Come get your laugh on with these top Bay Area comedians!
Headliner: Chad Opitz is a comic whose hilarious and unique perspectives make him an oft-booked staple at Bay Area clubs and showcases. Veering between one-liners, short story jokes, and sometimes even song, Opitz' writing is as well-regarded as his character and performance work.
Chad has been in several short films and commercials, and a featured guest on the Doug Loves Movies Podcast and The Benson Interruption. He was a featured performer at the 2016-2019 San Francisco Sketchfest. Chad was the winner of Bay Area legend Jimmy Gunn's "Best Newcomer" award. He is a regular host at Punch Line San Francisco and Sacramento, Cobb's Comedy Club and is a feature act at Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club and San Jose Improv.
Feature: Shanti Charan is a Bay Area born and raised comedian and writer. Her bubbly personality and contagious smile lure in audiences and her comedic abilities keep them laughing. She is a Bay Area favorite and a regular at every local club including San Francisco Punch Line and Cobb’s. Charan was recently named San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best Comedian” in their Annual “Best of SF” edition. SF Weekly awarded Shanti “Best Stand Up on the Way Up”. Either it be on stage, on camera or on the radio, Shanti captivates audiences and continuously delivers.
Coral Best is a San Jose native who performs regularly all over the California Bay Area. She has performed at the San Jose Improv and both Sacramento and San Francisco Punchline venues within her first year on the scene! She is a natural performer that commands the room and knows just how to win over any audience with her quick wit. People are falling in love with this rising Bay Area star and her alternative, charismatic stage presence.
Geneva Rust-Orta performs all over the Bay Area. She placed 3rd in the 2018 Rooster T. Feathers comedy competition and is now a regular host at the club. She has performed at SF Punchline, Cobbs, the Santa Cruz Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Cinequest Film Festival, and Comedy Central’s Clusterfest Bay Area Showcase.
Tony Zavala comes to us from San Francisco, and his dry, intelligent point of view will make you laugh and feel smarter! He performs all over the Bay Area, including SF Sketchfest and SF Punchline.
Tyler Stannard is a San Jose local making people laugh all over the Bay Area, but especially at the San Jose Improv!
Chree Powell comes to us from Santa Cruz and has performed in the Santa Cruz comedy Festival, the Crow’s Nest, and Throckmorton Theater. She produces the Yellow Cat Comedy shows and co-host of Comedy Night at Rosie McCann’s.
$10 in advance - $15 at the door
While Art Boutiki is an All Ages venue, we do not censor our performers. Some material may not be appropriate for younger audiences.