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Published October 10, 2019
Comedian Jenny Zigrino will perform in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium Monday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m.
Zigrino will be joined by comedian Jasmine Ellis. The event is free and open to the public.
Zigrino made her late-night standup comedy debut on Conan O’Brien’s show. She has been a guest on the hit shows “@midnight,” MTV’s “Girl Code” and “Adam Ruins Everything.” She has been featured on a variety of television channels, including TBS, Oxygen, truTV and Fox. Zigrino’s first film appearance was a leading role in “Fifty Shades of Black” with Marlon Wayans, and she also starred opposite Billy Bob Thornton in “Bad Santa 2.”
Ellis has performed in Las Vegas, New York and Los Angeles. She has earned spots in several festivals, including Moontower Comedy Festival, Bird City Comedy Festival, Out of Bounds Fest in Austin, Texas, and Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa, Okla. She’s performed in comedy clubs, colleges and dive bars across her native Texas. In 2017, she landed a spot on the third season of the PBS documentary series “Stand Up Empire,” which profiles Austin’s top up-and-coming comedians.
The 7220 Entertainment Club Events Committee, which will host the comedians, meets Mondays at 5 p.m. in the Campus Activities Center (CAC) in Room 012 in the Wyoming Union.
Individuals needing assistance to attend events should call the CAC at (307) 766-6340.