Celebrating a year of delivering laughs, Do What You Love Comedy Series is a live and independent stand-up showcase, highlighting five of the most accomplished Bay Area and nationally touring comedians monthly. Once a month, join us for a good o’ fashion gut check from comedians featured on Sketchfest, Punchline, Cobbs, Vice TV and Comedy Central.
Our January 12th featured comedians include national headliner Kate Willett (Comedy Central, Vice TV, Fusion TV, Risk! Podcast, SF Weekly 2016 Artist to Watch), Nicole Calasich (Punchline, Cobb's, San Jose Improv, SF Sketchfest), Curtis Cook (Vice TV, Bridgetown, , SF Sketchfest), Priyanka Wali (The Today Show, Refinery 29 "Top 50 Comedians You Need To Know") and host Anthony Medina (True Hustle Ent).
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Kate Willett has been featured on Comedy Central’s “This Is Not Happening,” Viceland’s “Flophouse” and is a regular opener for Margaret Cho who she’s toured with nationally and internationally. You might have seen her on Fusion TV or heard her on the Risk! podcast with Kevin Allison. She’s was named a top “Artist to Watch in 2016” by SF Weekly, has opened for comedians like Kyle Kinane, Jen Kirkman, Anthony Jeselnik, Dana Gould, Jackie Kashian, Myq Kaplan, and Michael Che. She’s appeared in the 2015 Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, and San Francisco Sketchfest (3 years in a row). She’s a regular feature at comedy clubs all over the country and a favorite of audience members, flannel clad skateboarders, and all of her twenty-three roommates.
Nicole Calasich is a Bolivian-American comedian and producer. Based in San Francisco, she performs regularly at SF Punchline and Cobb’s as well as the national club circuit. Her humor is big words smartcool and her penchant for incisive audience rapport is the dumbest. She’s opened for Dan Cummins and Ali Wong, features for Iliza Shlesinger, and can be seen on ABC’s “Forever 31.”
Curtis Cook is a comic from Ohio now living in Los Angeles, California. He's been featured on Viceland's televised comedy series Flophouse and performed in venues and festivals throughout the country, including the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Chicago Comedy Exposition, and San Francisco’s Sketchfest.
In addition to performing standup, Curtis has also appeared on Daily VICE and television programs in Kenya, Sierra Leone, and throughout the Middle East. He's also a former host of Earthquake Hurricane and a contributing writer for Willamette Week and Laugh Staff.
Named by Refinery 29 as "50 Female Stand-Up Comedians You Need To Know", Priyanka Wali is a stand-up comedienne who performs routinely all throughout California. She has been featured in Women's Health Magazine, The Today Show, Uproxx, Cosmopolitan and Healthline. She truly believes laughter is the best medicine, but likes to cover her bases as a board-certified practicing physician in Internal Medicine too.
Anthony Medina is originally from South Central Los Angles, formally a Division I Athlete and formally involved in the sex industry which makes his life perfect for comedy. Always smiling while making everyone around him feel good, Anthony Medina is the hotess with the mostest.
Musical Entertainment provided by Resident DJ "J Status"
All shows are 21+ with valid ID / 5:30 Doors
Drinks available. NO drink minimums.
Located in the heart of San Francisco's SOMA district, right next to Montgomery BART and the TransBay Terminal, WeWork Civic Center comfortably accomadates 200 guest and is the only comedy venue in SF with a panaramic view of the downtown skyline.
For updates and to receive advance previews of our monthly lineups, check out the Do What You Love, Comedy Series official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/DoWhatYouLoveComedy). You can also reach us via email or by calling (415)-754-0034.
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, this comedy event is for adults 21+ please.
Do you sell alcohol?
Feeling a little thirsty? Don't worry we got you covered. Come early for a 21+ Happy Hour. Doors open at 5:30.
Is the venue ADA compliant?
How long will you hold my seat?
We hold tickets till 15 minutes past door hours. If the show says "doors at 5:30 pm", and you have not checked in by 5:45 pm, available seats will go to people on the waiting list. Besides, why would you deliberately be late to a pre-comedy show happy hour!
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The comedy venue is conveniently located near Montgomery Bart and the TransBay terminal. If your feel inclined to drive, Ace Parking is located right across the street from WeWork TransBay. For a hassel free experience, you can also use car share services such as Lfyt and Uber.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can reach us via email or by calling (415)-754-0034.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Nothing is more infectious than the gift of laughter. Therefore, feel free to purchase mutilple tickets as gifts for friends.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
We believe in the conservation of trees so don't worry about bringing printed tickets. We will have a master list during the evening of the event and we'll be checking it twice.
What is the refund policy?
Life events happen. If for some reason you can't make it to a previously booked show, we will gladly issue you a voucher for a future showcase. Thanks for supporting local comedy!
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Did a friend gift you a ticket? Don't worry. as long as you have a printed ticket, digital copy or purchaser name, we got you covered.