Taylor Mason is known for putting on memorable comedy performances with Paquito, full of humor, wonder, and interactive fun that are intended to entertain and delight whole families. He has traveled the country for the past three decades to perform for packed crowds. He has entertained audiences at some of the most famous venues in the world including Carnegie Hall in New York City, Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, and Sydney Opera House in Australia.
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The esteemed comedian and ventriloquist regularly invites members of the audience up on stage with him to participate in his act. Mason has a large fan base of kids, and he is known to choose them out of the crowd so that they can take part in the show and have a personal encounter with his array of intricate puppets.
Audiences become hooked by Mason’s interaction with his sassy and humorous team of puppets. The highlight of Mason’s performances comes when he sets a few minutes aside to fill the audience in on the creative methods he uses to construct his unique puppets. He explains how he transforms everyday objects like ping pong balls and coat hangers into complicated contraptions that control the movement and appearance of his puppets. This is truly a show that appeals to all of children and adults in the room. Mason’s brand of family-friendly humor means there are never any awkward moments or uncomfortable situations to leave parents with an uneasy feeling about the content of the show. Audience members can expect clean humor that delivers big laughs. Everybody in the audience is left feeling inspired by Mason’s creativity and uplifted by his energetic performance.
Despite his popularity with young children, Taylor Mason’s humor is far from child’s play. He crafts sophisticated and hilarious skits that appeal to adults without relying on offensive or provocative tactics to elicit laughter. His use of physical comedy keeps kids engaged and interested in every single move that takes place on stage. Mason brings 20 years of experience as a professional entertainer to the table. His career includes many high-profile writing and performance credits. Event planners and hosts know that they can rely on Mason to deliver a top performance that appeals to all tastes and sensitivities. Taylor Mason regularly puts on lively shows for packed crowds for corporate clients like Microsoft and Wal-Mart. In addition, he entertains children and teens aboard Disney Cruise ships.
Ventriloquist, comedian and writer Taylor Mason performs with timid, verbally-challenged puppet with a penchant for feats of microphone gymnastics. Paquito joins the ranks of Mason’s other lovable creations, such as the wise-cracking Romeo, a part-time crash test dummy and wrestler named Sumo, and Paco-a Spanish speaking pig who somehow also managed to pass the Bar Exam.
All of his characters are unique, entertaining and hilarious-all thanks to Mr. Mason’s talent, wit and years of experience in show business. After getting his start with the esteemed Second City Theater in Chicago, Mason finally got his big break in 1990. A tough audition process led him to have the opportunity to compete against some of the best and brightest comics in the country on Ed McMahon’s Star Search, a predecessor to America’s Got Talent. The live audience was impressed, and so was the esteemed judges-who awarded him the grand prize of $100,000.
The notoriety that went with winning such a competition didn’t hurt either, gaining him appearances on such classic shows as Evening at the Improv, Caroline’s Comedy Hour, Comic Strip Live and the MTV Half-Hour Comedy Hour. Not content with only appearing on other people’s programs, Taylor Mason has also created and produced his own television shows for children, such as Bananas, Taylor’s Attic and an upcoming new variety series-all featuring his sweet and fascinating characters.
Taylor Mason is also an accomplished writer, having written The Complete Idiots Guide To Ventriloquism. Published by Alpha in 2010, the book is a highly regarded must-read for aspiring ventriloquists. In addition to writing about the craft, Mason is also a sought after teacher on the subject of ventriloquism.
Having performed at every major comedy club in the United States, Mason’s one-man variety show has been seen at such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, Red Rocks in Colorado and The Sydney Opera House in Australia. While Mason’s work isn’t necessarily just for little children, his family friendly content has been deemed clean enough to be performed on cruise lines, corporate functions and church gatherings across the country. By staying away from offensive humor, Taylor Mason’s act is appropriate for groups of all ages. With satisfied clients that include Disney, Microsoft and Wal-Mart, Mr. Mason’s show is perfect for any function, event or private gathering-big or small!
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