TALENT THE COMEDIAN WESTCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL
TALENT THE COMEDIAN WESTCHESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL – APRIL 5-12, 2015
MDM and Robinhood Entertainment will bring you seven days worth of big laughs and lots fun at Talent’s Westchester Comedy Festival. Beginning April 5, 2015, comedians will travel from across the country to deliver their best gags and sidesplitting jokes to thousands of comedy lovers. Comedians as well as excited audiences will hear the best puns from big name comedians as well as inspiring upcoming comedians nationwide! The headliners and talented comedians will come together to give everyone a good hardy laugh, and no you do not have to be from Westchester to compete. This event will be held at several different elite restaurants, venues and lounges to really highlight the awesome nightlife environment of Westchester County.
The festival will consist of a free comedy workshop, competitions, headliners and activities! The comedy workshop will help professional and aspiring funny folks improve their stage presence when it comes to using tags, pulling the audience into your “comedy movie”, defining a joke premise, developing a strong comedic voice, and so much more! The attendees will learn from the best of the best, a rare chance that they’ll have to pick the brains of headliners in the comedic field.
Talent The Comedian and actor of Robinhood Entertainment, is one of the headliners along with Executive Producer of this event. Talent has been in entertainment for many years. He is known as a 10 year host on “98.7 Kiss FM”, host of “Showtime at the Apollo” made appearances on “Comedy Central, BET and HBO Snaps”, Producer of Showtime’s “White Boyz In Da Hood, Politically Incorrect and Third Watch”, just to name a few, but there is soo much more to highlight on this “do-it-all”. For many years Talent has graced many stages from Caroline’s Comedy Club to Def Comedy Jam. Throughout the year, he is booked to make appearances and headline on cruises, ski trips, festivals and at many other comedy clubs worldwide. He keeps his crowds alive and tuned into his sidesplitting jokes – bringing the funny every time he steps on stage leaving you wanting more.
Jacene Thomas of MDM is also an Executive Producer with this event. Her company, MDM, is registered as a minority-owned/women-owned small business in Westchester County, she serves as the Vice President of the Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, Event Chair for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Mount Vernon, started radio as a dj/host on “Power 105.1 Marley Marl’s Future Flavas to 107.5 WBLS FM Marley Marl’s Golden Era Radio” and currently can be heard on “107.5 WBLS FM Roots NYC Live”. This tag-team duo of MDM and Robinhood Entertainment brings years of quality experience collectively.
Up-and-coming stand-up acts should take advantage of this opportunity to pick their brains of all this event has to offer. Talent’s Westchester Comedy Festival is calling all comedians to flex their stage skills in the competitions to be crowned “Talent’s Westchester’s Funniest Comic and Talent’s Kids In Komedy. Competitors will bring their A-game in front of agents, promoters, comedy club owners, and comedy lovers. These competitors will have to wow three judges as well as the audience. Hecklers are encouraged to bring their A-game too! Along with being crowned, other prizes will be gained for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed winners.
Talent’s Westchester Comedy Festival supports Habitat for Humanity of Westchester and will donate a portion of the proceeds to their cause on providing affordable homes for veterans and families in need.
Locations include Rockwells and Infusions Tapas Bar & Lounge in Pelham, Dazzles in Mount Vernon, Duo Tapas Bar & Lounge in Yonkers and Sweet Potato Grande in New Rochelle to name a few.
This is a great opportunity to sponsor this event and gain business for your company in a fun and innovative way! Sponsorship packages range for all business models so there’s an opportunity for everyone!
Be apart of this event, April 5-12, 2015, at Talent’s Westchester Comedy Festival. Call 1(877) 309-7643 ext. 1 and/ or visitwww.WestchesterComedyFestival.