Gina Brillon

Thu, Dec 29, 2022
Fri, Dec 30, 2022

Gina Brillon

Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. The Puerto Rican actress, comedian, writer (and new mom!) has been a standup comic since she was 17 years old. Her 1-hour special "Gina Brillon: The Floor is Lava" won a Gracie Award and is available on Amazon Prime Video, along with her first special, "Pacifically Speaking."" Her 1/2 hour special "Easily Offended" was one of the top shows from the Entre Nos franchise on HBO Latino, and streams on all HBO Digital Platforms. She’s made appearances on HBO Max’s "HA Festival: The Art of Comedy," Comedy Central’s "Live at Gotham," E!’s "Chelsea Lately," "The View," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live." You have seen her on "Kevin Can Wait" on CBS and "The Conners" on ABC. In 2012, she became the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s Stand up for Diversity Showcase. The following year, she was a “New Face” at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. Gina is a singer, published writer, and poet. Her pieces have appeared in the New York Post and Daily News, among others. In 2019, she was featured on Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ “Beyond the Fluffy Tour” - hitting 46 cities around the US. Currently, Gina and co-host Katherine G. Mendoza dole out advice on their podcast "Mess In Progress: The Homegirls Guide to Self-Help."