Arts Society & Culture

Performing Arts Center to present Todd Oliver’s ‘Dogs Gone Wild’

Comedian and ventriloquist Todd Oliver will give performances at the UGA Performing Arts Center Feb. 8 and 9 as part of his "Dogs Gone Wild" tour.

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center will present Todd Oliver’s “Dogs Gone Wild” tour for performances Feb. 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall. Oliver, an award-winning comedian and ventriloquist, will be joined onstage by his real life canine pals Irving, Lucy and Elvis for a family friendly evening of entertainment.

In addition to competing on “America’s Got Talent,” Oliver has made numerous television appearances, including the “Late Show with David Letterman,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and the “Today” show. Letterman called Oliver one of the “top five ventriloquists in the world.”

Tickets for “Dogs Gone Wild” are $39 with discounts for UGA students. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 706/542-4400 or toll free at 888/289-8497.

Betty Jean Craige is the performance underwriter