Plano Comedy Festival ALUMNI

Gianmarco Soresi is a NY based stand-up comedian, actor and creator. His stand-up has been featured on Netflix's Bonding, PBS's Stories from the Stage, Real Housewives of New York (really), and he was the winner of Amazon's Comics Watching Comics Season 8.

His First Comedy Special "Shelf Life" Is Now Available On Amazon Prime And Was Selected By Npr As A 2020 Comedy Special Recommendation.

Justin Foster is a native Texas comedian now living in Los Angeles. Justin quickly charms the audience with his weird, slightly off, yet likable personality that allows him to delve into personal stories of sobriety, his fear of flying, and drug dealer Dad. You might have seen him on the Joe Rogan Experience and Laughs on Fox.

His debut comedy album, 'DANGERLESS', released worldwide 3/2/18 and debuted at Number One on iTunes.

He is also the host of the popular "Foster the Podcast", now available on iTunes”.

Jay Mandyam was pushed into doing stand-up comedy by one of his college professors at the age of 19. As for television, Jay was featured on the third season of the hit HBO TV show “Silicon Valley”. He also made a couple of appearances Comedy Central’s “@midnight with Chris Hardwick”, Howard Stern’s “The Wrap Up Show”, and "Modern Family".

In 2021, Jay will make his late night stand-up comedy television debut on “Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!”

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