Inside The Business of Making People Laugh
Actor and Comedian
(Seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing)
- Did Kasuan always know he wanted to be a comedian?
- How to tell a well-timed joke.
- What’s been his biggest victory in comedy so far?
- What was it like being on Last Comic Standing?
- How did he get picked for Last Comic Standing?
- Why preparation is so important when it comes to opportunity.
- Life lessons that have applied in his career of comedy.
- Behind the scenes in the business of comedy.
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About Kasaun Wilson:
Jersey City, New Jersey is the hometown of one of the brightest, up-and- coming stars in the country. Mr. Kasaun Wilson is a stand-up comedian who has been touring colleges, churches, and theaters all around the country. While earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from the historic Howard University (THE MECCA) in Washington, DC, Kasaun Wilson started an acting and stand-up comedy career that is still garnering him national attention today. He won DC Improv’s Funniest College Student competition representing Howard University, has opened up for some of this country’s greatest acts including Grammy Award Winner, Tye Tribbett, Greg Proops (Whose Line is it Anyway?), Gary Owen (Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and Think Like a Man) and featured for Donnell Rawlings (Chappelle’s Show), and has also been highlighted in the Washington Post for his acting work on “Sanctified” at the Lincoln Theater and “Standing on the Edge” in the DC Black Theatre Festival.
Known for his quick wit and setting himself apart for being one of the country’s brightest clean comedians, Kasaun has featured in some of this country’s greatest venues including the DC Improv, the UniverSoul Circus, The Ohio State University, the Stand-Up NY Comedy Club, and the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, CA to name a few. All of these great shows led to Kasaun being featured on the upcoming season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 9 starting on July 22, 2015. Whether it is on the silver screen, the theater stage, or with a mic in his hand, look out for Howard University’s own Mr. Kasaun Wilson. -@mrkasaunwilson