Cliff retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department after 30 years of service. He also served 5 years as a Deputy Sheriff in upstate New York. Cliff started doing stand up in high school and after graduation toured with a local band as their opening act, at the age of 18. After joining the L.A. County Sheriff's Department Cliff continued his cop by day, comic by night, double life. Cliff has now committed to his full time Comedy and acting career. Cliff recently filmed a one hour comedy special at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Cliff has produced his own comedy concerts at the Roxy on Sunset blvd, and the Hollywood Palladium.
CLAREMONT AUNTIE CLARES COMEDY CONTEST - is a branch of the original Uncle Clydes Comedy Contest -- LA's Longest Running Comedy Contest -- and YOU pick the winners!
There are 7 preliminary rounds. In each preliminary round, 10 comics perform a five-minute set. A special guest performer or group is invited to perform at "Half Time" and at "Math Time" (the end of the show while the votes are being tallied).
The 1st Place Winner receives $101 cash prize, 2nd Place receives a $50 gift card from Flappers Comedy Club or from another location, and 3rd Place gets a Auntie Clares traditional Wings. The top two finishers will be invited to perform in the Soup-Or-Bowl finals. Each Soup-Or-Bowl Audience Vote winner will receive $500.00 cash, Second Place wins a $50 gift card, and Third place wins a huge basket of wings. Additionally, our Industry Judges Vote will receive a Professional Gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant. (As an added feature to the contest, Flappers will be adding an online voting component via Facebook (TBD). **The producers reserve the right to manage contestants in any way possible or to control placement of contestants in any and all ways possible.**
The Top Two finishers from each Soup-Or-Bowl Finals, (as well as the online winner and/or judges wildcard winner - TBD), will be invited back at the end of the year to participate in Clares Playoff Week --a run of 3 shows held at Flappers Claremont Comedy Club Main Room in December 2016. First Place in each playoff round will win $101, second place will win a $50 gift card, and third place will win a giant side of fries. The Top Three performers from each playoff round will be invited to perform in The Clare´s Cup to be held on Jan 12th 2017 at 8pm in which ONE winner will win the title of Clare's Cup, their name on a huge Trophy, along with a $2000 Cash Grand Prize, a professional gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant. We have Celebrity Judges lined up from Comedy Central, Princess Cruises, Flappers Comedy Club, Comedy Festivals, MySpace Comedy, National Lampoon, and many more. Previous Winners have included Bil Dwyer, Bobbie Oliver, Randall Park, Samuel J Comroe, Keon Polee, Quinn Dahle and many more.
Comedian Jimmy Della Valle THE SOPRANOS, MY NAME IS EARL, SEX AND THE CITY, AMERICA'S GOT TALENT,
Jimmy Della Valle The Brooklyn Buddha has been making audiences laugh for well over a decade with his unique point of view, otherwise known as Jimmyisms. He has done over 5,000 comedy shows and can be seen Headlining all the major comedy clubs, casinos and colleges across the country. Jimmy has also been seen on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central and other countless Stand up TV shows. He also has a hit CD called "Its Just A Jimmyism" which has sold over 100,000 copies. Jimmy is shooting his 1 hour comedy special in 2014 for Netflix called "Brooklyn Buddha". WEBSITE | |