Traveling From: Montreal
Fees:$2,501 - $5,000
Joey Elias is a Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, and Host. As a seasoned professional, Joey travels worldwide headlining, performing at private corporate functions, and making numerous media appearances.
Experience: Joey Elias started doing comedy in 1992 after losing a pool hall bet to his friend. Since then, Joey Elias has appeared in no less than 12 Just For Laughs Festivals and the 2004 and 2006 Just For Laughs Cross Canada Tour. In 2004, he travelled to Afghanistan, for the first time, to entertain Canadian troops. Joey has also appeared in his own Canadian National TV special “Comedy Now!” After last summer’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Joey was chosen by two out of three comedy aficionados in the Montreal Gazette as the act they would most like to see again.
Joey Elias is also spreading his horizons into the realm of acting. From stage to screen, Joey has appeared in several roles including: “The Art of War,” “The Wool Cap” with William H. Macy, and “The Day After Tomorrow” with Dennis Quaid. Joey now travels all across North America, headlining clubs and making numerous TV appearances. Joey also hosts the annual Joey Elias Charity Golf Classic to raise funds for Diabetes every summer. Today, he performs his new one-man show ‘In my Head & Out of My Mind,’ all about his experiences of turning 40 years old.
Performance Style: In today’s fast-paced world, Joey Elias stands on the side of the road, watching in a calm, Zen-like fashion, pointing out life’s absurdities. From Oprah to body piercing, his outlandish views have earned him critically acclaimed appearances in the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Global TV’s The Best of Montreal, the Wesley Snipes film The Art of War, and George Clooney’s Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
The Hour said; “His material is sold by a smooth gregarious personality, grafted onto the body of a class clown!”
The Montreal Gazette simply stated about Elias, “Brilliant!”
Personality: “People will discover a side of me that they didn’t know was there: that I really am a lunatic. They will see that I’ve taken my share of lumps in my personal life and my career.” In a nutshell, the show is: Me just not wanting to pay for therapy.” – Joey Elias ( http://www.montrealgazette.com/)
Why hire Joey Elias? Joey Elias is a big man, with big shoes and big talent, guaranteed to deliver big laughs. As a seasoned professional, Joey travels worldwide headlining, performing at private corporate functions, and making numerous media appearances.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Private Events, Corporate Events, Cruise Lines, Comedy Festivals, Sports Events, Casino Events, Charity Events, Celebrity Speaking Events, Conventions, Trade Shows.
Contact: You can request information on our entertainment options through our on-line request form. Or, you can call us Toll Free at 1.800.693.6665.
THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW Principal FOX/Dir. Roland Emmerich
CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND Actor Miramax Films/Dir. George Clooney
THE LAST SIGN Actor Transfilm/CarrereGroup/Dir. Douglas Law
MARIPOSA AZЩL Actor Galafilm Productions/ Dir. Lea Pool
THE DOG WALKER Actor Von Zerneck/Sertner Films
AFTER AMY Principal Lifetime/Dir. Peter Werner
LIFE IN THE BALANCE Principal Blackwatch Prod./Dir. A. Weissman
REDEEMER Actor USA Network/Dir. G. Clifford
THE ART OF WAR Actor Filmline Intâ€™l/Dir. C. Duguay
JUST FOR LAUGHS Featured Performer CBC
COMEDY NOW Featured Performer Comedy Network/CTV
URBAN MYTH CHILLERS Principal GTV/Studio 48/Universal
LIVE THROUGH THIS Actor MTV/Telescene Film Group
COMICS Featured Performer CBC
THE SCAM Lead Actor Ind. Film
THE LAST CHAPTER II Actor Prod. Tele-Action/Dir. Richard Roy
LIVE TELEVISION APPEARANCES
BEST OF MONTREAL Performer Global
STAND-UP MONTREAL Performer Global
COMEDY AT 54 CLUB Performer OnTV
BEST OF THE FEST Performer BBC England
THIS MORNING LIVE Guest Global
MONTREAL AM LIVE Guest CFCF
TAKE ONE Guest CFCF
NEWSWATCH Guest Commentator CBC
“Joey Elias is a treasure!”
Anne Sutherland, The Montreal Gazette
“He is the honey in your tea!”
Promoter Don King
“Joey is one of the funniest comics to ever come out of Montreal”
Bruce Hills, COO of Just For Laughs
“His material is sold by a smooth gregarious personality, grafted onto the body of a class clown!”