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Barry Weisenberg

Barry Weisenberg has been teaching stand-up comedy at West Los Angeles Community College for over 10 years. He is also a comedy instructor at the DePietro Performance Center in Orange County, California. He has released a CD entitled ‘Extreme Comedy’ and he also writes comedy material for many comedians who are performing in Southern California. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Barry has been doing standup comedy since December 1991, after taking a beginning comedy class from Steve Klasky, who was Will Ferrell’s first comedy coach. Barry’s many accomplishments are below:

  • 2006: winner, Las Vegas comedy festival, winner
  • 2007: second place finish in the Comedy Idol competition at the Ontario Mills Improv
  • 2011: second place finish (one point behind first place) at the 2011 Orange County’s Funniest Person Competition (2009 and 2010: 3rd place finish)
  • Finalist, 4 years in a row, O.C.’s Funniest Person Contest
  • 2011: I was also in the finals of the Rickies One Liner Contest at the Comedy Store Hollywood in October of 2011.

Barry performs at numerous comedy clubs, benefits, many clean and corporate shows, and colleges. He regularly appears monthly at the Irvine Improv, as well as spots at the Ontario Mills Improv, and The Jon Lovitz comedy club at Universal Citywalk.

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