Kevin Johnson began studying the art of ventriloquism at 9 years old. Having no formal training, he taught himself the art of ventriloquism over a 4 year period. He developed his technique from a parrot. It intrigued him that parrots could speak so clearly without the use of lips. So he re-learned how to speak all together with the use of his tongue and his throat. Is it any wonder that his two closest friends, Clyde and Matilda are birds? Kevin was introduced to the stage by his grandfather Harley Noles, who performed magic shows throughout Colorado. Read more... get good enough, you can open for my show." At the age of 13, he opened for his grandfather with a 5 minute act with a wooden puppet (Raymond), that his grandfather made for him. Kevin's performances helped pay his way through college, and in 2007, he achieved a life long goal when he appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman.