Why hire Cory "Showtime" Robinson?
Cory Robinson is one of the fastest rising young comedy stars in the skies over the Bay Area. He has featured in shows alongside headliners Loni Love, Dennis Gaxiola, Ngaio Bealum, Steve White, Steve McGrew, Mark Curry, and Mike Epps. Hailing from Seaside, CA, Cory has made his home in the Silicon Valley, where he is a full time business student at SJSU.
Cory Robinson has been doing stand up in the bay area since he was 11 years old. Dared by a classmate to perform stand up at his local talent show, he went on to win that competition 3 times in 4 years and never looked back. He continued to pursue this talent with the help of a family friend and owner of Planet Gemini, Anthony Lane, who gave him the chance to perform in his club throughout his teenage years. It was at Planet Gemini where Cory was able to cultivate his talent, harden his edges, and learn the controversial arts of the stage. It is also here where he was able to meet and share the stage with such performers as George Lopez, Jimmy Fallon, Gabriel Iglesis, Steve McGrew, Ralph Harris, Christopher “Kid” Reid, the late Shirley Hemphill, and many others.
At age 15, Cory was given the opportunity to audition for BET’s Comic View. But after his high school graduation, Cory decided to try his luck in a new town and went to live with his family in Las Vegas. It was there where he was able to audition and perform in the Blue Note Nightclub in the Aladdin Hotel Casino Resort on the strip.
Cory Robinson now lives in San Jose, CA, where he attends SJSU for business and marketing. He is also busy getting stage time at comedy clubs all over the bay area. His comedy that deals with issues of race, weight, sex, money, and various other aspects of life where one can find humor. His star is certainly rising since moving to the bay area where he has performed with comedy greats such as Ty Barnett, Mark Curry, and Mike Epps. The sky is the limit for this super talented young star.
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What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 5 - 60 minutes
Hilarious observations thru the eyes of a young man in his 20's. My material deals with love and relationships (sex, basically), my family, race relations in America, the effects of drugs and alcohol, etc. Rated PG-13 thru XXX.
Stage, Spotlight, Mic, Sound system, audience
Available for Your
Awards Night, Birthday Party, Casino, Club/Nightclub, Corporate Event, Ethnic Celebration, Halloween Party, Holiday Party, Private Party
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