An avid sailor, EVAN DAVIS knows that comedy audiences,
like weather conditions at sea, can be unpredictable.
So no matter how many times he does it, EVAN'S stand-up
comedy never unfolds exactly the same way. To EVAN,
comedy is not an act... it's an event, tailored
to please any crowd. His warmth, likeability, and
natural stage presence provide an empathetic audience
for his innocent curiosity. Their defenses down,
EVAN uses a naive charm to question life's absurdities
and ride each punchline to an intelligent destination.
His versatility allows him to tack and jibe at will,
making him one of the top comedians working in television,
clubs, and corporate events today.
EVAN grew up in the Pacific Northwest and possesses
a smart but countrified curiosity. Born the son
of an engineer and a choreographer, it's easy to
see how he acquired his comedic intellect and an
artful comedic delivery. EVAN knows the value of
laughter in coping with any 'culture shock'.
talents were first discovered at Washington State
University, where an acting scholarship kicked off
his formal training. After some fifteen stageplays
and a summer in repertory, EVAN graduated with a
degree in Theatre Arts. He moved on to Seattle,
working briefly in commercials; but his new-found
love of stand-up comedy changed the course of his
career. EVAN won the Seattle Stand-Up Comedy Competition
and progressed to the Nationals which aired on Showtime
Television. This win spurred many invitations to
the celebrated San Francisco comedy clubs.
EVAN's career gained momentum in San Francisco
as he established himself as a headlining comedian
in the Bay area. He became a finalist in San Francisco's
hotly contested Tenth Annual Comedy Competition,
and attracted the attention of Hollywood's talent
purveyors. EVAN was invited onto Ed McMahon's syndicated
show, "Star Search" where he made eight
appearances, including the finals. EVAN has since
made over forty television appearances, including
"Evening at the Improv", the Fox network's
"Comic Strip Live", and PBS's "Comedy
Tonight". Most recently, EVAN can be seen as
a regular performer on NBC's "Tonight Show
with Jay Leno". He is a frequent headliner
at the "Comedy and Magic Club" in Hermosa
Beach, and is the founder of a comedy writing consortium
When not performing in Las Vegas and the corporate
speaking world, EVAN spends his time writing material
for numerous television and stage performers.
EVAN DAVIS has a unique, positive perspective on
life. It's reflected in his mariner's lifestyle.
He has been living aboard sailboats in the Marina
del Rey for the past ten years, and has sailed extensively.
EVAN adapts to any situation, and as described in
Las Vegas "What's On?" magazine;
"...he takes the audience into the palm
of his hand… he creates a safe place to experience
and look at all the chaos in your life and in the