Aug 16-22. A full week of shows, industry panels, classes, afterparties, and more - let's do some funny business! Sponsored by Visit Burbank and Downtown Burbank Partnership.
Dat Phan (Original Winner of Last Comic Standing) presents a line-up of international comedians, some from as far away as India, Egypt, and Silverlake.
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Host/MC Dat Phan LAST COMIC STANDING, THE TONIGHT SHOW, DIRECTV, TYRA BANKS SHOW, FAMILY GUY
Dat Phan is the Original Winner of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and is a Headlining Comedian touring live across the U.S. He has made numerous TV and movie appearances including "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Family Guy" voice-over, and "Cellular." Most recently Dat has appeared on "The Tyra Banks Show," discussing racial diversity. Dat Phan has been included in The Smithsonian Institution's exhibition of The Top 10 Most Influential Vietnamese-American Individuals. WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian David Nieker 2014 MARCH COMEDY MADNESS, 2014 BLACK BOX FESTIVAL, 2013 SLC COMEDY CARNIVALE, WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY, THE PITCH ON AMC
Just got back from a tour of Midwest barber colleges. WEBSITE | | BOOK
If you like husky Mexipinos and poop jokes, you´ll love Erik Escobar. He currently does stand up comedying at colleges and clubs all throughout the US both individually and with The Almost Asian Comedy Tour. Described as the tall, dark, and awkward voice of the millennials, this is one act you do not want to miss. Erik can also be seen weekly at The Improv Space Theatre performing with The 400 Cat and is a company member at ComedySportz LA. He is a writer for ISA TV's The Weekly Rewind and The upcoming television show, PAYBACK! He is the producer and host of Escobar Evenings at Flappers Comedy Club with credits from NBC's Last Comic Standing, The Next Food Network Star, Comedy Central and more. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Ayman Samman LOPEZ ON TV LAND, BLINDSPOT, AMERICAN SNIPER, NCIS:LA, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
Ayman Samman provides clever observational comedy. He blends his Egyptian heritage with his American present life experiences. Ayman delivers a foreigner's perspective in an American relatable fashion. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Ari Mannis STANDUPTALK, SKATEACROSSUSA, COMEDY JUICE, INDOOR SOCCER SHOES,
Ari is an observational comic that tells stories and situations from his life. Ari grew up in San Diego, CA and is currently residing in Los Angeles where he performs stand up comedy regularly. More info, videos, and booking can be found at his website AriMannis.com WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Ashley Huyge THE COMEDY STORE, THE ICE HOUSE, FLAPPERS, THE THREE CLUBS,
Ashley Huyge is a stand-up comedian and voice actor. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she enjoyed living in the mitten state until she and her family moved to Seoul, South Korea where she began her voiceover career. Somewhere, possibly right now, someone is singing along to her rendition of "The Itsy Bitsy Spider," on a cassette tape as a way to learn English. Today her voice over clients include projects for Garnier, Essie Nails, MedExpress Urgent Care, Walgreens, and the pilot for the animated kid's show The Pixel Pals. Ashley most recently performed in the Eagle Rock Comedy Festival. In addition to performances at Flappers, the Ice House and the Comedy Store, you can hear her narrate audiobooks on Audible.com. As a recovered vegetarian, Ashley really enjoys bacon, and being kind to animals. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Julian Fernandez FIRST IMPRESSIONS ON USA, SPIKE TV, PASADENA ICE HOUSE
Julian started doing stand up comedy at just seventeen years old. Performing all around the country and has been featured on Season 1 of First Impressions with Dana Carvey on USA Network. He won "Best of Fest" during the 2015 Burbank Comedy Festival and was a finalist in the Uncle Clyde's Comedy Contest. His charming personality and spot on celebrity impressions and voices will have audiences falling in love. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Paul Cibis HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, COMEDY STORE, LA FINALIST - NEW FACES
Paul Cibis has been writing and performing comedy in one form or another since he was 15-years-old. As an adult, Paul decided to try his hand at stand up and took to it like a duck to water (only funny). With his sharp, smarty-pants style, In a few short years, Paul has cut a path through the dense jungle of the Los Angeles comedy scene and racked up a few respectable credits along the way. Paul performs all over Southern California, is a regular at the Hollywood Improv, and as appeared on bills alongside some of his comedy heroes including Bill Burr, Todd Glass, Maria Bamford, Greg Behrendt, and Chris Hardwick. In 2010 Paul was one of the LA finalists for the Montreal Comedy Festival´s New Faces show. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Andy YP VENTURA COMEDY FESTIVAL, CLEVELAND COMEDY FESTIVAL, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
Originally from Thailand, Andy YP is the only Thai comedian in USA. He was the host in various TV programs, event emcee, performing stand up comedy and entertainment events (in his home country) for 7 years. After relocated to USA, he has performed at various comedy club in california at night, and help his mom doing laundry during the day. He has choosen to perform at Ventura Comedy Festival and Cleveland Comedy Festival in 2013. He also perform internationally especially in his home country,Thailand. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Ricarlo Flanagan LAST COMIC STANDING, SIRIUS XM, SEATTLE INT COMEDY COMPET, LAUGHING SKULL FESTIVAL, LAUGHS ON FOX
Ricarlo Flanagan is a rising talent who hails from Detroit, MI by way of Cleveland, OH. Using his rough upbringing as the fuel to inspire him, Ricarlo gives audiences a maniacal spin on everyday circumstances, along with sharp vocal impressions that has brought laughter to crowds all over the nation. A 4th place finalist in the Laughing Skull Comedy festival, and a finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition, Ricarlo has also showcased in New York city for the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival held in Montreal. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Raajeev Aggerwhil is a stand-up comedian, humorist and satirist focusing on humor "with a message."
When he was born outsourcing was not very common, so his mother had to give birth all by herself.
He played a recurring role of Mr. Bored, an uninspiring school teacher, in Nickelodeon´s 100 Things to Do Before High School.
Raajeev is a Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) and has won numerous rounds of Uncle Clyde´s competition held at Flappers Comedy Club. BOOK
Comedian Aliye AJ NPR - WORLDVIEW, CHICAGO WOMEN'S FUNNYFEST, WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY, CLEVELAND COMEDY FESTIVAL, VENTURA COMEDY FESTIVAL
Aliye AJ is a Turk who doesn't smoke, which makes her an honorary unicorn. BOOK
As a junior at UCSD Kareem started his comedy career as a dare. Before long he was a regular at the La Jolla Comedy Store where he was featured in the documentary film "The Main Room". After graduating from UCSD Kareem returned home to Los Angeles and continued his career working in local clubs such as the Improv, Ice House, Comedy and Magic Club and Flappers. He immediately got television exposure on MTV and B.E.T's Comic View. He participated as a "new face" in Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival. He's appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend and has been featured in dozens of national commercials for products such as Miller Lite, Nike, and Boost Mobile. BOOK