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DT Owens

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Comedian D.T. Owens started performing stand-up comedy while a sophomore at The University of Alabama- Birmingham. After receiving his BS degree in criminal justice, D.T. Owens decided he would pursue his life’s purpose of fighting crime, social injustices, inequality, and other social problems through laughter... it wasn’t because of his 2.1 gpa. Being raised in Birmingham, Al has enabled D.T. Owens to tap into his southern born roots for comedy and inspiration. D.T. Owens has crafted material that is universal in it’s appeal to audiences. His storied jokes about his grandma’s old peppermint or the way he was traumatized as a child by his grandma’s Vic Vapor Rub will tickle any audience.
Through trial and error, D.T. Owens believes he has developed and is still developing a unique voice that speaks to and for many people all while being extremely funny. Through hard work, dedication, and determination, D.T. Owens is starting to develop some major heat in the industry. In 2005, D.T. Owens taped his first nationally televised appearance on BET Comic View. D.T. Owens quickly followed-up the success of his national television debut by being invited to compete in 2 national stand-up comedy competitions. The 2006/2007 Boston Comedy Competition and Movie festival and the 2007/2008 28th Annual Seattle Comedy Competition where D.T. Owens received top honors opening night by Comedy Central talent scouts. In 2009 D.T. Owens was selected out of 100's of comedians to showcase on BET’s new stand-up comedy series “A Time To Laugh” hosted by legendary gospel singer Vickie Winans. Keep your ears and eyes open for the next big name in stand-up comedy, Comedian D.T. Owens

Comedy Clubs
The Comedy Cove (Springfield, NJ)
Deja Vu Comedy (Columbia, Mo.)
The Comedy Underground (Seattle, Wa.)
The Comedy Connection (Boston, Ma.)
Nick’s Comedy Stop (Boston, Ma.)
Cozzy’s Comedy Club (New Port News, Va)
The Comedy Catch (Chattanooga, Tn)
The Funny Bone (Baton Rouge, La)
The Comedy Cabana (Myrtle Beach, SC)
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club (Clayton, NC)
The Laugh In Comedy Café (Ft. Meyers, Fl.)
Joey’s Comedy Club (Lavonia, Mi)
The Looney Bin’s (Wichita, Ks), (Little Rock, Ar), (Oklahoma City, Ok), (Tulsa, Ok)
The Funny Stop (Cuyahoga Falls, Oh)
The Stardome Comedy Club (Birmingham, Al)
The Laff Spot (Houston, Tx)

Colleges, Universities, Casinos, Military
The Marine Corp Air Station (Beaufort, SC)
Offutt Airforce Base (Omaha, Ne)
Concordia University (Austin, Tx)
Texas A&M University (College Station, Tx)
The College of Charleston (Charleston, SC)
Florida Gulf Coast University (Ft. Meyers, Fl)
Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Oh) letter of rec.
The University of Alabama in Birmingham (Birmingham, Al) letter of rec.
The University of South Alabama (Mobile, Al) letter of rec.
The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Al)
The University of Montevallo (Montevallo, Al)
Southern University (Baton Rouge, La)
Birmingham Southern Methodist College (Birmingham, Al)
Samford University (Homewood, Al)
The Paradise Bowl and Casino (Tacoma, Wa)
Casino Magic (Biloxi, Ms)
The Plaza Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas, NV)
The Borgata Hotel Casino, & Spa (Atlantic City, NJ)

Corporate, Charity, Organizational Work
Magnetsigns, Marco’s Pizza, Wireless Zone, La Quinta, BP Arco, ValPak, Church’s Chicken, and Meineke (Leadership Ideas Summit Washington, DC)
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC)
Outreach World Ministries (Killeen, Tx)
Oasis Family Life Church (Dallas, Ga)
100 Black Women Morticians Regional Convention (Birmingham, Al)
Narcotics Anonymous Convention (Montgomery, Al), (Birmingham, Al), (Atlanta, Ga)
Relay For Life Walk-A-Thon (Hoover, Al)

Television, Film, Comedy and Movie Festivals
2009/2010 BET’s “A Time To Laugh” hosted by Gospel singer Vickie Winans

2007/2008 Seattle Comedy Competition

2006/2007 Boston Comedy Competition and Movie Festival

2005/2006 BET Comic View hosted by Sheryl Underwood

2003/2004 “The Fighting Temptations” “starring Academy Award Winning Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr., Beyonce’ Knowles, Mike Epps and Steve Harvey

2001/2002 “World Traveler” written and directed by Bart Freundlich, starring Billy Crudup and Julianne Moore

 

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"New Jack" Comedian of the Year BET Comic View Stand-up Comedian
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