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Sean Collins is one of the world's greatest comedians. Affable, hilarious, clean or edgy, Mr. Collins is a "must have" for your event!
Sean mastered his unique storytelling style over the course of 20 years. In 2000, his stand-out performances led to his receiving two prestigious Canadian Comedy Award nominations for 'Best Male Stand Up' & for his half hour 'Comic's Comedy Special' on CBC. In 2002, CTV gave Sean his first hour long television special as part of their 'Comedy Now' series and, building on this momentum, he performed at the Just For Laughs Festival, Montreal in 2003.
With the desire to perform to a more universal audience, Sean left Canada for the UK and, within the five years that Sean has resided in Britain, he has written and performed 3 highly successful Edinburgh Festival shows, receiving rare, five star reviews and a highly prestigious Best of Fest accolade.
Sean has several television credits to his name, including The World Stands Up Special on Comedy Central, The Comedy Store Television Show on Paramount for 2005, 2006 and 2008 and 2012 the second series of Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow on BBC1.
Despite his geographical status Sean relishes the chance to return to his beloved BC. Canada is in his heart and soul, and Epic Entertainment can attest to his uproarious performances this side of the Atlantic!
Roman Danylo is a hilarious stand-up comic and improvisor from Western Canada. His unique corporate show combines comedy, improv and audience interaction to create an extremely entertaining event. Prior to each event, Roman gathers information from the organizers, and creatively customizes the show to include specific and relevant material. The show is highly interactive and often incorporates into the performance, previously nominated (or random) individuals from the audience, with hilarious results.
Roman has entertained for many high profile companies, including Glaxo Smith Kline, Hewlett Packard, BMO, Manulife Financial and many more. Team building and "thinking outside the box" are high on the agenda, and the result is ALWAYS loads of fun!
Roman has appeared in several Canadian TV Series including CBC’s The Debators, CTV’s Corner Gas, CBC’s Just For Laughs, CBC’s Made in Canada, and has taped two stand-up specials for CTV’s Comedy Now. For five seasons Roman starred in a sketch comedy series on CTV and Spike TV called Comedy Inc. In 2004 Roman won a Leo Awards for his performance in CBC’s Western Alienation Comedy Hour and has been nominated twice for a Gemini for performance in Comedy Inc. Roman enjoys, water sports, raisins and some humans.
Stand up comedian Derek Edwards' award winning humor has made him one of the hottest properties in Canada. A regular at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was recently hailed as a "virtuoso at the peak of performance". Derek’s comedic gift is in making the ordinary extraordinary.
Derek is the only winner of the prestigious Vail, Colarado Invitational Comedy Competition, also a two time Gemini nominee and has been nominated five times as best standup comic at the Canadian Comedy Awards.
Every comic in Canada believes they are the best comic in the land. However, if you ask them all who is second best, they will all tell you "Derek Edwards".
Sean Lecomber was the winner of the 2007 Just for Laughs homegrown competition awarded each year to Canada's best new comic. He recently filmed his own one hour special on the comedy network. A two time Canadian comedy award nominee Sean's comedy has been featured on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Sean was a featured performer on the 'alternative' and 'talk of the fest' shows at Just for Laughs and is looking forward to his first appearance at the Halifax comedy festival this summer. You can also listen for his work on XM Radio and CBC's acclaimed radio show 'The Debaters'.
We at V.E.E believe that Sean is undoubtedly one of the best up-and-coming comics in Canada and is headed for stardom! His comedy is centered around ingenious and creative use of words and unique storylines. His “deadpan” delivery cleverly undermines the brilliance of his innovative material – with hilarious results.
Sean is the perfect choice for your event.
Erica Sigurdson is not only a twice-nominated standup comedian for Best Female Standup in Canada, but also a Leo Award winning writer for her work on The 21st Annual Gemini Awards with co-writer Peter Kelamis. In addition to appearing a record 29 times on the CBC Radio smash hit The Debaters, Erica can be heard on CBC Radio's The Current as well as Definitely Not The Opera.
In 2013 alone, Erica was invited to perform at The Vancouver Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, The Halifax Comedy Festival and the world- famous Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. As well as being a club favourite across the coast, Erica is in high demand for conferences and corporate functions where she showcases her ‘sugar-coated razor blade’ observations about life.
She has traveled as far north as Alert, Nunavut to entertain the Canadian Forces as well as to Kandahar Airfield to entertain our troops.
We at Vantastic Event Entertainment LOVE Peter Kelamis!
These are our words and not his!! We have booked Peter numerous times and EVERY single time he has the place in an uproar!! The guys are holding their sides and the girls are mopping mascara from their drenched faces throughout his performance. Frankly, none of his material flalls short of the mark! Every minute he's on stage he's a joy to behold!
Peter's delivery and timing are impeccable. His stories are compelling and hilarious. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whatever your tastes, you will be hopelessly drawn to his natural wit and charm.
We once asked him to prepare some new material for a repeat client (for obvious reasons!) Just before he was due to go on stage, he "collared" us, led us backstage and asked if we would mind if he tried out his new material on us. We thought it would be a little awkward, because when you feel pressure to laugh it feels fake and you can't be genuine - right! Not the case!! That's the closest we've come to having an accident in our trousers! He's funny, he's great and he's a born-to-be comedian.
Peter has rubbed shoulders with some very big names! He opened for such comics as Howie Mandel and Dennis Miller. The highlight of his career to-date: Improvising on stage one-on-one with Robin Williams. Peter says," Robin came up to me after the show and said, 'You're really, really funny.' I mean, I didn't go to him, he came to me!"
"A lot of comics are doing straight roles these days," he observes. "And I think it's because we know so much about timing, about reading an audience. There is no mercy in comedy: I mean, when you're a performer, silence is the loudest sound you could possibly hear." For Peter Kelamis, life just keeps getting noisier.
Versatile comedian, actor and writer Pete Zedlacher is a 17-year veteran of the comedy scene and one of the premiere headliners in the country.
Zedlacher has a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Standup, ten Canadian Comedy Award nominations and two Gemini Award nominations to his credit. This year’s nomination for "Best Male Standup" in Canada is Pete's 5th, setting a new record for the Canadian Comedy Awards.
This past summer, Zedlacher made his seventh appearance at Just for Laughs in Montreal and taped his third televised gala at the festival. He's also toured with The Capital One Just For Laughs Comedy Tour and hosted two tours with the Just For Laughs Road Show.
A fan favourite within both the alternative and mainstream comedy club scene, Zedlacher has crossed the country from coast to coast (including Nunavut) and toured the world, performing in the United States, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Undoubtedly one of the finest comedic talents in Canada, Pete represents great value for entertainment, a larger than life, consistently funny performer, perfect to get the party started.
Wes Barker's show features magic, comedy, and stunts. It's full of amazing tricks, funny stories from his life, incredible feats, and hilarious audience interaction. It is thrilling, entertaining and captivating from start to finish.
The Wes Barker "style" has earned him more than 27 million views on YouTube. There is nothing quite like this show; it's original, funny, and mind blowing. Over the last 12 months the demand for Wes has grown so much he's been featured on America's Got Talent, Wizard Wars, and CW's hit show Penn & Teller: Fool Us (WINNER). When he's not on TV, Wes tours his show all over the world at some of the most prestigious venues, for discerning clients!
Vitaly Beckman is an astounding, extraordinary performer of magic and illusion.
Aside from writing and performing all original material, he has the distinction of having invented and designed and created all of his illusions.
His show, Sensation of Magic, includes “Super Vision,” where Beckman demonstrates his ability to read books and newspapers, from a 50-feet distance. Beckman can make people disappear from ordinary photographs and appear on another. He also demonstrates object levitation, a paintbrush that paints by itself, escapes from chains using only mind power, and makes drawings of objects turn into the real thing: a concrete example of his belief that dreams can become reality.
“The show is not just magic,” says Beckman, “It’s about the realization of our dreams and the celebration of the human spirit. With the belief that we are only limited by our own imagination, the audience gets to experience the sensation that nothing is impossible, and that they can realize their dreams, or experience the sensation of how life would be, if there were no limitations.”
If you are looking for an illusionist that will leave your guests awe inspired and open-mouthed, trying to figure out how on earth something so complex can be achieved, Vitaly is your man. An outrageously clever performer.
Rod Boss is a seasoned veteran of magic and comedy. His career began in the early 80's and since then he has performed across the globe for many high profile clients. He possesses a natural ability to entertain and to establish a connection with an audience however large or small, be it an all-out stage show, or simply strolling amongst your guests at a cocktail reception.
Rod is an ideal addition to any event. Complimentary to his amazing, comedic magic is his affable approach and the ease at which he is able to interact with and engage with everyone present.
Rod is also amazing with children. His "Family Show" is ideal for younger beings but also incorporates material for the whole family to enjoy!
Joel Eddington is a Vancouver based magician who's been amazing audiences since the age of twelve. His primary focus is close-up, creating immersive moments of astonishment with cards, coins, & borrowed objects. He has performed on TV/web advertisements & has consulted; teaching actors & directors how to perform magical effects. He performs strollimng magic for during cocktail reception, as well as a full stage show. He has entertained large audiences at the Shangri La, The Vancouver Club, Science World, & numerous event spaces around the province. Joel has performed for many companies including the cast of Riverdale, WorkSafe BC, The Westin Bayshore, Canadian Western Bank, Seaspan, China Eastern Airlines, Remax, & many more.
Every second of every minute we think... Every thought results in an action.
Every action results in a reaction. Meet Andrew Gerard, a man that can not only predict what you are going to think before you think it, but uses his extraordinary ability to influence the way you think.
A magician fools your eyes. A composer fools your ears. Andrew has the innate ability to fool, and control your mind. Only a handful of people in the entire world possess the unique capabilities that Andrew has in abundance.
Highly trained in the art of thought deception, Andrew is a Hypnotist that utilizes a diverse array of techniques, including “Neuro-linguistic Programming” , and “Non-verbal Communication to dramatize the untapped potential of the human mind. He is the master of identifying how cracks in our perception of the world around us can be manipulated.
Andrew has performed at innumerable special events from small companies to large corporations in Vancouver , across Canada and the US. Company themes, logos/brands can be incorporated into his performance.
His work has appeared on shows of some of TV’s biggest names, including:
Oprah Winfrey, Conan O’Brian, Ellen DeGeneres, David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel.
He has been hired by or worked with: Chris Angel and David Blaine, plus many more of the world’s best and most famous performers
Most magicians spend their entire careers chasing the spotlight. Bro Gilbert has spent his hiding in the shadows.
Considered by his peers as one of the most creative talents of his generation both as a performer and as a creator of mind blowing magic effects. Bro Gilbert's unique magic has raised the bar.
Beyond an exclusive and limited live performance schedule Bro Gilbert works behind the curtain creating magic and illusion for the best magicians in the world, most recently as a writer and consultant for the hit A and E television series Criss Angel "Mindfreak".
Bro Gilbert also teamed up with legendary magician Paul Harris and produced/directed and starred in his ground breaking 9 dvd instructional series for magicians "True Astonishments". Which has been described by those in the know as the most important contribution to the art of magic in the last 30 years.
Think of the most amazing magic you've seen on television... there is a good chance that Bro Gilbert had a hand in creating it.
Bro Gilbert's modern style of conversational magic will leave your guests absolutely mesmerized! Whether on stage performing for hundreds or blending mindfully into your intimate event creating quiet miracles, there is a reason why Bro Gilbert for many has become "the go to guy".
We are extremely fortunate to represent a brilliant and funny magician, our friend Matthew Johnson.
Matthew's magic and comedy never fail to hit the mark. Positive feedback is always forthcoming and repeat bookings are common place.
Matthew is equally adept at performing for adults as he is with children. He is able to establish a connection with any age group, and has that inherent like-ability factor! It follows therefore that he is an excellent option for cocktail receptions to stroll in amongst your guests weaving his magic and providing the fun.
His tricks are fresh, innovative and creative. Matthew is sure provide the awe and the excitement you are looking for.
You're organizing a convention or company gathering and need a speaker and/or entertainer. You want something upbeat, fun, memorable, and different.
That special mix is exactly what speaker & entertainer Eric Samuels delivers, blending timely & topical content with the mind-magic of Mentalism. The result is a mental rollercoaster ride!
An award-winning corporate executive and public speaker, Samuels is one of the world's leading practitioners of Mentalism, specializing in reading body-language and lie-detection. From fast-paced, highly interactive entertainment shows to relevant takeaway-packed speaking presentations, Samuels offers a variety of programs tailored to meet your specific needs.
Regardless of which program you choose, Samuels will have your audience laughing before their jaws drop in utter disbelief at what they've experienced.
Whether you need to entertain a group or add a provocative speaker to your agenda, Samuels has a tailored option to help make your event spectacular.
At just 26 years old, Alex Zander is breaking records in the world of magic! All while touring across North America with his unique brand of magical entertainment.
He has worked as a Magic Consultant for the CW's "The Flash", Hulu's "Shut Eye", and serves as the world's youngest President Elect in the history of the International Brotherhood of Magicians - the world’s largest and most prestigious professional magic organization!
His signature comedic and interactive performance is guaranteed to enthrall your guests with memories they'll share for years to come.