©2018 by James Tison.  New York City, United States

JAMES TISON
AEA

Gender Non-binary

Stand-Up Comic, Actor, Public Speaker

WHAT'S NEW?

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STARTING A NEW OPEN MIC @ CLUB CUMMING!

September 1st 2019

The Snowflake Mic @ Club Cumming is an open mic for stand-up comics, and a guaranteed safe space for Women and LGBTQ+ performers. Expect to see a mix of established and new comics working out their material. Join the Facebook group to sign up for the mic! Women and LGBTQ+ comics can sign up ahead of time, but we'll reserve a few walk-in spots for everyone else. Straight dudes drop in, we'd love to see you!  

PASSED @ Stand Up New York!!!

November 10th, 2019

I am officially PASSED at Stand Up NY. For anyone not familiar with that term, that means I am on the roster at that comedy club, which also means I am officially a working stand-up comic in the NY Club scene.

BOOKED: OFF-BROADWAY SHOW SAFEWORD

April 15th, 2019

I am very pleased to announce that I booked my first Off-Broadway show. I am working as an understudy for 2 of the plays 4 lead roles and am officially EQUITY!

FEATURED IN TINDER'S WEB SERIES "SWIPE LIFE" IN AN INTERVIEW ABOUT BEING GENDERQUEER

April 1st, 2019

As a part of their web series "Swipe Life," Tinder interviewed 5 Nonbinary /Genderqueer people about what it means to be gender non-conforming and how people can approach the issue. I am very proud to have been one of the 5 people in this video!  WATCH THE VIDEO HERE!

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VOTED AUDIENCE FAVORITE @ CLUB CUMMING VARIETY SHOW

January 23rd, 2019

My stand up set won audience favorite in a variety show at Alan Cummings' cabaret bar Club Cumming. All the top acts will return to compete for a regular spot at the club and a cash prize!

NOMINATED FOR BEST COMEDY SHORT! PORTLAND COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL - "PARANORMAL RELATIVITY"

November 28th, 2018

It's the Little Short Film that Could! We just had an amazing reception at Austin Film Festival, and now it turns out we're nominated for Best Comedy Short at Portland!!