Today, ventriloquism is used for entertainment. If you want to start performing ventriloquism then there are certain factors that you need to take into consideration. It is important that you know ventriloquism acting and vocabulary.
Here are some of the vocabulary tips:
A. There are words or phrases that is difficult utter without moving your lips and the sound of these words should be avoided when it comes to ventriloquist figure such as words that have “p’s” or “b’s”. There are certain parts in the performance when you can turn away from the audience for a while and this is the best time to utter words that is difficult to utters.
B. If you will use your own natural voice then you should not sound forced or faked, you should say words that are impracticable in ventriloquism. When you do this you can save the limitations of ventriloquism. When you use speak with your natural voice in an exaggerated manner then you can easily cover up your lips when speaking ventriloquially.
C. The ventriloquist figure at this website must have comments and punch lines that are amusing. Since, people came to watch the dummy and not you. You should be sure that the dialogue are brief and amusing.
D. In order for the words to be heard, you need to slightly open your mouth when you are speaking ventriloquially. But, it must not be very wide so that the people will not see your tongue from moving.
Below are ventriloquism expression and action tips:
A. Your face should be still as well as your lips when you are speaking. When your ventriloquist figure is talking then your expression must be very natural.
B. It is best if the expressions and attitudes of your ventriloquist figure looks really real to you. You should also look like you are really listening to your ventriloquist figure. When speaking with your ventriloquist figure, you should ask angry, concerned, happy or surprised. This will show your support to the figure.
C. Your ventriloquist figure should be given humor and characters as if they were really alive and breathing. You need to be certain and convince all of your audience that the ventriloquist figure is talking.
It is best if you write down the dialogue so that you can provide the best punchlines and sounds. The way the ventriloquist speaks and acts is very important in maintaining the illusion the the ventriloquist figure is real in order to entertain the audience. You can really perform an outstanding performance as long as you provide the right dialogues and properly act.