Ask Tom – Don’t Have Time To Practice?

This week I heard from Bob Franklin, and I truly appreciated him reaching out. Thanks Bob for all the kind words. Bob didn’t have any questions, but he did mention he didn’t feel as if he had enough time to practice. I can relate to that. We all get busy...

Ask Tom – Ventriloquism Parlor Tricks

This week’s question is from another David – David Weyrick. David is a graduate of the Maher Interactive Ventriloquism course over at Maher Studios. He’s looking for quick ventriloquism tricks he can do when someone asks. Personally, I don’t...

WARNING!

Just a heads up – Starting December 28th – the Learn-Ventriloquism site will be undergoing a theme change to make it mobile friendly. We wanted to do this with an instant switch – but can’t. Because people are constantly signing up for lessons...

Ask Tom – Tips For Working Open Mics

This week’s question is from David Pitts of San Antonio, Texas. David is working open mics and wanted to get some tips on getting the most from this stage time. Want to dig into this or another subject deeper? Ask your own question at:...

Ask Tom – Are What Nots Professional Puppets?

Are What-Nots professional puppets? What is the difference between a toy puppet and a professional puppet? One of the biggest differences is the fact a professional puppet is made to stand up to constant use AND is much more flexible than a toy puppet. Below are some...

Ask Tom – How Do You Say P Without Moving Your Lips?

David Cruz left today’s question on the SpeakPipe App. How do you say certain letters without moving your lips? I created a course to help people with that problem. There are other courses out there that offer different advice. The biggest problem I see is...

Ask Tom – How Do You Do The Double Voice?

A great question from my good friend Chuck Lyons. How do ventriloquists do the double voice? During the video I mention my interview with Liz Von Seggen who discusses the double voice. You may find that interview here: Dale & Liz VonSeggen Interview Part 7 The...

Ask Tom – Are My Lips Moving?

Today, Learn Ventriloquism member John Morgan’s character Cluck Cluck the chicken asks a question. I think Cluck Cluck was trying to trip me up – but I nailed this. Thanks for sending the question John! Would you like to be featured in a future episode of...

Ask Tom – How long until I start earning money?

Today, Phil Nichols and Bosworth ask questions on Ask Tom. Phil asks some questions about the business end of the art. This is a hot topic among many entertainers so don’t miss watching the episode. Phil’s question is rather deep so I gave an overview of...