Jerry Rocha is one of the hottest comics on the scene, constantly on tour and leaving a trail of busted guts and broken hearts in his wake. Well not really, but he has been a featured performer on SiTV, The Latino Laugh Festival, was the subject of a half-hour documentary on the Travel Channel, and was a Semi-Finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing on NBC. He has worked at comedy clubs all over the country, and is now living in L.A., if that doesn´t work out, he´ll move back in with his Mom in Texas. His routine is all over the map, and he is able to make light of any subject, making people laugh at things they normally wouldn´t, and also making them laugh at the easiest target: himself.
What else are you doing on a Tuesday? Come on out and hang out with the brightest and the best new comedians in LA. You never know whose going to stop by Flappers on a Tuesday Night. This is a great place for Industry to hang out and keep their eye on up and coming comedians. WEBSITE | EPK | BOOK
Comedian Joel Bryant USO TOUR, THE HEARTBREAK KID, MONK, COMEDYTIME TV HOST, IMPROV, COMEDY STORE
Joel Bryant began performing stand-up at 17 years old and became a stand-out on the local scene in his hometown of Albuquerque. Now L.A.-based, he has emerged as a go-to performer for his energy, his off-the-cuff sets and his heralded MC skills. He's also a recognizable actor from many TV, film and National commercial spots ("Monk," "The Heartbreak Kid," "The Defenders," etc. See IMDb.com). He's played across the US, for the troops over-seas, and donated his time to a number of charities (APLA, Tourette Syndrome Assoc., NoH8, Dream Foundation). WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Kira Soltanovich THE JAY LENO SHOW, TONIGHT SHOW W JAY LENO, SHOWTIME'S HOT TAMALES , GIRLS BEHAVING BADLY, EAT THE CLOCK
Born in the former Soviet Union, and raised by immigrant parents in San Francisco, Kira Soltanovich has plenty to laugh about. "Like most kids, my parents took me to Disneyland …not for the rides, for the lines. They assumed there´d be food at the end of them."
And whether it's stand-up comedy, sketch, hidden camera or improv, Kira keeps nightclub and television audiences laughing. A Series Regular for four seasons on the Oxygen and Nationally syndicated show, Girls Behaving Badly, Kira has also appeared on such shows as Jimmy Kimmel Live, 3rd Rock From The Sun, and in a sketch on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She recently hosted a pilot called "Box Seat" with Dennis Rodman, Jose Conseco and Jenny McCarthy. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Erikka Innes SIRUS/XM LAUGH ATTACK, NEW YORK POST, SMELLS LIKE NERD SPIRIT, SEX WITH NERDS, WASHINGTON TIMES
Erikka Innes is your best friend´s little sister all grown up. Her smart, insightful comedy combined with her charming innocence masks a dark, biting undertone that celebrates the nerd in all of us. She is a nationally touring comedian and award-winning writer. Her twitter handle @nerdgirlcomedy is recommended by the San Francisco Weekly as a top choice to follow if you like to laugh. Erikka is a regular at Flapper´s Comedy and can be heard often on the Sirius/XM Laugh Attack program "Get off My Lawn." She also co-hosts the popular internet radio show "Grand Theft Audio" on RadioTitans.com on Monday mornings. Her recent concert special "Smells Like Nerd Special" was released as an album and DVD. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Zara Mizrahi began acting at 16 years old and trained in dramatic and comedic technique. In 2011 she released a solo album, "Loosen My Lips," which she wrote, sang and played on. Shortly afterward, Zara´s brother dared her to try stand-up comedy. Because she happens to love life and is incapable of regret, she accepted the challenge. She now performs stand-up every night. BOOK
Comedian Don Friesen SHOWTIME 1 HR SPECIAL, JUST FOR LAUGHS, LIVE AT GOTHAM, COMICS UNLEASHED, KLOS 5:00 FUNNIES
If you missed Don's hilarious Showtime one-hour Special, Ask Your Mom you've got to catch him Live! Don captures the irony of parenting, marriage and everyday absurdities through characters, voices, parodies and some of the best written routines around! As the only two-time winner in the 36-year history of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition, Friesen ignites the stage with a playful, high-energy spoof of his life as a modern suburban dad trying to get through the day with a bit of money in the bank and a scrap of dignity intact. Friesen's credits include Showtime, Live at Gotham, The Lewis Black Christmas Special, and Comics Unleashed. Comedy clips and more at www.donfriesen.com WEBSITE | | BOOK
Mike Grief has been making people laugh professionally for over twenty years. His roots are in stand up comedy where he wrote and performed with comics such as Ray Romano, Louie CK and Kevin James. Mike´s comic timing made him a natural for sitcoms, where he built an impressive resume, having acted in some of the most popular shows of all time. Mike currently works creating original and punching up existing scripts and writing jokes for stand up comics. Mike still acts, and Academy award winning Director Ron Howard had this to say about him: "Mike is a fine character actor, inventive and funny… his instincts are very honest and very entertaining" BOOK
Comedian Pebbles! COMEDY STORE, LAUGH FACTORY, THE IMPROV, THE ZOO, ICE HOUSE
Born and breaded on a kibbutz in Israel, ne Bracha Blaz, no relation to Barach, she became Pebbles on a dare to get up and do comedy at the Improv in Hollywood, she left only to have 2 kids and get clean. Now firmly back in the Comedy saddlle, Pebbles is ready to tell you what life is about. BOOK
Comedian Edgar Paniagua FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, THE ICE HOUSE COMEDY CLUB, THE COMEDY STORE, U.C.B.T. IN L.A.,
Edgar Paniagua, was born in Los Angeles California in the United States of America (Legally of course) and raised in a small city called Bell Gardens. He's performed Stand-Up Comedy at venues such as The Ice House, Flappers Comedy Club, The Comedy Store and local Bars where available all throughout California. He has also performed and received Improv training at U.C.B.T. in Los Angeles. Edgar's comedy style can best be described as funny, witty stuff... "Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods" -Japanese Proverb BOOK
Since the age of 19, Rye Silverman has continued to make a name for himself as a fresh, prolific comedic voice with a sense of humor that is sarcastic and dry, with a dark silliness.
Rye has performed on comedy stages across the country and his writing has appeared on JibJab.com and as part of the New York Underground Comedy Festival. Rye also created Comedy Revolver, a "rotating panel" stand up comedy show that was featured as the premiere performance of the 2010 Columbus Comedy Festival in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.
With topics ranging from chicken nuggets to crossdressing, Rye brings a point of view that has been described by his peers as "unique" and "brutally honest." WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |