Levent Leaves You Scratching Your Head and Slapping Your Knee
A rarity in today’s field of comedy magic, Levent is unlike any artist you’ve ever seen.
Levent is part comedian, part illusionist and entirely entertaining. His combination of wacky joke telling and masterful slight of hand makes for one hilarious, intriguing and most amazing act. His endearing personality draws you in and his incredible tricks keep you guessing.
Levent’s comedy is exceptionally original and at times completely off the wall… in a good way! His old school magic meets modern day through his captivating style and extremely impressive talent.
Levent is a feel good comedian that just makes you smile. You will find yourself completely engaged and utterly in awe of how he does what he does. He is one of the most enjoyable performers in in both magic and comedy
His incredibly unique and brilliant combination of masterful comedy and world class sleight of hand, a culmination of over 30 years of experience, has made Levent a much sought-after entertainer, and has earned him great respect from his fellow peers.
Levent started out at a young age performing throughout his native New York City. At age 17 he was awarded 1st prize for Stage Magic at the International Brotherhood of Magicians’ National Convention. This led to a 2-year engagement at Resorts International Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, where he was twice nominated “Best Act in a Production Show”.
Levent has since been performing to packed audiences at various venues throughout the world.
In 2005, he had the great honor to perform at the Magic Circle Centenary Celebrations in London. In 2006 Levent was invited to perform at the “Society of American Magicians 97th Annual Salute to Magic” at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York. In 2007 he performed at the World Magic Seminar in Nagoya, Japan and in 2008 he traveled twice to South Korea to perform at Busan International Magic Festival and at the FISM ASIA magic convention and television series. And also one of the few entertainers to be invited to Apple Computer Company headquarters to perform for the employees.
In 2009 he was a regular performer on the American television series “Masters of Illusion” on Fox’s MyNETWORK.
He is a noted creator of magic tricks and a magic lecturer as well as a vaudeville historian. He was a regular contributor to the “Vaudeville Times“ Magazine, and has penned articles for various other publications, including “MAGIC” magazine. Levent is the co-author of “Roy Benson by Starlight“ published by The Miracle Factory.
Levent’s biography appears in the recently published book “Vaudeville Old & New – An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America”.