Originally from Washington D.C., Vanja is a Los Angeles-based standup comedian, actor, writer. . .and one-time rapper. Yep. That happened, too. She has most recently performed at the World Famous Comedy Store as part of an Emerging Comics Showcase and in just a short period of time has emerged as one of the area's most sought-after new comics. With her diverse background (she's of Korean, African-American and Native-American heritage. . .but, who isn't?) she has a fresh, offbeat, and oddly enough instantly relate-able take on life that her audiences connect with.
Host/MC Martin Harris VIOLENT BLUE, PLAYBACK, THE COMEDY STORE , FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, BLUE DREAM
Martin is an accomplished writer who published in over 20 countries (incl UK. Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Japan, Canada, South Africa). Moved to Los Angeles in 2008 and started his career as actor, comedian and producer. Performed all over L.A and played over 20 roles in TV/films. Produced his comedy shows in Comedy Store and Flappers among others. Big Lakers fan WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Devin Field MTV SUMMER COMEDY SHOWCAS, WINNER, LAUGH BOWL,
Devin first started doing stand-up when he was 15 and quickly earned a reputation as the only comedian at his high school´s poetry open mics. A Seattle native, Devin´s first job was working as a staff writer for the PBS educational series "Biz Kid$" where he wrote hilarious sketches about unsecured loans. Recently he was the winner of the First Annual Laugh Bowl, the Laugh Factory´s student comedian competition, and was featured in the 2010 MTV Summer Stand Up Showcase. He´s performed regularly at The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre BOOK
Comedian ESLAM The Comic FUNNY IN FARGLISH, PERSIANS ARE NO TERRORIST, REALITY CHECK, NO CENSORS ALLOWED,
I was born Eslam Shams (aka ESLAM The Comic) was born in Iran. I was raised in Shiraz and Tehran until the 1979 . Then I left his Iran for advancement in performing arts by coming to the USA. While in college, I majored in performing arts. During this time I also focused on mixing traditional Middle Eastern customs with American stand up comedy in addition to acting. Before stand up comedy became my profession, I attended numerous classes to perfect his craft, where he studied under the directions of now famous comics. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Mel Kohl has been a comedian, comedy writer and actor for over 20 years. He is a member of the Writer's Guild of America and the State Bar of California, but he doesn't practice law because he likes people.
He has appeared at major venues in Las Vegas and throughout the country and has written for sitcoms, produced a successful play, and a series of comedy shorts.
He is one of the few comics able to perform and write comedy dealing with stocks, real estate and the economy, as well as the problems we all face with technology and male and female issues. BOOK
Rachel had a successful acting career as a child and teen, appearing in film and television such as Hope Floats, Friends, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and the George Lopez Show. Now an adult, she is clawing her way back to relevance with her self-effacing and sarcastic comedy. BOOK
Skyler Payne has performed stand up comedy at places like the world famous Comedy Store and Flappers and regularly performs improv throughout L.A. He captured runner up in "The X-cution", a 15 week, iron man improv competition held in Westwood, California. One of his most proud moments is co-founding an improv troupe known as Monkey Butler which now teaches and performs improv around the world (monkeybutlercomedy.com). He is happy to be a teacher, coach, and performer for Monkey Butler performing with the team Chauffeur. Skyler is now getting deeper into stand up and recently won the July stand up competition at Dipiazza´s in Long Beach. He also enjoys performing for shows produced by his church, Mosaic, which is a strong spiritual and artistic community in Los Angeles. BOOK