Comedians Joke for Jobs at First National Association of Comedians' Job Fair
The National Association of Comedians, LLC hosted a job fair for comedians. This premier event
promoted the comedy industry and will provide jobs for comedians. Additonal comedy job fairs
are to be held across the United States.
Richmond, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2010 -- How do you joke for a job? Comedians did exactly that at the
National Association of Comedians first job fair held recently at Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club in Staten Island,
NY. Sponsored by the National Association of Comedians, the 400-seat theater offered an excellent venue for the
23 comedians, from as far away as Chicago, to perform before industry professionals, their peers and an audience
"Although the rain and stormy weather was no joke, the event was a great success," said Ron Kaplowitz, founder
and president of the National Association of Comedians. "We were excited to offer comedians the opportunity to
perform in front of such highly respected industry professionals as Suzy Yengo, president of Catch a Rising Star
Comedy Clubs, Mike Dano, president of Creative Entertainment, one of the countries largest booking agencies,
and Jerry Ibelli, owner of Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Clubs in Staten Island and Pt. Pleasant, NJ." Kaplowitz added
that he had already learned that a number of the comedians have been booked for performances in New Jersey,
New York and Connecticut as a result of the job fair.
"In this challenging economy, we plan to hold additional job fairs throughout the country to help comedians find
work," explained Kaplowitz. "Information is available on our website, and any comedy club or comedian
interested in taking part in a future job fair, should contact us through our website," he added.
The National Association of Comedians was formed to provide group benefits and services to comedians and
those who support the comedy industry. The association offers group insurance products including group health
insurance, dental, vision, pharmac