CJ Lance is a stand up comedian who enjoys making audiences laugh. He has opened for national acts, hosts a bimonthly comedy showcase in OKC, and was named 2015's Funniest Person in OKC. Bringing laughter to any room or space is the number one goal of CJ Lance. He utilizes personal stories, along with his own off handed insight to create a performance that is clever, yet clean enough for all to enjoy.
I reserved what I thought was a Christian comedian. He told way too many fat kid jokes and made light of foster care/adoption.
Response from CJ Lance:
Thank you for your booking, and for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry you were not fully satisfied with the performance. I would like to address your review in hopes that others might fully understand. First, I am a Christian, and I am a comedian. My material was free of cursing, topics of sex, drugs and alcohol, and was not aggressive. To address the specific topics you listed, I do have some material about fat kids, but it is in relation to me, as I was bullied as a child for being fat. I do also have material about the foster system and adoption. I make light of many situations, because I preform stand-up comedy. My material on this subject is criticizing an advertisement I saw that I felt belittled foster children and adoption. Therefore, in my act, I address this through humor to demonstrate the ad's ridiculousness in hopes that others will recognize the importance of adoption in the foster system. I am sorry you felt unsatisfied with the performance, but I hope this response will provide some insight. I thank you for choosing to have live comedy at your event, and for booking an Oklahoman comedian. Have a happy new year!
Price Range: $50 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 30 minutes
What to Expect
My goal in every performance is for the audience to laugh and have a good time. To help meet this goal, I keep my material in the PG to PG-13 range, and adjust based on the audience/event. While my material can be described as clean, it is certainly not stale. I work hard to apply insightful wit to every joke I tell. I'm a reliable performer who you can expect to arrive on time, present a professional act, and be flexible if needed.
My family moved to OKC when I was four years old, and I have lived there ever since. Growing up, I was never seen as a class clown, but was always known to be the "funny friend". When I was 20 years old, I became interested in performing comedy, and began to write jokes. It wasn't until I was 21 that I built up the courage to actually try my first open mic. I was a slow starter, and only did one more mic in the next six months. After my third try, something clicked, and I was hooked. From that time on, I have worked to write and perform jokes that I am proud to share with others. Being a Christian has influenced how I write and perform, but not in a negative manner. It has encouraged me to create material that can be found funny by all, and helped mold me into the comedian I am today.
Past Booked Events
|December 18, 2017 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Christmas Party|
Sound operator provided by the venue is preferred to ensure quality sound, but not required
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