Charlie Ballard

Stand Up Comedian
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Love, Life, and Laughter

"a local guy getting national attention" - SF WEEKLY

"secretly great ..." - Jewish Journal

"...uncompromising" - The Vangardist

"cutting edge...spectacular" - BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

"over-the-top" - GATHERING OF NATIONS POWWOW


Charlie Ballard started his stand up comedy career in 2003 at the Brainwash Cafe in San Francisco, California. He is the host & creator of San Francisco's premier LGBT theme show, "Hella Gay Comedy Show" . He's been published in Campus Magazine, Indian Country, The Advocate Magazine, seen on LOGO, Comedy Central, NBC's America's Got Talent, Canada's APTN *Aboriginals People Television Network* and Kathy Griffin Live.  In June of 2013, Charlie completed starring in his first feature film, "All The Others Were Practice" , a Post Gay Romantic Comedy due out in 2014. Also look for Charlie doing voice over in an animated short for PBS called, "Injunuity: Two Spirit"  .


Hella Gay Comedy Festival 2014 Show Schedule:
 

November 5th - Underwear Comedy Night @ Club OMG, 43 Sixth St. SF, CA., (415) 896-6473, www.hellagaycomedy.com - featuring our straight guys telling jokes in their underwear !!  10$, Show @ 8pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Sampson McCormick with Matt Gubser, Steve Post, Jake Hirschfeld, Mark Burg, Griffin Daley, Ken Hamlett, Michael Brandon & Trevor Shane Rogers.


November 6th Fag Hag Comedy Night @ Club OMG, 
43 Sixth St. SF, CA., (415) 896-6473, www.hellagaycomedy.com - featuring our favorite funny ladies battling it out for the title of Miss Fag Hag 2014 !!! 10$, Show @ 8pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Jon Gomora with Aviva Siegal, Iris Bensen, Georgia Mae Louise, Cheryl White, Eloisa Bravo, Lydia Popovich, Lilybeth Helson & Gloria Magana.


November 6th - Cougar Pride Comedy Show @ Rooz Cafe, 1918 Park Blvd., Oakland, CA., (510) 267-0110, www.hellgaycomedy.com - featuring our most experienced funny ladies! 10$, Show @ 7pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum. Mature Content. Hosted by Ira Summer with Sandra Risser, Rosalee Wollman, Suzy Vincent, Susan Maletta & Lael Gold.

November 6th - Butch vs. Femme Comedy Show @ White Horse Inn, 6551 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA., 94609, (510) 652-3820, www.hellagaycomedy.com - featuring an all Lesbian comedian line up, may the best Butch or Femme lesbian win!  10$, Show @ 8:30pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content.  Hosted by Ash Fisher with Kimberly Rose Wendt, Kate Willett, Carrie Avritt, Jenn Dronsky, Faith Choyce & Kelly Doyle.
 

November 7th - Sausage Fest Comedy Night @ Club OMG, 43 Sixth St. SF, CA., (415) 896-6473, www.hellagaycomedy.com - featuring our favorite straight guys telling jokes without their shirts in a Gay Bar.  10$, Show @ 8pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Charlie Ballard with Jon Alcabes, Nick Palm, Chris Ferdinandson, Demar Randy, Junior Dorsey, Andrew Orolfo, Paul Green & Connor Martin.

November 7th - Homo Says What Comedy Show @ Club 21, 2111 Franklin St. Oakland, CA. 94102, (510) 268-9425, www.hellagaycomedy.com - an all LGBT comedy show in Oakland! 10$, Show @ 8pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Ash Fisher & Kimberly Rose Wendt with Jessica Sele, Irene Tu, Loren Kraut, Faith Choyce & Sampson McCormick.


November 8th - Its Okay, My Friend is Gay Comedy Show @ Layover, 1517 Franklin St., Oakland, CA., (510) 834-1517, www.hellagaycomedy.com - a Queer friendly line up featuring our favorite straight comics! 10$, Show @ 8pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Steve Ausburne, Kevin Monroe, Kelly Anneken, Anthony Medina, Stephani Silverman, Priyanki Wali, Susanna Chovnick & Bryant Hicks.


November 8th - LGBT Comedy Night @ Club OMG, 43 Sixth St. SF, CA., (415) 896-6473, www.hellagaycomedy.com- featuring an all LGBT comedian line up! 10$, Show @ 7pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Charlie Ballard with Diana Hong, Jon Gomora, Emily Van Dyke, Kate Willett, Loren Kraut, Tammy Power, Robert Parra & Savannah Stewart.


November 8th - Queers & Allies Comedy Night @ Magnet Center, 4122 18th St. SF, CA., (415) 581-1600, www.hellagaycomedy.com - a hodge podge of Queer and Queer friendly performers in San Francisco!  THIS SHOW IS FREE FREE FREE !! Show @ 8pm, All Ages !! Mature Content. Hosted by Jesus Fuentes with Clay Newman, Sampson McCormick, Irene Tu, Michael Patten, Erin Loftus, Victor Cruz Perez & Jon Gomora.

November 9th - Girl Power Comedy Night @ Pa'ina Lounge, 1865 Post St. SF, CA., (415) 829-2642, www.hellagaycomedy.com - featuring an all ladies line up of Lesbian, Fem, Straight, Butch, Lipstick & Estrogen fueled comedy show! 10$, Show @ 7pm, 21 & Over, 2 item minimum, Mature Content. Hosted by Carrie Avritt with Irene Tu, Kelly Lynch, Kate Willett, Jennifer Dronsky, Valerie Branch, Loren Kraut, Karinda Dobbins & Ash Fisher. 


November 9th - Best of Hella Gay Fest @ Club OMG, 43 Sixth St. SF, CA., (415) 896-6473, www.hellagaycomedy.com - featuring our top performers from this years Hella Gay Comedy Festival 2014 !!! 10$, Show @ 7pm, 21 & Over, No Drink Minimum, Mature Content.


November 9th - Hella Gay Comedy Festival Gala @ Supper Club, 657 Harrison St. SF, CA. 94107 (415) 348-0900, www.hellagaycomedy.com- our big blow out show will feature Shawn Pelofsky, male strippers, burlesque dancers & comedians! 15$ Admission & 30$ VIP Admission available at the door!



Click below to check out my Blogs!
www.charlieballard.blogspot.com


If you contact me through my website, don't forget to leave your return email address otherwise I won't get it !!!


I starred in my very first film feature this past year, heres the movie trailer for, "All The Others Were Practice" ,
which is due out in LGBT Film Festivals and beyond in 2014 !!




Outlaugh Comedy Festival 2006




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