Comedy Festivals

Sandra Risser

Sandra Risser is smart, funny and older than Twinkies! She’s eccentric not crazy, drives in the fast lane and claims she can still bench press 500 grams. She believes in the tooth fairy, Santa Clause and clean underwear.Her Motto: “If you miss your ex, reload and fire again!”

Sandra healines at casinos, wineries and clubs throughout the Pacific states and beyond including Win River Casino-Redding CA, Winners Casino-Winnemucca NV, Black Oak Casino-Sonoma, Wine and Roses-Lodi CA, The Purple Room-Palm Springs CA and Millersville University-Lancaster PA.

She may not be famous yet but she’s featured for comedians who have been on Saturday Night Live (Chris Katan), Comedy Central (Paul Ogata) and Late Night with David Letterman (Larry “Bubbles” Brown). She’s opened for political satirist Will Durst and has performed one woman comedy shows in Fringe Festivals in Edinburgh Scotland, Brighton England, Santa Cruz and Fresno.

Sandra is a quick witted, vibrant comedian whose impressive credits include being selected as 1 of 40 comedians from around the United States selected to perform at Comedy Day in San Francisco. She was in the SheDot Comedy Festival in Toronto, Canada, Laughlin Festival in NV and the Sacramento Comedy Festival in CA. Sandra was a finalist in The World Series of Comedy Main Event in Las Vegas NV and is the winner of Funny Fest, Killer Laughs, Go Baby Productions Winner Take All and Battle of the Sexes Comedy Competitions.

Sandra is also an accomplished actor and speaker. She was featured in the dark comedy “Help Wanted”, earned 3 “Artie” nominations for best supporting actress and won her division’s “Toastmasters International Speech Contest”.

Using self-deprecating humor, Sandra builds a unique bond with the audience as she shares stories about her own journey from youth to young adult to middle aged and beyond. She is an inspiration to those who see her perform. When people leave, they know they’ve seen a unique talent and that “age is just a state of mind”.

Sandra is a rising star in comedy who was featured by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of six comedians in the Bay Are to be sure to see. She plans to live long enough to reach her comedic zenith and to win a gold medal in the “Sit Down/Stand up” in the Senior Olympics when she’s 120 years of age.

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