YH-Tony's Comedy Grab Bag w/Melissa Villasenor Starring: Melissa Villasenor AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, FAMILY GUY- FOX, FRANK TV -TBS, LATINO 101- SITV, JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTREAL July 31st, 2014 at 9:30PM
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Melissa Villasenor is a stand-up comedian and is known for her impressions and singing impressions in her stand up. She performs in Los Angeles and is a regular at the Comedy Store, Improv's, and Comedy and Magic Club. She also performs in alternative rooms in town as well. She started stand up at 15 and continued at 20. Melissa was named one of the New Faces in the Montreal Comedy Festival and most recently did a voice on Family Guy on Fox. Melissa also just wrote and is starring in her one woman show, "I'm Not Myself" and will be out Summer 2011!
This is a show featuring our favorite up-and-coming comedians that we thought were funny before anybody else did, talking about what they were into way before it was popular. WEBSITE | MYSPACE | EPK | BOOK
Host/MC Joshua Snyder FLAPPCAST, COMEDY STORE, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
Joshua Snyder grew up in beautiful and pastoral Colorado, where he did not participate in such activities as mountain climbing, rafting, spelunking, and power walking. His parents taught him that sex was a natural act, and that he should use his time in college to "have fun." (his parents are currently looking into adopting their own grandchildren).
Josh has gone on only three dates in his lifetime, and each ended as it began: with a skin rash.
Hobbies include tracking changes of hair style on the extras in Star Trek: The Next Generation, trying to cry, and crying.
The lure of Southern California's market research facilities could not keep Josh in Colorado. He currently works as a Client Service Representative, where he makes name tags, defends the dignity of the office printers, and shows clients how to use the coffee machine with only one button on it. WEBSITE | MYSPACE | BOOK
Comedian Dan Lee PAIN & GAIN, SOUTH BEACH TOW, AMERICA'S MOST WANTED, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, CATCHING UP WITH GIGI
Poignant witty and controversial Dan Lee´s stand-up is thought provoking as it touches on issues of race, sex, and religion in America. He was co-producer and writer for the show, The Black Guy & The Jew and featured in TV shows from Burn Notice to South Beach Tow.
Dan was born in Georgia, but raised mostly in Florida. Graduating from Florida A&M University with honors, he lived in Miami before recently moving to Los Angeles. He is also the proud parent of a pot plant. BOOK
Alissa has been doing standup for the past four years all over Los Angeles. She also writes and acts for online sketch show "5 Minute Sketch Show" as well as her own channel "Comedy Contenders". She has completed the improv program at UCB and genuinely enjoys being silly and making people laugh. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Michael Burnett 2013 UCCC WINNER, IMPROV, THE COMEDY STORE, THE COMEDY PALACE,
Comedian Warren Zeger FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, HOLLYWOOD IMPROV,
Warren is currently a member in good standing of the State Bar of California. BOOK
Comedian Lauren Bancroft MC HEADLINERS COMEDY CLUB, OPENED FOR LENNY CLARKE, OPENED FOR RICH VOS, NEW ENGLAND FAVORITE,
Lauren Bancroft is a comedian and a recent transplant from New Hampshire to Hollywood, California. Often mistaken for the girl next door, Lauren will win you over with her likeability and stories about her family and dating life. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Tony Hall Was born in Council Bluffs Iowa and has made Southern California his home since the age of two years old. A writer and film-maker, Tony brings his narrative story-telling skills to his stand-up. He combines his critical analysis and eccentric vocabulary with his classic character flaw; over-thinking the otherwise simple and mundane. The result is a desperate attempt to make sense of a world he's been at odds with since before he could crawl. BOOK
Comedian Jill Maragos FEATURED ON \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"THE OFFICE\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\", APPEARANCE AT FLAPPERS, INDIE SHOWS AROUND LA
Jill Maragos developed her sense of humor as a survival tactic for growing up in Buffalo, NY. After wasting years in college earning a BA in Journalism and then a BS in Mechanical Engineering, she finally smartened up, tossed those degrees out the window and began doing Stand-Up comedy. She is the nicest oppositional person you'll ever meet. BOOK
Comedian Vanessa Graddick BAY AREA BLACK COM FEST, COMEDY CENTRAL'S GOTHAM, BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL
Born and raised in St. Paul, MN this talented, driven and most importantly, funny Stand Up Comedienne, Vanessa Graddick has been taking comedy by storm. In record time, Vanessa has performed all over the country including major Comedy Clubs in California, New York, Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, Florida and more. Based in California she is a regular at venues such as The Comedy Union, The Laugh Factory, Improv, and the Ice House Comedy Club. In 2007, Vanessa won the Uncle Clyde´s Comedy Competition at the Ice House. As the winner of this competition she competed in the 2007 Boston Comedy Festival. Additionally she has participated in the New York Underground Comedy Festival and the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition. Most recently Vanessa has expanded her experience to performing for American Soldiers in South Korea and taping Byron Allen´s Comics Unleashed. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |