An Interactive Workshop Series with Industry Professionals
LIVE and online! Ask questions of your favorite comedians, club bookers, agents, managers and more.
Comic Cure’s Comedy Careers is the workshop that offers direct access to comedy professionals in a moderated Q&A format. Guests include professional comedians, writers, club bookers, agents and managers. Attendees can submit questions in advance or during the LIVE show. Hosted by Richy Leis, Comic Cure, Creative Director. Full length archived workshops will be available to attendees.
Annual Membership – $25/month or $275 one-time payment (no refunds)
Single Workshop Attendee – $10/workshop (no refunds)
Quantity: Up to 100 per workshop, no more than.
As a 25-year veteran in the comedy industry, Andrew Dorfman knows a lot about the funny business. He started out as a comedian in San Francisco’s tight-knit comedy community of the 1990s, but he was drawn to working the business side of the industry. In 1992, Andrew, along with his brother Brian, went to work for the legendary Rick Uchwat at Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago. Uchwat taught them well. Today, the Dorfman brothers now own eight comedy clubs all over America, including Nashville’s Zanies Comedy Club.
Carlos Alazraqui was not just the face of Deputy James Garcia on Comedy Central’s hit show RENO 911 or RENO 911 the movie! He recently won the prestigious ANNIE AWARD for Outstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production THE MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN SHOW. He’s also been a standup comic for over 25 years, a well known television/film actor and one of LA’s top voiceover actors with hundreds of credits to his name.
Jaye McBride is funny, smart and proudly transgender. Jaye has traveled the world performing stand-up comedy both as a headliner and sharing the stage with comedy greats like Aziz Ansari, Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Norton & Bobcat Goldthwait. Jaye has also been a part of The Boston Comedy Festival, The Maine Comedy Festival and the She Devil Comedy Festival.
In addition to stand-up, Jaye has written, produced and acted in a variety of short films. When not performing on-stage or on-screen Jaye writes "The Comedy Blog" for the Times Union and speaks at colleges all across the country with her lecture about being transgender. Having transitioned in 2007, Jaye is uniquely qualified to talk about awkward first dates, strained family relationships and self-acceptance.
Jaye is originally from Upstate NY but now calls Brooklyn her home.
Josh Potter is a comedian and podcaster from Buffalo, NY who now resides in Los Angeles, CA. He got his start at age 16 working in morning radio for 15 years. After performing stand up since 2008, in 2013 he began opening for Tom Segura which led to his move to Los Angeles where he is now a member of Segura and Christina P’s podcast “Your Mom’s House.” Josh performs at clubs and theatres all over the country.
Sari Cohen is a journalist based in the Greater L.A. Area. She began her career in the entertainment industry as a stand-up comedy writer/performer and over the years has developed scripts for both the stage and screen. She currently covers music and live entertainment for AXS, writes for InLove Magazine, and is an on-air correspondent/associate producer for Hollywood First Look Features. She has also penned funny stuff for popular sites such as Cracked and Screen Rant. You can often find her at concerts or on a red carpet somewhere, talking to someone about something. From on-the-scene reporting to exclusive interviews, she tackles every topic from music, movies and television, to fashion, lifestyle and politics. You can check out more on Twitter at @ask_sari or follow her adventures on Instagram under @thesavvyscribbler.
In 2013, Ken won the Florida’s Funniest Comedy Competition, beating out more than 200 comics. Ken has also competed in The Great American Comedy Festival, The World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas, The American Black Film Festival Comedy Wings Competition, and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. Ken made his TV debut on NICKMOMs, MOMS NIGHT OUT on NICKJR. In 2019, Ken was featured at the Big Pine Comedy Festival and the Oak City Comedy Festival.
Originally from a big family in Greensboro, NC (he’s #8 out of 11 kids), this former US Army veteran now resides in Orlando, FL with his wife and his two and a half kids (ask him about it). Ken was born for comedy. His show is guaranteed to make you laugh or he will pay for your first drink.
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