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Laugh Out Loud (NYC)

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P.A.C.E. Board can’t stop, won’t stop the jokes this April Fool’s Day as they bring comedian and actress Nicole Byer to the NYC Campus for Comedy Night on Thursday, April 2.

April Fool’s Day isn’t over until P.A.C.E. Board says it’s over. The laughs continue into Thursday, April 2, as they host the amazing, fabulous, and hilarious Nicole Byer from MTV's Girl Code, with special guest opener Emma Willmann at this year's Comedy Night at 8:30 p.m. in the Student Union. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and free refreshments will be served.

Byer is an actress and comedian who moved from New York to Los Angeles for comedy and dreams. She currently performs sketch comedy at UCB Sunset on Maude Night with New Money and performs improv every Sunday night at UCB Franklin with Search History. Past improv and sketch teams include Dweeb, Standard Oil, Fambly, Bucky, Dance Break, Johnny Romance and her favorite maybe of all time Cooper. Past shows included: The Bachelor: Romance Roses and Romance, Cool Show for Teen Girl, Diva's Live a Benefit for Baby Diva, Show me Dem Tatties, Cat Ladies, and a bunch of others. She's also 1/3 of the smart award-winning lady group Doppelganger who are currently on hiatus. Byer has appeared on 30 Rock, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, season one and two of The Birthday Boys on IFC, @Midnight, Adult Swim, Chelsea Lately, Friends of the People on TruTV, and a Nestle commercial that only runs in Israel. She currently appears on MTV's Girl Code. She has also been featured in College Humor videos, Funny or Die videos, and most notable her web series co-created with Sasheer Zamata: The Pursuit of Sexiness which named one of the best series of 2013. Her voice can also be heard in many radio spots. Byer is a lover of all things, namely bacon, VHS tapes, and the late great Patrick Swayze. She is repped by 3Arts and APA. Twitter: @NicoleByer. Check out Nicole Byer on Girl Code and prepare to laugh until it hurts at Comedy Night. 

Originally from a tiny town in Maine, Emma Willmann exploded onto the Boston comedy scene in 2010. In 2011 she won first place in the Boston Comedy Riots and was featured in the 2011 and 2012 Boston Woman in Comedy Festival. From there she brought her high energy, deeply personal, and observational act to New York City, where she quickly moved through the NYC comedy ranks—making her national TV debut on Axis TV's Live at Gotham in 2014.

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