Lisa Alvarado, “The Latin Queen of Comedy” is Tina Fey meets Sophia Vergara. Born to Peruvian parents, Lisa shares her background, being a single Mom, and life experiences in a hilarious, relatable way!
Lisa is a National Headliner, and also toured the world, including: military tours, comedy clubs, colleges, corporate events, and Cruise Lines. Credits & TV appearances (partial list): HBOMAX on the “2nd Annual HA Fest”, Dry Bar Comedy Special, Nick at Nite’s “Search for the Funniest Mom in America 2,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, “Comics Unleashed”, “Stand Up in Stilettos” on TV Guide Network, NuvoTV, Comedy.tv, and more.
Ms. Alvarado was voted “Best Up & Coming Latino Comedian” by The LA Comedy Festival and her jokes have been quoted in The New York
Times. Lisa is an accomplished writer as well, as staff writer on two different TV shows, one for MTV3 and the other entitled “Funny You Should Ask” adding over 150 episodes to her credits. Recently, she sold her first feature length script to a streaming company acquired by Sony Pictures.
Lisa is the creator & producer of three original web series. She won “Best Actress in a Web Series” and “Best Comedy Web Series” Finalist at the Official Latino Short Film Festival. Her first documentary, the critically acclaimed story about a dying man’s final wish to perform Stand Up Comedy and their journey together to accomplish his dream entitled “Don’t Wait: The Michael Schmid Story” is now available to stream
As owner, Lisa’s goal at LA Amigas Productions is to empower women and ethnically diverse writers, actors, producers, editors and directors while delivering excellent content with a strong point of view and a sh*t ton of depth and humor.
HBO Promo – https://youtu.be/xwc8Ya8JVww
DryBar Comedy – https://vimeo.com/687357558/b52a7c178c
Cafe Mom Comedy – https://vimeo.com/687359174/75470ed170
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