Gerry Katzman is an actor, comedian, and magician who has appeared on "Important Things with Demetri Martin" on Comedy Central, "JAG" on CBS, "Angel" on The WB, "Lucky" on FX, "A.U.S.A" on NBC, "In Justice" on ABC, "Ned's" on Nickelodeon, "The Rerun Show" on NBC,and many other film, theater, and television roles.
Gerry has performed onstage at The Improv, The Laugh Factory, The Bellagio Hotel, The Comedy Store, The Magic Castle, and many other venues. Gerry is the head-writer and creator of the "So You Think You Can Dance" animated Recap for Fox and was the on-camera host of the Oscars for Hollywood.com, The Emmys for MSN.com, and The Dirty Sexy Podcast for ABC.com. In addition to being a performer at The Magic Castle, he is the Magical Technical Advisor for "Ghostwhisperer" and "Desperate Housewives."
Gerry was named by Backstage Magazine's reader's poll "Favorite Comedy Teacher in Los Angeles" and his class, http://standupcomedyclass.com, was named "Favorite Comedy Class in Los Angeles." His students include writers for "Ellen," "Friends," and "Kath and Kim." His students have won numerous comedy contests and have starred on series including "Spartacus" on Starz and "The Ex-List" on CBS. He has been a featured speaker for The American Film Institute's Screen Actor's Guild Conservatory, Georgetown University, The Conscious Life Expo, The Wisdom Festival, The Hollywood Reporter's Actorfest, and Monster.com's "Making it Count."
In addition to teaching and performing Gerry has written for television, newspapers, magazines, and on-line news outlets. As a corporate entertainer, Gerry's clients include Microsoft, ADM, and American Express. For more information call 866 624 4233.