Greg’s Successful Comedians

Here are just a few of the countless working comics that have sat in the same seats and learned from the same teacher who can give you your start in stand-up. (Unlike the claims of other comedy teachers, these are actual students of Greg’s, not just people he has encountered along the way.)

Whoopi Goldberg

Oscar®-winning actor-comedian with over 100 movies and countless television appearances to her credit. Currently a regular on ABC TV’s The View.

Anthony Jeselnik

Star of his own Comedy Central series, motion pictures, stand-up specials, and host of NBC TV’s Last Comic Standing.

Sherri Shepherd

Has appeared in several prime time sitcoms, and starred in ABC’s Less Than Perfect. Won an Emmy for her work on ABC’s The View.

Sean Carrigan

Actor, producer, stand-up comedian and former professional boxer. Known for his roles in John Carter, The Single Moms Club and for playing the role of Dr. Ben “Stitch” Rayburn on the CBS television soap opera The Young and the Restless.

Gayla Johnson

Actress and comedian: Fierce Funny Women, Comics Unleashed (Showtime); Workaholics (Comedy Central); Grey’s Anatomy, Brothers & Sisters, and The Fosters (ABC); Bones (Fox); Supergirl (CBS); and The Real Rob (Netflix). She recently released her new comedy CD, Black Wives Matter.

Richard Villa

Has starred in specials for HBO and Comedy Central; wrote, produced and starred in Refried Comedy; has had supporting or co-starring roles in several major-studio movies.

Loni Love

Was the runner-up on Star Search, named one of the “Top 10 Comics to Watch” by both Variety and Comedy Central, and is currently one of the hosts of The Real talk show.

Tamer Kattan

Popular stand-up comic who regularly headlines in Los Angeles and around the U.S. Winner of The World Series of Comedy in 2015.

Hanna Dickinson

Has toured with Pauly Shore, is a regular at L.A.’s Comedy Store, appeared in Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch LA Showcase,” won third place in The World Series of Comedy in 2016, won first place in the 2017 San Diego Comedy Festival.

David Blatter

Appearing as “David and Leeman” with partner Leeman Parker, the comedy-magic duo was a finalist on America’s Got Talent in 2014. They have picked up  a number of other prestigious awards, including “Bests” at the L.A. Comedy Festival and the Hollywood Fringe Festival.