are guaranteed to make you and your event stand out!
“People loved him, he was amazing! We’re getting him back next year!” - Lavjit Singh, Optimum Insurance
“Supershow! I recommend him 100%.” - Barry Cooper, Heritage Co-op
“That was one of the best shows we have ever had!” - Larissa Koop, 4L Communications
“Gregoire left everyone with their minds blown! People are still talking about him!” - Kristin Duval, NAPPA Auto Parts
Dean Gunnarson has achieved new heights as an escape artist. Whether he is dangling by his toes from a trapeze bar 726 feet over Hoover Dam in Las Vegas or opening for legendary bands like Aerosmith; Dean is always setting new records. He has successfully conquered many challenges and obstacles by taking his daring escapes to incredible limits. One of his most recent television specials, "World's Most Dangerous Magic II" on N.B.C., Gunnarson faced his greatest fear as he escaped suspended upside down over a swamp of 130 hungry alligators in the Florida everglades covered in chicken meat and blood.
Dean has travelled from the Great Wall of China to the ancient Pyramids of Egypt, the Glaziers of Iceland & the Amazon rain forest of South America, Niagara Falls, Hoover Dam to the bright lights of Las Vegas & from Hollywood to Nashville to Broadway. Dean has performed from one end of this Earth to the other! He has travelled around the world entertaining people with his unique style of escaping, while always putting wonder or laughter on people’s faces.
When Dean Gunnarson was honoured as the first recipient of the Houdini Award on the "Magic Stars" television show in Tokyo, Japan, it officially recognized what the world has known for many years, Dean is the "World's Greatest Escape Artist!" Dean received the award from Tony Curtis, who played Houdini in the 1953 movie. The Houdini Award is only one recent highlight in an internationally acclaimed career that has showcased Dean's talents to millions of people around the world. He has performed over 100 sold-out shows in China, had several successful tours in South America, and was voted one of the top variety acts in the world on the Italian television show "Bella Fresca". Here he was invited to compete as one of 54 international variety acts from Russia, Europe, The United States and Asia. His exploits have gained international media attention, including the front page of the Bangkok newspaper for an escape suspended from a burning rope in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. In India over 65,000 people came just to witness one of his amazing escapes. In Egypt, the Cairo stadium was filled with 100,000 cheering people watching Dean Gunnarson escape!
Dean first captured the attention of an International audience on Halloween Night, 1987 when he performed one of the most daring escapes of all time -- "Houdini's Milk Can Escape" -- like a last-minute replacement for James "The Amazing" Randi. Randi was scheduled to enact the escape for the live television special "The Search For Houdini." Just hours before the show, Randi was injured and asked Dean, who had never performed The Milk Can Escape before, to take his place. Following Dean's successful escape from The Milk Can, which he had only seen for the first time the day before, Johnny Carson described the performance to his Tonight Show Audience as "Incredible." That fateful night launched Dean's International career, endearing him to people of all ages around the world.
For the N.B.C. Special, "Magic In The Magic Kingdom," Dean delighted crowds in Disneyland and across North America with his Shark Cage Escape. Chained and handcuffed to the inside of a shark cage, Dean was lowered into the water surrounding Disneyland's 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. For two minutes and thirteen seconds, the audience held its breath expectantly until Dean broke the surface of the water. The escape impressed the show's host, George Burns, that he exclaimed, "Now there is a new Houdini, and his name is Dean Gunnarson!"
One of Dean's most adventurous escapes was filmed for a Japanese television special to mark the 500th episode of "Naruhudo! The World." While free-falling from an airplane 13,500 feet above the earth, Dean escaped from a straight jacket and two pairs of handcuffs before parachuting to safety with only six seconds to spare!
Dean has surpassed Houdini with numerous escapes, establishing his career as an original Escape Artist. He conceived the unique "Car Crusher Escape" for the television show "The Spectacular World of Guinness Records," hosted by David Frost. He was handcuffed and chained into a 1970 Cadillac -- his neck chained to the steering wheel, his legs to the brake pedal, and his arms to the doors. Viewers from more than 40 countries around the world watched Dean wrestle free from the web of chains, locks, and cuffs as the car plunged into the powerful, bone-shattering jaws of a car crusher.
Some of Dean's other television appearances include The Nashville Network's popular "Statler Brothers Show," the Disney Channel and Family Channel, where he is a favourite family entertainer. He also has appeared on many shows on the Discovery, TLC, Travel, and even the Food Channels. One of Dean's career highlights was opening for Aerosmith at their CD Release Party of "Nine Lives" in New York City.
Many of Dean's greatest escapes have been performed for charitable organizations including The Cancer Foundation, The Rainbow Society, and as an Ambassador for the Variety Club. His devotion to these causes was recognized when the United Commercial Travelers of America named him the Humanitarian Of The Year from more than 185,000 people selected. The Society of American Magicians, the oldest magic organization in the world, has also honoured Dean's significant contribution to magic by appointing him International Ambassador. He was the first Canadian and the youngest person ever to receive either award.
Dean also broke new ground as the first performer in the magic field to be honoured with his own set of Collector Cards chronicling his most daring escapes and a comic book.
Dean's exploits have added several exciting chapters to the history of escapes, including some of the most daring escapes the world has ever seen. Dean assures that the best is yet to come. He is determined to meet and beat every challenge that comes his way to achieve his destiny of becoming The Greatest Escape Artist Of All Time!
Brian Glow, the corporate magician and trade show entertainer to the Fortune 500, performs corporate entertainment in Las Vegas as well as around the globe. Illusionist Brian Glow produces corporate entertainment and trade show illusions helping to create your custom exhibit designs and trade show booths for maximum visibility. By utilizing "Corporate Entertainment", magician Brian Glow will make your corporate event, new product launch, or trade show display a crowd magnet.
Corporate magician Brian Glow designs magic and illusions which are used for corporate event planning, sales meetings, new product launches, and his many Las Vegas corporate entertainment productions and events. For over 35 years, magician Brian Glow has performed for corporate events, sales meetings, new product launches, and trade show exhibits featuring corporate entertainment in over 40 countries. He has performed in board rooms to concert halls for many of the fortune 500 companies’ corporate events and exhibits. Using corporate entertainment, he has made CEOs and executives magically appear, disappear and float in the air. Let Brian Glow, corporate entertainment specialist; link your products, themes, and corporate messages with a memorable magical presentation!
Double Vision, Twin Magic and Comedy: Canada's only identical twin magic act.
"Awesome, flawless." - Sask. Regional Parks Assoc.
"Made me look good for picking you." - Factor Forms Inc.
"In a word, wow!" - Kramer Industries
For the past twenty-seven years, Double Vision has performed across North America. Special appearances for the Prime Minister at his official residence in Ottawa, the Magic Castle, in the heart of Hollywood and at corporate events from Vancouver and Montreal to Arizona and South Carolina.
Experience time travel (time flies thanks to the twins award-winning magic, comedy and audience participation), mind reading (they knew you'd read this), teleportation (you'll be travelling to the show) and cloning (they're identical twins) a one-of-a-kind show, except there's two of them! Working together since birth, Double Vision share a very quick wit and actually "talk to the audience" during the show. Their comedy is so clean they can eat off of it and they do. The duos improvisational skills add an "anything can happen" element and the magic in the show features their unique twin twist.
You want to make your conference, gala or community event an outstanding occasion. Relax, and enjoy the tremendous response that "Twin Magic and Comedy" brings from your attendees. Event planners and agents across North America count on Double Vision to deliver a unique, worry-free show that brings in repeat clients. Secure your booking now and reap the rewards of a great decision.
It's just a trick.
‘Watch Closely’ is Sean’s mind-bending one-man show that combines sleight of hand and misdirection with psychology, to create extraordinary illusions of ordinary things, in what can only be described as ‘a magic show inside your head’, where nothing is as it seems!
A perfect fusion of magic and mentalism, the 30-45 minute interactive show is smart, clean, amazing, and sure to keep your guests talking for years to come. Perfect for banquets or after-dinner entertainment.
‘Even Closer’ brings Sean’s unique brand of magic right to your guests. No stage. No microphone. Just unbelievable magic, up close and personal!
Close up magic is the most memorable. The audience doesn’t just watch the magic happen, they experience it! Imagine your guests’ faces as things float, transform, and vanish. All in their own hands!
Recognized as one of the world’s premier sleight of hand artists, Sean’s charisma and humour get people talking, and his cunning stunts are sure to keep them talking!
Don't just give them an event to remember, give them one they will never forget! Ideal for social and networking events, receptions, or parties.
From the stage to right where you're standing, the magic of Sean Fields will take your next event from memorable, to unforgettable!
"Sean Fields was amazing, mind-blowing and everything that was promised. We couldn’t be happier. Thank you"
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Award-winning magician, Anthony Magic, has been performing magic since 2015. At age eleven, Anthony joined the Society of Young Magicians and has been a member ever since.
Anthony has competed in several competitions and has performed both close-up and parlour magic.
Are you hosting a party or social event and want some entertainment to have your guests leave amazed? Anthony Magic will happily come and entertain you!
"We had an AMAZING experience with Anthony on Sunday at our Lasertopia Staff Party. He had the whole crowd engaged – he was amazing!!"
- Shannon - LaserTopiaa
Big Daddy Magic
Kids and Adult Magic Shows
Hi, my name is Donald Sanderson, a.k.a. (Big Daddy Magic). I was a young boy when I found my passion for magic. In grade four, Ronald McDonald performed a magic show at my school. That is when the magic bug hit me! Right away, I went to my school library and signed out all the magic books I could find.
Now I have been performing magic for the past 15 years! I have done many different events, from children's birthday parties, community events, Family events and walk-around magic. I have performed magic at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People (the Forks), Winnipeg Art Gallery and many Communities and Reserves all around Manitoba.
Family Magic and Puppetry
Ryan Price is a full-time magician and family entertainer from Winnipeg Manitoba. Performing hundreds of shows annually all over Central and Western Canada. Ryan has performed thousands of shows since 2007. Allow him to bring his family-friendly show to your event and make it a real success! Using fun and amazing magic and puppetry Ryan’s show is full of laughs and lots of audience participation.
The Magic of Jen & Zac
Once dubbed as Canada's Youngest Magic Duo, these young, flashy, energetic award-winning entertainers will be sure to attract mass audiences to your event. Specializing in stage shows and walk-around magic for fairs, festivals, schools, daycares and birthday parties. Now adults, siblings Jen and Zac have been entertaining since the age of six and eight.
They have shared the stage with world-class entertainers such as Fred Penner, Al Simmons and even had the honour to meet and perform for world-famous magician David Copperfield. You truly won’t believe your eyes. (Jen and Zac also make balloon sculptures. Jen is also a face painter and does glitter tattoos.)
"These kids are going to put me out of work". - David Copperfield (World famous magician)
"Their shows are professional and fun". - Fred Penner (International children's entertainer)
"The Magic of Jen and Zac is a bright new show that lots of folks will be applauding for years to come". - Al Simmons (International children's entertainer)
"Crowd-pleaser". - Winnipeg Free Press
“Dynamic young ‘Peg duo are pure magic”. - The Winnipeg Sun
Captain North America
Balloon-Twisting Fire-Breathing Magician
Don't want a typical performer at your next event?
Want something fresh?
Want someone fun and exciting?
Then give a call to Captain North America.
He can breathe fire like the Human Torch, do magic like Dr. Strange, twist balloon animals as fast as The Flash and is as handsome as The Hulk, I mean Thor.
You won't be disappointed.
Anders provides clean, interactive corporate entertainment for conferences and company functions. He prides himself on creating a customized show. This ensures that your guests will be fully engaged. Anders' show is a combination of comedy, audience participation, music, pick-pocketing and of course magic. Many of the audience members have commented on how "Anders' show is a true stress reliever. Many have not laughed that hard and true for quite some time."
Not just on stage.
Anders can help elevate your event by providing cocktail hour entertainment with his Elite Walk-around magic. Your guests will be thrilled to experience Anders Close-up. When you hear the laughter and see the trail of smiling faces Anders leaves in his wake, you'll know you made the right decision by bringing him to your event.
"On behalf of MTS, I would like to thank you for making our special event unforgettably fun! You are true to your written word!" - Shelly Seekings, MTS
"If you have any kind of an event, and don't have the Magic of Anders, you will miss an extraordinary chance to "Wow" your guests. Anders not only made the evening entertaining for us, but he knows how to read the company and the people there. I have never seen so much laughter and excitement from our team members. Very professional and personable." -Trish Tierney, The Princess Group
"I had many people approach me and express how much they enjoyed his show. He draws from the audience and entertains. His quick wit and humour are top-notch and he has fun with people but never embarrasses them. I would highly recommend his show. A true professional." - Ken Hoglund, Manitoba, Association of Principals
"Your show was absolutely perfect for our convention. You did an excellent job of balancing your creative magic show with just the right amount of comedy and improvisation - great showmanship. It was a thoroughly fun and entertaining performance! I would have no hesitation recommending you to any group looking to help make their event a positively memorable occasion." - Dave Wilkins, Canola Council of Canada
Mago the Magician
Kids Magic, Balloon Artist
My name is Lionel Piché, a.k.a. Mago the Magician. Before talking about my magic, let me tell you a little bit about myself.
Originally from La Broquerie, I moved to Winnipeg in 1977 to study at St. Boniface College where I completed an Arts degree. I then finished my Phys. Ed. degree in 1984 and my B. Ed. degree in 1986. I taught four years at the elementary level and nine years at the high school level.
After getting married in 1997, I quit teaching to become a stay-at-home dad. Since I always enjoyed the magic and I wanted to stay in touch with kids I decided to become a magician. I also make balloon animals and teach juggling.
I'm able to adapt my magic shows for all ages. I've done many daycare centers but I've also performed for several senior groups.
I believe my professional training as a teacher helps me communicate well during my performances, and I'm comfortable in front of any size group.
Bringing joy into people's hearts also brings joy to my heart. And we all know what they say, "Laughter is the best medicine."
Pepe got his start in the magic world by practicing some routines with his daughter Brittany and then, like many of magicians, he took off from there. As a close-up table-hopper and stage magician, he loves the surprise element of the craft and remains as delighted as his audience give him the WOOOOW. Pepe loves to share his developing skills with co-workers and with the young magicians.
He won the Victoria Magician of the Year award called the Farquar Award in Victoria BC and the Vansborough Comedy Magic Competition. He participated at PCAM in 2006 and performed at the Kramien Magic Conference in the states. As one of his fellow magician from Victoria (Eric Bedard The Cool Magic Dude) would say it's all about having fun. He is also a member of the Winnipeg Magic Club and Winnipeg Clown Club.
Surprise your guests with entertainment for all ages, Humurious Mysterious and Unpredictable, that's me PEPE. You must wonder Pepe who? Well, that's me Pepe L'Heureux or Captain submarine!
Fundraising, b-party, private gatherings, embarrass your B-Day guest by PEPE showing up at the restaurant singing and performing magic.
Performing in French or English, On stage, Close-up, table to table strolling.
Interactive comedy magician Matthew DiSero has worked with comedy greats Drew Carey & Jerry Seinfeld, starred on international TV with an appearance on “Penn and Teller: Fool Us”, headlines shows at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood California and had been nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award, Matthew performs across the globe.
Truly an international artist, Matthew’s unique talents can be seen headlining on the world’s largest cruise lines Royal Caribbean, Princess and Holland America.
Exclusive performances at Canada’s Walk of Fame Ceremonies, the Great Lakes Comedy Festival and HubCap Comedy Festivals have generated additional television and radio appearances. You can regularly see Matthew DiSero perform a unique brand of comedy magic on the Comedy Network, Comedy Central, The CW network and even Netflix.
"I loved your wit and the way you commanded the audience." -Apple
"Prepare to be fooled and to laugh out loud. Make no mistake this guy is funny!" - Plan Group
"Matthew’s comedy show was clean, fun & thoroughly enjoyable. You had everyone literally rolling in their seats for a full hour, it was amazing!" - RBC Financial Group
"Thank you for performing at our national conference. I would recommend you to anyone wanting high calibre professional entertainment at their next event." - Magna
"You had our group of CSR’s in Halifax rolling on the floor, you totally nailed the show! And you helped them remember some very important information about our new digital channels beats the heck out of another boring Powerpoint Presentation!" - Global TV
"I was concerned about having a comedian at our conference, but by the end of the night Matthew’s show had everyone laughing and the best part was that I looked like a hero for finding such amazing talent." - Telus Mobility
"All I can say is wow. Your performance was clean, fun, and thoroughly enjoyable. You had everyone in tears. Matthew, it was a great pleasure working with you and I hope we’ll be able to work together in the future." -Viceroy
Skilled Magician. Hilarious Comedian. Jason - That Funny Magic Guy provides clean, professional entertainment to fairs and festivals across Canada. With more than ten years of experience in the trenches, Jason is an entertainer you can trust to turn any festival into a very special event. Jason is as versatile as they come. Appropriate material for different age groups? Check. Can he perform surrounded? Easily. Sound equipment? He'll bring his own. Emcee work? Its second nature. Big illusions? Copperfield lookout. Close-up magic? Pick a card. If Jason does not do it, it is not done. Jason - That Funny Magic Guy. There is only one. Accept no substitutes.
"An extraordinary entertainer with a captivating personality." - Brenda Sawatzky, Niverville Olde Tyme Country Fair
"Frequently guests have commented that his performances were the highlight of their vacation." - Steve Janzen, Panorama Mountain Village
"We want you back!" -Corina Dootjes, Canmore Children's Festival
DR. MICHAEL (MAGIC MIKE) LIKEY
Dr. Michael (Magic Mike) Likey, who is a professional magician, musician, and published creator and designer of magic illusions and proprietor of his magic-shop "Merry Minstrel Majick":
He performed grand stage illusions as well as close-up magic for 23 years for corporations, malls, fairs, special events, etc. In Toronto, Winnipeg, and Vancouver, Canada, as well as Florida, and the Bahamas. His "magic circus" and "kiddie cabaret" shows toured extensively.
Today, Dr. Michael H. Likey, Ph.D., carries on the "magic mike likey universe" with the "magic mike's castle" podcasts on blog talk radio and speaker radio, and the all-new "magic mike’s castle" webcasts on YouTube, as well as performing for corporate functions, festivals, malls, and fairs.
Thirty-minutes featuring magic and music for kids and adults alike! Sponge-balls appear, disappear, multiply and divide in the spectator's hands! Silver hoops penetrate each other! A borrowed finger-ring instantly vanishes, only to re-appear tied to a shoe-lace! Mind-reading, apparent miracles with jumbo playing-cards, tons of audience-participation laughter, fun, mystery and colour! Beautiful, elegant magic is performed to music in-between the audience-participation illusions! Mike will often bring along his guitar for sing-a-longs. This show is suited to all audiences and plays well in homes, malls, fairs, theatres, restaurants and every location that has a stage (although not necessary).
You'll be amazed and amused with this audience-participation, fun-filled show!
Note-show not exactly as described. We reserve the right to change and/or substitute some tricks described for others.
"Thanks for arranging Magic Mike. He was excellent with the children. He had a good sense of the age of the kids and was great at getting participation from them. I have never seen the kids sit still that long. He captivated and engaged them." - Tara, Birthday-Child's Mum
"Magic Mike surprised us with a performance! It was great to have him there and he made us all laugh and had our jaws dropping with his illusions. Everyone had a blast and were very happy."- James, Volunteer Coordinator, Place Maillardville Community Centre
"We were so fortunate to have Magic Mike in our classroom to teach us some magic. The lesson was very interactive and the students were able to learn and practice new tricks. Magic Mike was organized and open to answering any of the students' questions. We all had a great time!" - Grade 5 Teacher, Surrey School Division, B.C.
Perfect magician for adult gatherings such as socials, birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings. With expertise in quick, visual, sleight of hand close up and small stage magic Dominic is a great magician for providing convincing and astounding illusions with an enjoyable and fun atmosphere.
Moved to Canada from Vietnam since 2006. David began his magic journey when he was only 13 years old. He has expertise at both close-up and stage magic. With experience in performing at many places like weddings, parties, restaurants, and social events, David will blow your mind with his skills. He would be a great fit for your parties or corporate events. Not many North American magicians practice stage manipulation, which are tricks that use purely by sleight of hand and random objects such as parasols, silks, magic wands, candles, balls, cards, and lots of other things. David's performing style is greatly influenced by the eastern style of magic where a lot of focus is on sleight of hands; he will make you feel dizzy with his stage manipulation skill! One stage David's performance is like a piece of art that will seduce you, while up-close you will be entertained and amazed.
Paul Andrich has been performing since 1989. He began his entertainer career as a professional clown. He's since hung up his large red shoes and now focuses on magic, balloon animal sculpting and fire breathing when he wants to spice things up.
His stage show is a mixture of magic and mentalism. He'll try to astound you with something that looks like a miracle one moment, then shock you with something hilarious the next. He designs his shows to inspire awe, amazement and laughter from his audience.
As a close-up magician his goal is to accomplish the same as his stage show, but on a smaller scale. He wants to astonish you in ways that will leave you speechless and bewildered. Think David Blaine but more lighthearted. And much more affordable.
For booking details contact Amazing Entertainment.
Greg Wood is an award-winning magician, comedian and speaker. Over the last 25 years, he has performed his own brand of comedy magic across Canada, through nine states, and in ten countries on five separate continents. This experience has helped him create the ideal presentation for your event. If you are looking for a memorable event that will help you be the real star, then you need look no further. This act has played on some of the world’s biggest stages and in very intimate settings. He adapts his presentation to meet your needs.
You can rest assured that your guests will never be embarrassed by vulgar humour or with on-stage antics.
On request, Greg can provide backdrops, lighting, a sound system, and copyright-free music (so that you are not put at risk) composed by his friend, Grammy award winner, Arthur Stead.
“He’s a pro. His magic is well-honed and he’s funny.”
– Christopher Read – CBC
“Polished and professional, Wood has a delightful rapport with his audience and keeps the crowd laughing and smiling right to the end.”
- Wendy Burke – Winnipeg Free Press
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