Eli Olsberg is a comedian, writer, and actor based out of Los Angeles. He performs at clubs and colleges across the country. He's a featured correspondent on E!'s "The Soup Investigates" with Joel McHale, has been on "Chelsea Lately," and written for MTV's "Ridiculousness." The LA Examiner says he has "an alternately confident and self-depricating style. A man to watch if you are looking for comedic entertainment that is intelligent, incisive, and with a bit of an edge." Those are some big words, so they probably know what they're talking about.
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. WEBSITE | MYSPACE | EPK | BOOK
Comedian Just Another Steve COMEDY STORE BELLY ROOM, WAREHOUSE/MARINA DEL REY, JUDY CARTER COMEDY CLASS , WOLFF VINEYARDS DINNER, MEGGER CORP SALES EVENT
Sales engineer, has dabled in stand-up since the 80's. Orginally from Maryland. BOOK
Comedian Jean-Pierre Giagnoli HAUNTED HISTORY-H2, BREA IMPROV, HAHA CAFE, THE ICE HOUSE, THE COMEDY UNION
Jean-Pierre Giagnoli is a wise man, a funny man, and a skinny man.
Born in Long Beach on July 7th, 1984. Two years later his father would leave his mother, brother and him on the street. His grandmother saved them from that life and took them in. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to not do much with his life. Well, he actually did a lot it just has not gotten him too much. He now does comedy at major clubs for no pay at all. He is currently represented by Mavrick Artists Agency. He has been doing comedy for over 10 years but recently got back into Stand-Up. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Just trying to see my name in lights. [Insert cliché inspirational quote, witty quip, dick joke] BOOK
Comedian Derek Luetjen SECRET CITY COMIC SOCIETY, FLAPPERS REGULAR, IRVINE IMPROV, STANFORD AND SONS,
Derek is a young comedian who is new to the LA area. He started stand up shortly after college and it has been his passion ever since. Starting out in Overland Park, Kansas was a great stepping stone but with the lack of opportunities he knew he had to move. He has a simple goal on stage; to have fun and make the audience laugh so hard they are sore the next day. BOOK
Josh Fadem is a Los Angeles based comic, from Tulsa, Oklahoma. He appeared regularly on NBC's 30 ROCK as Liz Lemon's agent. He has written for Adult Swim's ERIC ANDRE SHOW, as well as appeared on Adult Swim's EAGLEHEART w/ Chris Elliott. Other television credits include IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY INPHILADELPHIA, Comedy Central's KEY AND PEELE and RENO 911, and a number of failed pilots. He was also cut out of THE MASTER! Cool credits. In 2011 he was chosen as one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch". BOOK
Comedian Ayman Samman AMERICAN SNIPER, BLINDSPOT, THE ADD CHANNEL, THE SPOILS OF BABYLON, NCIS: LA
Ayman Samman is a busy Los Angeles based Standup Actor/Comic. When he's not on a film or TV set, he's performing Standup around LA. He provides clever observational comedy blending his Egyptian heritage with his American present life experiences. Ayman delivers a foreigner's perspective in an American relatable fashion. You can see Ayman perform around Hollywood comedy clubs such as Flappers, Comedy Store and many others. His acting career got him on popular TV shows on ABC, FOX, CBS and IFC and on Clint Eastwood's American Sniper. More information on Ayman can be found on his website www.aymanation.com or you can fallow him on Twitter @aymanation" WEBSITE | | BOOK
Brandon has been seen performing all over the country, winning crowds over with his sincere, unique perspective on life. He was living in New York performing at The Comic Strip, Gotham, Standup NY, and other venues throughout the city. He spent a short time in Utah opening for Bengt Washburn, before moving out to LA to continue pursuing his dream. He has also appeared on MTV's Girlcode as well as the popular web series Mansome. BOOK