Ventriloquism facts for kids

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Ventriloquism is a form of stage theater in which a person changes his or her voice so that it sounds like the voice is coming from somewhere else (usually a puppet or a dummy). A ventriloquist is one who performs this art.

Origins

Originally, it was practiced in religion. Now, it is used in comedy.

History of modern-day ventriloquism

Today's modern ventriloquism started in nightclubs.

Notable ventriloquists

  • Jeff Dunham

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