BiographyWho is Jean-Luc Dupont?

The Magician

Mr. Dupont has been studying the craft of magic for 30 years. He has been the president of the Ottawa Society of Magicians and continuously performs at various events. More recently, he has performed for organizations such as the Gatineau Balloon Festival, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the Department of National Defence, Health Canada and the National Capital Commission. Mr. Dupont was the resident magician at various local restaurants. He was named Ottawa magician of the year in 2005 by the Ottawa Society of Magicians.

Mr. Dupont graduated Suma Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa in Electrical Engineering. He worked for 12 years at Bell Northern Research and Nortel Networks. He has occupied positions as a software designer, system engineer, project manager and product manager. He has participated in a number of conferences and trade shows where he has been awarded prizes for the quality of the message communicated to customers and for the corporate image he projected. Jean-Luc currently combines both his performing talent and technical expertise working as a training specialist at a local high-tech firm.

Jean-Luc Dupont is uniquely skilled to perform strong entertaining magic customized to reflect your event needs.



  • 1974 Jean-Luc’s father makes a coin disappear – The magic bug has bitten.
  • 1976 Jean-Luc receives a magic kit for Christmas at the age of 10.


  • 1980 Jean-Luc get his first paid performance at a summer camp.
  • 1984 Jean-Luc performs at the Waterloo Shad Valley Casino night: his first performance in English.
  • 1986 Jean-Luc meets David Copperfield.


  • 1990 Jean-Luc graduates from University Suma Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering.
  • 1991 Jean-Luc works at Nortel Networks.
  • 1991 Jean-Luc attends his first Magic Convention.
  • 1996 Jean-Luc is accepted as a member of the Ottawa Society of Magic – IBM Ring 151.
  • 1998 Jean-Luc performs at his first corporate function – The Public Service Alliance of Canada Christmas Show.
  • Jean -Luc accomplishes his lifelong dream of visiting Las Vegas and seeing numerous acts including Lance Burton and Siegfried and Roy.
  • 1999 Invited to attend the prestigious 4F convention in Buffalo where he receives his 4F Bachelor of Magic.


  • 2000 Visits the London Magic Circle.
  • 2000 to 2002 President of the Ottawa Society of Magic.
  • 2002 Full-time professional magician. He becomes the resident magician at the Outback SteakHouse.
  • 2003 Resident magician at the Outback Steakhouse, Darcy McGees Pub and Perkins Family Restaurant. Jean-Luc is also the preferred magician at the Embassy West Hotel.
  • 2004 Awarded his 4F Master Magician title.
  • 2005 Named Magician of the Year by the Ottawa Society of Magicians.

Recognized for his unique combination of performing abilities and technical expertise, Jean-Luc is hired as a full-time technical training specialist by a local high-tech firm.