YH-Montreal Just For Laughs New Faces Unrepresented Auditions-Watch some of L.A.'s best up-and-coming comedians audition for a spot at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada. Every July, Montreal hosts the largest gathering of comedy industry executives from across the globe. For stand-ups, the Just For Laughs New Faces show is the most important and recognized career-launcher around. This showcase is the first step towards getting that big break. Closed to industry.
Host/MC Ian Karmel CHELSEA LATELY, PORTLANDIA, ADAM RICHMANíS BEST SANDW
Comedian Andy Erikson GREAT AMERICAN FINALIST, BOSTON COMEDY SEMI-FINALS, LAUGHING SKULL SEMI-FINAL, ANDY KAUFMAN SEMI-FINALS, MN FUNNIEST TWEETER
Andy Erikson was hit in the head by a bird as a kid, and that´s how she got her powers. Soon after, she decided to be a comedian. In 2009 Andy won the Aspen Rooftop College Comedy Festival and that same year she was a semi-finalist for the Andy Kaufman Award. In 2010 she took first place in the House of Comedy Funniest Person Contest, and the Duluth´s Funniest Person Competition. This past year she was a finalist in The Great American Comedy Festival. Follow her on Twitter @andyerikson. WEBSITE | | BOOK