Experience of Joey Elias
Started doing comedy in 1992 after losing a pool hall bet to his friend. Since then, Joey Elias has appeared in no less than 12 Just For Laughs Festivals and the 2004 and 2006 Just For Laughs Cross Canada Tour. In 2004, he travelled to Afghanistan, for the first time, to entertain Canadian troops. Joey has also appeared in his own Canadian National TV special “Comedy Now!” After last summer’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Joey was chosen by two out of three comedy aficionados in the Montreal Gazette as the act they would most like to see again.
Joey Elias is also spreading his horizons into the realm of acting. From stage to screen, Joey has appeared in several roles including: “The Art of War,” “The Wool Cap” with William H. Macy, and “The Day After Tomorrow” with Dennis Quaid. Joey now travels all across North America, headlining clubs and making numerous TV appearances. Joey also hosts the annual Joey Elias Charity Golf Classic to raise funds for Diabetes every summer. Today, he performs his new one-man show ‘In my Head & Out of My Mind,’ all about his experiences of turning 40 years old.
Performance Style of of Joey Elias
In today’s fast-paced world, Joey Elias stands on the side of the road, watching in a calm, Zen-like fashion, pointing out life’s absurdities. From Oprah to body piercing, his outlandish views have earned him critically acclaimed appearances in the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Global TV’s The Best of Montreal, the Wesley Snipes film The Art of War, and George Clooney’s Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
The Hour said; “His material is sold by a smooth gregarious personality, grafted onto the body of a class clown!”
The Montreal Gazette simply stated about Elias, “Brilliant!”
Personality: “People will discover a side of me that they didn’t know was there: that I really am a lunatic. They will see that I’ve taken my share of lumps in my personal life and my career.” In a nutshell, the show is: Me just not wanting to pay for therapy.” – Joey Elias
Why hire Joey Elias?
Joey Elias is a big man, with big shoes and big talent, guaranteed to deliver big laughs. As a seasoned professional, Joey travels worldwide headlining, performing at private corporate functions, and making numerous media appearances.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Private Events, Corporate Events, Cruise Lines, Comedy Festivals, Sports Events, Casino Events, Charity Events, Celebrity Speaking Events, Conventions, Trade Shows.
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