• Make Me Laugh

    is looking for the funniest amateur comedians in your area. Our goal is encourage comedy and comedians all throughout the nation and support young comic dreams. We offer opportunities nationwide and hope to instill a successful attitude in comedy for a lifetime.

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    Submission must come before the listed deadline in each city and will ask for a $20 non-refundable application fee processed through paypal.

     

    Along with the application, you will need to submit your work by providing a URL link on the application. This should be a live performance consisting of 6 minutes of recent material.

     

     

    ALBANY NY November 1st

    Comedian Submission
    $20.00
    Please submit with a:
    6 MIN VIDEO
    ADD the URL TO "NOTES" in the order form
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  • 2017 Events

    X-Country and at your feet.

    Albany NY

    November 2nd-18th 2017

    2014 Winner Erik Anker

    2015 Winner Usama Siddiquee

    2016 Winner Adam Gabel

     

    Nov 2nd Lark Tavern OPEN AUDITIONS

     

    Nov 9th Putnam's Den PRELIMS

     

    Nov 10th Lark Tavern SEMIS

     

    Nov 11th Lark Tavern FINALS

     

    Nov 15th Albany Funnybone PRIZE SHOW

     

    Dec 22nd Lark Tavern PRIZE SHOW

     

    Dec 23rd Comedy Works PRIZE SHOW

     

    Oklahoma City OK

    March 7th-12th 2017

    2017 Winner

    CJ Lance/Aaron Wilder

    2016 Winner Zach Milvo

     

    8th 51 Street Speakeasy Open Auditions

    9th Othello's of Norman PRELIMS

    10th Fat Dog Kitchen and Bar SEMI FINALS

    11th Fat Dog Kitchen and Bar FINALS

    12th PRIZE SHOW DC Codding

    Alburquerque NM

    March 14th-19th 2017

    2017 Winner Nicholas Starr

     

    15th OPEN AUDITIONS Red Door Brewing

    17th The Effex SEMI FINALS

    18th Aux Dog SEMI FINALS

    18th PRIZE SHOW

    19th PRIZE SHOW

    20th PRIZE SHOW

    St Louis MO

    March 29th-April 2nd 2017

    2015 Winner Andrew Frank

    2016 Winner Spencer Tegtmeyer

    2017 Winner Nathan Orton

     

    29th Foam OPEN AUDITIONS

    30th Moulin Events SEMI FINALS

    31st Moulin Events FINALS

    1st Heavy Anchor PRIZE SHOW

    3rd Taytro's PRIZE SHOW

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    Perform at:

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  • Judges

    We've got a top notch team!

    Dan Frigolette

    Contest Wide

    Founder of Make Me Laugh

    Ben Kronberg

    Albany NY

    Comedian seen on Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Myers,

    Adam Gabel

    Albany NY

    Winner of MML Albany '16

    Brett Druck

    Albany NY

    Comedian "Laughs on Fox"

    Usama Siddiquee

    Albany NY

    Winner of MML Albany '15

    Chief Eric Clifford

    Albany NY

    Schnectady Chief of Police

    Michael Hallisey

    Albany NY

    The Spotlight News

    Lauren Halligan

    Albany NY

    The Saratogian

    Ali Hibbs

    Albany NY

    The Spot

    Nick Barber

    Albany NY

    Actor

    Andrew Frank

    St Louis

    Winner of MML St Louis '15

    Benita Zahn

    Albany NY

    WNYT

    Erik Anker

    Albany NY

    Winner of MML Albany 2014

    Ben Luschen

    Oklahoma City OK

    Arts and Entertainment Editor

    The Oklahoman

    Mecca Rayne

    Oklahoma City OK

    KOCO 5 News Anchor

    Katie Wicks

    Oklahoma City OK

    Radio Personality

    Kristy Boone

    Oklahoma City OK

    Improvisor OKCI

    Darcy Spears

    Las Vegas NV

    KTNV-TV Channel 13

    Josh Sallee

    Oklahoma City OK

    OKC Rapper

    Ryan Drake

    Oklahoma City OK

    NPR

    Ferris O'Brien

    Oklahoma City OK

    The Spy FM

    Casey Nolen

    St. Louis MO

    KSDK St Louis

     

    Meghan Danahey

    St Louis MO

    KMOV Meteorologist

    Sandy Gutierrez

    St Louis MO

    Award Winner Photographer

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    Past Winners

    ERIK ANKER

    2014 Albany

    Photo by Chris Langston

    Performed on:

    2015 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    2016 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    Hoboken Comedy Festival

    NJFunnyfest

    ANDREW FRANK

    2015 St Louis

    Joined the 2015 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour to Alaska

     

    Performed on:

    2016 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    2017 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

     

    Hoboken Comedy Festival

    NJFunnyfest

     

    USAMA SIDDIQUE

    2015 Albany

    Photo by: Christian Laursen

    Performed on:

    2015 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    2016 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    Hoboken Comedy Festival

    NJFunnyfest

    LEO HODSON

    2015 Denver

    KYLE SHIRE

    2015 San Francisco

    Joined the 2015 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour to Alaska

     

     

    JIM MENCEL

    2015 Binghamton

    Performed on Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    JOEL SCHOENBACH

    2016 Vegas

    Performed on:

    Hoboken Comedy Festival

     

    ZACH MILVO

    2016 Oklahoma City

    Photo by: Trace Thomas

    Performed on:
    Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    SPENCER TEGTMEYER

    2016 St. Louis

    Joined the 2016 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

     

    Performed on:

    2017 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    2017 Make Me Laugh STL

    Hoboken Comedy Festival

    NJFunnyfest

     

    ADAM GABEL

    2016 Albany

    Joined the 2017 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    Performed on NJFunnyfest

    Hoboken Comedy Festival

    Make Me Laugh OKC

    CJ LANCE

    2017 OKC

    Photo by Trace Thomas

     

    Performed on Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    AARON WILDER

    2017 OKC

    Photo by Trace Thomas

     

    Performed on Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    NATHAN ORTON

    2017 STL

    Joined the 2017 Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour

    NICHOLAS STARR

    2017 ABQ

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    Albany

    Erik Anker '14

    Usama Siddiquee '15

    Adam Gabel '16

    St Louis

    Andrew Frank '15

    Spencer Tegtmeyer '16

    Nathan Orton '17

    Denver

    Leo Hodson

    San Fran

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    Binghamton

    Jim Mencel

    Vegas

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    Zach Milvo '16

    CJ Lance '17

    Aaron Wilder '17

    ABQ

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