Experience of Norma McKnight
Norma McKnight has a distinguished career as a ventriloquist-comedienne with her career dating back to being a principal puppeteer and contributing writer for Shari Lewis. Lewis, who gained fame for her character Lamb Chop, had an award-winning TV show Lamb Chop’s Play-Along.
Norma has created many funny characters since her early days on Lewis’ show and has entertained audiences on cruises, in casinos, clubs, at festivals and at corporate events. Her frog character, Norbert, was her sidekick in a 2019 Coke Zero Sugar commercial. She has also been on the Comedy Network in the show Elvira Kurt’s Adventures in Comedy.
Comedy Style of Norma McKnight
Norma works with corporate clients to develop comedy material based on their information provided and includes things like buzzwords and insider material. She adds topics that clients’ requests. Her act works well for corporate and private parties, galas, conventions, clubs, fundraisers, fairs, family shows, children’s shows, holiday events, conventions, conferences, trade shows, award ceremonies and park openings.
She has an array of voices and characters that combine wit, style, and humour. Even comedian Martin Short said Norma is the best ventriloquist he’s seen. She includes customized comedy, interactive music, some improvisation an audience participation in her shows. Norma can tailor her show to fit a specific event and audience. Her shows are good for all ages.
Kids and Family Shows
“Norma McKnight captivates her audience with her imaginative and quick-witted characters and stories. She is an excellent ventriloquist and performer for children of all ages as well as their parents.” Charlotte Diamond- Juno Award Winning Children’s Entertainer
…are left in stitches when their staffers and/or C.E.O. volunteer to be human ventriloquist dummies in a hilarious highlight to the show.
Norma develops comedy material for corporations based on information, buzzwords etc. Norma will add any specific topics to her comedy routine that her client’s request.
How to book?
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