Last updated on November 15th, 2018 at 06:14 am
Office Christmas party ideas can be hard to get approved. This can be particularly true for comedian suggestions. There are many reasons a particular entertainer may not be welcome, whether it be a majority of your coworkers do not like him, or he might be considered inappropriate for whatever reason. For these reasons and more, it can be difficult to get the best office Christmas party ideas accepted by the majority when it comes to popular, funny comedians. There is always someone who wants something different for the Holidays.
Despite that, comics remain a favorite for parties. If your Christmas party ideas include getting a comedian to keep your office mates entertained, then you cannot go wrong with the comics listed below. They each bring their individual flair to his comedy that will make your Christmas event something to remember.
7 Great Office Christmas Party Ideas
With over ten years of experience and a focus on ingenious improvisation, the Panic Squad guys get laughs from unplanned, audience-driven improv humor. Their sketches tend to leave their audience on their toes since no one knows what is coming next: not even themselves.
Ross Bennett is a comedian with a resume of events that include fundraisers, comedy clubs, and banquets, yet he also has years of experience handling corporate events as well. He specializes his humor for the occasion and any information you can give him to make his sketch unique to the audience. Along with traditional stand-up storytelling, he does much crazy improvisation as well.
With an energetic stage personality and a penchant for acting out his jokes instead of just telling them, Carlos Oscar is an engaging comedian that specializes in situational-based humor based on his real-life experiences. His comedic style is flexible, so he is a perfect fit for any Christmas party.
Bob Nelson is a vibrant personality whose energy is infectious, and when this is coupled with his character-driven sketches it usually results in a riotous good time for the audience. His characterizations are well known and varied, and when he is not acting out a personality he is telling stories that poke fun at everyone: even himself.
Quick and witty, Jeff Allen relates stories of his life in a way that comes across as relatable to everyone in the audience. His material focuses on the married life and living with teenagers, but his jokes can also range from his life as a nine-year-old to obsessed joggers in his neighborhood.
Storyteller and Comedian Bob Stromberg talks about the joys and tribulations of being a grandfather in this short comedy clip. He talks about his first experience with seeing his father holding his baby for the first time, which was an incredibly memorable experience for him. He also talks about the way that his father was born in a much rougher and rural environment.
Stromberg can make the mundane events of everyday life seem hilarious. His description of his father holding his baby for the first time strikes a chord because it is an experience that rings true for many people, all over the world. The love that a parent, or a grandparent, feels for their grandchildren is an experience that cannot be described well by many people. Stromberg manages to do this in a way that is heartfelt, poignant and quite funny.
Henry Cho is an American stand-up comedian hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee. Of Korean-American descent, Henry Cho’s unique style of clean comedy, an Asian-American comedian with a southern accent, has won him many fans both in his home state of Tennessee and nationwide. His style of clean comedy has also made him a versatile comedian, letting him perform at many venues appropriately. He often uses his childhood experiences as an Asian-American growing up in his comedy. He additionally is featured on several radio shows on Sirius XM and has made appearances on Comedy Central.
All of these comedians offer something different, but all of them are great for company Christmas parties and should fit most office Christmas party ideas. They are all experienced when it comes to corporate events and will provide a comedy event your employees or workmates will not soon forget.
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