Long Beach, CA native and stand-up comic Jason Collings toured the country and shared the stage with some of the biggest names in comedy early on in his career. Opening for some of the greats turned him into a headliner and respectively, he is now headlining the country on his own bringing his observational and highly conversational trademark comedy to the masses. Proving to be a powerhouse in the field of entertainment, Collings owned the late night stage on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has showcased his comedic prowess on BET’s Comic View and on VH-1. He is also a frequent staple at The Comedy Store in Hollywood, the Improv comedy clubs, Laugh Factory, The Ice House in Pasadena, and at The Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach.
What started as a mere hobby has turned into what is sure to be a life-long career for Jason Collings and if you have the chance to see him live, you are sure to become a fan of his brand of comedy that has crowds roaring with laughter from coast to coast.
Candice Thompson is a comedian/writer/actor that was born in Queens, raised in Cincinnati, and currently resides in Los Angeles. She is the perfect mix of both East and West coasts with just the wrong amount of Midwest street cred. Candice comes from an ethnically mixed family with both of her parents being of African-American and Native American descent, but often gets mistaken for just plain old white.
Candice is one of the newest paid regulars at The Comedy Store in Hollywood, performs at the Hollywood Improv, Laugh Factory and was a 2013 NACA participant. You may have also seen her as a cast member on BET’s #1 hit show HELL DATE. You can hear her every week on iTunes as co-host of the podcast OFFARIOUS: The Show that’s Offensive & Hilarious, and in the comedic YouTube sketch series she co-created, CREEPY CARESS. She was also on season 9 of NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING and currently on E! network’s THE COMMENT SECTION.
Candice’s comedy has often made people squirm in their seats and most recently, has gotten her ejected from a wedding, but it’s her edgy vs. adorable factor that keeps crowds begging for more. Candice wants to thank her friends and family for all their support, but most of all she wants to thank God for making her better than everybody.
Thomas is a regular performer on E’s Chelsea Lately. In 2012, he was a standout in the New Faces showcase at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival where he returned to in 2013 to film his comedy for HBO Canada's Funny as Hell Series. On November 3rd, 2012, he made his late night debut when he performed standup on The Late Show With Craig Ferguson and has been featured in The New York Comedy Festival as well as The Bamboozle Music Festival, where he was named best comedian of 2007. You may have also seen him as a talking head on VH1’s 100 Sexiest Celebrities and 100 Greatest Child Stars.
Thomas Dale is one of the fastest rising talents in the United States today. It is from his world of colorful characters that Thomas draws the true stories he brings to comedy stages across the country. His ability to marry warmth and acceptance with brutal honesty and an acute awareness of his surroundings has won over fans and comedy insiders alike.
Chris Millhouse can be seen coming up on Comedy Central & Netflix on Owen Benjamin's 1 Hour Special "Huge Pianist!" He has been seen on CBS, SiTV (NuVo TV), VH1, Hulu, Comedy Time TV & more!
Chris is also a regular at multiple clubs in NYC & LA, and can be seen regularly in both cities. For videos & live dates, check his website at: www.ChrisMillhouse.com
Chris is the Host & Producer of the live stand up comedy show "Hot Comedy Action," which has been featured at the Improv Comedy Clubs for over 7 years! The show features the BEST comedians in stand up which is why the show often has SOLD OUT audiences!
For FREE TICKETS to a "Hot Comedy Action" show, email: HotComedyAction@gmail.com (please include the number of tickets you'd like, along with your first & last name
Sorry but Free Tickets are no longer available in Irvine.
Originally from Old Hickory, TN, Nate Bargatze is a stand-up comedian following in the entertainment business footsteps of his dad, a former clown turned world class magician. He has appeared on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon three times, following two appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He has also appeared on Conan four times, is a recurring guest on @midnight, and had his own Comedy Central Presents. He has written for Spike TV's Video Game Awards and received critical acclaim at the Montreal Comedy Festival multiple years. He has performed at Bonnaroo, SXSW, and Oddball Comedy Festival, and went on tour with Jimmy Fallon's Clean Cut Comedy Tour. Nate has also performed for the troops in Iraq and Kuwait five times. His debut comedy album "Yelled at by a Clown" reached #1 on the iTunes comedy charts and stayed on Billboard Top Ten Comedy Charts for weeks. Nate was also featured as one of Esquire's Best New Comedians by Jim Gaffigan, as one of Marc Maron's comedians to watch in Rolling Stone and Paste Magazine, and as #1 of Vulture's 50 Comedians You Should Know in 2015. His debut one hour special Full Time Magic premiered on Comedy Central last year and he was named as one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch in 2015 and voted as Interrobang's 2015 Comedian of the Year.
Barry Rothbart is one of the young rising stars in comedy today, appearing recently on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, starring in the new season of MTV’s “Punk’d” and landing a role as “Ben” on TNT’s “Men of A Certain Age”. He also co-wrote and starred in the IFC Channel show “Do Whatever”, as well as a series of national commercials including: Taco Bell, Honda and Miller Light. He was also named a “New Face” and “Best of the Fest” performer at the 2011 Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Fest. In addition to stand up he has performed sketch and Improv for several years at the UCB Theater in NY and LA and a one-man character show in 2010. As a writer/director, in addition to several shorts, he has recently completed shooting on his first feature length film entitled “Hungry”.
Hot Comedy Action features & showcases the BEST up in coming comedians, and BIGGEST headliners in stand up!
This show was created, produced, & is hosted by comedian Chris Millhouse who is regularly featured on TV & at the the BIGGEST Comedy Clubs across the country!
Hot Comedy Action has been featured monthly at The Hollywood Improv, The Irvine Improv, & occasionally at The Brea Improv Comedy Clubs in Southern California for over 3 years!Past Comedians on the show include: Daniel Tosh, Craig Robinson, Bill Burr, Nick Swardson, Dane Cook, Russell Brand, TJ Miller, & Aziz Ansari (to name a few)
Audiences have been SELLING OUT & PACKING THE HOUSE since the first show back in 2008!!Its the hottest action you've seen since Paris Hilton in night vision!