December 16, 2017
Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
Doors Open: 7:15 PM
Ron Josol represents the new generation of comedy. With his modish comedy style and commanding stage presence, he is one of the hottest acts today. In his second year as a comedian, Josol won the “Craven A’s Funniest Home Grown Competition” at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Since then, he has been performing in festivals such as the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, International Comedy Fest 2k8, the Orange County Comedy Festival, and the LOL Comedy Festival in Hollywood, California. Indubitably the most recognizable Asian comedian in Canada, Josol was profiled on the Comedy Network, ABS–CBN in Asia, Showtime Dubai, CBC, Discovery Channel, Echo TV, OMNI 1&2, MTV Canada, and recently, the Biography Channel Canada.
He has hosted his own television series on the new OMNI.2 Network called ”Flip.” He produced, co-wrote, and starred as the lead of a short film based on his true story entitled “Rolling Longaniza,” which aired on the CBC zFlicks. He has written and performed on the MuchMusic hit show “Video on Trial” and “MuchMoreMusic.”
Josol’s comedy specials include “Comedy Now!,” on the CTV/Comedy Network, ABS-CBN’s “Comedy SlantEd” and recently recorded two comedy specials produced by Showtime Dubai.Hollywood producers took notice and gave him the opportunity to film his first United States national spot in the LOL Comedy Festival on Showtime.