Who is Matt Kazam? Why does he look so familiar? Where have I seen him before? All of these questions can be answered when examining his profession: stand-up comedian. Matt is a veteran comic with 20 years experience who can be seen performing at all the Nation's top comedy clubs, casinos and theaters. Matt has performed stand-up comedy over 5,000 times in 42 states and 7 countries. Matt has also performed over 500 corporate and private events. He has an amazing ability to work any crowd, anywhere, any venue.
In addition to his many collegiate performances, 2000 was highlighted by Matt's appearance at Clemson University's Tigerama, which was held on Homecoming weekend in Clemson's "Death Valley" Memorial Stadium. Tigerama is billed as the World's Largest Pep Rally and Matt not only performed his stand-up show for the 35,000 in attendance, but also served as Emcee for the evening's events. This was the first year Clemson used a stand-up comedian to perform and host the event. Matt's performance was so well received and he kept the evening's activities flowing and fun, that after the rally, Program Board Officials as well as student organizers hailed Tigerama 2000 as the best in it's 44 year history.
Stand-up comedy has been a dream for Matt his whole life. Growing up in New York City, he started performing shows for family and friends at the age of three, but it wasn't until graduating college at George Mason University with a Degree in Finance, that Matt finally took the plunge as a full time stand up comedian.
He has made numerous television appearances on NBC's "Last Comic Standing", Fox's "Big Red Couch", Comedy Central's "Stand-Up Stand-Up", VH-1's "Fools For Love", TLC' s "Two For Vegas", The Discovery Channel's "Lux List", WGN's "The Bob & Tom Show" and has served as the opening act for such notable comedians as Chris Rock, Pauly Shore, Kevin James, Robin Williams, DL Hughley and Drew Carey. Matt has also expanded his performing venues to include the Internet. He has appeared with Tommy Davidson on the Rascal's Comedy Club Webcast "Live Caught On The Net". In addition, Matt has a comedy special entitled "Stand-Up and Sit-Down with Matt Kazam" currently airing on XM Satellite Radio. In addition to these television projects Matt was a writer for the 2008 "Fox Reality TV Awards" on the Fox Reality Channel.
Matt has also taken his act to the corporate arena. Performing private parties and corporate functions for such Fortune 500 companies as America Online, Andersen Consulting, Marriott, KPMG, Mobil Oil, the Brunswick Corporation, US Foods and IBM. Whether he is performing at an awards banquet, a holiday party or team building meeting, Matt is guaranteed entertainment, day or night. He has also performed at numerous charity golf events including the prestigious TPC Avenel country club. His ability to tailor his act to any group has made him a unique and sought after corporate comedian by companies across the Nation.
Matt's energetic style, witty observations and unassuming charm combined with his youthful enthusiasm and instant likeability are the driving forces behind his unique and hilarious comedy.
Matt can currently be seen performing Nationwide and in Canada. Matt lives with his Wife in the Washington, DC area. When Matt is not performing he enjoys time with his family, golf, movies and traveling with his Wife.
Official Website: http://www.dcimprov.com
Added by thedcimprov on January 29, 2010