Award Winning Ventriloquist

Mark has been performing as a ventriloquist & puppeteer in Denver for over 50 years. His love of kids is clear as he combines audience participation, melodrama, comedy, surprise and variety into his fast-paced programs. His adult programs provide great humor and audience participation and can be tailored to the needs of the client.  His ventriloquism skills are impeccable, illustrated by winning first place in the Colorado Stars of Tomorrow contest. Mark studied under ventriloquism great Sammy King, who described Mark as “my best student.”

Award winning Ventriloquist & Puppeteer Mark Hellerstein Award winning Mark Hellerstein preparring for a show

President and CEO Mark Hellerstein

As President and CEO, St. Mary Land & Exploration Company grew under his direction from an $80 million private company to a $2.5 billion top performing public company. Over many consecutive years, St. Mary has been recognized as one of the 100 top performing small businesses in America by Forbes, Business Week and Fortune magazines. Mark was named the National Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young for Energy, Chemical and Mining.