Focus

Focus

People are more connected than ever. A million television channels, Youtube and internet stream instantly to your mobile device. By instantly, I mean lightening speed. (Unless you are in a hurry!) Add into that everyday life. Things happen that divide your attention....
What To Do When You’re Not Doing Shows

What To Do When You’re Not Doing Shows

Today’s article was guest written by Mark Wade. To contact Mark Wade: kidshowvent@gmail.com It happens to all of us … you’re very busy doing shows almost everyday and suddenly you get a “dry spell” with nothing going on. What can you do tohelp you maintain...
Dealing With “You Are Too Expensive”

Dealing With “You Are Too Expensive”

You are talking with a potential client. The show would be perfect for you and you really could use the cash. Then they say: “You are too expensive.” There could be many reasons this sentence comes out of the client’s mouth. Maybe they aren’t...
Where Do You Get Your Inspiration?

Where Do You Get Your Inspiration?

Today’s blog post is guest written by Mark Wade! Thanks for sharing and helping with the blog Mark. Many of us , me included, need inspiration to write great comedy material. But think about it..where do you get your inspiration? I think we could even be better...
Ventriloquism In 2020

Ventriloquism In 2020

Will ventriloquism in 2020 be any different than in the past? It can be if you make a concentrated effort to improve yourself during the coming year. 1. Start by making a list. What improvements to your ventriloquism would you like to make during 2020? Create a list....
Taking A Break For The Holidays

Taking A Break For The Holidays

I celebrate Christmas and for the next few weeks I am taking off from the blog to enjoy the holiday and New Years. No matter what religion or lack thereof, what holidays you celebrate or those you don’t – I’d like to wish you the best of the season...
The Next Level

The Next Level

Everyone wants to take their career, their talent and their skills to the next level. For a ventriloquist, that may mean perfecting their lip control. Or mastering manipulation. Or going from an amateur to a professional, or even beyond professional to becoming a...
Ventriloquism For Beginners (And Advanced Vents Too!)

Ventriloquism For Beginners (And Advanced Vents Too!)

Everyday I get emails from people wondering how to get started in ventriloquism. It would be very easy for me to say – go to Learn-Ventriloquism.com, pay me $97 and you will have the best course available. (According to Terry Fator and my students!) While I do...
Don’t Hurry

Don’t Hurry

Today’s blog post was originally entitled: Gifts For Ventriloquists. But if you check, that article was actually released on November 20th. All because I hurried too much. Instead of scheduling the post to release today, I missed something and it published as...
Option: Failure

Option: Failure

No one wants to fail. That isn’t any fun.   If you don’t do something to succeed, why bother?   The other day I got yet another email asking how to be a success at ventriloquism.   That led me to question what this person meant by success.   I can guess...