Bill Word proudly present the tenth California's Funniest Female Contest™ (CFFC) www.funniestfemale.com. Starting Wednesday, February 6, 2013, CFFC will be at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, California. www.FlappersComedy.com In a short period of time, Flappers has become one of the premier comedy clubs in the country.
Bill Word began producing California's Funniest Female Contest (CFFC) in 2003. What began as a vehicle to promote and nurture women in comedy has grown to an international standup comedy competition which has had females traveling as far Ireland and Australia to compete. The list of comedic competitors have television credits which include NBC´s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, The Tonight Show, "Nick at Nite's Funniest Mom in America" and Oprah!
Host/MC Ro DelleGrazie LISA LAMPANELLI TOUR, THREE'S COMEDY,
Ro DelleGrazie has been a comedian since 1999 and has been coaching privately for the last 2 years. At the start of Ro's career she was coached by Lisa Lampanelli and worked her way up to opening for Lisa for 6 years. Ro learned how to do comedy in some of the rowdiest bars and clubs in the country while learning the tools you need to be a successful comedian. Her career highlights have included placing 2nd out of 90 comedians in California's Funniest Female Contest, repeatedly asked to perform for the troops at Camp Pendelton and Miramar which led to a USO tour in Korea and headlining a tour called "Guidettes Gone Wild" which sold out The Laugh Factory in NY. You will find Ro's passion for comedy will undoubtedly inspire you to push yourself forward. BOOK
Alli Breen is a comedian who lives in Los Angeles. She performs nightly at clubs and colleges throughout the US and abroad. Come see her live, or find her on youtube, and enjoy her unique take on family life, pop-culture, and world events! WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Allie Carlson HA HA COMEDY CLUB, PRETTY FUNNY WOMEN, COMEDY UNION, SKETCH SHOW AT CAROLINE'S, GENGHIS COHEN
Alicia brings her unique perspective and dry humor on marriage, trying to have a baby through invitro fertilization, and such things as Korean bbq.(you pay to cook your own food?) Having been raised in Connecticut, she is well aware of the WASPY Muffy´s of the world and likes to impersonate her relatives doing such things as karaoke to Salt n Peppa´s song, "Shoop."
Alicia performed her two woman sketch act "Peg n Glo Show" at Caroline´s in New York and brought her one woman show, "Preconceived Notions" to Los Angeles. She studies comedic improv at The Groundlings and has been in numerous independent films and commercials. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Cassie Winett is a 21 year old comic. Introduced to the idea of comedy at the age of 15, she's since explored different types of comedy by creating characters and showcasing them on youtube. BOOK
Comedian Charlene Ward FLAPPERS - BURBANK, HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, COMEDY STORE, LOWELL COMEDY FESTIVAL , SAVAGE MAGAZINE
Charlene Ward is coming back from a few years off. Her goal was to lose weight and get healthy then she realized she would be losing a good part of her act. Let's face it; her parents are still together, she's in a strong relationship and she wasn't touched in her naughty place by a boy scout leader until she was well into her 20's. She's performed at bars, clubs and coffee shops across this great land; this is absolutely her dream come true. You learn a lot about Charlene through her comedy. Her honest, bitingly funny look on her life and family makes her connect with young and old alike. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Gina Bernstein ELVIS IS ALIVE... FILM, BOBCAT'S BIG ASS SHOW TV, THE PRINCESS DIARIES ADR, DIMPLES SHOWCASE KJ, ORIGINAL PODCAST ITUNES
From the Harbor Gateway to the Inland Empire Gina was born, raised, and has lived many places all throughout Southern California. She was raised by nannies, step-parents, and parents. She was been a nanny, step-parent, and parent. For the past 20 years Gina has written, produced, teched, and performed in hundreds of projects on stage, screen, online, and in the podcasting world. Recent Stand-Up credits include Flappers, The Comedy Store, and Empire Lounge. She is also Emcee for Comedy Nights at Archway Theatre in the L.A. Arts District. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Lauri Roggenkamp is a stand-up comedian and improviser. She grew up in Anaheim, California. Lauri started comedy when she was 18 and is the first female to win the Orange County's "Funniest Person" award. She was also in the "Unrepped New Faces" category and "Best of the Fest" at the 2011 Montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival. Lauri lives with her parents because she wants to, not because she has to. Among her interests, she cites Chipotle, writing, Chipotle, performing and Chipotle. BOOK
Solange Castro is a stand up comic, playwright, actor and blogger. She graduated from Yale University and majored in English Literature. She has performed at The Comedy Store, Improv, Flappers, and opened for Maria Bamford. She produces the show "Standup Schtick," in Venice, CA featuring comics from Conan, Letterman and Ferguson. In 2012, Solange made it to the quarterfinals of the Funniest Female competition. WEBSITE | | BOOK
ProducerBill Word ABCS AMERICA FUNNIEST , NATIONAL LAMPOON RADIO,
Bill Word has been doing standup comedy since 1991. Bill has been featured on "ABC´s America´s Funniest People." You have seen him on NBC, TLC and PBS. Bill starred in a movie "Oceanfront Property". Bill was a panelist in the 2007 Las Vegas Comedy Festival. He has been featured on National Lampoon Comedy Radio numerous times.
Bill Word has for over 20 years, produced and performed live comedy. He created California´s Funniest Female Contest, Orange County´s Funniest Person Contest, Ultimate Laff-Down and a comedy workshop series that has been attended by hundreds of aspiring comedians. He is known throughout the country, but particularly in Southern California, as a developer of new talent of all ages and an advocate of women in comedy. WEBSITE | | BOOK