Traveling From: Victoria
Fees:$2,501 - $5,000
Michael Harrison is an extraordinarily talented ventriloquist, puppeteer, and comedian. There are very few entertainers who can truly make you laugh until it hurts and Michael Harrison is one of them.
Experience: Michael Harrison has worked along side numerous acts from The Muppets to Boyz to Men. Michael has also headlined for some of the world’s most luxurious cruise lines including Princess, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean and Holland America. His many talents allow him to create performances for all type of audiences; adults, kids and family. Companies such as, Verizon Wireless and Sandals Resorts have booked his corporate comedy act. His family show is so finely tuned that Disney, the world’s largest entertainment company, booked him for 8 consecutive years and over 1500 performances as the headline act for Disney Cruise Line.
Michael wrote and starred in the award winning television show, “Kids in the Firehall.” The show aired on the Family Channel in Canada and on Nickelodeon in the US. It was awarded the prestigious Bronze Apple from the National Educational Media Network, the Award of Excellence in Children’s Television by the Parents Choice Foundation and the Award of Merit from The Alliance for Children and Television. This year Michael Harrison took his talents to a new level when he appeared on the hugely successful television show, “America’s Got Talent”. He was the only ventriloquist chosen to compete this year for the grand prize of 1 million dollars and the opportunity to perform his show in Las Vegas. He finished in the top 50 as a semi-finalist and received glowing reviews from the celebrity judges, David Hasselhoff, Sharon Osborne and Piers Morgan. They auditioned a record 25,000 acts for this year’s show, which averaged over 12 million viewers for NBC.
Comedy Style: With thousands of shows to his credit, Michael Harrison is able to read his audiences and tailor his act accordingly. Paramount to every show is a ventriloquism act starring Michael Harrison’s outrageous foam-headed friend, Garth. From the moment this sharp-dressed, three foot wonder takes the stage, he proves himself more than a handful for Michael Harrison. This hilarious buddy act is one of the most polished and professional ventriloquism acts in the business. Audience participation has always been a big part of the Michael Harrison and Garth Comedy Show. Michael Harrison turns a member of the audience into a life-size puppet. His stand-up comedy routine is tasteful clean humor from a seasoned veteran of the stage. Each fresh routine is delivered with impeccable comic timing, peppered with moments of spontaneity that separates the truly professional stand-up comic from the rest.
Why Hire Michael Harrison?: Michael’s many talents allow him to create performances for all type of audiences; adults, kids and family. Companies such as, Verizon Wireless and Sandals Resorts have booked his corporate comedy act. His family show is so finely tuned that Disney, the world’s largest entertainment company, booked him for 8 consecutive years and over 1500 performances as the headline act for Disney Cruise Line.
Works well in this Type of Event: Award Shows, Private Events, Cruise Ships, Casino Shows, Comedy Clubs and Festivals, Corporate Events, Charity Events, Conventions, and Trade Shows.
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“Michael Harrison offers a show for every audience and a talent for every occasion. No wonder he’s Disney’s favorite entertainer”.
Disney Cruise Line
“An outstanding performance, you really made me laugh!”
“Michael, you had us in the palm of your hand. My face still hurts from laughing so hard, you’re a true professional.”
Princess Cruise Line
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Holland America Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line
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