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Biography

Mike D’Urzo is an international award-winning magician & mentalist. As the founder and creative director of Mega Magic, he performs in hundreds of shows annually for some of the largest corporations, theaters, theme parks, festivals and television networks.

Mike was the winner of the “Canadian Entertainer of the Year” award by the Canadian Event Industry Awards. He was the 8-time recipient of the “Performer of the Year” award presented by Festivals & Events Ontario. He was awarded in the “Top 10 Magicians Worldwide” by the Wedding Industry Experts Awards and the “Entertainment Act of the Year” by the LUXlife Global Wedding Awards. He was the 2-time winner of the Reader’s Choice Award for Best Entertainer by Special Events Magazine. He was also named in the Top 5 Magicians in Toronto by BLOG TO and won the Toronto Choice Award by Event Source. Mike is a member of the prestigious Canadian Association of Magicians and the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Mike D'Urzo

Magician & Illusionist

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More About Mike

His unique style of magic and a modernized approach have made him a popular form of entertainment at virtually every type of event.  He performed in an international tour across China for over half a million people!  Over his 2-month tour he performed in over 100 shows and became an instant sensation with his fans.  He also performed in an international festival in Doha Qatar which attracted over 100,000 guests.

His magic has been featured on the Comedy Network, Global, CTV, City TV, OMNI TV, YTV, CHCH TV, The W Network, Rogers Television, MTV and Disney in the United States.  He appeared on “Canada’s got Talent” on City TV and placed in the top 2 % of all acts across Canada.  He was voted as the “Season Champion” on the hit TV show “Keys to the VIP” from viewers across the country. He was awarded a trip to Las Vegas where he had the chance to perform and meet some the world’s greatest magicians.  His magic was featured on Disney’s hit show Made Up.  He also appeared on Zoink’d, The Being Frank Show, The Magician & Come Dine with Me.

He appeared on Breakfast Television and the Morning Show on Global TV as the feature magician promoting the film, “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” released by Warner Bros. Mike was also the magic consultant for Season 2 of Tallboyz on CBC where he developed illusions used for the TV series. Mike was the feature act at the Canadian National Exhibition on the Variety Stage for over 40,000 guests.  He performed at the world-famous Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, the New Brunswick Provincial Exhibition and New Year’s in Labrador City.  He was also the headliner at the Mount Forest Fireworks Festival- a show for over 10,000 people!

Mike has also performed for various international sporting events including the Rogers Cup. He had the opportunity to perform for the Canadian Olympic Team and the Pan Am Games. He was also featured at special private event for the Toronto Blue Jays. Mike’s performances have been in high demand at numerous national corporate conferences & galas across Canada and the United States. He performed at the Hiossen World Meeting at Caesars Palace, NEOGOV at the MGM Grand, the SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and a private awards gala at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas.  He also headlined the Hilton Worldwide Conference in Orlando Florida for the top executives of the company, the Experiential Marketing Summit in Chicago and the Quadient World Meeting in Boston. He performed at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut for the Colliers International gala. Mike has also performed for some of the top tech companies including IBM, Microsoft and Google for the launch of Google Stadia.

His full production theatre show “Mind Kontrol” has attained great success over the years.  The show was created to put twists on the classics of magic and has been featured at some of the most prestigious theaters & events across the country.  He has been the resident performer at Falls Avenue Resort in Casino Niagara for sold out audiences of over 1000 people nightly for many years. He also had the opportunity perform his Mind Kontrol show at Casino Rama for over 3000 guests and received a standing ovation! A great milestone for Mike being able to share the stage where so many of his idols have performed over the years. The show was taken to new levels with Z103.5 FM coming on board as the official sponsor along with NOW Magazine.

After graduating with an honours in Specialized Communications from York University, D’Urzo worked with Sony Pictures- Columbia TriStar Films hosting movie launch parties and premieres across Canada for some of Hollywood’s top celebrities including Sean Penn, Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams.  D’Urzo has also performed at some of the most exclusive gala shows and private parties for the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Awards

“Winner of 2014 Canadian Entertainer of the Year”
-Canadian Event Industry Awards-

“Winner of 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Performer of the Year”
-Festivals & Events Ontario-

“Winner of 2019 & 2020 Entertainment Agency of the Year”
-Festivals & Events Ontario-

“Winner of 2015 & 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards- Best Entertainer”
-Special Events Magazine-

“Winner of 2020 Entertainment Act of the Year”
-LUXlife Global Wedding Awards-

“Top 10 Magicians Worldwide 2014”
-Wedding Industry Experts Awards-

“Top 5 Magicians in Toronto 2015”
-Blog TO-

“Toronto Choice Awards- Entertainer 2017”
-Event Source-

“Top 2% of all acts across Canada”
-Canada’s got Talent TV Show-