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Dhaya Lakshminarayanan was named Best Comedian 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay” Readers’ Poll. Comedy Central Asia crowned her the Grand Prize Winner of “The Ultimate Comedy Challenge” (2013). Her list of credits include the Bridgetown Comedy Festival (2013), SF Sketchfest (2013, 2012), the Boston Comedy Festival (2012 semifinalist), the Women in Comedy Festival (2013), the Limestone Comedy Festival (2014) and Laugh Your Asheville Off (2014). In addition, Dhaya is a storyteller appearing on NPR’s Snap Judgment, The Risk podcast Live in Austin, and ON24’s “Best Travel Disaster Story.” She is currently the host of San Francisco’s monthly Moth StorySLAM after winning a Moth StorySLAM (2013) and competing in the GrandSLAM at the Castro Theater (capacity 1400). She has opened/featured for or worked with the following: Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Greg Behrendt, Myq Kaplan, Jello Biafra, Dick Gregory, Anthony Jeselnik, Maz Jobrani, and Greg Proops. Dhaya is also an on-camera host. The premiere year of the PBS series, High School Quiz Show, which she hosted won an Emmy. She has been selected for honors/awards/programs by Movement Generation and The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center of San Francisco. The Boston Globe, The Bay Guardian, and The San Jose Mercury News have all run profiles about her.

Upcoming Shows

Jul
11
Sat
Crushers of Comedy @ Deerfield Ranch Winery,
Jul 11 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Crushers of Comedy

Deerfield Ranch Winery
Kenwood, CA

Jul
17
Fri
CHAUTAUQUA SERIES: Storytelling @ he Occidental Arts & Ecology Center
Jul 17 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

STORYTELLING CHAUTAUQUA

15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA 95465, USA

Jul
18
Sat
Lighten Up! @ CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Jul 18 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Lighten Up!

CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
19501 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546, USA

Aug
5
Wed
HOST of the Berkeley Moth Story Slam (theme: THE FAST LANE) @ Freight and Salvage
Aug 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Hosting the Moth Story Slam a>

Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Aug
6
Thu
Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 6 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo
San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
7
Fri
Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 7 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo
San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 7 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo
San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
8
Sat
Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 8 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo

San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 8 @ 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo

San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
9
Sun
HOST Punch Line Sunday Showcase @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 9 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Host of Sunday Showcase

San Francisco Punch Line
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612