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Breakout Artist Comedy Series: Brent Pella

Brent Pella is a stand-up comedian whose comedy sketches, celebrity impressions and parody music videos have gained more than 50 million views online and have been featured on MTV, Funny or Die, BroBible, Worldstar HipHop and more. A graduate of both the UCB and Groundlings improv/sketch programs in LA, Brent is best known for his impressions of Eminem, The Rock, and ‘Young Jamie’ from the Joe Rogan podcast, in addition to viral comedy shorts “How the Grinch Took Mushrooms,” and “Why You Shouldn’t Fly Spirit Airlines,” which gained 3 million views in the first day of release and took the #1 trending spot on both Reddit and Youtube the same day. Brent’s live show is a mixture of stand-up and original characters in a high-energy format that’s inspired by experiences of growing up with a single mother, the audacity of adulthood, and attempts at becoming a “conscious bro.” Brent currently lives in Los Angeles and headlines comedy clubs and colleges around the US, while continuing to produce his own content for release on Instagram (@BrentPella) and at YouTube.com/BrentPella as well as his weekly podcast The Brent Pella Show.

Carolines on Broadway is proud to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series, a series which put the spotlight on the very best and brightest emerging stand-up comedians in their very own headlining show. These are the comedians that are currently plying their trade and honing their craft on their way to becoming the stars of tomorrow.