Evan Berke started his comedy career at 18-years-old while he was a freshman at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC. The Atlanta, GA native first took stage at the notorious Upper Deck Tavern on King Street.
During his time in Charleston, Berke’s relationship with comedy evolved from a small stage hobby to being totally immersed in the local communities. Berke was the resident director of comedy at the JAIL BREAK Music & Arts Festival. He performed at the Charleston Comedy Festival, Piccolo Spoleto Festival, and was a finalist in the Charleston Standup Comedy Competition. He graduated from CofC with a degree in Media Communications in 2013.
Throughout his comedy career, Berke has performed at iconic clubs like The Laughing Skull & The Punchline in Atlanta; Broadway Comedy Club, Eastville Comedy Club, The Stand & Gotham Comedy Club in New York; Theatre 99, The American Theatre & Charleston Music Hall in Charleston, SC; and The Comedy Store and Ice House Comedy Club in Los Angeles. He still performs frequently and his live event schedule can be viewed here.
Berke was the Resident Host of the PechaKucha NYC Chapter, which puts on monthly storytelling events by a diverse group of creatives from around the world. You can re-watch an event here. His film project is called Roaring 20s and it can be viewed here. He was also a Consulting Producer on No2Mauro Productions latest project The Show, which can be viewed here. Berke co-produced the new standup comedy album by Dusty Slay, Son of a Ditch, which was featured on The Tonight Show.
Needless to say, he stays busy.