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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ventriloquism
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ventriloquism

by Taylor Mason
 

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The art of "bellyspeaking" isn't for dummies.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Ventriloquism teaches everyone to speak from their bellies, create and substitute sounds, use all the registers of their voice, and create diversions to attract the listener's ear - whether they invest in a fancy puppet or create their own figure out of a sweat

Overview

The art of "bellyspeaking" isn't for dummies.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Ventriloquism teaches everyone to speak from their bellies, create and substitute sounds, use all the registers of their voice, and create diversions to attract the listener's ear - whether they invest in a fancy puppet or create their own figure out of a sweat sock.

?Includes tips for making, manipulating, and talking with their dummy and for it - both at the same time

?Advice for getting an act together and taking it on the road - getting gigs, getting paid, and how to improve performances

?How to write dialogue and jokes and rehearsal techniques

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101197776
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
05/04/2010
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,005,198
File size:
850 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Taylor Mason is a world-class ventriloquist, a prolific writer, a talented musician, and a successful comedian. He has written for The Second City Theater in Chicago, the Emmy­winning comedy series Bananas-TV, and his children's television program, Taylor's Attic. He also wrote a six-week course through the extension program of Columbia College where he taught ventriloquism to students in the Chicago suburbs.

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