Norma McKnight

Canada's Vivacious Ventriloquist

About Norma McKnight

Norma McKnight is Canada’s amazing comedy-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. The Norma McKnight Show is one of the top requested acts for custom corporate presentations in Western Canada. In a field dominated by male performers, Norma McKnight has emerged as one of the top female comedy-ventriloquists of her generation. 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”. Norma and her hilarious characters have astounded audiences worldwide aboard cruise ships, at festivals, casinos, theatres, comedy clubs, and corporate events. Norma McKnight was nominated “Entertainer of the Year” for the 2002 Canadian Event Industry Association.

Notable Live Appearances

  • Imperial Palace – Las Vegas

Career Highlights

  • Nominated “Entertainer of the Year” for the 2002 Canadian Event Industry Association

Client Reviews

  • “During your performance, I took a moment to glance at the audience. I noticed that everytone was laughing. Not just a chuckle here or there but body shaking laughter. At that point, I kniew hiring you was the best thing we did that night” – Finning Ltd.
  • “Norma’s performance exceeded all expectations. Her technique as a ventriloquist and her comedic talent is truly remarkable and matched by her impressive ability 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
  • “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!” – Glenayre Electronics