Headliner is Mike Rivera - America’s funniest teacher!
Seen on The View, Showtime and HBO! Come out for Teacher Appreciation Month!
America’s Most Hilarious Teacher, Mike Rivera began his career performing comedy while a student at San Jose State University. Always valuing education, Mike set-off to perfect his Stand-Up skills in the comedy clubs of the San Francisco Bay Area. Within a year, Mike was a regular at all the clubs, opening for big named acts and appearing on local television and radio stations.
After becoming a regional winner of ShowTime’s Funniest Person in America and appearing on HBO’s From the Earth to the Moon, Mike Rivera found a way to bring his comedic act to our future generations.
For the past thirteen years, Mike has been bringing humor to his students as a full-time Civics middle school teacher. Winning Teacher of the Year in his very first year as an educator, Mike realized he could really make a difference in and out of the classroom. In his thirteen years of teaching, Mike has been recognized for his innovative teaching approach by being named Whose Who Among American Teachers, earning Most Comprehensive Multicultural Program, and also Pinellas County School’s Program on the Move. Working as a comic at night, the number thirteen proved to be a lucky number when he was named America’s Most Hilarious Teacher in 2013.
As America’s Most Hilarious Teacher, Mike Rivera is a versatile performer who brings high energy with a brazen sense of humor for one knockout show in and out of the classroom.
FEATURE ACTS DAN LONG & MINDA MO!
Dan Long - Hailing from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and standing at 6’ 7”, Dan Long has been treating audiences all over the country to his unique brand of clever, dry and occasionally dark humor.
In 2010, Dan began his comedy career, performing with Second Floor Stand Up during his senior year at Penn State. From there, he began performing all over Happy Valley until someone gave him degree and made him leave. Upon graduation, Dan landed a cool 1940s job with a cool 1940s wage, as he began writing for his hometown newspaper, The Punxsutawney Spirit.
During his time at the newspaper, he honed his writing chops, producing a monthly comedic column, “So what’s the deal?” During that time, Dan continued to keep audiences in stitches, performing all over the Keystone state.
Recently, Dan has shared the stage with Jim Florentine, Mike Vecchione, Myq Kaplan and Drew Lynch, performed at Animate Florida Con, was named a Florida’s Funniest Semi-Finalist, won the Casino Miami Comedy Contest and was the Judge’s Choice award winner at the Homefield Comedy Contest.
Minda Mo - Minda is a two-time winner of the Boca Comedy Festival, has performed on Improv, NY Comedy Club, Flappers, and the most notable Florida stages. She’s worked with amazing talent, such as Hannibal Burress, Jim Florentine, Mike Vecchione, Drew Lynch, Reverend Bob Levy, Esther Ku, Preacher Lawson & many others. This native Floridian is known for her unique and ironic take on the world, with unforgiving viewpoints on life’s everyday occurrences.
In addition to doing comedy, Minda is currently developing a number of TV shows and movie scripts. She also uses her sharp wit and blunt honesty co-hosting podcasts with notable guests like Reverend Bob Levy and Jim Florentine. She is a prolific writer, content and creative director who brings a smart spin on comedy, and diverse background in visual arts.
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