Ventriloquist Central Interviews Gary Koepke


Join us for our next BlogTalkRadio, Thursday, October 21st as we interview ventriloquist and figure builder, Gary Koepke.

Gary Koepke has been a ventriloquist and a musician since the age of 8 and a magician since the age of 12. He began performing working children’s birthday parties while still in elementary school and continued expanding his arenas of performance to corporate parties, civic events, and political fundraising before graduation from high school.

Since that time, he has continued performing in the corporate vein and also performed in restaurants, theatres, television, and clubs.

Gary has also known many interesting people dealing with the art of ventriloquism. Listen in as we talk about some of them such as, Bill Boley, Howie Olson, Paul Stadleman, Jack Coats, Conrad Hartz, Ray Guyll…just to name a few.

The time for the interview will be 8pm (Eastern), 7pm (Central) and 5pm (Pacific).

To ask questions or participate in the conversation, call (347) 850-8597.

Be sure to tune in to this great interview.




Dan Willinger is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. He created the Ventriloquist Central Collection. It now has over 100 ventriloquist figures and over 50 of them are Frank Marshall figures. Because of his love for the art of ventriloquism, Mr. Willinger created the website Ventriloquist Central. For more information about the website, go to:

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2 Responses to Ventriloquist Central Interviews Gary Koepke

  1. bob abdou says:

    Gary is a great guest and a wealth of knowledge, it would worth everyone’s time to listen in on Gary’s stories.

  2. N Jay says:

    It was a pleasure to meet Gary at the convention last year..Gary have fun on Dans radio show, I know you will.

    You are very much like me when it comes to interests I am on a revolving door, but always seem to go back to the onterest i previously had what are your current hobby interests and what do you do to keep those fires burning

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