Vladimir is the only Toronto magician to have made it to the next round of Canada's Got Talent. From The Toronto Star:
And then there was magician and illusionist Volodymyr Martyniuk, 52. At first it looked like Volodymyr might be a figure of fun, with his long grey ponytail, pirate-like jacket with garish gold embellishments and ruffled shirt. Measha complimented him on his “party in the back mullet.”
But Volodymyr astonished everyone by making candles appear from a handkerchief, and a rose and a small table float in mid-air.
“I kept looking for threads. I think you are actually a wizard,” said Martin.
What made it even more satisfying was how touched Volodymyr was by the three yeses he received, telling host Dina Pugliese backstage, “I almost crying.”
Over the past 20 years, Vladimir has appeared in every kind of venue, from banquet halls and street festivals to theatres and television shows, both at home and abroad. Here are some of the places in which he has performed: