Janae Burris (Just For Laughs/NBC First Look) is a comedian, actor and event host in Denver Colorado. She is a South Los Angeles native and a California Institute of the Arts alumna. SInce moving to Colorado Janae has worked with Local Theater Company, Colorado Shakespeare Fest & The Denver Center for Performing Arts. She’s opened for Michael Che, Roy Wood Jr., Cameron Esposito, Josh Blue and Gary Gulman to name a few. Janae has performed at Just For Laughs Montreal, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival in Bloomington and High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver. She is a regular performer at Comedy Works in Denver and was crowned the 2016 New Faces Champion. Most recently Janae was chosen to receive a grant through Spotify’s Sound Up Podcast Bootcamp and will be launching her new podcast in the near future.