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About Us

Creating Memories

We at Comedy IRL Productions are a group of dedicated comedians and show runners, passionate about curating unforgettable experiences that bring joy to our Bay Area community. With accomplished event producers and some of the most creative minds in the industry, Comedy IRL delivers on every project, from initial concept through the event itself.

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Our Team


Chris Ferdinandson

Co-Founder, Comedian

Chris Ferdinandson started doing stand up in 2013 in Sebastopol Ca, and quickly became a favorite in all comedy shows around the Bay Area. You may have seen him at any and every North Bay show and if you've seen him you would be a fan. With stints in LA and New York Chris has opened for Jimmy Tatro, Sarah Tiana and Paul Conyers.

Mitch Norton

Co-Founder, Comedian

Mitch Norton started his stand-up career after doing Improv Comedy for years in Philadelphia. After completing a course from the American Comedy Institute Mitch performed at Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. He has been in the North Bay since 2016 and has participated in many local shows. He also won the "So Your Friends Think Tour Funny" standup comedy competition in November of 2021.

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