Andrew Engel, the Director of New Talent at Gotham Comedy club and Founder/Owner of Manhattan Comedy School. Andrew produces New Talent shows that are the best opportunities for young comedians to start their careers.
Over the past 20 years, his New Talent Shows have become the premiere showcase for discovering and developing new comedic talent in New York City. These shows have become a rite of passage for many serious young comics in New York City. Many national headliners started as new talent on his shows including, Jim Gaffigan, Ed Helms, Greg Giraldo, Demetri Martin, Mike O’Malley, Lisa Lampanelli, Judah Friedlander and many others.
Just this past year Andy has become the associate producer for David Brenners “Whats so Funny”. In addition, he is the talent coordinator for the new Ryan Seacrest/ Mark Cuban show “Live at Gotham on AXSTV” He often puts together industry showcases for them as well. Recent attendees include representatives from Comedy Central, HBO, Apostle Pictures, CAA, ICM, William Morris Endeavor, Three Arts, Late night with Jimmy Fallon, The Late show with David Letterman, The Montreal Comedy Festival, The SXSW festival and many others.
Andy Engel www.manhattancomedyschool.com or 212-462-3200
Join Ronald and guest Andy Engel this Thursday, January 11 at 7:00 PM to discuss what he does to lighten our worlds through comedy.
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