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How To Be A Ventriloquist
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How To Be A Ventriloquist

Have you ever been to a ventriloquist show? Ever wanted to be start ventriloquism? If you did, where would you get the skills to learn it? And why would you start it in the first place?

For obvious reasons, take a look at the top ventriloquists today. Jeff Dunham, without a doubt the worlds top ventriloquist, is the highest grossing touring comedian. He has been seen on his YouTube videos almost a billion times already, has four top selling DVD's, a has literally sells out arena's across the world.

Terry Fator was the comedian who won America's Got Talent. He now owns his own theater called the Mirage Casino in Las Vegas. It was said that has earned more than twenty million dollars last year.

Jay Johnson, who starred in the hit comedy TV series SOAP, went to perform on a one man only show called the Two And Only. He has also won a Tony award for his performance.

As you can see, these ventriloquists have made a name for themselves, and have earned lots of money performing at various top class theaters, appearing on television shows, at corporate functions, and on cruise ships. Ventriloquism is one of most popular forms of entertainment today. In fact, there are more ventriloquists making a living performing in front of an audience and making a puppet talk, than at any other time in history.

To learn the skill of ventriloquism requires plenty of hard work and dedication. But if you attempt trying to learn it from a book, you are in for a bumpy ride. It is incredibly hard to explain all the needed mouth techniques, especially how to pronounce the letter "B", without moving your mouth and lips. Most wannabe ventriloquist's practice in front of a mirror for many years, which is a painful process of trial and error.

The easiest way of learning ventriloquism is from a professional ventriloquist. But those lessons can quickly become costly and expensive.

If you want the best way of learning the skill of ventriloquism, then here are few things you need to look out for. First, you must look for a system that has visuals, meaning video tutorials of a professional ventriloquist teaching you step-by-step how to perform the numerous skills and techniques. This is a must have since video help you show someone how to perform that certain skill. The video tutorial should also be made so that you could practice the techiques on your own. Another thing to look out for is if it teaches you the crucial lip techniques, like how to pronounce difficult letters without moving your lips. Letters like "M", "P", and "B".


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Brandon8  

lol I tried to pronounce the letter B for 5 minutes without moving my lips! You're right!

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  about 5 years ago

Good article, but I have enough trouble pronouncing some words out loud forget doing it without moving the lips...

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  about 5 years ago
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