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Twelve Year-Old Ventriloquist Darci Lynne on America's Got Talent

Discussion in 'Puppet News' started by D'Snowth, May 31, 2017.

  1. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    This girl could very well be the next Shari Lewis:

    Always nice to see the younger generation take an interest in puppetry like this.
  2. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    1. Tyra Banks?!?!?

    2. The good thing about being in a community who loves puppetry is that you can always surprise someone. The majority of people I know- in real life or not- have a very good sense of humor when in comes to puppetry. You can always assure yourself that if a puppeteer/ventriloquist comes on these kinds of shows they will get LOTS of recognition, for example, Terry Fator, Paul Zerdin, Patsy May, etc...

    3. Tyra Banks?!?!?

    4. Interesting technique: She attached the right arm to the chin with a rod so whenever the head moves so does the arm, kind of like Big Bird's hands.

    5. Tyra Banks?!?!?

    6. Apparently she was on Little Big Shots UK.
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  3. Schfifty

    Schfifty Well-Known Member

    That was very adorable. That special surprise at the end was especially wonderful.

    Now I want her to win the thing, just like Mr. Fator. :)
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  4. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    Don't forget Paul Zerdin!

    If a 12 year old can enter with this talent, YOU CAN TOO!
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  5. JJandJanice

    JJandJanice Well-Known Member

    I guess I'm a few months late, but I don't watch these kind of shows, but I did come across this video on YouTube fairly recently and was pretty blown away. I was genuinely pleased.

    She is extremely talented and her future looks bright.
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  6. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

    Did you guys see Darci last night during the first live round? She did really well!

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  7. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    Meh. She kind of stole the joke of liking Mel from the Ira act, and sang again. I'm not too wowed.
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  8. Old Thunder

    Old Thunder Well-Known Member

    'Course it's better than anything you could do yourself... :coy:
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  9. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    How so?
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  10. Old Thunder

    Old Thunder Well-Known Member

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  11. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

    Pretty good for a 12 year old imo. As someone who's been singing for years the fact that she can sing well with her mouth closed is impressive.
  12. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    Her mouth isn't necessarily closed, there is a gap between her teeth. Look more into ventriloquism, you'll kind of get the act.
  13. pjtoadie

    pjtoadie Well-Known Member

    Lol ok her mouth isn't entirely closed, my bad. I don't know why you feel the need to debate me on every post regarding this? Sorry I'm not an expert on ventriloquism but I do know the concept of it. I thought she did a good job and that's my opinion.
  14. Old Thunder

    Old Thunder Well-Known Member

    Gavry is a purist among purists.
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  15. MuppetsRule

    MuppetsRule Well-Known Member

    Really? She's 12! I thought she did pretty good for a 12 year old.
  16. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    (he would know)
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  17. Phillip

    Phillip Administrator Staff Member

    Darci Lynn is in the final round of America's Got Talent. The winner will be announced Wednesday night.

    Here are some of her recent appearances the last several weeks.

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  18. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I knew she would make it in to the finals.
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  19. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    And it's officially official, Darci wins! :)

    Congrats Darci. I really hope you continue to stay dedicated to your talent and grow as a performer. Your future is looking bright!
    I know that's not usually how you use that gif, but I just thought it was appropriate because Tyra is the host now. :smirk:
  20. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    I knew she would win! So happy for her!
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