Today, when advancing in your career building relationships is crucial. Our organization allows for members expand their network through:

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 Speaker panels and forums

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 Networking mixers

Monthly bi-coastal meet-ups

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 Members’ only email forum


OUR PREVIOUS EVENTS

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LOCA Workshop: Envisoning your ideal comedy career for the new year... creating a powerful action plan to get there!
 

March 6th, 2018

LOCA hosted Certified Life/Career Coach and Television Packaging Jim Arnoff in a highly interactive workshop for the insider's take on envisioning the comedy career that embraces your strengths, skills, and passions. 


loca mixer: just for laughs festival edition

july 26, 2017

LOCA was in attendance of one of the biggest comedy festivals, Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival! We caught up with LOCA members at one of Montreal's rooftop terraces while unwinding, drinking and connecting.


Loca NYC JUne mixer

June 28, 2017

We mixed and mingled with fellow ladies in the comedy industry while enjoying the summer vibes at one of New York City's famous comedy clubs!


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Speaker Series: TV & Live Event production in comedy

May 17th, 2017

The panel was a moderated discussion to give LOCA members an inside look of the important role bookers/casting directors play in comedy. 

  • Candi Clare (Stand Up NY Booker)
  • Allison Cohn (Casting Director)
  • Jessica Pilot (Late Show Booker)
  • Rebecca Trent (Owner of Creek & the Cave)

Photos from the event can be seen here.


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DAMN, SHE'S FUNNY!

November 1st, 2016

LOCA partnered with BanterGirl to participate in the New York Comedy Festival. Hosted by Kerry Coddett, we brought together some amazing talent on stage.

  • Kerry Coddett (Comedy Central, truTV, MTV)
  • Subhah Agarwal (Comedy Central, truTV, MTV)
  • Janelle James (NBC, Comedy Central)
  • Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central)
  • Liza Treyger (Comedy Central, MTV)
  • Emma Willman (SiriusXM)
  • Michelle Wolf (Comedy Central)

Photos from the event can be seen here.


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LOCA MIXER (EAST)

OCT 19TH, 2016

The leaves changed and so did we, continuing our LOCA events was the fall mixer that helped us "FALL" in to Autumn.


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Speaker Series: PR, social Media & Branding

August 15th, 2016

The panel was a moderated discussion to give LOCA members an inside look of the important role PR, Social Media & Branding play in Comedy.

  • Debra Kessler (The Interrobang)
  • Liz DeCesare (Authentic Talent)
  • Pam Loshak (Michael O'Brien Ent)
  • Valentina Moore (HBO Digital)

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LOCA MOCA Summer Mixer

JUNE 29th, 2016

What better way to kick off summer than drinks, city, and good laughs. A mixer at one of New York City's best comedy clubs got everyone drinking, talking, and laughing!


Comedy Talent Representation Panel

May 3rd, 2016

 

The panel was a moderated discussion to give LOCA members an inside look of the important role managers and agents play in the careers of comedic talent. Our panel was moderated by Krystal Stark (Stark White Entertainment) with the following panelists:

  • Olivia Gerke (3 Arts)
  • Jodi Lieberman (JLC Entertainment)
  • Erica Lancaster (CAA)
  • Kaitlyn Flyyn (Don Buchwald & Associates)

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LOCA MOCA MIXER

Jan 18th, 2016

We started the New Year off with a mixer to bring together the people we met last year and bring in new people this year.