Monday, April 2, 2012

!st Females in Comedy Convention announces schedule

The First EVER Females in Comedy Convention Makes History!
Showcases, Seminars, Workshops, Panel Discussion, Nightly Showcase & Luncheon coming to LA!
     The Females in Comedy Association (FICA) and Miss Rich Entertainment are proud to be sponsoring the FIRST  Ever “Females in Comedy Convention” (FICC) set to take place in Los Angeles, CA April 26th- 29th, 2012.   All the seminars will be held at The J. Spot Comedy Club-LA.

    Female celebs participating in the convention include Sheryl Underwood from “The Talk”; Kym Whitley-comedienne and star of “We Bought A Zoo” and “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”; Thea Vidale-stand-up comedienne and actress from sitcom “Thea” and Rodney Dangerfield’s HBO show “Opening Night At Rodney’s Place”; Luenell from the movie “Boratz” and the Katt Williams Tour; and more.

     Female Comediennes will participate from all over the U.S. and Canada.  Several hundred participants are expected for this four day convention, of workshops/seminars, Meet & Greet Party, Panel Discussion Tea, and more.

     Some of the industries’ top Comedy Professionals will be teaching the seminars/workshops and the nightly showcases will be held at LA’s hottest comedy clubs. Workshops and seminars will be held at The J. Spot Comedy Club- 5581 W. Manchester- Los Angeles, CA   90045     Showcase locations info coming soon!

    There has never been a convention of this magnitude for females in comedy... it’s a “History-Making” event!  The Convention will conclude Sun. April 29th with a special “Females in Comedy” luncheon.

     For female comediennes who would like to participate in the first ever “Females in Comedy Convention” please go online at to register.

     Hope Flood (CEO & host of this event) is one of the fastest rising female comediennes in the comedy circuit today with thought-provoking political and spiritual commentary keeps audiences on edge of their seats thirsting for MORE!  Being in the comedy biz for over 20 years Hope has produced weekly showcases that launched careers for many successful comedians including Jamie Foxx and Chris Tucker.   She’s appeared on “Russell Simmon’s-HBO All-Star Def Comedy Jam,” ten seasons of “BET’S Comic View,” and later chosen as one of BET’S 39 favorite comics.  On-the-air or on stage- Hope brings style, class and talent.  And Hope Flood’s dream the entire time was to put this convention together for females in comedy!

     A portion of the proceeds from the fundraising events will benefit A Nickel of Hope Inc,” featuring Hope’s Girlz Club motto: “How can a child take us into the future with hope?” in partnership with City Lites, an organization promoting good health and fitness with emphasis on the physically challenged to prevent obesity and diabetes.  City Lites is a 501C (3) non-profit organizations.  All donations are tax deductible.

     Workshops and Seminars include: Greg Dean (known as “The Dean of Comedy Technique”) has a workshop on “Joke Writing and Performance Techniques”-sharing his confident, successful comedic skills; Amy Ashton- “PERfect PITCH Seminar-How to pitch your idea or TV Show and get it on the air”- Amy has two TV shows she wrote, created and executive produced that aired on E! Documentary  Under The Knife” and Comedy Game Show “Fake or Real,” third show she created for Style, “Anything But Plastic.”; Stacey McClain- “Determining Your Comedy GPS”; Shang Forbes-“PR/Marketing Yourself 101”; Buddy Lewis- “Improv Class”; T. Faye Griffin- “Beyond the Mic: Discovering New Markets for Your Writing; Julie Edwards-Beauty-“The 7 Sec Advantage”; Ms. Laura Hayes- “Who’s Got Next”- a mystery workshop you won’t want to miss; and Ceo & Host of the Convention- Hope Flood’s workshop- “The Biz of Show” including how to negotiate your pay for gigs, turning YOU into a biz and other aspects of the comedy.

     If you are a female stand-up comedienne-please don’t miss the FIRST EVER, “Females in Comedy Convention” coming to LA April 26th-29th!

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