Charla Lauriston comedianCharla Lauriston is a girl and a comedian based in New York. She’s been featured on MTV (Other)’s Truth or Dare, has performed stand-up and/or improv at the Charleston Comedy Festival, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, the She-Devil Festival, and was a featured headliner at the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival. One time she was briefly mentioned in TimeOut Chicago as being “real good”.

In 2013, Charla became a finalist in the NBC/UCB Diversity Showcase, and was listed as one of 8 Black Women Ready for SNL by Essence Magazine.

Charla is the creator of Clench & Release, a comedic web series.  She hosts Free Cable, a weekly stand-up showcase at Over the Eight in Brooklyn, Something Cool at UCB East, School Night, a weekly variety show at UCB, and performs improv, and stand-up, all over the city. Twittersmall Facebooksmall