Don Friesen | This stand-up comedian consistently brings the house down with a unique blend of wit and physicality that resonates with audiences from all walks of life.
Executives and clients agree that Don Friesen. is as comedian that is tailor-made for corporate entertainment. Fresh, frenetic, and bursting with energy and enthusiasm, his stand-up comedy is outrageously physical yet thoroughly relatable. With a willingness to admit his flaws and exploit them for maximum comedic potential, he has a way of not only entertaining, but at the same time tapping into the humanity in all of us. He is a uniquely fun, clever, and clean corporate comedian with an incredibly broad appeal that has earned him rave reviews and die-hard fans throughout the country.
Whether this comedian is parodying Dr. Phil, John Lithgow, or using his own life as fodder, this USC Business School grad consistently brings the house down with a unique blend of wit and physicality that resonates with audiences from all walks of life. Don Friesen's ability to deliver a wildly entertaining hour of hip and savvy, yet family-friendly comedy has led to a non-stop touring schedule that now includes cruise ships, concerts and corporate and private events.
"Hosting an intimate group of Fortune 500 Executives, we were taking a bit of a risk in having a comedian, but I really wanted to get these executive loose and laughing and you delivered the goods. I was keeping an eye on the crowd and everyone was laughing throughout, some (including myself) uncontrollably. It truly went beyond my expectations.... all of the sponsors were very very happy!"
--Gavin McKay - FERRAZZI GREENLIGHT
"Super!.... You were not only a fantastic person to do business with, but absolutely blew me and the team away with how funny you were.... I never dreamed what a success it could be. I would recommend you to any company out there looking to "lift the spirits" of their employees."
--Terri Lyn Kiesling - SPRINT/NEXTEL
"Thank you for serving as our Master of Ceremonies for the National ADDY Awards Presentation. Our members are a tough crowd and throughout the evening, you held their attention, made them laugh, and left them wanting more. By all reports, your work as our MC made this year's event one of the best shows anyone can recall."
--Joanne Schecter - AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION
"Very Creative!! We thoroughly enjoyed your performance at our leadership meeting. I appreciated the way the way you took the little information you had about our organization and incorporated it into your hilarious routines. It was a huge success... we had nothing but rave reviews from the executives and their spouses!"
--Linda Brill - THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION
"GREAT JOB! Thank you for making me a hero to my superiors. Because of you I was given credit for making this the best conference ever."
--James Tobin - TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL
"Please accept this letter as a small token of my sincere gratitude and appreciation for the most hilarious comedic performance I have ever seen. Numerous e-mail and phone calls keep coming my way, thanking me for having you entertain us.... You are a class act and I wish you continued success!"
--Debra M. Hover - COCA-COLA ENTERPRISES, INC.