Comedian and Writer, Laurie Kilmartin has performed at the Montreal, Aspen and Edinburgh comedy festivals. Most known for her standup on Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel and Showtime, Laurie has appeared on Best Week Ever, the Today Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, The Rachel Maddow Show and Fox & Friends AND Oprah. Currently a staff writer on Late Night with Conan O´Brien, last year she was a finalist in Season 8 of NBC's Last Comic Standing!
Enjoy this exciting evening of all Female Comedians.
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Host/MC 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 Spirit" was released as an album and DVD. WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Melissa Villasenor AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, FAMILY GUY- FOX, FRANK TV -TBS, LATINO 101- SITV, JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTREAL
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! 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 Laura Hayden STAND UP IN STILETTOS , LAUGHS ON FOX, AFE MILITARY TOURS , EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL,
Laura recently appeared on "Stand Up In Stilettos" for TV Guide Network. In addition to numerous other radio, TV and podcasts appearances worldwide in August, she to returned to Scotland for the 5th year in a row to participate in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In July, completed a three -week Middle East military. Laura is currently working on a book, turning her dissertation; " The Healing Aspects of Laughter as it Pertains to Stress and Burnout" (yes officially she is Dr. Laura, but not THAT Dr. Laura) in turn a speaker´s platform to help heal a world so in need of levity. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Cindy Shields LEXUS, WENDY'S, GO DADDY, THE COMEDY STORE, LONG BEACH PLAYHOUSE
Cindy is a menopausal, PTA mom who is happily pursuing stand-up because she can't do porn forever! A seasoned entertainer (35 years... and none of it in porn!), Cindy is a sought-after actress in the South Bay and has performed on stage in over 30 musical comedies (her favorite!), murder mystery theatre (3M: Murder, Mystery, Mayhem - voted L.A.'s funniest - and Brain Brew Entertainment), stand-up (Clean Comedy Showcase at the Long Beach Playhouse and The Comedy Store), voiceover (Adventures in Odyssey), commercials because her precious children Craig (21) and Kimmy (18) are off pursuing their own entertainment dreams! In between bites and hot flashes, she also teaches improv to children and directs musicals at her local middle school. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Melinda Hughes THE COMEDY STORE, TOURNAMENT PLAYERS CLUB, SMILES WILD 'N OUT, MACKENZIE CONTEST, 2ND PL, LOFT ENSEMBLE COMEDY
Melinda Hughes placed second in California's Funniest Female 2011. You can catch more of her on her YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/MinderfulMovies. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Kaela Crawford OPENED FOR PAUL RODRIGUEZ, BURBANK COMEDY FESTIVAL, THE COMEDY STORE
Kaela Crawford opened for Comedian Paul Rodriguez. She performs at Flappers, The Ice House, The Comedy Store and Westside Comedy Theater. She is the Co Creator of the Comedy Web Series "Waiting on Others" WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Lisa Sundstedt PRETTY FUNNY WOMEN, WOMEN WHO KILL , COMICS UNLEASHED, STAND UP IN STILETTOS, CHELSEA HANDLER
Lisa Sundstedt is a comedienne, writer, actress and voiceover artist. She began her career as a singer-dancer & toured the world performing in Vegas, Atlantic City, Casablanca, Morocco, Tokyo Disneyland, Japan and on cruise ships. She spent four years on the road with the famous 50's group ShaNaNa as the only girl! She began doing stand up comedy in 1995, got a development deal with Tri Star Television, performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival and did a USO Tour of Micronesia. In 1996, she created "Pretty, Funny Women" (the longest running all female comedy show in the country) She wrote on "Girls Behaving Badly," "The Chelsea Handler Show", "Chelsea Lately", "Denise Richards: It's Complicated" and is currently producing comedy shows throughout LA and teaching stand up comedy to women. Some of her TV appearances include "Comics Unleashed" and "Stand up in Stilettos". Her website is www.prettyfunnywomen.com WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Laura House AUSTIN STORIES, PREMIUM BLEND , LATE FRIDAY, HBO'S ASPEN COMEDY FEST, GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW
Laura House is a comic, writer, and meditation teacher who starred in Mtv´s Austin Stories, and performed stand-up on HBO, Comedy Central, and NBC. She´s written on lots of TV shows, including Blue Collar TV, The George Lopez Show, Samantha Who?, Mad Love, Rosie and Mom (starring Anna Faris & Allison Janney). She´s created and Executive-Produced a pilot for Nickelodeon and has had projects in development at ABC (with Barry Sonnenfeld directing) and Fx (with Katey Sagal producing). Laura is a favorite comic and storyteller around Los Angeles and has works in several books, including the well-reviewed True Tales of Lust and Love and recently obtained a publisher for her own memoir of personal essays. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Taylor Tomlinson THE COMEDY STORE, SAN DIEGO COMEDY FESTIVAL, MADHOUSE COMEDY CLUB
Taylor Tomlinson started doing stand up comedy when she was just sixteen years old. Since then, she has performed at comedy clubs, churches, schools, coffee shops, and other questionable, rented spaces around Southern California, opening for headliners like Karen Rontowski, Dat Phan and Michael Jr. She has appeared on UT-TV, JCTV, TBN, and been involved in benefits for programs such as Breaking Chains, The Eden Project, and various other fundraising events. She is currently pursuing a degree in Communication so she has a rock solid back-up plan to stand up comedy. WEBSITE | | BOOK