Mike has been fascinated with the art of ventriloquism since the age of eight and jugging since the age of sixteen. He went door-to-door selling newspaper subscriptions to earn enough money to purchase his first "dummy", a hardwood puppet named "Bob". Bob is now in retirement and Mike uses mostly sculpted foam and latex puppets. He first learned to juggle with tennis balls, and has evolved to bowling balls, knives, machetes, torches and other ridiculous things! Finally, magic and balloon sculpting were incorporated to compliment one of the most unique acts in the business. Since graduating from Wright-State University in Dayton, OH, Mike has performed at thousands of Corporate Events, Schools, Libraries, Fairs & Festivals, and Theaters. Mike, his lovely (and very fortunate) wife, and their children happily reside in Springboro, OH.