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Critics Are Everywhere

Ventriloquism is in the news these days. Thanks in part to the major stars who have made it visible on television. But with visibility sometimes there is hostility. Recently I've read some very negative comments about our art. Everyone is entitled to their...

Don’t Wait Until The Last Minute

Talking with my clients, I often hear a common problem when it comes to entertainment. The act showed up at the last minute. We called and couldn't reach him or her. Or they never showed up at all. When you aren't there, clients get nervous. Is...

Happy New Year

Every year people start making resolutions. This year will be different. This year things are going to change. But if you are like most people, they don't. You start off with great intentions. But something gets in the way. Something becomes...


The Controversy: Top 10 Talented Ventriloquist Comedians in the World On Wednesday, December 27th, a website called TopTeny.com published an article called: Top 10 Talented Ventriloquist Comedians in the World In the WorldVents group on FaceBook, all sorts...

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I am delighted to carry on the great traditions set forth by Fred and Madeline Maher, founders, and Clinton and Adelia Detweiler, who took it to the next level.  Although the studio was closed for a period, Mark Wade, Ken Groves and I brought it back to life in 2013. Mark & Ken departed Maher Studios at the end of 2016, leaving me to forge the future of Maher Studios & the International Ventriloquist Society.

“Let me know how Maher Ventriloquist Studios can be of service to you!” – Tom

Tom Crowl is a professional ventriloquist, published author, podcaster and the creator of the first virtual ventriloquism course titled: Learn-Ventriloquism. To learn more about Tom visit his website at: http://comedyventriloquist.com

Maher Ventriloquist Studios
A respected name in the ventriloquism community since 1934.

P.O. Box 2131 – Westminster, MD 21158

Maher Ventriloquist Studios does not have a showroom! We are an Internet based business only.



Maher Ventriloquist Studios
P.O. Box 2131
Westminster, MD. 21158

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