Yan Markson

Yan Markson

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  • Comedian Type:   Magician
  • Entertainer Type:   Magician and Mentalist
  • Show/Info:   Professional Magic, Mentalism & Comedy for Corporate and Social Events. He performs for Top Brands & Companies in North America.
  • Achievements:   Yan has performed in Cirque Avaia, and at the Vancouver Olympic Games, Absolute Comedy, ScotiaBank, ROM, and from conference attendees to C-Level executives, his strong magic & mentalist effects will ensure they never forget your event.
  • Performs:   Mentalism, Magic, and Psychological Entertainment. Yan Markson is one of Canada’s top professional mentalist, magician, and psychological entertainers. Yan’s performances are always energetic, interactive, and inspiring. In the past several years Yan has worked across Canada and the US.



Mentalism, Magic, and Psychological Entertainment.

He was recognized as ‘Top Magician’ in Toronto by BlogTo, WhatToDoToronto.com, SparkGig.com, and was the finalist for “Entertainer of the Year” at the 2016 Canadian Events Industry Awards.
Yan has performed at the “2010 Vancouver Olympic Games”, “Yuk Yuks”, “Absolute Comedy”, “Royal Ontario Museum”, “King Edward Hotel”, “Scotiabank Gala”, “Indigo Corporate Parties”, as well as several fundraisers, corporate events, weddings, and private events.

Background and family show

Yan began performing at a very young age in a Russian circus school founded by the Kantemirv Dynasty as a clown, acrobat, and magician. As a young performer Yan has worked in Theaters, Comedy Clubs, Schools, Street Festivals, Parks, Shopping Malls, Trade Shows, Conferences, Promotional Events, Churches, Restaurants, Bars, thousands of people’s homes. In 2006 Yan became one of the starring clown characters for 2 seasons of the show “Cirque Avaia” (Awarded best new show of 2007 by the New York Times). In 2008, Yan was one of the creators of “Booff Show” a comedy show performing across Canada at a variety of venues such as Canada’s Wonderland, Royal Ontario Museum, and Michael J Fox Theater. In 2010,