“Fearless, funny, and straight from the heart.” – Robin Williams
“Chris Garcia proves you can find humor in anything.” – Marc Maron
“Beautiful, exceptional, gloriously confessional work.” – Joe Klocek
“Chris Garcia is the future of comedy. I say that because he’s really white like me, but younger.” – Carlos Alazraqui
“Garcia is not afraid to get emotional on stage” – Esquire Magazine
“Chris is someone who is totally hitting his stride as one of the next big comics.” – David Owen, Co-Founder SF Sketchfest
“Hunky.” – Portland Mercury News
Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Chris Garcia started his comedy career in the San Francisco Bay Area where he was named “A Comic To Watch” by the San Jose Mercury News, “One of the 7 Funniest People in San Francisco” by 7×7 Magazine, and a “Rising Comedic Star” by the SF Weekly.
Chris moved back to Los Angeles in the summer of 2012. Since then, he has appeared on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, NPR’s This American Life, The WTF podcast with Marc Maron, Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen, the Comedy Central Stage, The Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, the Super Serious Show, and The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, among other shows. In February of 2013, Chris was profiled as “A Comic’s Comic” in Esquire Magazine.
Chris has had the honor of working with such comedians as Patton Oswalt, Bill Burr, Marc Maron, Dave Attell, David Cross, Maria Bamford, Reggie Watts, Aziz Ansari, Human Giant, The Kids in the Hall, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Robin Williams. His festival appearances include The New York Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, Riot LA, Outside Lands, the Humboldt Comedy Festival, and The Akumal Comedy Festival in Mexico.
As a writer, Chris has worked as the Editor for RooftopComedy.com, written for the 2015 CBS Diversity Sketch Showcase, and has contributed to MSN, Yahoo, Bing, Nick Mom, Fast Company, Revision 3, and Life & Style Magazine. Chris has also written and recorded music that has been featured on Comedy Central Insider and MTV Tr3s. He recently completed the NHMC’s Writers program, an ABC and NBC sponsored intensive scriptwriters workshop that prepares Latinos for writing jobs at the major television networks.