Raised by Jews in an enchanted forest north of Detroit, Jason only recently discovered his talents for making people uncomfortable after a chance encounter with the devil at the crossroads. Though he came away from the deal missing 9/10ths of his soul, he can now play the ukulele and trombone while making mediocre jokes about historical monsters including Hitler, Mao, and of course, Martin Van Buren.
Francine Dead (Burlesque Dancer)
Francine is the product of Vaudeville, Worker Bee's, and the American Dream. Inspired by classic Hollywood glamour, this Femme fatal intends to ignite you with delight! Brash and passionate Francine has an insatiable thirst for love, beauty and the unknown. This Fire eating, Burlesque performer may appear to have an icy exterior...but watch her work the stage and it is apparent she smolders within. You can see Francine Dead perform from one end of the bay to the other. Weither it be burlesque at RedHots or Fire for Hoodslam, this is an act not to be missed.
Brian Fields (Storyteller)
Dr. Fields (yes, this guy has a PHD) funny, outrageous, and shocking comedy has made him stand out in the San Francisco Comedy scene. He is considered to be the new Lenny Bruce (at least one person said so). He was a Battle of the Bay finalist (2010) and has performed at the Purple Onion, Rooster T. Feathers, and the San Jose Improv.
Hernan Cortez(Sword Swallower)
Wow!!! Is the only way to describe this amazing performer. Hernan has more than 20 years amusing children and adults alike with his extraordinary act. He goes beyond what a human body can do and he will show you the magic of the circus brought to the stage! This Daredevil preforms all over the Bay Area and he is definitely a treat to the eyes and the mind!
Dottie Lux(Burlesque Dancer)
Just like The City By The Bay, Dottie Lux is known for her dizzying hills and dangerous curves. Now calling San Francisco home, Dottie produces the only weekly burlyshow in town, Red Hots Burlesque (every weds and fri). As a performer she's known to cause a ruckus with a horn, shake it up and bring bawdy brouhaha to well known stages like Coney Island Side Show, The Supper Club, Bimbos and at Golden Gate Park with the Outside Lands Music Festival as well as Treasure Island Music Festival with tens of thousands in attendance. Dottie has been featured in Curve Magazine, on the cover of Go Magazine and as host of Reno Gay Pride. Also an educator, she has performed and lectured at YBCA, NYU, Berkeley College and Bard University. New Orleans, Boston, Baltimore, Washington DC, LA, San Diego, Reno and Seattle have all got a taste of Dottie's chuckles, bumps and grinds. See more at www.RedHotsBurlesque.com.
His clever take on life is at times nerdy but always accessible and hilarious to all. Adam faces all subjects with a unique wit and savvy writing style to create jokes that are clever and insightful while silly and self-deprecating. Four years ago Adam started to go after his other passion Puppets and he has incorporated it to his already hilarious comedy. Regularly performs at San Francisco’s Purple Onion and Castagnola’s, seen at the Great American Comedy Festival and The San Francisco PunchLine.
Ryan Cronin (Puppeteer)
Bay area based comedian and actor. Finalist in the San Francisco Battle of the Bay Comedy Competition, co-writer & member of AnimalTrash.com. Member of Nightlife on Mars and The Stand-Up Project. To get a preview of Ryan and Adam's puppet empire, visit their puppet lair.
Casey Grim(Opera Singer)
Loud and unleashed, Casey Grim voices her observations with a sharp wit and no regrets and uses her many years of opera training most inappropriately. Her unique style and vivacious energy leave audiences gasping for breath in every venue she performs in. She is a regular in venues all over the bay area and has opened for Michael Meehan. Casey has been seen performing at the legendary Purple Onion, San Jose Improv, San Francisco Punchline, and NYC's Gotham Comedy Club.
Eloisa Bravo(Stand Up Comic)
Crazy comedy is her thing! Eloisa is a spicy Venezuelan that addresses the urban issues of a single woman. Packed with energy and cuteness she will make you laugh, assuming you are lucky enough to understand her accent. She was a semifinalist of Rooster T. Feathers comedy competition (2011) and has performed at the Purple Onion, Rooster T. Feathers, the Palm Beach Improv, the Miami Improv and the Hollywood Improv.
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