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World Comedy Expo Stand Up Comedy
March 25, 2022 @ 11:00 PM
- Josh Ocean Thomas (Chicago, IL) — Host
Josh Ocean Thomas is a stand up comic based in Chicago, IL. He hits the stage to flaunt his lack of masculinity and fear of confrontation. After being born and raised in sunny San Diego, he moved to Chicago to pursue a career in comedy and to study at Columbia College Chicago.
- Rene Humberto (Ixtapan De La Sal, Mexico)
Rene Humberto Valdiviezo is a 33 year old Mexican, Male comedian based in downtown Chicago. Rene’s style is purposely aloof with a pension for tension building long-form stories. The left turns are quick and firm when Rene is on stage. With several independent productions and residency shows at The World Famous Laugh Factory, Rene has found stages around the country very welcoming to his style of comedy. He may be easy on the eyes, but he doesn’t hold back on the punchlines. IG @gossipstructure
- The Queeny Bitch (Chicago, IL)
The Queeny Bitch is a Chicago based queer stand up comedian and singer. The queen started comedy in 2019 and has taken the city by storm. You can find her at all the major clubs in Chicago and at their show The Diva Hour at My Buddy’s Bar and Grill every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
- Caitlin Checkeroski (Chicago, IL)
Caitlin Checkeroski is a Michigan bumpkin turned Chicago comic who performs all over the Midwest. She has participated in the Memphis Comedy Festival, Motor City Comedy Festival and 10,000 Laughs. She is currently managed by her dog, Oscar.
- Jackie Tinsley (Phoenix, AZ)
Jackie Tinsley is a Phoenix based comic, born and raised in the Valley of the sun! Her quick witted storytelling has landed her on stages all over Arizona. She has featured for various traveling headliners including Kristin Key and Michael Longfellow!
- Sandeep Sen (Brooklyn, NY)
Sandeep Sen is an Indian American stand up comedian based in New York. He is a blend of east-west cultures, which means he eats meat, but feels guilty about it, and only prays to Hindu Gods when he wants something. Check him out on the Fake Outrage Report- a podcast recorded live in NYC that tackles the latest public outcries and whine-fests, where he tells you what your feelings should be.
- JJ Curry (Chicago, IL)
From a small town called Dudley, Georgia. JJ Curry is a southern air force vet with a very optimistic view on life. JJ Curry has been getting his name across the southeast part of America with jokes of his upbringing and current events of his adulthood. He has proven that his words can be accepted and approved by any group of people. He has been seen on AfroTv “Funny not Famous” and Roku tv “LMAO.” Please take the time and get to know JJ Curry.
- Elke Thoms (Los Angeles, CA)
Elke Thoms is a comedian and writer based in LA. She performs at venues including The Comedy Store, Flappers, and with Pretty, Funny Women. Her festival appearances include the Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival and the Burbank Comedy Festival, where she was named a Best of the Fest Comedian. Elke’s stage plays have been produced in Los Angeles, Boston, Minneapolis, and Richmond. Most recently, her one-act comedy ALL MY EXES WALK INTO A BAR was featured in the Morgan-Wixson Theatre’s New Works Festival.
Show time runs approximately 90 minutes.