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About Tom Crowl
Tom Crowl is a high-energy corporate comedian ventriloquist and a successful online entrepreneur. With over 30 years of professional entertainment experience, Tom has been the featured opener for numerous celebrities and been the preferred performer for events hosted by corporations across the United States. His act has also been captured on DVD in Tom Crowl: Alone Again Un-Naturally.
Tom's published works include the educational book Learn Magic, and his collaboration in the world famous Maher Course of Ventriloquism. Crowl is the creator of the first virtual ventriloquism course: Learn-Ventriloquism. He currently has more than 20 online information products to his credit, in addition to his Kindle eBooks and membership web sites.
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More on the Ventriloquist Mouth Position and the Ventriloquial Voice, The Ventril-O-Aid and Its Use, Resonant Sounds.
Lesson Twenty-Seven covers types of shows and markets ventriloquists may work, including: School and Library Shows, Senior Adult Shows, Church Opportunities, Family Shows, Civic, Club, and Corporate Shows.
Lesson Twenty-Six discusses:
An Overview of Audience Types,
Children’s Audiences and offers
Twenty Suggestions for Making the Most of a Performance for Children.
Lesson Seventeen covers writing and rewriting jokes, adding punch to the punch line, ventriloquist comedy storytelling and situation comedy.
Lesson Fourteen covers the importance of an act, gestures for the greatest impact, suggestions to practice pantomime, practice dialogues and tips.
Lesson Twenty-Eight covers:
Television for the Ventriloquist,
Take Your Hobby to Work,
Making Your Hobby Pay and
How Much to Charge.
Lesson 29 covers types of ventriloquism careers, from amateur to professional. This is an important overview of how you fit into the entertainment community and how you, if desired, can aspire to achieve more.
Lesson 25, covers:
Close-up use of the Far Distant Voice,
Polyphony and Imitations,
the Length of an Act and
Adding Song to the Show.
Lesson 24 covers:
The Far Distant Voice,
Practice Pointers and a
Summary of Rules for Distant Voice.
Lesson Fifteen covers banquet performing, involving the audience in the show, reacting to the unexpected, mannerisms, movement and courtesy. This is the mid-point of the course. If you have purchased and registered lessons 1 - 14, you will be eligible to take the mid-course exam and receive a completion certificate for the Maher Basic Course. Lessons 16 - 30 consist of the lessons for the Advanced Course.
Lesson Thirteen covers technique versus entertainment skills, the success of simplicity, dangers of comparison and imitation and mastering the labial M.