Mark Thompson is a popular and highly sought after ventriloquist comedian and one of the funniest Clean Comedy Entertainers and Christian Entertainers in the world. His hilarious sidekicks and audience involvement is loved by all ages. He’s a cool and funny guy who travels with a bunch of dummies.
Over the years Mark has performed for some of the nation’s biggest celebrities, events and organizations such as: Microsoft, General Motors, Boeing, Venture Bank, Ambassador Gary Locke, Fisher Mills, Evergreen State Fair, Oregon State Fair, Orance County Fair, Maria Shriver-Schwarzenegger, Bob Barker, cruise ships, Gatlin Brothers, McDonald’s, King 5 TV Seattle, Viking Bank, Bill Gaither, AT&T, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Monsanto, Yakima Legends Casino, American West Bank, Washington State Bar Association, Paris Hilton family Christmas Party.
Mark studied music and theater at Azusa Pacific University, working his way through college by performing music and comedy. At Several large churches, he served as music director. He also taught high school music and theater classes at two high schools in Southern California. He has been on television over sixty times. While in high school, Mark won the California Rotary Club (Four Way Test) Award for outstanding community service with his ventriloquist act for community events throughout Southern California.
He studied comedy and voice privately with Daws Butler, the voice of most Hanna Barbera cartoon characters (Yogi Bear, Elroy Jetson, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Scuby-Dum, Snagglepuss and dozens of others.) Because Daws believed that Mark had a bright future in entertainment, he was willing to coach him at his private home in Beverly Hills.