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2019 Fall South Central Campus Activities Planning Conference

Showcasing Acts


Showcasing Artists

Mark DeBonis

ari@degy.com
@TheMarkDeBonis

MARK DEBONIS (Just For Laughs; 2011 Great Canadian Laugh Off Winner; 2010 Canadian Comedy Award Winner and 2009 Tim Sims Award Nominee; finalist on XM Radio’s Canada’s Next Top ComicMark DeBonis took the plunge into stand up in 2008. In 2010 he won a Canadian Comedy award for “Best New Comer”. He followed that by winning the $25,000 grand prize for “The Great Canadian Laugh Off”. Mark has preformed multiple times at the International Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Mark made his acting debut in 2012 when he was in the award winning movie “Picture Day” where he got to walk the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Mark can be seen/heard on CBC’s “Accent on Toronto”, CBC’s “The Debaters” Much Music, Comedy Network, and his Comedy Special “No Kidding”.

Standard Isolated: 1500
APCA Isolated: 1450
2 of 3: 1150
3 of 5: 1050
5 of 7: 900
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Free Daps

ari@degy.com
facebook.com/FREEDAPS
@freedaps
youtube.com/freedaps

FREE DAPS is a group of freestyle rappers and improvisers who have been using hip-hop to create thrilling, one-of-a-kind musical comedy shows since 2012. After bringing authentic freestyle comedy shows to both Disney World & Universal Studios, and with clout in both the underground hip-hop & improv scenes internationally, FREE DAPS is ready to bring their brand of hilarious, impressive improv musicality to you. Our team has provided entertainment for everything from college event nights to the Vans Warped Tour to sporting events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. Members of our team have been featured on Fuse TV, Lifetime Network, The AV Club and Sway in the Morning.

Standard Isolated: 2500
APCA Isolated: 2250
2 of 3: 1800
3 of 5: 1600
5 of 7: 1500
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Originally from St. Louis, MO, Cornell “Nick” Nichols III is a comedian in the Kansas City area. Nick’s style of comedy has allowed him to perform at clubs, colleges, corporate and family events. Bo Burnham and Hasan Minhaj are just a couple big names he has worked with. He started doing comedy during his college career at Missouri University of Science & Technology. He went from performing YouTube sketches, to performing improvisational comedy to ultimately performing standup comedy at the school’s talent show. He graduated from Missouri S&T in May 2015 with a B.S. in Engineering Management and emphasis in Management of Technology. He has a TEDx talk, A Shy Kid Ready For Change, that is available to watch on the official TEDx YouTube channel and also a quarter hour standup special, Live from Gillioz Theatre, that is available to watch on his personal YouTube channel.

Standard Isolated: 1500
APCA Isolated: 1500
2 of 3: 1350
3 of 5: 1250
5 of 7: 1050
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

As founder of the company “Mastering College to Career,” Daniel Botero is a strong and much-needed voice in the college community. Author of a book and host of a top-rated podcast of the same name, Daniel has dedicated himself to showing college students the path out of debt and into their dream job. Leading by example, Daniel is a picture of success through determination. Having come to this country as a child with two suitcases, little money, and some big dreams, he turned his challenges into opportunities. Daniel graduated college in four years with two majors, bought his first home at 23, and paid off more than $20,000 in student debt. As a speaker who has addressed students from over 30 Universities and reached thousands of young people, Daniel is thrilled to be living his dream by helping others to achieve theirs.

Standard Isolated: 2500
APCA Isolated: 2,500
2 of 3: 2,250
3 of 5: 2,000
5 of 7: $1,750
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Sound

Sin

sin.apolloentertainment@gmail.com
facebook.com/sinspokenword
twitter.com/sinspokenword

22 years old, born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Sin has been writing since his childhood and has been performing for over 3 years. With a wide-ranging style from the personal to the braggadocios, he has performed all over The lone star state and has national touring aspirations.With a blend of traditional and hip-hop influences, he brings a one of a kind energy to the mic and his unique style is always in demand.

Standard Isolated: 1500
APCA Isolated: 1500
2 of 3: 1350
3 of 5: 1200
5 of 7: 1000
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging

Jose Sarduy

admin@josesarduy.com
ComedianJoseSarduy
JoseSarduy

Gathering material from a wealth of life experiences, Jose takes audiences on the rollercoaster ride that’s been his life. Born in Cuba and deported because his father was a political prisoner, he came to the U.S. at a young age. Growing up with a hard working and quirky Cuban family brought loads of funny moments everyday. He made them proud when after high school he was accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy. He became an Air Force officer, is an accomplished aviator, and is a veteran having served in Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He’s been all over the world and has even been shot at in two countries. His comedy career started out in New York and Philadelphia, getting on stage anytime he could. He performs all over the world now and is an audience favorite for his ability to make deportation, and life threatening moments hysterical.

Standard Isolated: 2000.
APCA Isolated: 2000.
2 of 3: 1850.
3 of 5: 1700.
5 of 7: 1500.
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Keynote speaker and mental health advocate Ethan Fisher draws from his life experience to challenge, motivate, and inspire his audiences. From star high school athlete, to prison inmate, to the recipient of an MBA with honors, Ethan’s life is a lesson in accountability, passion and perseverance. Growing up in a family that did not speak openly about mental health, Ethan spent his teenage years secretly battling clinical depression while he publicly received accolades for his uncommon talent on the basketball court. He began to self-medicate, leading to a years-long battle with alcoholism and substance abuse that derailed his basketball career and ended in a 3-year prison sentence. He graduated summa cum laude, was awarded the entrepreneurship student of the year award and was the recipient of the President's award.

Standard Isolated: 2,800
APCA Isolated: 2,500
2 of 3: 2,200
3 of 5: 2,000
5 of 7: 1,800
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging

Meet Selkii - the Live-Looping-Songstress hailing from South Africa’s Surf City, Durban. She's often been called a female version of Jack Johnson or Jason Mraz stylistically - with a powerful raspy voice that gets compared to voices like Amy Winehouse and Brandi Carlile. Selkii’s love for nature, connection, travel - and life simple pleasures - comes through her thoughtful ocean-minded lyrics. Selkii not only just made The Top 24 of NBC's The Voice under Blake Shelton's mentorship -but she was also a top 7 finalist on the South African version of American Idol - South African Idol. Her version of IRIS by The Goo Goo Dolls for the Top 24 made it to #86 in iTunes' Alternative category on apple Music Charts in the USA in May 2019. Her hope is to heal and enrich people’s souls with a beautiful message.

Standard Isolated:
APCA Isolated: 1,800
2 of 3: 1,700
3 of 5: 1,600
5 of 7: 1,200
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Michaela Paige

michaelapaigesings@gmail.com
facebook.com/msmichaelapaige
msmichaelapaige

Michaela participated in NBC's Emmy Award winning hit reality TV show "The Voice", where she not only earned a spot in the Top 12 with Team Blake, but graced the likes of USA Today, Rolling Stone, Access Hollywood, and the iTunes Top 100 Chart (to name a few). In 2016 Michaela and her team launched the “Be You” campaign as a means to connect with her young audience and empower them through music and lecture. She’s traveled the country spreading her message but more importantly, having fun and putting smiles on her fans faces.In 2018-2019 she appeared in several episodes of TLC’s “I Am Jazz”.

Standard Isolated: 2000.00
APCA Isolated: 2000.00
2 of 3: 1750.00
3 of 5: 1500.00
5 of 7: 1250.00
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Sound, Lighting

DJ Sandhu

djsandhu20@gmail.com
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Buried deep within the most luxuriant beard in comedy lives DJ Sandhu’s silver tongue just aching to get out and spread its diabolical thoughts. From Sacramento, CA, Sandhu decided to break his parents’ hearts by sharing his absurd opinions with strangers rather than going to med school like a responsible, well-adjusted adult. From the World Series of Comedy to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and everywhere in between, Sandhu has worked with some of the industry’s legends including Sinbad, Bret Ernst, John Witherspoon, Michael Blackson, and Steve Byrne…all of which leave his mother incredibly disappointed that he didn’t choose a better life path.

Standard Isolated: 950
APCA Isolated: 950
2 of 3: 850
3 of 5: 750
5 of 7: 650
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Sound, Lighting

Tim Mooney

tim_mooney@earthlink.net
Twitter.com/TimMooneyRep
YouTube.com/Molierelover

Timothy Mooney’s favorite audience response is “I used to think I hated Shakespeare… Now I think I LOVE Shakespeare!” Over seventeen years of touring, Tim’s one-man plays, Molière than Thou, Lot o’ Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Histories, Breakneck Hamlet and Breakneck Julius Caesar have earned this response from a whole new generation of students! Tim has adapted seventeen of Molière’s plays to rhyming verse, seen all over the world, most published by Playscripts, and Stage Rights. His play, The Greatest Speech of All Time revisits historical speeches from Socrates through Martin Luther King. Formerly, Tim produced fifty plays as Artistic Director of the Stage Two Theatre, and recently published his acting text, Acting at the Speed of Life; Conquering Theatrical Style along with The Big Book of Moliere Monologues. Tim’s latest play “Man Cave,” a one-man sci-fi climate change tragicomedy, is turning people on to the urgent challenges of climate change!

Standard Isolated: 1195.00
APCA Isolated: 1195.00
2 of 3: 1095.00
3 of 5: 945.00
5 of 7: 745.00
Additional requirements: All Inclusive

byerSelf

ari@degy.com
facebook.com/CelloGregCello/
@cellogreg

Despite its moniker, byerSelf is more than your typical solo project; with its mesmerizing blend of modern covers and catchy originals, it will redefine what you thought a cellist was capable of! byerSelf is the pseudonym of singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Greg Byers. With a pioneering musical style that blends modern genres, improvisation, and technology; Greg has been asked to perform and record with artists such as Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dr. John, Raquel Sofia, and VocalEssence. He has received an Artist Initiative grant and has been a finalist for the McKnight Fellowship for Musicians. Armed with only his voice, electric cello and pedalboard, byerSelf uses live looping to create a lush backdrop or an infectious groove. Every performance, Greg amazes the audience with his instrumental virtuosity and heartfelt vocals. His charisma and on-stage energy guarantee an engaging, interactive show for fans of all ages and musical tastes.

Standard Isolated: 1750
APCA Isolated: 1750
2 of 3: 1350
3 of 5: 1250
5 of 7: 1150
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

AZEEM

info@laffinstock.com
AZEEMCOMEDY
AZEEMCOMEDY

For nearly twenty years, Azeem has been building quite a reputation for himself as a top-class comedian, lecturer and trainer. Whether he's hosting a corporate event, headlining sold-out comedy clubs, colleges or cruise ships, his comedic style affords him the ability to reach people in ways many never attempt. This 2005 MPAC Image Award Winner has toured with Dave Chappelle, Ron White, and others. His ability to intertwine comedy inside his his messages makes him a must-have on the college circuit, as he educates without lecturing. Azeem's humanistic approach to comedy binds all people together, regardless of religion, color, gender or ethnicity. He connects with the audiences sensibilities by addressing everyday issues that affect "everyday people" in a way that keeps them laughing and assessing themselves simultaneously. Making him regarded as "The Conscious Comic".

Standard Isolated: $2100
APCA Isolated: 1900
2 of 3: 1700
3 of 5: 1600
5 of 7: 1500
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Sound

Trey Mack

ComedianTreyMack@gmail.com

Trey Mack is a stand-up comedian from Birmingham, AL. Since his start in 2012, he has recorded his own comedy special that is on Amazon Prime entitled "Have Fun", and starred on Kevin Hart's "Hart of the City" on Comedy Central. Through his relatable observations and musical antidotes, crowds are guaranteed to be taken on a journey throughout a Trey Mack performance!

Standard Isolated: 1000
APCA Isolated: 1000
2 of 3: 1000
3 of 5: 1000
5 of 7: 1000
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Shanice Green

info@neon-entertainment.com
facebook.com/singershanicegreen
@shanicegreen
youtube.com/shanicegreen

Shanice Green gives us a necessary break from the norm. In a world that's seemingly obsessed with the next Top 40 hit, it's very rare to come across an artist who embraces soul and authenticity. Shanice Green pours pure, unfiltered "soul" into her listeners hearts. She has managed to find a sweet spot between acoustic soul, blues, and "folky-pop" that sits just right. From festival stages to coffee shops, Shanice brings a unique, soulful energy wherever she goes. While Shanice accompanies herself expressively and rhythmically on acoustic guitar, it's her rich, euphonious voice that truly captures hearts.

Standard Isolated: 1475
APCA Isolated: 1475
2 of 3: 1325
3 of 5: 1175
5 of 7: 1075
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Jaylene Clark Owens

info@neon-entertainment.com
Facebook.com/JayleneClarkOwens
@Jaylene_C_Owens
YouTube.com/c/JayleneClarkOwens

Jaylene Clark Owens is a Philly resident from Harlem, NY. She is a highly acclaimed poet, as well as an AUDELCO and Barrymore Award winning actress. Jaylene competed in the Apollo Theater Amateur Night competition, in which she won 1st place for her spoken word poem, "SoHa." She advanced three times in the competition, ending as a finalist in the Super Top Dog competition. She is proudly one of the co-writers of Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale, the award winning, spoken word infused play about gentrification in Harlem. Her debut book of poetry, AfroPoetic, is now available on Amazon. Her poem, “My Voice, My Choice” was a runner-up in the 2018 Button Poetry Video Contest. Jaylene’s poetry is powerful, engaging, and her performance combines elements of her background as a professional actress. She aims to captivate, motivate, and educate her audience with her spoken word poetry.

Standard Isolated: 1575
APCA Isolated: 1575
2 of 3: 1475
3 of 5: 1375
5 of 7: 1275
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Michael Glatzmaier’s musical comedy show is unique and fresh. His act combines Stand-Up, Original Songs and Improvised Music from audience suggestions. Michael placed 1st in Boise, ID World Series Of Comedy Satelite, was in Sfit, Seattle Festival of Improv, and 2018 Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has performed his one man musical comedy show from Vancouver, BC to NY.

Standard Isolated: 950
APCA Isolated: 950
2 of 3: 850
3 of 5: 750
5 of 7: 650
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Sound, Lighting

Matt O’Brien is a Los Angeles based Comedian that has been featured on MTV, Variety, TBS, Comedy Network, CBC, Odd Squad on PBS, MuchMusic, and San Francisco Sketchfest. He performed his own hour long special on The Comedy Network in Canada, and in 2017 he performed his third TV gala at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. He is the winner of SiriusXM Radio’s Top Comic, and was recently nominated for Best Break Out Artist at the Canadian Comedy Awards and Best Comedian by COCA (Canadian Organization of Campus Activities). He was a Just For Laughs correspondent for Comedy Network interviewing the likes of Judd Apatow, Maria Bamford, Seth Rogan and Colin Mochrie. His debut album “Live in a basement in front of 20 people” hit #1 on the iTunes Comedy charts. He also hosts and films his own YouTube talk show “Late Night Talk Show on a Subway” that recently featured Scott Thompson of Kids in the Hall.

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Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Nick Reynoldson has a unique view of the world. Sharp, smart and energetic, this young comic is quickly on the rise. A 2018 Runner Up at SiriusXM’s Top Comic Competition, Nick has appeared in major festivals including Just For Laughs, JFL Northwest, NXNE and as part of the New Faces Showcase at JFL 42. He’s been featured on MTV, Kevin Hart's LOL Network and multiple national commercials.

Standard Isolated: 1650
APCA Isolated: 1250
2 of 3: 1050
3 of 5: 950
5 of 7:
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

Michael Glatzmaier’s musical comedy show is unique and fresh. His act combines Stand-Up, Original Songs and Improvised Music from audience suggestions. Michael placed 1st in Boise, ID World Series Of Comedy Satelite, was in Sfit, Seattle Festival of Improv, and 2018 Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has performed his one man musical comedy show from Vancouver, BC to NY.

Standard Isolated: 950
APCA Isolated: 950
2 of 3: 850
3 of 5: 750
5 of 7: 650
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Sound, Lighting

Julia Hladkowicz is a comedian and actor who has won numerous awards in the world of comedy such as the Hogtown Comedy Festival Directors Award, 2008 Fresh Meat Showcase Nomination and the prestigious Brian Linehan Scholarship Award. She has appeared on The Comedy Network, Much Music’s Video on Trial, MTV, YTV, PBS and on SiriusXM. Hladkowicz has toured all over North America performing at clubs and at multiple festivals including the LA Comedy Fest, Canadian International Comedy Fest, San Francisco Sketch Fest, Laughing Skull Comedy Competition in Atlanta, NXNE, COCA (Canadian Organization of Campus Activities) and the Seattle International Comedy Competition. Hladkowicz filmed her TV special, No Kidding, on iChannel. She is a two time finalist in SiriusXM’s Top Comic and has performed numerous times at JFL42 in Toronto and twice at Just For Laughs in Montreal. She made her Just For Laughs debut in the Homegrown Competition in 2015 and has returned to do two All Access TV tapings and a Kevin Hart LOL Live taping. Julia is also the co-host of Canadian Comedy Award nominated podcast, “We’re Doing It” with Amanda Brooke Perrin and has a Canadian Comedy Award nomination and an I Heart Jokes nomination for Best Female Stand-up. Her debut, self titled comedy album “LAD-KO-WITS” just dropped and hit the #1 spot on iTunes comedy. She was a featured performer at Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans and just did a taping for Audible at SF Sketchfest.

Standard Isolated: 1600
APCA Isolated: 1500
2 of 3: 1400
3 of 5: 1200
5 of 7: 1000
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

I.N.K. brings the party to poetry. They are a poetry duo, whose live show involves fast paced, high energy, spoken word with a comedic twist. “The Penn And Teller Of Poetry” have taken their act to the National Poetry Slam, where they reached group finals and placed 6th in the nation. Biracial poet and event host, Courageous collaborated with Knoxville artist Lane Shuler and crafted a show that takes poetry, comedy, hip-hop, romance, body image, and diversity and blends it together into a rhythmic and energetic live show that is both educational, and entertaining. Since 2012, they have performed at colleges all over the country and have shared the stage with Russell Simmons, Saul Williams, Buddy Wakefield, G Yamazawa, and The Asia Project. Due to their differing racial and life backgrounds, their entertaining perspectives on life are perfect for diversity events, emceeing, writing events, comedy nights, and more!

Standard Isolated: 2025
APCA Isolated: 2025
2 of 3: 1925
3 of 5: 1825
5 of 7: 1725
Additional requirements: Travel, Lodging, Meals, Sound, Lighting

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