PAUL ROMHANY has taken magical entertainment in a new direction by combining magic and theatre in an innovative and charming way. Paul is experienced in comedy and close up magic, but is most famed for his unique interpretation of Charlie Chaplin.
His famous Charlie Chaplin magic act is regarded as one of the most original and entertaining shows in magic today, all delivered in the silent film star’s formidable style. His clients include the Royal Family of Monaco, Mont Blanc, Toshiba, IBM and for the past 15 years has been a regular headline act on high end cruise ships.
His style of comedy is innovative, fresh and very charming - winning audiences over wherever he performs. In 2014 Paul celebrated his 25th year as a full time professional magician and is considered one of the very best in the world.
Paul is based in Vancouver, Canada but was born and raised in New Zealand, earning his degree in music from Auckland University. A piano certificate from London’s Royal College of Music followed, but Paul’s passion remained in theatre.
Soon he was travelling the globe performing to universal acclaim and recognition with such awards as VAC Top Variety Artist Award and VAC Comedy Entertainer of the Year in his home country. He also became the International Gold Medal Magic Champion from the PCAM in 2004 along with the People’s Choice Award.
Paul is a member of the famed MAGIC CIRCLE in London, and in 2014 he was the first recipient in the world of the of the Robert Houdin Award and recognized as ‘The Hardest Working person in magic.’ In 2015 his home country awarded him their highest award for any magician, The Grand Master of Magic.
Paul is also a published author with Penguin books in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK and 10 Speed Press in the USA. He now has over forty published books and is editor of VANISH Magic Magazine - the world’s largest online and printed trade magazine for magicians. He also continues to act as a consultant for magicians and corporate event companies around the world.
Since 1990 he has appeared on high end cruise lines as a headline act. His Chaplin act has kept him one of the busiest magicians in the world, performing for millions of people from almost every country. His style of comedy is innovative, fresh and very charming - winning audiences over wherever he performs.
Paul now lives in Qualicum Beach BC, Canada with his wife and son and continues to travel the world and create magic wherever he goes.