Gina has been a stand up and TV star in the UK for several years, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo & Mock The Week. She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on Last Comic Standing (NBC), where she made it to the final 10. She is also known in the US for her regular, hilarious appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), as Madame Yashere, The Surly Psychic.
What you don’t know is that Gina Yashere’s sellout live appearances are legendary. Her bombastic delivery, infectious personality and cheeky observations have wowed audiences not just in the UK and the US but also in Japan, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, South Africa, and all over Europe.
Gina hails from London via Nigerian parents and shoots from the hip. Her unique take on being both a cultural insider and outsider never fails to raise the roof. Following an early career as a elevator engineer, Yashere made her comedy debut at the Edinburgh Festival in 1997. The show sold out almost immediately and overnight both audiences and critics were smitten.
Nishant is one of the few comedians who is featured on Comedy Central India’s website. Nishant’s performances are regularly aired on NDTV. He writes humour articles for The Times of India. He has performed to packed auditoriums all over India.
Nishant is also popularly known by his stage name ‘Joke singh’ and is one of India’s brightest comedians. His style of comedy includes taking digs at stereotypes & Indian culture.
He has performed at over 700 shows at premier venues in India. He performs regularly for corporate clients across India. He has performed for some of the biggest names in corporate India, including Vodafone, Nokia, LinkedIn, Ernst & Young, HDFC, DLF, Unitech, Kingfisher, ITC amongst a host of others.
He has conceptualized and performed many comedy specials like ‘Comedy in Diversity‘, ‘Two and a Laugh Men‘, ‘Third World Comedy‘ and is the founding member of Improv Premier League – India’s foremost improv comedy troupe.
He is a powerhouse on stage and has his unique style. Interacting effortlessly with his audience, Nishant’s humor is universal – connecting with all segments of people breaking social and age group barriers.
Rizal van Geyzel is widely known for his comedic presence that lands somewhere between the profound and the absurd. He has been praised by Malaysian comedy king Harith Iskander as “the future of Malaysian stand-up comedy” as his special brand of humour touches – with gentle and sometimes not-so-gentle jabs – on personal topics as well as observations on Malaysian life.
He is consistently featured in Malaysian media as one of the most interesting and promising talents each year. 2013 sees him doing comedy full time and which has led him to new heights, from being the opening act of Harith Iskander, Maz Jobrani, the Singapore Queen of Comedy – Kumar, to notably being featured as a guest speaker at TEDx KL.
Rizal is the co-founder and resident host of Southeast Asia’s first full time comedy club – Crackhouse Comedy Club KL.