YH-Accents of Comedy w/JJ Whitehead as seen on BBC Starring: JJ Whitehead BBC STAND UP SHOW (UK) , LIVE AT THE COMEDY STORE , RAW COMEDY (SWE), WORLD STANDS UP (AUS), 7 DAYS (NZ) July 6th, 2014 at 7:00PM
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JJ Whitehead is an International stand Up Comedian in demand. He brings to the stage a mix of story telling and off beat one liners that catch an audience off guard. Don´t be fooled by the accent, 2014 sees his first foray on to American stages. He has performed at Comedy festivals all around the world including Dubai, Sweden, Amsterdam, New Zealand, Sydney, Melbourne and Edinburgh where he has performed 8 solo shows and won the prestigious BBC Comedy Award. In 2011 he did a world tour of his critically acclaimed one man show 'Letters From Mindy'. He has also appeared on numerous Stand Up television programs and panel shows throughout Europe, Canada and the Antipodes.
Host/MC Ori Amir FLAPPERS, LAUGH FACTORY, COMEDY STORE, ICE HOUSE, JOSH'S BAR-MIZVA
A neuroscientist by day, a comedian from 9-10pm, a neuroscientist by night. Ori conducts fMRI analysis of comedians' brain activity to determine the neural correlates of a sense of humor, he also conducts psychophysical experiments on comedy club audiences (aka "his comedy act"). He's totally goofy, crazy and charming (in a creepy-lovable sort of way), and VERY foreign. WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Steve Cooper COMEDY STORE, DANGERFIELD'S, ICE HOUSE
Steve Cooper performed over 2500 shows in the early 90's and recently has made a return to the world of stand-up. He has opened for Denis Leary and Andrew "Dice" Clay and many other top acts. His humor considered "creative stupidty" blends his observations and social commentary. He also has a succesful blog called Cooper Talk where he skewers society and shares his views on life. (Coopertalk.blogspot.com) WEBSITE | | BOOK
Vicktor Aggerwhil is a 16-year old Stand-Up comic of Asian Indian origin. He started comedy at the age of 14, when he was inspired by his father who encouraged him to try something new instead of family business (Tech Support!). Thinking that it would be a good way to attract the attention of girls, he agreed. However, it didn't work immediately. Not giving up hope, he continued to do shows at Flappers and Hollywood Improv. Through persistence and tenacity, he finally found his soul mate ... in Grand Theft Auto.
In additon to stand-up, he is experienced in Improv. He was trained at Second City and at the Norris Theatre. He is an active member of the Comedy Guild club at his school. In his free time, Vicktor enjoys playing basketball, videogames, listening to music, driving, and watching movies BOOK
Comedian Lindsay Benner THE MAGIC CASTLE, DUBLIN CASTLE, THE COMEDY STORE, THE ICE HOUSE, COMEDY AND MAGIC CLUB
Lindsay Benner is a virtuoso entertainer with a twinkle in her eye and a heart of gold. She has performed in the US, New Zealand, Norway, England, Canada, Ireland, Australia and Japan. She has become a favorite at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, and after two successful touring seasons in the college market, Lindsay won "Variety Artist of the Year" from the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities, a rare honor for a solo woman in this field.Lindsay´s performances showcase her wide variety of skills, which range from acting to physical comedy to juggling. But her greatest skill of all is that rare ability to connect with her audience and bring them the joy and wonder of the present moment. If you have the chance to see Lindsay perform live, you are in for a treat! BOOK
Comedian Mike Karaba ICE HOUSE, COMEDY STORE, COMEDY TIME , VENTURA COMEDY FESTIVAL, ACME COMEDY THEATRE
Mike Karaba was born and raised in Germany. After several appearances as an extra in soap operas he landed a gig as a tv-writer and discovered his calling: Comedy. He decided that it was time for the next step and moved to Los Angeles where he's on a mission to let the world know that Germany has more to offer than Bratwurst and Hasselhoff. BOOK
Comedian Jono Zalay FINALIST, NY COM. CONTEST, FINALIST, MAGNERS FEST, BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL, LAUGH YOUR ASHVILLE OFF, LOS ANGELES COMEDY FEST
Jono began performing stand-up comedy in San Diego in 2004.
Plagued by constant sunshine, he desperately applied to graduate programs on the east coast. Rejected from all but one school, he packed all his belongings and boarded a plane to Boston. His belongings boarded a plane to Philadelphia and were never seen again. Jono is currently earning his PhD in Neuroscience at Boston University, where he spends his days giving cocaine to rats, and his nights with similar company in comedy clubs all over New England and the rest of our great nation. Influenced by the legendary performers before him, Jono is proud to continue the great stand-up comedy tradition of studying Neuroscience. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Phillipe Simon JACK AND JILL, IRON MAN 2, THE UNIT, MY NAME IS EARL, CHUCK
Phillipe is entertaining audiences on stage with his Stand Up act all across California.
He was cast as "Father Bill" in the new show "On line with Sandy and Hannah", and he just finished shooting the very funny comedy "Kids vs Monsters" WEBSITE | | BOOK