Comedian and/or Comedy Hypnotist
Award winning comedian Don Barnhart is one of the top comedians working today. A regular headliner at all the top comedy clubs across the country, Barnhart combines well written, topical material and delivers it with a fast paced, high energy and animated improvisational flair that keeps audiences of all ages howling with laughter and coming back for more.
"Hysterical" - NY Times
"One of the best" - LA Times
"This guy is funny" - Howard Stern
"A pleasure" - USO Celebrity Entertainment
"One of our top performers" - Comics On Duty
"Someone to look out for" - South Bay Magazine
"Best emerging arttist" - American Idol Underground
Barnhart is also an accomplished actor, writer and director with numerous television and film credits. He can be heard regularly on Bob and Tom, XM and Sirius Satellite Radio and is a veteran performer for The USO and Comics On Duty entertaining the troops around the world.
Don is an alumni of The Second City Conservatory program in Los Angeles and is currently developing , "The DeEvolution of Man" a one man show based on his successful stand up tour. Barnhart is also in pre-production on his second feature film, "Freeloader" a comedy which he wrote and will star in and will be directed by his father Don Lewis Barnhart who directed such TV hits as Mork & Mindy and Saved by The Bell.
"The DeEvolution of Man"
He is currently at work on a one man show based on his succesful stand up comedy show, "The DeEvolution of Man" and is prepping his second feature film, "Freeloader" a comedy which he wrote, directs and stars in. Barnhart is also the creator and host of the new syndicated television series, "The Freedom of Speech Comedy Show". Don is also the lead voice of a new animated web series, "Ask The Vag".
Barnhart was first introduced to comedy while hanging out on the sets where his father was directing Robin Williams and Jonathan Winters on "Mork and Mindy". Out of high school and looking for a job, Don went down to the world famous Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach where he became a doorman, then manager, talent coordinator and house emcee.
Barnhart perfected his comedy skills as the opening act for such comedy legends as Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Robin Williams, Dennis Miller, Jim Carrey, Drew Carey, Dana Carvey, Louie Anderson, George Wallace, Tim Allen and many more. Seeing the natural talent in Don, these stars encouraged him to take his act on the road and in 1987 Don left his duties to pursue stand up full time and he's worked non-stop ever since.