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Fator To Perform Acts From Hit Show at The Mirage Las Vegas “Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert”
Fort Hood , Tx., – Are you ready to be wowed? Fort Hood’s Family and MWR, in conjunction with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and the Fisher House Foundation, present an evening that will surely bring out the inner child in all of us. In a show that is all about “hits with no lips,” unparalleled ventriloquist Terry Fator is set to thrill the military community of Fort Hood January 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Abrams Physical Fitness Center with his spectacular hit show, Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert. The show is free and open to the entire Fort Hood military community ages 5 years old and up.
Capturing the hearts and funny bones of Americans with his rousing victory on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,’ Fator will bring his hilarious live show to Fort Hood for one night only. Performing five nights a week at The Mirage Las Vegas, Fator fills the stage with celebrity singing impressions and astoundingly hilarious ventriloquism, delighting audiences of all ages. Bringing with him on this special trip will be new impressions, new celebrity voices, new puppets and more laughs than ever.
“I am honored to perform for the service men, women and children at Fort Hood,” Fator said. To bring joy, laughter and a memorable evening through my performance to these wonderful people who sacrifice so much for our freedom will be a special experience I will never forget.”
Fator began his ventriloquism career in fifth grade while researching for a class assignment. He came across a book about ventriloquism titled, “Ventriloquism for Fun and Profit” by Paul Winchell. Fator checked out the book and started learning about ventriloquism. A few weeks later, he purchased a Willie Talk dummy from Sears and soon after won a $25 prize for a performance at a church picnic.
The win inspired Fator to continue with his love and passion for ventriloquism. At ten years old, he received his first ventriloquism puppet and throughout the course of his childhood would entertain family and friends with impersonations of singers and actors. When Fator was in sixth grade, he appeared on a popular children's show in Dallas called Peppermint Place that starred "Mr. Peppermint" Jerry Haynes. Fator was able to save his money and got his first professional ventriloquism dummy when he was eighteen.
About Fort Hood Family and MWR
The Fort Hood Family and MWR supports the largest active duty armored post in the United States Armed Services. The “Great Place” is home to over 349,000 military personnel, Family members, retirees and civilian employees. Family and MWR enhances quality of life by providing numerous recreation and services designed to equal those available to their civilian counterparts, which encourages growth and a feeling of self-reliance within the military community.
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