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Matt is a veteran comic with 20 years experience who can be seen performing at all the nations top comedy clubs. Matt has performed stand-up comedy over 5,000 times in 42 states and 7 countries. Matt's energetic style, witty observations and unassuming charm combined with his youthful enthusiasm and instant likeability are the driving forces behind his unique and hilarious comedy.
Stand-up comedy has been a dream for Matt his whole life. Growing up in New York City, he started performing shows for family and friends at the age of three, but it wasn't until graduating college at George Mason University with a Degree in Finance, that Matt finally took the plunge as a full time stand up comedian.
He has made numerous television appearances on NBC's "Last Comic Standing", Fox's "Big Red Couch", Comedy Central's "Stand-Up Stand-Up", VH-1's "Fools For Love", TLC's "Two For Vegas", The Discovery Channel's "Lux List" and has served as the opening act for such notable comedians as Chris Rock, Pauly Shore, Kevin James, Robin Williams, DL Hughley and Drew Carey. Matt has also expanded his performing venues to include the Internet. He has appeared with Tommy Davidson on the Rascal's Comedy Club webcast "Live Caught On The Net". In addition, Matt has a comedy special entitled "Stand-Up and Sit-Down with Matt Kazam" currently airing on XM Satellite Radio.
Matt has also taken his act to the corporate arena. Performing private parties and corporate functions for such Fortune 500 companies as America Online, Andersen Consulting, Mobil Oil, Marriott, General Dynamics, KPMG, Fidelity Investments, The Brunswick Corporation, US Foods and IBM. He has also performed at numerous charity golf events including the prestigious TPC Avenel country club. His ability to tailor his act to any group has made him a unique and sought after comedian by companies across the Nation.
Besides performing stand-up comedy, Matt also teaches it. He has taught stand-up comedy classes at the Washington DC Improv's Comedy School and he is a guest lecturer at The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, where he provides continuing education programs
in the areas of public speaking and humor for some of the country's leading thinkers, professionals and artists. He is also the creator of the seminars "Stand Up And Public Speak" and "Stand Up & Sell". These new and exciting seminars encompasses all of the tools of
stand-up comedy and applies them in an effective, manageable program that helps turn ordinary people into extraordinary speakers and outstanding sales professionals.