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Magic, ventriloquism, comedy,,, What more could you
want? John has been performing for years and it shows.
Not that he's all dried out and wrinkled, quite the
opposite, this guy is smooth baby, smooth. He's an
internationally recognized, award-winning entertainer who
performs strictly for the family audience. Nothing but
good, clean fun from ages 2-92.
John has appeared on NBC's Conan O'Brien Show
several times. He's performed in Budapest, Hungary, and
the U.A.E., as well as thousands of appearances at
schools, libraries, daycares, and birthday parties.
Greg has been a Ventriloquist for
over 20 years. He's performed in
all types of venues... from Comedy
Clubs, to Cruise Ships, and in
Entertainment Cities such as
Atlantic City and Las Vegas.
He was also a featured
Ventriloquist with over 15
appearances on the 'Conan
O'Brien Show' with their
'Ventriloquist Dummy Choir'. His
act features: Comedy, Music,
Audience Participation, and the
ever popular half man/half woman
bit 'John and Marsha'.
Pete first appeared on stage at the tender age of five. His fascination with music,
comedy, puppets and ventriloquism also began as a child; with his influences being
Edgar Bergen, Paul Winchell and Jimmy Nelson. He continued performing during his
high school years, often playing the musical comedy leads. An alumnus of The
American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, he furthered his acting studies with
Weist-Barron and studied voice with Robert Marks.
He developed his talents further by showcasing his comedy and ventriloquism at
numerous venues. Pete continued to perform in Comedy Clubs and on Cruise Ships,
quickly gaining wide acclaim and was soon a regular at the world famous Apollo
Theater with his black puppet pal; Woody D. The duo performed dozens of television
shows, concerts and special events at the landmark venue.
Several television appearances (Showtime At The Apollo, Uptown Comedy Club,
Comedy Central) and tours followed. Including opening spots for such luminaries as:
Sherman Hemsley, Jamie Foxx, Bobby Vinton, Michael Amante, Gabe Kaplan, Pat
Cooper, Jerry Vale, Al Martino, Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, The Coasters,
The Drifters, Sinbad, David Alan Grier, Mark Curry, Martin Lawrence and many others.
With his wooden alter-ego Buddy, more tours and television followed. Late Night with
Conan O'Brien, Canada's "Comedy At Club 54," The Daily Show, America's Talking and
His current line-up of puppet friends include: The space alien Krelmin, The flamboyant
Milo DeVille, and the lovable Papa. Not to mention his finale; the "re-union" of Sonny &
Cher with real HUMAN puppets! The Incredible Show-Stopping "Little Tenor;" (A
tribute to Pavarotti with Pete providing the actual operatic singing voice,) is both
amazing and hilarious!
Pete is a member of SAG & AFTRA. He is also an accomplished vocalist and musician,
serves on the Advisory Board of the Vent Haven Museum, has chaired the International
Ventriloquist Convention and pioneered the first Video Home-Study Course on the art of
Ventriloquism called; "Video Ventriloquism."
He was featured in A Really Big Shew (A Tribute To The Ed Sullivan Show) at the
Tropicana Hotel and Casino Showroom in Atlantic City and received an unprecedented
33 standing ovations during his run. In addition to performing his comedy-ventriloquism
in the show, he also appeared as legendary comic Jackie Mason!
He also taught Oscar winning actor Adrien Brody Ventriloquism for the feature film
"Dummy," he also taught actress Judith Roberts for the film "Dead Silence," and most
recently to Russel Simmons of MTV's "Run's House."
Pete was the featured subject of a documentary called "Soul In A Suitcase," which was
awarded the National Board Of Review Of Motion Pictures Award.
Pete topped the bill in Sherman Hemsley & Friends at The Claridge Casino & Hotel in
Atlantic City! He is a favorite headliner at Comedy Clubs, Casinos, Cruise Ships,
Resorts and Corporate Shows across the country.
|AS SEEN ON "Late Night with Conan O'Brien",
and "Showtime At The Apollo", Pete is one of
the most IN DEMAND performers today!