Dan Ahdoot went to college at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University and graduated with honors as a premed student. Shortly thereafter, he decided to take the secure route and ditch medicine for comedy - his parents are still thrilled. Dan is a series regular on the new ABC show Super Fun Night with Rebel Wilson, has been on Comedy Central’sWorkaholics, and can currently be seen on the Disney Channel’sKickin’ It, Nickelodeon’sWendell & Vinnie, and Adult Swim’s Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell. He is a frequent guest on The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and was seen as a standup comedy coach on MADE on MTV. Dan was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and has written for MTV’s Short Circuits, Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers, and A&E’s Roast of Gene Simmons. He has opened for Lewis Black, Jay Mohr, and Dave Chappelle. He’s been a guest at the Comedy Central South Beach Comedy Festival and the Montreal Comedy Festival. In addition, Dan is one of the highest booked college acts in the country - performing well over 400 colleges.
Born in Nigeria, raised in Canada, Aisha's comedy is worldly, energetic, and silly, with a positive perspective. Aisha’s television appearances include The Second City Project forThe Second City,Superchanel’sToo Much Information, TeenNIck’s Degrassi, andPBS’ Emmy nominatedOdd Squad. Aisha was also a Co-Host on Much Music'sVideo on Trial. Alfa has won Winnipeg's Funniest Person with a Day Job Award and was one of the Winnipeg finalists for SiriusXM’s Canada's Next Top Comic. She performs at clubs across Canada including Just For Laughs (Montreal), Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and Halifax Pop Explosion. She has also appeared internationally at The Comedy Store (San Diego), The Las Vegas Comedy Show, The Hollywood Improv (LA) and the The Cape Town Comedy Club (South Africa). Alfa was honored to be a TEDx Manitoba speaker in 2012 and Host/MC 2013-15. She does motivational speaking on goal achieving, simplicity, confidence and authenticity.
Asif Ali was recently named Comedy Central’s “Comic To Watch.” From his college standup to many outstanding TV/Film roles, he is one of the fastest rising entertainers in the country today. When he is not on stage or touring with his improv group, you can catch him on hit shows such as Arrested Development, Modern Family, Silicon Valley, The Comeback, NCIS, and Adam Devine’s House Party. Asif has booked multiple 12+ TV pilots including leads on a FOX Unt. Tina Fey Comedy & Unt. Kurt Russell/Don Cheadle Comedy. This year you can see him as a series regular on NBC Mr. Robinson & TBS Wrecked airing in Aug 2015. He is also a member of popular digital groups such as “Goatface Comedy” and “Social Musicologist w/ Reggie Watts” which have been highlighted on the LA Times, Huffington Post, NY Post, Gawker, Rolling Stone, Funny or Die, among others. .
In four short years, Gloria Bigelow has filmed three comedy specials for television. Her most recent, Fierce Funny Women currently airs on Showtime TV.
Subtle, disarming and witty- Bigelow is a comic who doses out humor in bite sized chunks, easy for the listener to swallow but relentless nonetheless. With issues of sexuality, race, and gender at the forefront of her work, she has become one to watch on the national comedy scene. A gay black woman, she's got a bone to pick with everybody. She does so by wittingly tackling issues of "Low Lesbian Esteem" to the Iconization of Snoop Dogg all done with a smile. Her comedy has the ability to unite a diverse group of people with laughter. Gloria was featured in the film, Laughing Matters…Next Gen, which documented the lives and performances of five up and coming comics.
Glo, as she is called hosted the pre and post show for the first ever "NewNowNext" awards for MTV networks Logo Channel and was nominated the following year for their "Brink of Fame Comic" award. Bigelow has also performed at numerous festivals including, The New York Underground Comedy Festival, Michigan Gay and Lesbian Comedy Fest, and the Outlaugh Comedy Festival. Gloria is a crowd favorite where ever she steps onto the stage—from college campuses to comedy clubs- Glo's witty and honest brand of humor keeps her audiences laughing, thinking, and wanting more. www.globigelow.com
A former college football player (despite never being very good at football), Pete Bladel based his whole athletic career off of grit and scrapptitude. He brings that same mentality to the stage, performing all over New York at places like Caroline’s On Broadway, The UCB Theater, and New York Comedy Club. He appeared on this past season of truTV's "Billy On The Street" in a sketch alongside Jason Sudeikis and is a freelance contributing writer for Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Pete has opened for some of his favorite comedians, including Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, Neal Brennan, Michael Che, and more. Look him up online and become his new best friend.
Hailey Boyle has been funny like a dude since 1979. A rising star on the New York comedy circuit after her transplant from Fairbanks Alaska, she was a regular at Caroline's on Broadway before relocating to Los Angeles and back to NYC again. Hailey has been named one of New York's Top Ten Funniest at The New York Comedy Festival, been featured in The New York Daily News as well as the UK’s The List. A hit at the Glasgow Comedy Festival, Hailey did her solo show "Manimal" at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015, was selected for prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, and is currently preparing her second solo show for her return to the Glasgow fest in 2017. Hailey was also honored to entertain American soldiers on active duty in Greenland, The Bahamas, and Central America and looks forward to performing anywhere our heroes are stationed until they all come home. You can see her in her first feature film, "About Last Night" starring Kevin Hart, and on the TV GUIDE Network's "'Stand Up In Stilettos". Recently named one of the 101 best working comics in America, her blend of down home humor and big city wit are earning Hailey Boyle acclaim across the nation and around the world!
Katrina Braxton has always loved comedy and making people laugh. Following in her father’s footsteps, who was also a comic, Katrina took the plunge performing her first set at the Laughing Skull in Atlanta, GA. After a great response and requests to come back, she’s been going ever since. Katrina’s comedy can be described as witty, energetic, and just plain amazing…at least that’s what her mom says. In 2015, Katrina was a finalist for NBC Standup for Diversity. In February of 2016, Katrina appeared in her first movie role, How To Be Single, with Leslie Mann. Currently Katrina is having a blast performing at comedy clubs and colleges around the country.
Michelle Buteau has been one busy comedian. She started off 2014, as a series regular in the new FOX show, Enlisted. In 2013, she gave her one of a kind opinions, and her trademark Panties on, Panties off on the VH-1 show Best Week Ever as well as the sidekick on the Jenny McCarthy Show. Past appearances have been on CBSLate, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, MTV'sMoney For Strangers, Comedy Central'sKey and Peele, NBC’s Whitney, TBS’ Lopez Tonight and TV Guide’s Stand Up in Stiletto’s. Michelle has a truly international following, she’s performed on Graham Norton’s Would You Rather and MUN’sLatino 101 combined with regular appearances in London, Dublin, and Amsterdam. "Buteaupia" is her premiere comedy album available on www.filmbaby.com. Catch her on stage when you can and see comedy's mistress blend her Jamaican-Haitian sassiness and girl-next door quality into a show that is anything but routine.
Brooklyn-based stand up comic, Jordan Carlos, is more than a funny nerd in glasses. Hey, he wears contacts sometimes. One of the stars of MTV's monster hits “Guy Code” and “Girl Code,” Jordan has been featured in both The Montreal Comedy Festival and The New York Comedy Festival. He's also College Humor's go-to Barack Obama. His Obama vids have hit counts in the millions.
Cliff Cash is a North Carolina native born in a small southern town where he was exposed to everything from Nascar to banana and mayonnaise sandwiches. Cliff decided he'd try stand up at an open mic thinking it may make him feel better to laugh not knowing it would change his life. Cash took the local comedy scene by storm; recent winner of the Port City's Top Comic 2013, Almost Famous 2013, regional winner of Comedy Central’s UpNext and one of 30 semi finalists nationwide for comedycentral UpNext as well as being heard on Sirius XM, Cash is just getting started. He has been chosen to perform in the Cape Fear Comedy Festival and Norfolk Comedy Festival 2014 and has opened for amazing comics like Kyle Grooms, Todd Glass, Rory Scovel, Alonzo Bodden, Sean Patton, Joe Zimmerman, Michael Che, Lachlan Patterson, Matt Fulchiron, Carl Labove, and many more.
Comedian/Youtuber Eliot Chang has been seen on his own Comedy Central Half Hour special, Chelsea Lately, Showtime, and his Youtube Channel which has over 5 million views. The comedy show can be Rated PG or Rated R upon request. Eliot also offers his Q&A diversity workshop "Asians in the Media" (optional) which covers how minorities have been portrayed in TV & Film and the media's influence on America. The night is a fun blend of entertainment and education. www.EliotChang.com
Nina Daniels is an LA based stand-up comedian and actor originally from Long Island, NY. Nina can be seen on some of LA’s favorite stand-up shows including The Super Serious Show, Hot Tub w/ Kurt and Kristen, and Good Heroin. She has also performed at The Improv, Laugh Factory, Zanies, and many other clubs across the country (often accompanied by her cello, Gerry). Comedy Festival appearances include both SF Sketchfest and the Cape Fear Comedy Festival 2016. Nina recently made a guest appearances in Season 3 and 4 of IFC's MARON, Showtime’s MASTER'S OF SEX and can be seen in the Sundance Award winning film PARIAH. Nina is currently developing her own half hour comedy which she will write, produce and star in.
Childhood friends and comedians Dave Ahdoot and Ethan Fixell have garnered over 9.5 million YouTube views with their videos about dating. As romance experts, they now pass on their knowledge to those who need it most: college students! Dave and Ethan shed light on college dating through hilarious demonstrations, improvisation, original songs, and LOTS of audience participation. By interviewing students and researching each school's culture prior to every performance, shows are entirely custom tailored to the institutions they visit. They have performed at over 300 colleges, leading to a win in 2012 and a nomination in 2015 as Best Comedy Performers in Campus Activities Magazine. They've appeared numerous times on The Tonight Show, on The Colbert Report, Bravo's The Millionaire Matchmaker, MTV’s Made, PBS, VH1, and TruTV, and have written for such outlets as Cosmopolitan, MTV's Guy Code, Girl Code, and Askmen.com. Visit http://youtube.com/daveandethan to check out their hilarious videos!
From his elaborate characters and sketches, to his provocative songs and animation, Drennon has made a name for himself as one of the most innovative minds in today’s comedy scene. His live performances of the Imaginary Radio Program combine live music and beat-boxing with one-man sketches into a show that the Los Angeles Comedy Bureau writes "not only lives up to its name, but exceeds expectation in what you could possibly think it is." Drennon recently appeared on TBS’s Conan, as well as Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, NBC's Last Call and was on Last Comic Standing. He was featured in LA Weekly's Top 10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2014. Drennon is a recurring presence at comedy festivals all over the world including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, SXSW, Vancouver Comedy Festival, and many more! “Drennon Davis is a bit of a genius” The Times (UK)
NORE, the young refreshing face of comedy, delivers an energetic performance filled with witty quips and sharp punch lines, combined with an amazing stage presence. Edgy and clean, NORE tells it like it is, speaking to audiences everywhere. NORE is a comedian for the masses, relating to everyone from teens to the mature adult, delivering original content, and leaving no topic unturned. From relationships to family, race, and politics, NORE brings a comedic talent that has been refined in front of countless audiences on the world's biggest stages. NORE’s most recent credits include Boardwalk Empire on HBO, Inside Amy Schumerand The Ruckus on Comedy Central, nickmom Night Out and Gotham Comedy Live on AXS TV. He has also been seen on MTV's hit shows Yo Momma, Nick Cannon presents HATIN and Kiss & Tell: The Do's & Dont's of Dating. NORE is always perfecting his act. Look out for this rising star, as he reinvents comedy one laugh at a time.
Pete Dominick is the personality heard daily on the Sirius XM show entitled Stand Up With Pete Dominick. He’s also an accomplished stand up comedian where he works as the audience warm up every night on Comedy Central’sThe Colbert Report as well as over 100 episodes of The Daily Show. Pete has also appeared on Comedy Central’sLive at Gotham and NBC’s reality shows Last Comic Standing and The Apprentice. Pete has performed at all of the major comedy festivals including Montreal, Las Vegas and NYC. Pete is also a regular contributor to CNN.
Daniel Eachus is a rising young star in the comedy world. At only 24, Eachus has the chops of a comedy veteran and people are taking notice. For college, Daniel left Fresno to study in Long Beach, CA. By day, he was a student, by night he performed on the stand-up comedy circuit. After just one year of nightly performances, he became the youngest finalist ever in the “Funniest Comic in Los Angeles“ contest held at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club. He’s been entertaining audiences ever since. Since then Eachus has been a regional finalist on Comedy Central’s “Up Next” and has been featured on Sideshow Network’s “Five Spot”. When he’s not doing stand-up, Daniel acts, writes, and produces the comedy sketch series “Bigfoot Chasers” and just made his first appearance on MTV.
Andrew Fisher is an unexpected comedian performing unexpected comedy. Born deaf and hilarious, he has put his unique perspective to work as one of the most captivating comedians on the New York scene. With his roots in the comedy clubs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, he has been expanding his audiences by performing at colleges and universities. Most recently, Andrew was selected as a finalist for the Hoboken Comedy Festival. He is also a well-respected filmmaker whose debut comedic film has received rave reviews from audiences across the country. Though it may seem unexpected for all audiences to be able to enjoy jokes told in American Sign Language, Sean Kelly, editor of National Lampoon magazine and former writer for SNL, has lauded Andrew's ability to take advantage of his disconnect with the audience. Through a combination of flawless physical comedy and expertly timed delivery, Andrew will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about what makes comedy work.
Erin Foley is an amazing comedian, comedic actress, and writer. She was a regular on TruTV’s How To Be A Grown Up, is doing Mixology and a Movie for Lifetime and was the face of Laff.com. She wrote for One Big Happy on NBC. As a seasoned comedian, she has her own Comedy Central Presents, was on Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Chelsea Lately, Arsenio Hall, Last Call With Carson Daly and Live at Gotham on AXS TV . She performed at Just for Laughs, the San Francisco Sketch Fest, Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin, and Limestone Comedy Festival in Bloomington. Foley’s successful comedic podcast Sports Without Balls was recently added to the All Things Comedy network, receiving critical acclaim. Additionally, Erin has starred in many national commercial campaigns, a guest star appearance in NBC’s Go On, the acclaimed Tribeca Film Fest short Cried Suicide, and even a supporting role in Almost Famous. Her versatility makes her one of the most sought- after women working the comedy scene today.
Ron G, who describes his comedy as "high energy and clever with an urban flare," graduated with a dual degree in finance and management from the University of South Carolina. He quickly decided he didn't fit into the corporate world, and at his cousin's urging got up on stage for the first time in Atlanta, GA and got booed severely. He calls that "the best and worst day of my life - the day I fell in love with comedy.” Upon moving to Los Angeles to further his comedic and acting career, he became a finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing," Bill Bellamy's "Who's Got Jokes" and received the prestigious title “College Comic of the Year” award in 2010. With his star rising Ron is regularly seen on Vh1's Talking Heads Shows, as a commentator for BET's "Don't Sleep," and will soon grace the big screen as leading man in the new family comedy, "Margarine Wars" opposite the legendary actors Doris Roberts and Robert Loggia.
Best known for his hilarious ˝ hour of stand up on Comedy Central and The Chappelle Show, Kyle Grooms is one busy comedian. After graduating from the Fort Lauderdale Institute of Art, Kyle ventured into stand up in Miami while working as Art Director for a Hispanic television network. His love of stand up eventually propelled him to back to the New York City area where his career started to blossom. Kyle delivers an honest and intelligent approach towards comedy as he gives an intimate look into his life experiences growing up in the American Melting Pot of Perth Amboy, NJ. Since then, Grooms as been seen on numerous Comedy Central shows including Jamie Foxx's Laffapalooza, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and Straight Plan for the Gay Man. No stranger to VH-1, you might've seen Kyle on 40 Awsomely Bad Songs, Johnny Depp A to Z or on MTV's Red Carpet Fashion. He's performed as far away as the UK, Sweden and Holland and can be seen frequently at clubs in Los Angeles and New York. For more about Kyle, check out www.kylegrooms.net
Mal Hall is your best friend.
He’s a comedian, from San Diego, the oldest of four and a pizza lover. Mal makes his home in Los Angeles and is currently one of the brightest up and coming comedians in the country. He has quickly evolved into a popular and successful college act, performing at hundreds of campuses across the country. Mal’s conversational style, keen observations and cool delivery have proven to be greatly appreciated and well received by his audiences, both young and old.
Mal is a regular feature act for national headliners Alonzo Bodden and Anjelah Johnson, and can be found with them at clubs and theatres all across the country! A finalist of NBC’s Standup For Diversity Showcase in 2009, Mal was a popular member of their nationwide college tour in 2010. This year Mal shot his first television project for FuseTV as a correspondent on the hilarious clip show OffBeat. When not performing comedy, Mal plays basketball, cooks, plays video games (on the easy setting), goes to movies, eats pizza and continues to pursue his interests in acting, hosting and writing. Mal can be seen on a monthly basis at his self produced comedy show in San Diego called Mal Hall present The Gaslamp Comedy Show at The Tipsy Crow. Information about the show can be found at http://www.malhall.com/
Camille Harris is a musician, stand-up comedian, and composer based in Brooklyn, NY. Camille was featured in the DailyMotion showcase at SXSW 2014 and performed at CMJ 2014. Her one-woman show, Camille! Young! Silly! was part of Ars Nova Theater's ANT Fest. In NYC she has performed at UCB, The PIT, and Caroline's on Broadway. Her song "Baby on the Subway" was part of IFC/College Humor's "Comedy Music Hall of Fame." Her compositions have been featured on Nickelodeon and in commercials for multiple major brands. Camille has released three albums: Where I Go, Silly Jazz, and Beneath the Moon (available on iTunes and Spotify.) Her musical, Muffin Man, ran in the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival and was selected for the FringeNYC Encore Series and is available for licensing by Samuel French Inc. Born and raised in Boulder, CO, Camille has a BFA from Emerson College.
Rob Haze is a comedian from Atlanta, Georgia. Rob is featured on this season of Flophouse on Viceland and Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central. Rob was a New Face in the 2015 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. He can be seen on the 9th season of Last Comic Standing. Rob currently resides in Brooklyn, NY where he was named by Brooklyn Magazine as one of 50 funniest people in Brooklyn. Rob is the 2015 winner of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. He has made appearances on HLN News Now, and can be heard as a personality on the Ryan Cameron morning show. Rob was named by Creative Loafing one of the 25 people to watch in 2015. In 2012 Rob was a finalist in NBC Stand Up for Diversity and was a part of there 2013 college tour. Starting making funny poems at college poetry nights, Rob started performing stand up while studying Political Science at the University of Georgia. Rob shares his gift of comedy at clubs, colleges, and corporations all over the country.
Steve Hofstetter, who has a whopping 30 million views on YouTube, is the host of “Laughs” on FOX and “Now Batting” on FS1. He is in the movie “Road Hard”, and he's currently starring in a national commercial for JDate. Hofstetter has been on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and E! True Hollywood Story, Comics Unleashed, Comedy All-Stars, Quite Frankly, White Boyz in the Hood, Countdown, and more. His album “Pick Your Battles” reached number 1 on iTunes' comedy charts and he is the star of Los Angeles’ most popular comedy show, “Supply & Demand” at the Laugh Factory. He is a former columnist for Sports Illustrated and the NHL, and has also written for Maxim and the New York Times, among others.
Adrienne Iapalucci is a comedian, actor and writer born and bred in the Bronx, Her skewed look on life is reflected in her unique brand of intelligent comedy. Her dark sense of humor is counteracted by her love of dogs. Comedy fans might recognize Adrienne from her performances as a semifinalist on season 7 of NBC's Last Comic Standing and her recent appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. She was in the mockumentary "Women Aren’t Funny."
In 2009, Adrienne won the first ever People's Choice award at the New York Comedy Festival. She was also a semifinalist in the festival's New York's Funniest Stand-Up Contest and a runner-up in the New York Underground Comedy Festival's Best of the Boroughs contest.
Adrienne has been featured in the Daily News, New York Times, and TimeOut NY magazine. She was also featured in Huffington Posts “53 Favorite Female Comedians”. In 2010 Adrienne made her international debut as part of Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, where she took part in “New Faces” Adrienne can be seen touring comedy clubs and colleges around the country.
Armed with a megawatt smile and a pocket full of dreams, Erin Jackson is poised to conquer the world of stand-up. In fact, she’d probably be a superstar by now if her friends and family hadn't spent so many years hating on her dreams and stealing her joy. Since first making a name for herself at colleges and east coast comedy clubs, Erin's warm, conversational style and relatable humor have helped to propel her onto the national stage. Erin currently co-hosts Exhale, a provocative, hip and candid new talk show airing on Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s ASPiRE television network. Erin has performed stand-up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, TV Guide Network'sStandup in Stilettos and the Dutch television show, The Comedy Factory. She was also a semifinalist on season 6 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Erin has appeared on VH-1 and TV Guide Network as a panelist on pop-culture countdown shows such as 40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the 90's andBest Movie Kisses, and has worked for both HBO and BETas a warm-up act for live comedy and awards specials. Erin is also a freelance writer whose work has been featured in publications such as The Washington Post andNYTimes.com.
Morgan Jay is a performer based out of Los Angeles. Originally from New Jersey, he started his career in NYC where he attended the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Morgan is a skilled stand up comedian and musician who can be seen serenading audiences with his sultry musical comedy. He’s be seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and MTV. His face might be familiar since he has appeared in commercials for some of the biggest brands in the nation; Wendy’s, McDonalds, Toyota, Samsung and many more. He’s performed at the Boston, Iowa, LA comedy festivals as well as the San Fransisco Sketchfest. He was the winner of the 2012 Santa Monica comedy festival. Make to check out his album on iTunes and music videos on youtube!