Dara Jemmott

About

Dara Jemmott is a Brooklyn based comedian, host, voice over artist and actress. Dara has been entertaining audiences on stages since she was three years old. She performs all around the country, and has even taken her talents to the UK and Spain. Dara was most recently featured in the 2022 Katra Film Series for "Hysterical Justice" (Series Winnner) Her performance in the short, "Where's My White Privilege?" landed her in Just For Laughs - Eat My Shorts (2021).The short was also featured in the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival (2022), Toronto Black Film Festival (2021), Houston Comedy Film Festival, Hip Hop Film Festival (2021). Dara won Best Actor- Gold Category, in the 2021 Best Actors Awards New York. Dara has also been featured in the Black Women in Comedy Festival and BET. When not performing, Dara trains young students and performers in stand up, acting and improv, in numerous NYC schools through Stand Up Girls and Little Humans/Big Dreams! You can also catch her podcast, she co-hosts, Comedians for Hire, which was inspired by her personal journey of ditching the corporate cubicle for the crazy world of comedy and entertainment.
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Tickets For Upcoming Shows
 
  • Sunday February 19th 06:00PM
  • East Village
  • Black Women in Comedy Laff Fest's Joke Sistas
  • Joke Sistas” is an unofficial sorority of the Black Women in Comedy Laff Fest. We are hilarious Black women that understand “we are not a monolith” and are strong advocates for telling it like it is, with love, emotional dexterity, and wit. Having over 25 years of combined experience, these Joke Sistas will leave you empowered, enlighted, and entertained. ~ Joanna M. Briley 
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