Brynn Cummings is a 12-year-old magician and ventriloquist from Paw Paw, Michigan. Recently she has taken the magic community, and talent show TV viewers by storm. She has a captivating stage presence and she uses unique twists on classic tricks.
In season 18 of America’s Got Talent 2023, Brynn auditioned with her skunk puppet named Penelope, impressing all four judges with mesmerizing ventriloquism and mentalist routine. The unanimous “Yes” votes secured her spot in the next round, promising a thrilling journey on AGT. Watch her incredible performance on AGT below.
At just 8 years old, Brynn discovered her passion for magic and ventriloquism after being inspired by Darci Lynne’s performances on America’s Got Talent. Encouraged by this fascination, she asked her parents for her first puppet, setting her on a path to greatness.
Brynn’s dedication to her craft quickly became apparent as she honed her skills. Her breakthrough moment came at the 82nd Annual Abbott’s Magic Get Together in Colon, Michigan, where she won 1st place in the stage competition when she was only 8 years old.
Colon, Michigan is wisely recognised as “The Magic Capital of the World”, so having her extraordinary showmanship seen and respected here marked the beginning of her journey to success. Her rise continued with appearances on prestigious platforms, showcasing her talents on the Penn and Teller TV special, “Try This at Home Too,” aired on the CW network.
Brynn’s popularity led to a TED Talk titled “How to Dream Like a 10-Year-Old,” where she shared her insights on balancing love for performing with fitting in. You can see her TED talk in the video below:
Beyond performances, Brynn finds time to give back to the community, drawing inspiration from her own experiences. Her commitment to using talent to make a positive impact reflects maturity beyond her years. Proudly representing Paw Paw, Michigan, Brynn embodies talent and ambition in her small-town community.
As a middle school student, she has not only conquered the world of magic but also embarked on a musical journey, teaching herself to play the piano. She has a fantastic career ahead of her and we all wish her the best of luck here at The Music Man.