Matt Hafers first, second and third times on stage were the prelims, semi-finals and finals of the New Times Comedy Search at Uncle Funnys in Davie, FL. Despite being a rank amateur at the time Matt placed fourth in a field of nearly 200 comics. It was less than 100 days after that when Matt was booked for his first paid gig, hosting at the Miami Improv, and he hasnt looked back since. Matt Hafer has worked clubs and colleges across the state of Florida, and has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in comedy including Kevin Nealon (SNL), Greg Giraldo (Tough Crowd), Harland Williams (Half-Baked), and Dan Naturman (Last Comic Standing Finalist). Matt Hafer has also done several shows for charity groups like the Easter Seals, The Fraternal Order of Police in Davie, local animal groups, and the Atlantic Arts Theatre benefit to raise money for schools in the Jupiter, FL area. Matts something for everyone attitude has entertained audiences from 18 to 80 and he is a great addition to any show.
VENUES PERFORMED AT
Uncle Funnys, Davie, FL;
West Palm Beach Improv;
Coconuts, Clearwater, FL;
Coconuts, St. Petersburg, FL;
Dr. Chuckles, Melbourne, FL;
Atlantic Arts Theatre, Jupiter, FL;
Florida Atlantic University;
Eagles Nest, Sebastien, FL;
Hugh Jorgans, Delray Beach, FL;
Shamrocks, Hollywood, FL;
Improv at Seminole Paradise, Hollywood, FL;
Las Vegas Comedy Festival
Commercial (Canada), Chevrolet Car Wash, McCann-Erickson Ad Agency 2004
Commercial (US National), Bud Light Dog Track, Anonymous Content Productions 2005
ABC Familys Switched! (Stand-Up Comedy Coach for Reality Show Participant) 2004
Paul & Young Ron Show, 94.9 ZETA (Uncle Funnys All-Stars )
*FINALIST, New Times Comedy Search, 2003.
*WINNER, Tampa Improv, Open Mic Contest, 2003.
*2nd Place, Search for South Floridas Funniest Person, 2004