JAY JURDEN

COMEDIAN. WRITER. ACTOR.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

 

FESTIVALS                                                          

JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL

 NEW FACES 2019

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL, 2019

BIG PINE COMEDY FESTIVAL, 2019

LAUGHING SKULL FESTIVAL, 2019

STAND UP NBC 

     FINALIST 2018

MANHATTAN COMEDY FESTIVAL

     BEST LGBTQ COMIC

COMEDY MOB STANDUP FESTIVAL 

     1ST PLACE WINNER

                                                           

PASSED AT: STAND UP NEW YORK, WEST SIDE COMEDY CLUB, TRIBECA COMEDY LOUNGE, GREENWICH VILLAGE COMEDY CLUB, AND BROADWAY COMEDY CLUB  

COMMERCIALS                                                

PANTENE #BEAUTIFUL LGBTQ CAMPAIGN      

WRITER                                          

DARREN KNIGHT: A CAUTIONARY TALE”

     FEATURED IN VULTURE                                                                             AUGUST 2018

“ADAM RIPPON IS THE WINTER OLYMPICS 2018 HERO WE NEED.”   

     FEATURED IN TEEN VOGUE                                                                 FEBRUARY 2018

“9 RESPONSES TO ‘WHAT ABOUT CHICAGO?’”                                                       FEATURED IN THE NEW YORKER                                                           OCTOBER 2017

“KNEELERS WITH ATTITUDE”

     FEATURED IN THE NEW YORKER                                                          OCTOBER 2017

“13 THINGS BLACK FOLKS ENJOY MORE THAN DONALD TRUMP” 

     FEATURED IN MCSWEENEY’S                                                                     MARCH 2017

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI 

BA ENGLISH, DRAMATIC LIT, CLASS OF 2010

BFA THEATRE, ACTING, CLASS OF 2012

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

MFA THEATRE, ACTING, CLASS OF 2015

Photo courtesy of JW PHOTOGRAPHY