Bryan Kellen, along with Barbara Holliday and Joshua Snyder, discusses how he met his wife at a comedy club, that he had a plethora of jobs before comedy including being a counselor for autistic males, and him being completely green for his first big show. During Punch It Up, Richard Park performs a 3 minute set and gets critiques.
Rubber-bodied and dynamically engaging, comedian Bryan Kellen has become an energetic, comedic powerhouse. Bryan’s feverish mix of storytelling, observational humor, and physical comedy produces one of the most universally captivating shows in entertainment today. He has become the regular theater tour opener for television star and notable comedian, George Lopez, who noticed Bryan’s reliable abilities and similar style of turning uncomfortable life experiences into hilarious performances.
Bryan’s career hit the ground running when he bested a long list of well-established comics and won the Rocky Mountain Laff-Off in Salt Lake City, Utah just two years after his first time on stage. This coup was followed up by a 2nd Place finish in the prestigious Seattle International Comedy Competition. Shortly thereafter, ‘Entertainment Business Journal’ named Bryan as one of the “Top 100 Comedians in the Country.”
San Francisco’s NBC affiliate invited Bryan to perform on their, “Best of the Bay” stand-up comedy show. Bryan next made an appearance on The WB’s popular morning show, “The Daily Buzz,” where he brought the audience, hosts, and fellow guest, basketball player Karl Malone, to hysterics with his hilarious improvisational skills.
Bryan was awarded one of his most coveted honors at the After a national tour of critiquing professional comedians, The National Comedy Hall of Fame named Bryan as “America’s Best Up-and-Coming Comedian.” He has since reappeared at the Las VegasComedy Festival, as well as on NBC,Comedy Central, HBO, Last Comic Standing, Comics Unleashed and Lopez Tonight while becoming a favorite headliner at America’s top comedy clubs. While living in Denver, Bryan was a regular on the NBC Affiliate’s series “The Experts.” And most recently Bryan made an appearance on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Maintaining an ever-increasing pace, Bryan has left audiences little time to catch their breath… gasping just long enough to demand more of this gifted and super-animated stand-up comedian.