Amazing Entertainment has skilled ventriloquists in Winnipeg. If you want to mix up the entertainment at your event, then a ventriloquist would be an ideal choice. With our exciting acts, you or your guests will be never disappointed. We also can offer unique and customized entertainment that your guests will never forget. Contact us now for more details.
Mr. Richards Fun Show
Magician, Ventriloquist, Pupeteer, Balloon Artist
No show is too small or too large for the family fun entertainment of Mr. Richards. Children and adults love his unique sense of humor and his cartoon style. Mr. Richards is wonderful, eccentric, and extremely funny. Mr. Richards show is different from all others as it consists of magic and ventriloquism with puppets. Not only does he entertain with his 6-foot ostrich puppet but constantly adds new characters into his act. On a whim, Mr. Richards auditioned for the national TV show Canada's Got Talent. Out of thousands and thousands of contestants there were only a handful that passed the audition to appear and compete on the nationally televised TV show and Mr. Richards was one of them. Mr. Richards specializes in both indoor and outdoor stage shows. Mr. Richards has the experience and know-how to design and custom tailor shows for events both large and small. Mr. Richards also specializes in Christmas, Halloween, and Easter Shows.
"Mr. Richard's Show is Fantastic"
- The Lockport Children Festival
"Everyone enjoyed Mr. Richard's Show immensely"
- Sir William Osler School
"Mr. Richard's Fun show was excellent and the highlight of our day"
- Neighborhood Immigrant Settlement Workers
“Mr. Richards is like a magnet...He drew the children in and they were mesmerized during the whole performance"
- Rev. Alex McGilvery
Flin Flon Trout Festival
Dave and Friends
Ventriloquist, family entertainer
This entertaining adventure begins as soon as ventriloquist Dave Dixon and his puppet friends take the stage! Included in the excitement is Dave’s enduring pal Louie who stands three feet tall with one outrageous attitude. Louie’s quick wit and wacky sense of humour will have your audience rolling with laughter. Also joining in the adventure are a mischievous monkey who lives in a box, a ding dong Dodo bird from deep in the Amazon Rainforest, and Dudley, a silly canine who can’t remember his name. Combine all this excitement and you have an unforgettable fun-filled ventriloquism extravaganza that features comedy, audience participation and a menagerie of loveable characters. Dave's pleasing personality and incredible talent are a sure-fire hit for kids and family audiences alike.
Damien James is formally trained in ventriloquism, magic, and special effects makeup, and has performed throughout Canada. He is an international champion ventriloquist who has been performing professionally for more than 12 years.
Experience: Damien James has been performing professionally for 12 years (since the age of 12). His interest in magic started when he was six after his mother bought him a simple Magic Book. Later that same year, Damien received a Tommy Talker (pull-string dummy) from the Sears Christmas catalogue, a present his parents (we mean Santa Claus) regret to this day! Damien is a graduate of The Maher School of Ventriloquism and was the youngest person ever to win the coveted ‘Ventriloquist of the Year’ Award at The Magic Capitol of the World Convention.
Damien creates all of his new characters and in his spare time and also works as a special effects artist for film and TV. He is a current student of Academy Award-Winning Special Effects guru, Dick Smith and his behind the scenes work can be seen on many TV shows as well as several features on the big screen.
Damien James has been featured on several TV shows with his ventriloquism, including Comedy at Club 54 (syndicated stand-up comics series) Elvira Kurt Adventures in Comedy (The Comedy Network) Real Life Stories (Life Network) Final Cut (YTV) and more. He is currently designing a show combining Special Effects movie technology and high tech puppetry and animatronics with the ancient art of ventriloquism.
Performance Style: Damien entertains people at all types of venues for all types of audiences. His performances can range from super clean, family-orientated shows to more edgy adult shows. What sets Damien James apart from others is that he uses movie technology and animatronics to bring his puppets to life. Damien creates all of his new puppets for his show and also custom designs puppets for television shows and other performers. He can create professional puppets that closely resemble celebrities or any other people.
Why hire Damien James? Damien has won several major awards for his excellence in performance and is a popular, repeat comedy act with corporations, associations, and social events. Damien’s show is a clean Corporate Adult Show and can include a full set up depending on the venue and the client’s specific needs (Sound System, Backdrop, lighting, and Video Projection Screen). The show length can last anywhere from a strong 10-minute comedy routine to a 45-60-minute action-packed Performance. His show is unique, customized comedy entertainment that is guaranteed to be unforgettable!
Works well in these types of events: special events, corporate events, private events, theatre shows, charity events, casino events, conventions, community events, trade shows, and award shows.
Very Funny and in Good Taste
"Just wanted to send a quick note to thank you again for the top-ranked performance of Damien James! He had the entire hall roaring with laughter at the Team appreciation event! The audience included all generations, Damien was hilarious! We would totally recommend any organization to have him in as their entertainment. Damien had the crowd going. Our General Manager, Lorne wasn't sure what was going to happen when Damien got him onto the stage, but it proved to be fantastic. So very funny and in good taste. Everyone had the best time!"
- Joan Chetyrbok
Dauphin Consumers Co-op
“You provided us with a memorable and fun evening and I will recommend you to anyone looking for professional comedy entertainment”. - Telus Communications
“The highlight of the afternoon was when Damien invited one of the employees to participate. For 20 minutes the group laughed non-stop. It was very entertaining and a great success from all viewpoints.” - HSBC Technology Services North America
“I was very happy with his professionalism, and he had the crowd laughing all night and subsequently for weeks afterwards as we remembered tidbits of the evening. I would recommend him to any group looking for a good, clean night of hilarity!” - Canadian Natural Resources Limited
“Right from the start everyone was laughing and his closing act was priceless, if anyone wants to have a great evening I strongly recommend him!” - Trican
Ventriloquism, Magic, Puppets
When Damien James is not performing his award-winning ventriloquism and magic, he works as a special effects make-up artist for film and television. In his exciting new show, he incorporates all of his special skills into an unforgettable Family-friendly show that includes ventriloquism, magic, a Hollywood-quality disguise, custom animatronic puppets and a unique one-of-a-kind presentation that you will be laughing about for a long time to come!
Using the same technologies as blockbuster movies - Damien has created all-new puppets that will have the entire audience in stitches. From the World's Smallest Bigfoot to 'Suzy, the Trained Dancing Ape' (an audience member put into an elaborate Ape Mask with a remote-controlled mouth) to an escaped venomous cobra that appears in the most unlikely of places!
Don't worry though; the only real danger in this show is falling off your seat with laughter!
Unique, customized comedy entertainment that is guaranteed to be the unforgettable highlight of your event!
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