2018 Entertainment Lineup

Chris Funk - The Wonderist

Appearing Thursday and Friday Night

Chris Funk has made an appearance on America’s Got Talent in 2016, he has also appeared on Penn &
Teller’s ‘Fool Us’ (now on Netflix) Executive Producers hand-picked Chris to perform on the show. He
was also selected out of 250 magicians for pilot and selected to return for the season premiere of
Wizard Wars hosted by Penn & Teller. In January of 2017 Chris performed at the prestigious Magic
Castle in Los Angeles for a week in which David Copperfield personally chose to attend his show.

Chris Funk has spent the last 15 of his 23 years in magic travelling across Canada and the United States performing a style of magic that can only be defined as “refreshingly different.” Chris has truly mastered the integral elements of each performance and really engages and connects with every audience, while creating standout moments time and time again.

Chris has been performing onstage since the age of 7, first as a musician, then as a magician, and now as a brilliant and witty performer known as “The Wonderist.”

He combines Intuition, Influence, and Illusion with side-splitting comedy to create moments that baffle
and amuse. Chris is also an improv master, allowing him to take advantage of the moments that make
every show different from the last.

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Gore aka “The Ginger Ninja” from South Africa

Appearing Thursday and Friday Night

After winning the title of FISM Africa Magic Champion in 2012, and competing in the World Championships of Magic twice, Matt has achieved international recognition for his performances. Matt is a talented entertainer with over 12 years’ experience performing all around the world; add to that his cheeky character and sharp sense of humour and you have the ultimate comedy magician. Matt interacts among your guests, standing or seated at tables, bringing his exceptional brand of interactive comedy magic right to them. Your guests may have seen magic on stage or TV, but never has the impossible happened so close to them, the magic will literally happen in their own hands!

 

 

 

Danny Kazam

Appearing Wednesday Night

Danny is a full time professional children’s entertainer, magician, and puppeteer. He is also a talented song writer, and has created magic for other magicians. He studied acting at Studio Sound Stage in Toronto, Ont. and has a background in both theatre arts and child development. Two of his biggest influences in becoming a children's entertainer was Shari Lewis and Ernie Coombs/Mr. Dressup.

 

 

 

Andrew Kinakin

Appearing Thursday and Friday Night

Andrew Kinakin is a professional entertainer from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Having travelled five continents around the world, he is happy to be back performing in the province he calls home. Being one of the youngest professional performers around this area Andrew brings a new, fun, high energy form of entertainment that you will find both captivating and refreshing. In the past few years Andrew has had the opportunity to make appearances on media outlets such as Global, CTV, C95 and CruzFm. Performing close-up magic gives everyone an opportunity really experience the entertainment right under their noses! Be prepared to experience entertainment with extra excitement!

 

 

 

Eric Leclerc - Canada's Two-Time Magic Champion from Ottawa

Appearing Thursday Night, Friday Night, and Saturday Afternoon

Eric Leclerc is a globetrotting speaker and magician that performs feel good magic for your brain. His popular YouTube videos have gathered over 10 million views worldwide. He currently co-hosts the game show AU DÉFI on TFO Networks and is a regular guest on National Geographic's top rated show Brain Games. His original magic and hilariously crazy attitude have made him a 2-time winner of the "Canadian Magic Championship" title. Whether it's in front of the camera, performing live on the world's stages or simply speaking to inspire, Eric uses his charismatic personality to delight and connect with any audience. His shows have been described as ''a unique journey through interactive experiments and calculated craziness''. Think you know what magicians do? Think again. See why Eric's performances guarantee a healthy dose of laughter for your soul, and magic for your brain.

 

 

 

Richy Roy

Appearing Thursday and Friday Night

Saskatchewan's own Richy Roy has been performing magic across Canada, for over a decade, entertaining audiences with his amazing magic, incredible balloon twisting, energetic stage performances, and hilarious antics! Nobody entertains quite like Richy! Card manipulations, linking rings, unbelievable rope magic, and levitation are only some of the impressive routines Richy Roy will perform. Hilarious entertainment professionally crafted to keep you amazed and laughing all show long!

 

 

 

Kent Wong

Appearing Friday Night

Kent Wong is one of the most sought after entertainers in North America. With numerous appearances on national television, he is also a two-time, international Gold Medal Champion and a member of Hollywood’s famous Magic Castle. Kent has astounded audiences with his unique brand of magic and humour for over 35 years. From strolling magic to banquet shows and grand scale illusions, Kent has done it all. Kent’s close-up magic is similar to the Street Performing festivals prevalent throughout many cities each and every summer, with much of the magic happening right in your hands. Kent Wong can bring the joy and excitement of this festival right to your doorstep!

 

 

 

Roger Boucher

Appearing Saturday

Roger Boucher Magician, Roger Boucher has been delighting audiences across Canada for over a decade. His unique mix of mind-blowing magic, wit, and charm keeps you captivated from beginning to end! From unbelievable card effects to bringing imagination alive on stage, Roger’s performances have something for everyone; enjoy an experience you will never forget!

 

 

 

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