Steve Verret is a popular corporate speaker, Clean Comedian and Joyful Minister. He has performed his very funny clean comedy for over 500,000 people. For the past ten years, he has been contracted by the United States Military to perform for our troops on bases throughout the country and has also entertained employees at countless corporate events. (IBM, Toyota, Hunter, to name a few)
Steve is Pastor of Hour Church in San Marcos, CA and is qualified to perform weddings. He also loves honoring loved ones with heartfelt "celebration of life" events.
Steve comes highly recommended if you are planning a corporate safety meeting, church ministry, wedding, or any other event!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 90 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Business Liability Insurance through the Hartford Agency
What to Expect
Steve loves entertaining small events, but often speaks to crowds of 200--2,000 people.
He divides the audience into groups and has trivia competition...blended in with his unique Cajun humor and wonderfully funny tales of his life as a Pastor and teacher of his very successful "Bible Class for Dummies" Course, which he teaches bi-yearly for various local churches.
Steve is proud that his act is 100% clean. He never insults anyone in the audience and never uses foul language and loves having others share the spotlight.
For weddings, Steve loves meeting the couple involved several times prior to the big day to find out what they expect regarding the tone of the wedding. Steve uses these meetings to bring insightful and warm stories regarding the couple and loves include close friends and family members to make them feel special as well. Weddings normally do not include that much humor, but Steve is an expert at injecting just the right amount of humor at just the right amount of time to calm nerves and make the day especially memorable.
Steve Verret is known as the "Joyful Minister" and has entertained over 500,000 people in his career. His dedication and caring heart has helped to bring an unusual but upbeat warmth to weddings, celebrations of life, comedy events and churches as a guest speaker.
A native of Louisiana, Steve has an awesome love for other people and loves having others share the spotlight with him.
Steve has been featured on stage at the Improv Comedy Club, has appeared on television many times, including "Evening at the Improv", HBO and PBS in a documentary about unique careers. Steve has been featured in "People" magazine, the New York Times, the LA Times and the national Christian publication "Risen" magazine for his unique duel role as a Pastor and professional working comedian.
Steve often tours America's military bases, where he brings a joyful message of motivation to our troops. He has been called the "modern-day Bob Hope." During his career, Steve has worked with Robin Williams, Jay Leno, Sinbad and many other comedy stars. Steve also has had a successful career as an improv performer with the successful "LA Connection" troupe.
Steve's career in ministry started with the position of Drama Director, and has served as a worship host, teaching Pastor, event organizer, guest speaker and small-group leader. He now Pastors his own church in San Marcos, CA called "HourChurch" and often plans and hosts comedy and variety shows for churches in California. These events are called, "Clean Comedy Live!" and are happily attended by all ages!
If you are planning an important meeting, wedding or event, please know that there are many self-titled "Clean Comedians" who do not fully live up to the bill. Joyful Minister Steve Verret does every time!
Additional Booking Notes
Technical information and notes will vary according to the request of the client and will be fully discussed prior to the event. As an event planner and producer of many events, Steve is open to any requests and fully able to gently lend his experience and guidance when needed.
Steve's corporate comedy events are normally interactive, game-show type 60 minute events. However, he is certainly flexible with regards to time.
Steve's corporate safety events are normally interactive, fun, game-show events and last 90 minutes. Again, he is flexible with regards to time.
Steve's wedding's are planned according to the wishes of the couple getting married.
Steve's guest minister appearances in church as a teaching Pastor last an average of 40 minutes.
Influences & Inspiration
Robin Williams, Bob Hope, Brian Regan, Billy Graham!