Shari Díaz. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, she switched up her stomping grounds for Raleigh, NC bringing the Nasty North to the Dirty South to show them what they’ve been missing. As the only Latina Comic in North Carolina, her crossover appeal, crowd working skills, and clever style has quickly built a platform and a diverse following ranging from Hipsters to moms screaming for a night out. With all the positive feedback, she founded Boogie Down South Productions as an avenue for local comedians to collaborate and bring forth gut wrenching shows. Her accolades include opening for one of the original Latin Kings of Comedy, Joey Medina, in Raleigh and NYC. In addition, she has set the stage for BET Comic View comedians Kenny Williams and Anthony “AD” Demmer, MTV’s Wild N Out- Shawty the Comedian, Reginald “Bruh Man” Ballard from the hit TV Series “Martin”, and Def Comedy Jam’s Tony Woods.She is also the founder, creator, and co-host of her podcast, UN_FILTERED, on SoundCloud. Shari believes in paying it forward and mentors youth-at-risk kids in the foster care system who have an interest in comedy.
Bronx, NY native, Shari Diaz, switched up her stomping grounds for Raleigh, NC in 2014 where she started standup comedy at Goodnights Comedy Club and Raleigh Improv. Her crossover appeal and crowd working skills had quickly built a platform and a diverse following ranging from hipsters to moms screaming for a night out. With all the positive feedback, she founded a comedy production as an avenue for local comedians to collaborate and bring forth gut wrenching shows. Shari Díaz is also a Co-Producer for the first official Raleigh comedy festival called, Oak City Comedy Festival. In 2019, she moved back to NYC to pursue comedy where she has been booked consistently on some of the hottest comedy shows in the NYC and produces comedy shows all over the city. Shari is also the co-host of Tres Betches Podcast, alongside co-hosts Trina Alper and Jessica Clayton.
Her accolades include opening for Joey Medina, Gina Brillon, Pauly Shore, Michael Yo, Carlos Mencia, Godfrey, Mark Viera, The Lucas Bros, Shawn Wayans and Maria Bamford. Shari has been performing at comedy festivals around the country, such as, North Carolina’s Comedy Festival 2018 & 2019 in Greensboro, NC, Big Pine Comedy Festival 2018 in Flagstaff, AZ where she won “Best of Fest”, BTF Comedy Festival in Philly 2019 and Dallas Comedy Festival 2019, and DC’s Comedy Festival 2019, and New York Comedy Festival 2019. You can catch her first comedy special on HBO Max’s “Entre Nos Episode 11: What She Said!”.
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