With a Masters degree in counseling and 30 years as a full time comedian Brad is the perfect choice for any event, party, keynote, conference. He has 9 Pinnacle awards for humorous educational and motivational speaking. Brad been described as a clean motivational Robin Williams. Brad just shot his first special for Vidangel and has done major corporate shows for companies, educational conferences, and worked for groups from medical to computers. He is intelligent hilarious and motivational. He also works for the major cruise lines like Carnival. Oh, he's also an award winning best selling author.
It is a simple concept, from keynote, to motivational, to workshop, to simply a night of hilarious comedy. Brad Tassell creates it for you. He is also the perfect host or emcee for an evening. He can come in ready to speak or work with you on creating the evening or show. Let's talk about what you need and maybe what you don't know is possible. Brad excels at being able to be dropped in at any function or group or conference, even at the last minute, and doing 45 minutes that feels tailored to the group. His insights and humor will resonate well. And there is never a worry it will be inappropriate. There literally is no way you can lose. Brad also often uses music and plays the ukulele. It's super fun! He can of course do an amazing show without it.
"It's true Brad Tassell. We all talked about how your show wasn't just funny & entertaining. But it had a good, positive message! Thanks for the awesome experience!" Susan Land Shelton
For 30 years a professional full-time comedian, author, speaker, educator Brad Tassell has proven he is not only hilarious, but smart, kind, useful, and the perfect performer for any group, any place, any time. Along with working 40 to 50 weeks a year doing stand up in clubs, corporate, keynote address, conferences, on Carnival Cruiselines, Brad uses his Master's degree in Behavioral Sciences to bring solution-based interventions, award-winning, and hilarious educational keynotes on bullying prevention to schools, educators, and workshops.
Without a doubt there is no other comedian working today who can enlist and entertain 100% of the audience, and always with the strongest in professionalism and respect for each person's needs.
Brad Tassell is also the author of the most critically acclaimed and first book on the real life of stand up comedy on the road. Hell Gig, Enlightening the Road Comic was called "required reading" for anyone interested in stand up. Comedians, from novice to famous, have lauded the book's contribution to their success.
Brad has seven books, major publications, a new television show for the fall, and a feature film in his recent biography. Plus, each year Brad speaks to up to 100 schools, and more than 6000 students read his book.
Awards, Experience, Accolades
2018 Television Special on VidAngel Network (August release)
2017 Oceania Cruise Lines, Regent, and Azmara Cruise lines
2016 Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
2016 The Ultimate Variety Showcase Las Vegas
2014-2015, 2015-1016 PBS Syndicated TV Series the Friday Zone
2012-2103, 2014-2015 2 Highest Honors Pinnacle Award
2012-2010, 2011-2012, 2014-2015 6 Pinnacle Awards for Speakers
(Rated "Highest Honors" for Comedy/Motivational)
2012 I'll Be In the Locker, Zen and the Art of Empathy written and starred, produced by Kentucky Public Theater
2012 January -August Starred in his own show, Comic Therapy in Las Vegas, Rio Hotel and Casino
Carnival Cruise line highest rated comedian by passenger ratings. 2007, 2010
2010-2012 Published in numerous journals and books on bullying and comedy
PBS syndicated series The Friday Zone (2014-2015, 2015-2016),
MTV - The Jenny McCarthy Show,
ESPN Emmy award winning video for Special Olympics,
The Danny Bonaduce Show
Carnival Cruise lines, Azamara Cruise Lines, Comedy Stop at the Tropicana, Zanies, Loony Bin, Funny Bone, Improv, Wisecrackers, Snickerz, Funny business, Comedy Zone, River Center Comedy Club, Cozzy's Comedy Club, Bonkerz, Jongleurs, UK, Highlights, UK, Funhouse comedy, UK, LOL Comedy Club, many others.