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Comedian Jerry Garcia to Perform at LACC

Originally Published: 4/2/2018

One of the fastest rising young Latino comics in Los Angeles will perform at 3 pm and 7 pm on Tuesday, April 17th at the Camino Theatre on the Los Angeles City College (LACC) campus.

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On June 2017, Garcia made his Netflix debut co-starring in Chingo Bling’s “They Can’t Deport Us All” comedy special. Prior to that in early 2016, Garcia was named Best Comedian at the San Diego Comedy Festival contest. A few weeks later, he won his second comedy competition taking home first prize in LA’s Funniest Comic Contest Headliner Division Championship.

Garcia has been featured on a variety of television shows including LAUGHS, BiteSizeTV and Stand-Up and Deliver. He co-hosted the “Jeff Garcia Podcast Show” on iTunes from 2011-2014. He currently performs alongside comedians Paul Rodriguez, Johnny Sanchez and Steve Trevino as a featured member of the new Latin Comedy Jam Tour.

Comedian Steven Briggs will also perform at the event. Briggs has a unique high-energy style of comedy featuring anecdotes enhanced by beatbox sound effects and characters. He has appeared on MTV, TruTV, HULU and in commercials for ESPN, Dodge Ram, Toyota, Google and many other companies.

Tickets for the event, held at 855 North Vermont Avenue, are $10 for students and $20 for general admission. VIP tickets for the evening performance are $50 and include a meet and greet with Jerry Garcia in the Camino Theatre.

To purchase tickets and for more information, call 323.953.4000 ext. 2990 or visit The LACC Theatre Academy.

About the Rodney Dangerfield Institute at LACC

LACC launched the Rodney Dangerfield Institute (RDI) in May 2017 in honor of the late comedian, Rodney Dangerfield. Initially offering four classes including a stand-up workshop, joke writing, improvisational comedy and an American film comedy genre class, the RDI is the only comedy institute in the country based within a community college. Additionally, the Institute will develop a filmed speaker series, guest lectures, performances, mentor programs and partnerships with Hollywood comedy clubs.

 

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