Vikki Gasko-Green: Ventriloquist

Appropriate For Youth Library Audiences
Show Length: 45 Minutes
Block Booking Discounts Offered: Yes

2013 Dig Into Reading
Go To: Vikki's 2013 Show: "Reading Bugs: Dig Up Some Fun"

Ventriloquist and children's author, Vikki Gasko-Green, is a perennial favorite among youth librarians and library audiences. Her shows feature funny interactions with adorable animal characters, exciting audience participation, and comedy.

Vikki's skills as a ventriloquist have won her international acclaim. Adults will be mesmerized by the fact that her lips don't even twitch. Kids will be captivated as a giant polar bear, beautiful macaw, and cute green dinosaur come to "life" before their eyes to tell stories and create playful mischief with the audience.

Vikki has been performing in libraries and schools for over 15 years. This experience is evident in the quality of her presentations and her ability to entertain all ages in the audience.

In addition to Vikki's popular family show, she also has several different programs that fit themes, including her new program "Reading Bugs: Dig Up Some Fun" for the 2013 Summer Reading Program. See the list below for descriptions of all her shows.

In January 2013, Vikki's first children's book, Dibs Doi The Bully Boy, was published. She has a special program for libraries allows kids to see what it is like to write a book. Ask us for details.

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Vikki can perform her general family fun show, or one of her programs that have a educational message or a tie-in to the Summer Reading Program theme.

Reading Bugs: Dig Up Some Fun

Reading Bugs - Summer 2013 Show

Ventriloquist Vikki Gasko-Green has unearthed some hilarous friends living in her backyard. These funny dirt-loving bugs, along with some of other friends, join Vikki to create hilarious routines that will have the audience giggling with excitement. It is the perfect program to go along with the "Dig Into Reading" theme.

Global Safari

Vikki’s animal friends take the audience on a journey to the seven continents to share exciting stories about the people and traditions of their native countries.

Critterography Show

“Critterography” is Vikki’s show that weaves interesting lessons about the animal kingdom with the comedy and excitement of her trademark ventriloquism. Kids learn about plants and animals from deep in the Rainforest to the chill of Arctic. See a video preview of the "Critterography Show" on YouTube.

Reviews

“Vikki’s performance was just full of WOW! The interactions between the characters and the audience were so much fun to watch.”
Jenny C, Children’s Librarian, Wood Dale Library, Wood Dale, Illinois
“We had over 100 children at our event and they all loved the performance. Vikki provided a great combination of entertainment, audience participation, and interesting storytelling. All of her props were visually exciting and she kept the show going at a pace that kept the children engaged.”
Linda T, Library Assistant, Delton District LIbrary, Delton, Michigan

We are happy to provide additional reviews and letters of recommendation from librarians upon request.