All original material, developing a one-man show, Marc Engel: An Unauthorized Autobiography
Charity/Fundraising, Corporate, Jewish, Educational events
Scripts, speeches, essays, short stories, copy, parody songs
Presentations, speeches, scripts
My tale is your typical…boy-meets-comedy-at-18 . . . wins-competitions-and-is-hired-to-perform-at-clubs-campuses-and-festivals . . . goes-to-L.A.-to-pursue-comedy-and-law . . . showcases-at-clubs-and-coffeehouses . . .writes-a-screenplay-and-passes-the-Bar . . . joins-improv-troupe-with-Kristen-Wiig . . . is-promised-an-agent-and-auditions-in-voiceover-class . . . becomes-disillusioned-with-Hollywood-when-promises-fall-through . . . gets-married-and-moves-to-San-Francisco-and-takes-break-from-performing . . . rediscovers-comedy-as-asset-to-qualitative-research-and-business-conferences . . . begins-performing-again-at-business-Jewish-and-charity-events…story. Cliché, I know.
Rebbe Soul concert
Opening Act, Angelica’s, Redwood City, CA.
“The Unauthorized Autobiography: Taking a Humorous Look at Life, Including Your Own” Teacher/Performer, Limmud Bay Area (Jewish learning conference and festival), Sonoma, CA.
“Purim Punch and Comedy”
Headliner, Peninsula Temple Sholom, Burlingame, CA.
“What’s So Funny ’bout Marketing Research?”
Headliner, Puget Sound Marketing Research Forum, Seattle, WA.
QRCA Annual Awards Luncheon
Emcee, QRCA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
ShipCompliant DIRECT Symposium
Emcee, Comedy Hour with Will Durst, Napa, CA.
“The Magic of Laughter, an Evening of Smiles”
Headliner, Bi-Cultural Day School, Stamford, CT.
Wine Industry Financial Symposium Dinner
Headliner, Napa, CA.
Opening Act for Rabbi Bob Alper
Peninsula Temple Sholom, Burlingame, CA. Watch here.
Voice Over Highlight Reel
Performed in 2 improv/sketch troupes with Kristen Wiig
Performed live on KCET (L.A.) with Shelley Berman
Opened for Rabbi/Comedian Bob Alper
Introduced Will Durst at a wine industry event
Three of my parody songs have aired on The Howard Stern Show
Opened for Tom Kenny, voice of SpongeBob SquarePants
Was the featured act at a charity fundraiser hosted by Alan Kalter, announcer for Late Show with David Letterman
Hats off to the brilliant Paul Miller, with whom I’ve had the honor to partner on cartoon ideas over the years, including this one and one of the many that will adorn the “Neologism of the Day” page on my blog.
This shirt will change your mindset from “WTF?” to “What If?” just by wearing it!