Chris is a stand-up comic based in the Tampa Bay area. He began his stand-up career skipping night classes at the University of South Florida to perform in open mics all over the Bay Area and Central Florida. In 2009, he was a finalist in the "Florida's Funniest Person Contest", a finalist in the "Big Bang Talent Show Season 1", won the Open Mic Contest at the Tampa Improv, and was featured in many Tampa Improv showcases including "Tampa's Unfamous Funniest" and "Comedy From The Road Less Traveled". Chris was voted Winner of the "Clash of the Comics 2010" and recently performed in the Tampa Bay Comedy Festival. He has shared the stage with such comedians as Maria Bamford, Eddie Brill, Josh Blue, and Tom Green. Chris has taken to the road performing all over Florida and is still three semesters away from his BA.
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