“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
“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 NPR’s This American Life, The WTF podcast with Marc Maron, Holy F*ck, UCB, Hot Tub, 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 SF Sketchfest, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, Riot LA, Outside Lands, the Humboldt Comedy Festival, and The San Francisco Literary Arts Festival.
As a writer, Chris has worked as the Editor for RooftopComedy.com, 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. Chris recently joined the NHMC’s Writers program, an ABC and NBC sponsored intensive scriptwriters workshop that prepares Latinos for writing jobs at the major television networks.