Chet Wild has an extensive background performing all types of events including clubs, corporate events, colleges, fundraisers, & private parties.
Chet Wild’s performances blend self-deprecating humor with witty crowd interaction, building a relationship with the audience and making them laugh. Chase Roper of Punchline Magazine describes Wild as “A strong performer with a unique voice” and a show review by Odeum Entertainment calls him “A comedian to see over and over again.” Chet has worked with such nationally known comedians as Louie Anderson, Dom Irrera, and Patrice ONeal to name a few.
Chet is available for hire as a single comic or can book multiple comics. References available.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 75 minutes
Chet Wild’s performances blend self-deprecating humor with witty crowd interaction, building a relationship with the audience and making them laugh. Beyond finding humor in his own flaws, Wild seeks to share his views - mostly frustrations – on practically anything. Chet has performed with such comedy greats as Louie Anderson, Dom Irrera, & Patrice ONeal and is fresh off of appearances in The World Series of Comedy as well as The 2011 Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival. In addition to stand-up, Chet has worked as a comedic video journalist for Hearst Media, and has done various freelance writing – most notably for Lopez Tonight on TBS, as well as The Wegmans Hillside Gala where he wrote sketches for and performed alongside none other than Alec Baldwin. Chase Roper of Punchline Magazine describes Wild as “A strong performer with a unique voice” and a show review by Odeum Entertainment calls him “A comedian to see over and over again.”
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Prior to pursuing a career in comedy, Chet spent 5 years working various roles in higher education including college residence hall director, adjunct lecturer in both music history and leadership, and oversight of a student leadership program. In the spring of 2012, Chet finished graduate school and now holds a Master of Science degree in Creative Studies from the International Center for Studies in Creativity at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Chet currently resides in Buffalo, NY and is a regular fixture in the cities of Buffalo and Rochester, having been on the cover of The Buffalo News & The Gusto as well as a full page feature in Rochester Insider Magazine. Chet can occasionally be heard co-hosting a podcast alongside Jamie Lissow (Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show) aptly entitled Another Effing Podcast as well as serving as fill-in co-host for Rochester morning radio’s The Wease Show (95.1 The Brew). Chet's hobbies include playing music, explaining to his parents why he doesn't use his college degrees, and joining dating websites only to be matched with women who have already turned him down in person previously.
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