Diana Rockwell: Ventriloquist

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Education:

Bachelor's Degree of Fine Arts, University of Kansas, 2010

High School Diploma, Bishop Ward High School, Kansas City, KS, 2004

Objective:

To educate, entertain, and enrich peoples? lives through the art of ventriloquism.

Awards:

2015 Clinton Detweiler Ventriloquism Scholarship presented by Terry Fator

Performing Experience (Private Parties Not Included):

JULY 27 2016: KIDS AT HEART CHILDCARE, OVERLAND PARK, 10:30 AM
JULY 25, BERRY SWEET LEARNING CENTER, 10 AM, SHAWNEE, KS.
JULY 20, 2016: EARLY EXPLORERS LEARNING CENTER, 10 AM, LIBERTY, MO.
JULY 13-17 1016: VENT HAVEN CONVENTION, HEBRON, KY
JULY 7, 2016: LIBRARY SHOW, 12:00 PM, BELLA VISTA LIBRARY, BELLA VISTA, AR
JUNE 29, PULASKI LIBRARIES (TWO SHOWS): RICHLAND LIBRARY, 10:30 AND CROCKER LIBRARY, 1:30
JUNE 27, 2016: LIBRARY SHOW, LACYGNE LIBRARY, LACYGNE, KS, 12:00 PM
JUNE 21, 2016: GENERAL SHOW, KINDERCARE, COLUMBIA, MO, 10:30 AM
JUNE 17, 2016: CHINA PRESENTATION, JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER KANSAS CITY, KCMO, 10 AM
JUNE 16, 2016: GENERAL SHOW, OUR LADY OF THE PRESENTATION, LEE'S SUMMIT, MO 10:00 AM.
JUNE 15, 2016: LIBRARY SHOW, TURNER LIBRARY, KANSAS CITY, KS, 2:30 PM
JUNE 8, 2016: SUMMER/CAMPING THEMED SHOW, LA PETITE ACADEMY, BLUE SPRINGS, MO.

Career Day, Claude Huyck Elementary, Kansas City, KS, May 11, 2016

"When You Read You Win" School Assembly, Lincoln Elementary, Hibbing, MN, April 26, 2016

Upward Sports Ceremony, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Kansas City, K, February 23, 2016

General Show (Valentine's Day Themed), Thornton Place, Topeka, KS, February 18, 2016

"Visions of Sugar Plums", St. Joseph's Chateau, St. Joseph, MO, December 23, 2015.

"Visions of Sugar Plums", Barnes & Noble, Oak Park Mall, Overland Park, KS, December 20, 2015.

"Visions of Sugar Plums", Barnes & Noble, Oak Park Mall, Overland Park, KS, December 13, 2015.

KLA/MLA Library Conference (strolling), KC Expocentre, Kansas City, MO, October 2, 2015.

General Show, St. Patrick's Catholic Church Parish Center, September 2, 2015

General Show (Fourth of July themed), Camp Jellystone, Lawrence, KS, July 4, 2015

General Show (two shows), Kids R Kids Center, Olathe, KS, June 19, 2015

Got Talent Top 20 Finale, Lee's Summit, MO, June 13, 2015

Lee's Summit's Downtown Days, Lee's Summit High School, Lee's Summit, MO, June 6, 2015

General Show, Camp Jellystone, Lawrence, KS, May 24, 2015

Variety KC Show Sponsored by Variety Children?s Charity (lobby entertainment), Midland Theater, Kansas City, MO, April 11, 2015

Career Day, Turner Sixth Grade Academy, Kansas City, KS, March 27, 2015

Alumni Luncheon, Bishop Ward High School, Kansas City, KS, March 18, 2015

Story Time: Imogene?s Antlers, Children's Mercy, Kansas City, MO, February 25, 2015

Valentine?s Day Story Time, Zona Rosa Barnes And Noble, Kansas City, MO, February 11, 2015

Christmas Story Time, Barnes And Noble, Overland Park, KS, December 13, 2015

Christmas Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids, Leawood, KS, December 9, 2015

Book Fair, Barnes And Noble at Zona Rosa, Kansas City, MO, December 6, 2014

Tellebration, Ernie Miller Nature Center, Olathe, KS, November 22, 2014

Thanksgiving Story Time, Pottery Barn Kids, Leawood, KS, November 11, 2014

Anti-Bullying Story Time, Kiddi Kollege, Kansas City, KS, August 8, 2014

Honey Bears Graduation Ceremony, Honey Bears Children's Academy, Kansas City, KS, August 1, 2014

General Open Mic, Vent Haven, Cincinatti Airport Marriott, Hebron, KY, July 18, 2014

"In Salty's Shell", A Lesson Against Teasing (two shows), Frank Rushton Elementary School, Kansas City, KS, May 9, 2014

"Resisting Temptations, A Lesson in Being Drug Free" (two shows), Claude Huyck Elementary School, Kansas City, KS, May 2, 2014

"A Healthy Start To A Healthy Heart", Science And Health Night, John Fiske Elementary School, Kansas City, KS April 10, 2014

Rope The Moon: A Tribute To Shel Silverstein, Crittenton Children's Hospital, Kansas City, MO, April 4, 2014

"Hearts, Tarts, and Manners" (two shows), Claude Huyck Elementary School, Kansas City, KS, February 14, 2014

"A Healthy Start to A Healthy Heart" (three shows), Claude Huyck Elementary School, Kansas City, KS, December 6, 2013

Dig Into Reading, Summer Reading Program, Story Time, Kansas City Kansas Public Library, Main Branch, Kansas City, KS, July, 9, 2013.

Dig Into Reading, Summer Reading Program, Story Time, Kansas City Kansas Public Library, Main Branch, Kansas City, KS, June, 4, 2013.

Dig Into Reading, Summer Reading Program, Story Time Kansas City Kansas Public Library, Main Branch, Kansas City, KS, April, 9, 2013.

Team Patrick Benefit, Emcee Jackpot Saloon, Lawrence, KS, August 25, 2012

Dark Time with Jay Maus, Granada Theater, Lawrence, KS, August, 2011.

Not-So-Late-Show, televised audition, aired on Channel 6 (Knology), Lawrence, KS, April, 16, 2011

Teaching/Mentorship Experience:

Student, age 7, Kansas City, KS. Contact Information Available Through Parental Consent

Special Recognitions:

  • IVS Member Spotlight Featurette, MaherStudios.com, April 15, 2015
  • Ventriloquism Weekly, Podcast Interview, February 16, 2015
  • Attended Vent Haven Convention at The Cincinnati Airport Marriott in Hebron Kentucky (July 16-19, 2014), July 15-18, 2015, and July 13-16, 2016.

Memberships:

  • Puppeteers of America since April, 2015
  • The Missouri Library Association since March, 2015
  •  International Ventriloquist Society (IVS) since July, 2014

Script Writing Recognitions:

  • Party Favors, featured script of the day on PuppetResources.com. January, 12, 2013, January, 17, 2013, January, 22, 2013, January, 24, 2013, February, 6, 2013, July 10, 2013, and July 13, 2013, various dates in 2014.
  • Lil' Sugar Plum Dancer, featured script of the day on PuppetResources.com, November, 20, 2012, November, 26, 2012, December, 29, 2012, January 5, 2013, and January 6, 2013.
  • Toxic Candycorn, (renamed: The Great Candycorn) featured script of the day on PuppetResources.com. September, 26, 2012 and October 16, 2012.
  • Forget-Me-Not, Forget-You-Now, featured script of the day on PuppetResources.com, August 17, 2012.

 

Social Media:

http://www.facebook.com/rockwellvent

http://www.twitter.com/rockwellvent

 

References:

Available upon request

 

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