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Comedians perform jokes in front of an audience, and they often act as their own booking agents when attempting to identify potential clients by pitching, following up, and contracting their own performances. Sample resumes of Comedians list the venues at which they have performed, such as Fortune500 companies and well-known comedy clubs, as well as TV and radio shows that have had the Comedians as guests. No formal education is required to become a Comedian, but Comedians' resumes have been known to list optional comedy classes.

For more information on what it takes to be a Comedian, check out our complete Comedian Job Description.

1

Comedian

  • Wrote, edited, and produced comedy bits and sketches on a variety of topics
  • Performed in showcases with the likes of Jim Gaffigan, Seaton Smith, and Todd Barry
  • Currently writing and producing material for an upcoming showcase at Eastville Comedy Club
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Journalism And Communication
2

Comedian/writer - Certified Life Coach

Toured the country for 5 years performing in theaters with comedy trio "Mama's Night Out"

  • Received 4 New York City Manhattan Association of Clubs and Cabarets "Mac Awards"
  • Guest on various radio shows and newspaper interviews.
  • Completed 18 month Professional Certification in Life Coaching at New York University
  • Writer of countless blogs, articles, and book in progress
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Sales & Public Speaking Seminars
Education/special Instruction
3

Stand Up Comedian - Voice Actor

Toured Comedy Clubs and Colleges across the United States

  • Headlined the Las Vegas Comedy Festival 2005.
  • Acted in over 5000 TV and radio commercials.
  • Performed character voices for >100 multi-platform video games.
  • Narrator on many corporate web and video presentations.
  • Master of Ceremonies for various corporate events.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
Music And Theater
4

Freelance Graphic Artist for Professional Comedian

Created and designed DVD sleeve

  • Assisted in producing head shots
  • Designed flyers for comedy shows
  • Created website
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Computer Graphics Technology
BA
Computer Graphics Technology
5

Usher/security/stand-up Comedian

Served as a liaison between [company name] and every guest that enters facility while checking ID's, directing customers throughout facility while ensuring smooth turnover on multiple show evenings.

  • Worked in showroom assisting with food delivery, bussing of tables, set-up & tear-down of showroom, while seating guests and helping maintain crowd control during shows.
  • Experience dealing with disgruntled and intoxicated customers while diffusing situations and maintaining a professional experience for the performers and customers.
  • Opening act/comedian for Dave Attell (October 2014) & Steve Byrne (December 2014)
  • Performed in local showcases & 2014 Portland's Funniest Person Contest as stand-up comedian
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Social Sciences
Communications
6

Comedian

Bookkeeper & Personal Assistant

  • Input and balance various accounts in Quicken
  • Manage periodic reconciliations of all bank accounts to ensure their accuracy
  • Provide information to external accountant who creates financial statements
  • Handle correspondence, scheduling and contracts of various appearances
  • Oversee merchandise inventory and sales
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
7

Actor/comedian

Study and rehearse roles from scripts in order to interpret, learn and memorize lines, stunts, and cues as directed

  • Collaborate with other actors as part of an ensemble.
  • Perform interpretations of emotions, actions, and situations, using body movements, facial expressions, and gestures
  • Tell jokes, and perform comedy routines to entertain audiences
  • Perform comic skits, impersonate mannerisms and voices of others
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Ap English
Theater
Marketing/management
8

Comedian

Designed Fliers and Promoted Comedy Shows

  • Prepared Venues and Stages for Shows
  • Hired Comedians & other Performers
  • Mapped out Travel Arrangements for Shows
  • Maintained and Ran Open Mics for Performers
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Early Childhood Education
9

Stand-up Comedian

  • Perform all original content at a variety of venues in NYC, Los Angeles and Detroit.
  • Produce and curate multiple comedy shows throughout NYC and Detroit.
  • Marketed and promoted shows using social media, flyers, email.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
English
10

Stand-up Comedian

Promote and host various venues and events by creatively engaging the audience to drive additional revenue generation.

  • Long term hosting engagements at various adult and family friendly entertainment venues
  • Perform scripted educational and entertaining improvisational pieces to audiences of all ages.
  • On-going completion of Improvisational Theatre courses
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job

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