2018 FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE SEPT 1ST!
SAVE THE DATE • 2018 OCT 11-14
The Second City Diversity in Comedy Festival is a 4 day festival that will take place on October 11-14 2018. The festival will feature diverse performers in the realm of sketch, improv, and stand-up comedy through performances, panels, and workshops. Locations for the 2018 festival are at The Second City Hollywood and King King Hollywood.
Hosted by The Second City in Hollywood, this festival will take place in Los Angeles on:
2018 Festival Dates are October 11, 12, 13, and 14.
Who qualifies as “diverse”? We feel that diversity extends to any group of underrepresented cultural voices- this could be based on gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, etc. If you believe your comedic voice is underrepresented and reflects your unique background…apply!
Over the next few months we will be adding information on our many workshops, guest panels and performers. Check back for current updates!
2018 LADCF THRULINE SCHOLARSHIP!
Submission Deadline: September 17th and Award Notification will be on Friday, Oct 11th
Eligibility Requirements: Any diverse student or actor, 19 or over, who meets the application requirements can apply. The Los Angeles Diversity in Comedy Festival is seeking talent including but not limited to those who identify as any of the following: Asian Pacific, Sub Continent Asian, African American, Hispanic, Native American, Middle Eastern, LGBTQ, Transgender, and Female.
This Scholarship is at Second City Hollywood only and if awarded and living out of state or country, you must be responsible for any travel, lodging or housing accommodation during your scholarship period. All classes will take place at The Second City Training Center in Hollywood. Scholarship award is good for one year of study in improvisation, musical improvisation, or sketch comedy writing. The awarded applicant will receive one full length class per term (6 terms in total) in the year 2018, based on what applicant is eligible to take by Second City Hollywood’s training standards and prerequisites.
VOLUNTEER DURING LADCF 2018: fill out this FORM
2018 CALENDAR TBA
$80 before October 11th
$100 during festival
purchase here: https://bit.ly/2KVt1Z8
|Thursday, October 11th||Friday, October 12th||Saturday, October 13th||Sunday, October 14th|
|9 - 10 pm Bob Curry Cast 1|
|10 - 11 pm Bob Curry Cast 2|
There are three active stages during the festival, please take note which stage your show is at when purchasing tickets.
• The Second City Studio Theatre(located on 2nd floor with no elevator access)
• 3 Arts Stage (located on 2nd floor with no elevator access)
• King King Hollywood
The Second City Studio Theatre
King King Hollywood
The Black Version
Give us a movie title and we’ll give you The Black Version. Rolling Stone magazine calls the show “Hot” and the cast a “Comedic A-Team,” LA Weekly says the show is “Red Hot” and “Scores more than its share of belly laughs,” while the LA Times calls the show “A Winner”! Returning to the festival for the second year in a row, The Black Version is an all-African-American cast that includes show creator Jordan Black along with comedy veterans Phil LaMarr, Nyima Funk, Gary Anthony Williams, Daniele Gaither, and Cedric Yarbrough, cast is subject to change, all under the direction of Karen Maruyama.
Serenity Garcia – Read Bio
Dwayne Colbert – Read Bio
Josh Funk – Read Bio
Jen Hoyt – Read Bio
Jorge Emanuel Berrios – Read Bio
Carrie-ann Pishnak – Read Bio
Zack Colonna – Read Bio
Nancy Hayden – Read Bio
Isaac Esparza – Read Bio
Jenna Torrisi – Read Bio
Abby Wagner – Read Bio
Dionna Iron-Griffins – Read Bio
Claudia Wallace – Read Bio
Jasmine Kent – Read Bio
Kelly Hernandez – Read Bio
Chris Trovador- Read Bio
Chris Trovador- Read Bio