Ramon Rivas II knows he needs to quench his thirst before he can find the right woman. His episode of The Half Hour premieres tonight at 12:30a/11:30c right after Noah Gardenswartz’.
Ramon Rivas is a stand up comedian and eminent latino from Cleveland, OH.
In addition to performing, Rivas has been featured on the HBO mini-series, Man in a Box, YKWD with Robert Kelly & tour video, PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER with Cameron Esposito, The K-Ohle Podcast with Kurt Braunohler, Doug Benson’s DOUG LOVES MOVIES and more. In 2014, Rivas’ positive vibes and chill comedic momentum earned him a coveted spot as a performer in San Francisco SketchFest (2014) in the inaugural Chicago Comedy Exposition (2014). In 2015, he was invited to take part in the inaugural NBCUniversal & Second City Breakout Comedy Fest and selected by Comedy Central as one of 2015’s Comics to Watch for the New York Comedy Festival.
As the founder of the Accidental Comedy Fest (Est 2011) and curator of Accidental Comedy Club, Rivas brought indie, DIY comedy shows to a new generation of Cleveland comics thru producing open mics, showcases, and professional shows featuring top, headlining acts like Hannibal Buress, Kyle Kinane, and The Lucas Brothers at some of the best venues the greater Cleveland area has to offer. His work and the overall growth of the Cleveland scene was featured in the documentary film MAKE FUN (2013).