ACI Press & Media Coverage
Shabana Rehman wins Norwegian Ossietzky Prize
What an honor to share that ACI vet, Shabana Rehman, Stand up comedian, activist, artist, and writer, has been awarded the Norwegian Ossietzky Prize for her outstanding work in freedom of expression for herself and others.
ACI Vet featured in Huffpost Article
Check out ACI vet Michelle MaliZaki, in her interview featured in HuffPost. She discusses the bias women of color face and the discouragement she experienced in furthering her professional goals. Her decision to pursue stand-up comedy changed her life!
ACI Alum, Carmen Lynch, featured in NY Times
Among the four comedians heralded by Jason Zinoman in the New York Times as “young comics on the rise”, is ACIer, Carmen Lynch. He writes “..She has a casual, just-chatting style that masks a sneakily dark sensibility and precision writing. This approach has allowed her to kill regularly in short sets around New York for years.”
ACI Alum, Lena Dunham, on Inside the Actors Studio
Lena Dunham, ACI Alum, appears with the cast of her critically-acclaimed HBO comedy series, Girls, on Inside the Actors Studio.
ACI Alum, Jessica Kirson, on Comedy Central’s @Midnight
Check out ACI alum, Jessica Kirson, on Comedy Central’s hit show, @Midnight.
ACI Alum, Sofia Nino de Rivera, on “Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico”
Watch ACI alum, Sofia Nino de Rivera perform standup on “Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico”.
ACI Alum, Carmen Lynch, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Watch ACI alum, Carmen Lynch, perform standup on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Officer.com Trooper Turned Comedian Under ACI
Gill has parlayed his comedy into weekly gigs at comedy clubs, festivals and corporate events. He has honed his craft at the American Comedy Institute…
Huffington Post Cover Tamara Holder’s ACI Experience
Media Host & Attorney, Tamara N. Holder shows the fear and joy of performing stand up for the first time under the guidance of the ACI Instructors.
New Vision Covers President Of Uganda Pays For Comedians ACI Tuition
Comedian Mendo states that the President, “sponsored me for comedy training at American comedy institute in New York City which is the best comedy school.”
Joseph Opio, ACI Alum Featured On BBC Africa
One Year Program alum and current Daily Show writer, Joseph Opio, was featured on BBC Focus on Africa. Check out the interview here…
Stephen Rosenfield Discusses Comedy Success To BBC
Stephen Rosenfield, director of the American Comedy Institute in New York, says stand-up comedy is now entering a new golden age. The US has comedy clubs all over the city require…