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Mike Niehaus, Magician Ventriloquist

Mike Niehaus Currently Performs as Rusty Pliers, Magician Ventriloquist

Rusty Pliers is America’s favorite Hillbilly Magician and Ventriloquist.  Rusty is from a small hick town in Missouri with no phones, no lights, no power, not even a single luxury called Mehlville (near St. Louis).  Rusty is considered one of the top Family and Children Entertainers.  Rusty and Meatball perform hilarious, clean, and interactive magic and ventriloquism shows.  Rusty mixes magic and ventriloquism with a very uniquely hilarious and interactive personal style.

Rusty yearly schedule includes performances on cruise ships, fairs and festivals, libraries, amusement parks, schools, church events, conventions, and corporate entertainment.  Rusty and Meatball have also performed as a guest Children’s Entertainer for MSC and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.  You can see Rusty perform yearly as “Rusty Pliers and the Farmtastic Magic Show” the fun loving hillbilly, at Eckert’s Fun Farm in Millstadt Illinois.  Rusty’s many talents have allowed him to perform for all types of audiences.  Rusty’s performances have been received with great enthusiasm and compliments.

Rusty will provide fabulous entertainment that is guaranteed to totally impress your guests.  Rusty can provide you with an absolutely professional and reliable performance which can be adapted to suit children and family audiences. Based in Saint Louis Missouri, Rusty performs locally as well as traveling across the United States.

For Booking Information Call 314-691-0507

Rusty’s act is self-contained and doesn’t require extensive setup. Rusty and Meatball don’t use any fire, offensive, bizarre, or questionable material during their performance.

 Birthday Parties
The Birthday Party Package includes a 30 minute magic and ventriloquism show.  Then Rusty provide animal balloons for the guest.
Professional Balloon Twisting
Rusty can use balloon twisting and magic together to entertain at your fundraiser, grand opening, festivals, and corporate picnics.  While Rusty mingles with your guest, he will mix the art of comedy to create a fun filled atmosphere.

What Folk’s Are Squaking About Rusty Pliers

Rusty did a great job of customizing his performance to our audience. He clearly understood who we were and found a delivery that worked for us. The ladies thought he was very funny. –Anne G, Clarkson Valley, MO

I would give him 10 stars! He is an outstanding performer!!! –Lois K, Creve Coeur, MO

Rusty and his friend Meatball entertained at our school. This is the second time we have had him. The kids and staff really enjoyed the performance. We highly recommend Rusty for your event. –Mark F, St Louis, MO

Rusty gave an excellent performance. He was so great to the kids. Everyone attending commented about how pleased they were–smiles were everywhere!!! –Cindy H, Rockville, IN

Rusty is very enthusiastic, full of energy, funny, and the kids loved him. He was very prompt and his non-stop acts kept the kids entertained for a whole hour. He displayed the utmost professionalism at all times and kept everyone laughing, including the adults. I would highly recommend hiring Rusty for your next event. –Summer C, St Louis, MO

We recommend hiring Rusty Pliers for great family entertainment, he is very funny and is a hit with the kids. –Jame D, De Soto, MO

Rusty did a great job! He kept the kids entertained and happy! –Amy B, Newton, KS

Rusty is very friendly and upbeat.  He arrived promptly for our event and his performance was professional and entertaining.  Comments from attendees at the event were very positive. –Pat D, Kirkwood, MO