"Steve Engle's practical and
creative VENT TIPS have received ventriloquist's
high praise for years. Now, through the encouragement
of many, Steve has put his host of ideas and
thoughts into a series of books. Ideas, advice,
and material refined and perfected through years
of professional experience!"
- Clinton Detweiler, Maher Ventriloquist Studios
& North American Association of Ventriloquists
The following Steve Engle books for ventriloquists and other variety
entertainers are published and sold by Maher Studios. Some titles are
also sold by Axtell Expressions and One Way Street, Inc. (See LINKS)
Adventures in the Vent Trade - Over 50 pages
of practical tips, hints, and "Tools for Survival" for
the working ventriloquist or anyone considering ventriloquism
as a full or part-time career.
Puppets, Props and Performance
- Tips, ideas and plans to enhance your puppets, vent
figures and performance.
Divine Comedy - Practical
tips, hints and practices for presenting meaningful religious
presentations in churches or other houses of worship.
Preparing programs, planning for the facility, church
client relations, etc.
Yankee Doodle's Diary
- A complete elementary school assembly program featuring
ventriloquism, puppets, magic and audience participation.
A fast paced, audience tested entertaining program about
U. S. Colonial history, all ready for you to perform.
Mother Goose "Say No" Rhymes
- Nursery rhymes with a humorous twist or ending. All
designed to teach or reinforce lessons for children (and
adults) on subjects such as drugs, health, ecology, etc.
Mother Goose "Safety First" Rhymes
- More dialogue rhymes with unexpected or comical endings.
Performance tips included.
Get the Picture -
Creative publicity photos make you look great and sell
your act as well! This book shows through words and pictures
how you can project your personality and image through
Feather Features -
Seven comedy dialogues plus songs and song openings for
Tales Before Christmas
- For laughs: Christmas Capers, Night Before Christmas
at Mickey D's. Winter Wonder Tan, Six Days of Christmas
or Birds. Dialogues for ministry (with humor): The meaning
of Advent, the Simple Shepherd, and Chuck the Wiseguy.
Son-Shine Safari -
Gospel dialogues for animal puppets written as a VBS series
but can be used individually as well.
Tell Me A Story Jesus, Vol. 1
- Six puppet dialogues covering parables on Faith
and the Kingdom: Parable of the Sower, Parable of the
Hidden Treasure, Parable of the Mustard Seed, Parable
of the Great Feast, and A Lamp Under a Bushel. Bonus dialogue:
What's a Parable?"
Tell Me A Story, Jesus, Vol.
2 - Dialogues teaching parables of Jesus with
the themes "What is God like?" and "How does God and Jesus
want us to act?"
Tell Me A Story, Jesus, Vol.
3 - Ten non-dialogue audience participation
routines designed as a companion to the above two books
or, these can be used by themselves by anyone at any time
- no puppets or puppet experience needed and no rehearsal
needed! Simply select kids to act out the story as narrated
|Rhymes for Long Livers and
Other Organ Recitals
-Poems & Prose by Hildy-
Senior citizen Hildy Higginbottom's first tome on the joys and tribulations of growing older.
Available only from Engle. $6.00 plus $2.00 S/H.
5125 Delmar Street
Alexandria, PA 16611-9606