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LaZoom Comedy: Kelly Collette
January 24 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm$12
Kelly Collette has been a finalist on CMT’s Next Big Comic, and tours clubs and colleges throughout the country. Her jokes have been featured on Pandora and Sirius XM.
She has performed at the prestigious Limestone Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Gilda’s Laughfest and The Lucielle Ball Comedy Festival. She is featured on the CD from Lucyfest called “Live From Jamestown”. She recently headlined the 3rd annual Super Dope Comedy Festival.
Kelly toured with The Nobodies of Comedy, a national theatre tour of comedians you should know. She will be performing at Gilda’s Laugh Fest in 2019 as part of the selected “Best of The Midwest” showcase.
Kelly is also a featured emcee and storyteller. She has emceed for the Cincinnati Reds and has been a storyteller for “Cincy Storytellers” where you can hear her story on Soundcloud. She also produces a monthly standup storytelling show called “Truth Serum” where comedians tell true or false stories and the audience participates as detectives.
Kelly’s writing has been published for Bust Magazine and in 2016 she wrote, produced and directed a parody play called “Reservoir Dames”. This all-female adaptation of “Reservoir Dogs” sold out and gained national attention. She most recently partnered with Gorilla Cinema and Pan American Airlines to create a script for an immersive 1960s pop up cocktail experience that is traveling the country.
Tickets $10 advance, $12 day of