DeAnne Smith, a Canadian Comedy Award winner, has performed at Just for Laughs, JFL42, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the Iceland Comedy Festival to name a few. She’s also been on TV all over the darn world, including on Last Comic Standing and The Late Late Show in the U.S., as well as in Canada, Australia and the UK.
Hilliary Begley is a comedian and actress from Asheville, North Carolina. She is best known for her film debut role as Aunt Lucy in the Neflix movie “Dumplin’” (2018). In 2012 Hilliary embarked on her dream to become a stand-up comedian starting with open-mic nights and video shorts, eventually leading to her becoming a touring and headlining comedian. Before her film debut in “Dumplin’,” she was primarily known as a touring comedian, having toured cities such as Atlanta, New York City, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Charleston, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina and has been a headliner for over a year. Comedians she has opened for include Jon Reep, Fortune Feimster, Judah Friedlander, and David Stone. When in Asheville, Hilliary hosts a recurring Sunday night open mic comedy show, “Hallelujah Hilliary’s Comedy Revival,” with the theme of Southern Pentecostal revivals, which has featured and headlining comedians.
Ian Aber is a comedian, writer and comedy show producer based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a national finalist in NBC's Stand Up For Diversity and his comedy is featured on Sirius radio and Audible. Ian has opened for Margaret Cho, Jo Firestone and Fortune Feimster and been accepted to and attended the Limestone Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, Accidental Comedy Festival, Orlando Indie Comedy Festival, Scruffy City Comedy Festival, Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival, Burning Bridges Comedy Festival and Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. He is the host and co-producer of several long running comedy shows in Atlanta including, Date Night, Urban Tree Comedy and Back Story as well as speciality shows like sweetbabycheeses : Grilled Cheese and Comedy, Surrogates Interactive Comedy and Queer History Live. Ian also hosts the new “Str8 Ppl : A Minor Look At The Majority” podcast, half hour interviews with Queer and Straight people about straight culture and society.
Mo Alexander is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Alexander was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He began his full-time professional comedy career in July 1996 and was headlining on stages throughout the US within three years. He is known for injecting the smart into funny and combining intelligence and debauchery to spotlight real world issues. His comedy is as funny as it is thought provoking and nothing is off limits. His comic influences include Bill Hicks, Paul Mooney, and Richard Pryor.He has worked with notable comedians such as Keenan Ivory Wayans, and Kevin Hart.
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