Traveling From: Vancouver
Fees:$2,501 - $5,000
Norma McKnight is Canada’s amazing comedy – ventriloquist and one of the most – requested Ventriloquist – Comediennes. Norma McKnight is a knockout as she chats with a hot-blooded granny! Although some of her characters may appear child-like, make no mistake – her shows are entirely geared towards adult audiences, but are not x-rated.
Experience: Amazing Ventriloquist-Comedienne, Norma McKnight started in show business as a principal puppeteer and contributing writer for Shari Lewis’ “Lambchop’s Play-along.” Since then Norma and her hilarious characters have performed for audiences around the world aboard cruise ships, at festivals, casinos, comedy clubs and corporate events. Recently, Norma appeared on the Comedy Network’s “Elvira Kurt’s Adventures in Comedy.”
The Norma McKnight Show is one of the top requested acts for custom corporate presentations in Western Canada. Norma was privileged to be a writer and puppeteer on the late Shari Lewis’ Emmy award winning television program and has appeared on the Comedy Network’s “Adventures in Comedy.” She was nominated “Entertainer of the Year” for the 2002 Canadian Event Industry Association. In a field dominated by male performers, Norma McKnight has emerged as one of the top female comedy-ventriloquists of her generation.
Comedy Style: When was the last time you saw a really skilled, funny ventriloquist? Norma McKnight is equipped with a multitude of voices and engaging characters, who are all brought to life by a unique and creative combination of wit, style, humour, and magic. Often, people cannot fathom that all those voices are generated by Norma and not some voice altering device.
Why hire Norma McKnight? A Vancouver resident, Norma and her hilarious characters have astounded audiences worldwide aboard cruise ships, at festivals, casinos, theatres, comedy clubs and corporate special events. All shows are adult oriented (but not blue), customized for your group, and involve a volunteer and audience participation. Each and every show is customized for that particular audience. Corporate audiences are always left in stitches when Norma has the C.E.O. volunteer for a hilarious “who’s the dummy” routine. She performs regularly onboard some of the worlds leading cruise ships and has performed at hundreds of corporate shows and public festivals.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Special Events, Cruise Ships, Private Events, Corporate Events, Conventions, Charity Events, Comedy Clubs, Comedy Events, and Trade Shows.
Contact: You can request information on our entertainment options through our on-line request form. Or, you can call us Toll Free at 1.800.693.6665.
“Norma was excellent!!very funny, we laughed for a solid hour. Would highly recommend her for any corporate function.”
“We have been receiving rave reviews of your show. Comments such as that was the highlight of the evening and we laughed so hard we cried, and I’ve never seen anything as funny as that ventriloquist show, abounded from everyone we talked to. We will be happy to recommend you to anyone who wants to make their company function a huge success as ours was!”
“Everyone raved about your performance and repeatedly commented on how talented and professional you were (I know my cheeks were sore from all the laughter!) I would gladly recommend you to anyone looking for top-notch entertainment.”
Softrak Systems Inc.
“During your performance, I took a moment to glance at the audience. I noticed that EVERYONE was laughing. Not just a chuckle here or there but body shaking laughter. At that point, I knew hiring you was the best thing we did that night.”
“Norma’s performance exceeded all expectations. Her technique as a ventriIoquist and her comedic talent is truly remarkable and matched by her impressive abiIity to read the audience. Many of our group are still talking about the interlude when Norma replaced a dummy with one of our executives. Hilarious!”
Bank of Montreal
“Norma had the audience captivated with laughter and interest. The material selected for the evening was perfect and her knack of selecting individuals as the focal point of humor was superb. It would be fair to say that Norma was greatly responsible for what was truly a successful evening.”
“I have received nothing but praise and positive comments attesting to not only your professionalism. but also your amazing technical skills as a ventriloquist, extremely funny material and an uncanny sense of comedy and comedic timing while Involving and encouraging audience participation.”
Edward Jones & Associates Inc.
Saskatchewan Waste and Water Association
B.C. Central Credit Union
Pacific Coastal Fruit Products
Merten Pontiac Buick
Camrose Sport Development Association
Alberta Arts Touring Alliance
Recreation Facility Association of B.C.
Canadian Hospital Engineers Society
Signaita Resources Ltd.
Gold Eye Lake Foundation
Calgary Petroleum Golf Classic
City of Fernie
Custom Coaches Ltd.
Royal Colwood Golf & Country Club
Society of Management Accountants
Vancouver Board of Trade
United Van Lines
Hudson Bay Company