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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.

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Comedian and Comedy Club Owner

Travelled the world making people laugh

  • Promoted and marketed
  • Ran all social and business media
  • Handled all bookings and follow up calls
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
33
years
at this job
12

Guest Comedian

Utilize different prepared bits depending on age and ethnicity of audience

  • Immediately engage with audience as an opening act.
  • Serve as transitional entertainment from comic to comic while keeping audience engaged and enthusiastic.
  • Performed guest spots for various professional comedians such as David Tobey, Charlie Viracola and Killer Beaz.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
English
13

Improvisational Comedian

Perform with improvisational troupe at various venues and college campuses

  • Interact with audience members through various impromptu games
  • Encourage audience participation and promote future shows
  • Communicate and collaborate with troupe members to improve overall performance
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
14

Author, Instructor, Comedian, Public Speaker

Published author and maintain a high degree of creativity

  • Taught classes in comedy
  • Managed comedy clubs and booked entertainers up to 6 months in advance
  • Perform stand-up comedy in clubs across the United States
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
Business Administration
15

Live Sketch Comedian

Performer with the Second City Training Center House Ensemble

  • Weekly improvised shows at iO with critically acclaimed "Switch Committee"
  • Guest host and special guest of The Awkward Phase storytelling show
  • Writing, memorizing, and performing sketches as part of thematic revues
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Touch typing at 80 WPM
  • Selected, edited, and organized submissions into a finalized publication
  • Selects and posts weekly submissions for online blog followers
  • Social media account management across multiple platforms
  • Proofreading and editing submissions
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English
16

Chicago, IL, Stand-up Comedian

Sell myself by constantly advertising, networking, and performing my craft.

  • Manage all social media promotions; concentrated in building my brand.
  • Passionately conduct intellectual analysis of the human experience.
  • Signed by Union Productions (FSU, 2012), opened for headlining comedian Erik Griffin.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
17

Actor/comedian

  • Principle role in various commercials and industrial films for local businesses.
  • Performs stand-up at various venues in North and South Carolina.
  • Co-hosts and produces the No Expectations Comedy Open Mic every week.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Mass Communication

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