Do Ventriloquists Actually Throw Their Voice?

Posted by Justin Milan on

With 26 years of experience as a professional ventriloquist, I’ve been through about every training that exists. Also, I've met most of the ventriloquists who are household names. So to the question of whether ventriloquists actually throw their voice: Ventriloquists do not throw their voice. Instead, they create the illusion that their voice is being “thrown.” It is important to note that there are two ways a ventriloquist creates this illusion. One is called near ventriloquism, the other is distant ventriloquism. We’ll take a quick look at what each of these is. Near Ventriloquism When a ventriloquist makes a puppet or...

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