Professional stand-up since 1993
1 hour special on "Comedy Now" - CTV, Comedy Network
"Madly off in all directions" - CBC Radio
"Laugh out Loud"- CBC Radio
"Comedy at Club 54"
Just for Laughs comedy festival- Montreal, QC, Canada
Melbourne comedy festifal- Melbourne, Australia
Featured on XM Satellite radio
Host/Creator of web show "The Planet Tour
Daryl was hired as entertainment for our client appreciation event with 100 guests ranging from 2-80+ and he did a phenomenal job! Kids were a last minute addition and without missing a beat he was able to tweak his comedy so that everyone had a great evening and several guests asked for his contact info for their future events. Daryl had excellent communication prior to the event and on the day of. We would love to have him again in the future.
Daryl Makk performed at our Staff Wellness Event and did a tremendous job! With the daunting task of appealing to a group with a wide age range, Daryl impressively executed all of his jokes and narratives in a way that all of our staff could associate with. Overall, Daryl did a terrific job and created an enjoyable experience for our staff.
Response from Daryl Makk:
Thanks for being such a fun group!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
Daryl strives to make sure the audience is being entertained. Changing and adapting material during the performance as he reads the crowd. Daryl also likes to customize some bits specifically for the audience often writing jokes about that company, group or town and making them a fun part of the show.
Having a father that worked for a company, that kept moving the family around, created a nomadic childhood for Daryl. In 12 years of public school he was bounced around to 8 different educational institutions. This forced him to learn to react quickly to new environments...perfect training for a stand-up comic in the making.
Despite all the moving Daryl managed to maintain an "A" student status even if it meant being the new kid and nerd. He quickly learned that being a class clown kept the bullies from beating up the new kid. This ability was a gift that seemed to come natural for him so it only seemed fitting he would end up in the world of stand-up comedy. His mother Doreen was his biggest inspiration for all things being funny.
Fast-forward many years and Daryl Makk is re-educating the sheeple of the world...one joke at a time and has been since 1993! He has also grown to a 6 foot 3 inch comedian that doesn't hold back. No one bullies Daddy Makk anymore, especially on stage and his humor is his weapon which he delivers with precision yet in a very likeable mannerr!!
Makk understands that comedy can educate and inform and bases his act on truth, reality and things he has experienced. While some of his bits may seem like fiction keep in mind they are based on real events. He is often booked for corporate and fund raising events when not in the comedy clubs. With an easy-going style he awakens those nagging thoughts we all have about how screwed up the world around us really is. Think of him as the little voice in your head trying to scream out!
Additional Booking Notes
Sound and lighting must be of professional quality and suitable for the room. Full production can be provided by Daryl and his team for a nominal fee.
Corded mic (XLR) is prefered. Small table or stool on stage for placing bevarage.
Ticketed events or private events only. No use of the negative term "Cover charge" is allowed at his events.
Past Booked Events
|November 23, 2018 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm||Corporate Event|
|October 21, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Corporate Event|
Set lists are private and not available for viewing.
Influences & Inspiration
Influenced by George Carlin, Steve Martin, Bob Newhart while growing up.
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