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An Evening with Melissa Villaseñor

November 7, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In hybrid format, join us for a lively conversation with Melissa Villaseñor about the relationship between comedy and mental health.

Melissa Villaseñor is a stand-up comedian, actress, and impressionist who broke barriers by becoming the first-ever Latina cast member of Saturday Night Live. Melissa has voiced characters for Toy Story 4, Wreck It Ralph 2, Cartoon Network’s OK K.O.!, Fox’s American Dad and Family Guy. She has also filmed episodes for Comedy Central’s Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens, HBO’s Crashing and Barry, Freeform’s Alone Together, and of course Saturday Night Live. Most recently, you can catch her as herself on Netflix’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and cat owner Karen in Netflix’s Hubie Halloween.

Melissa made her start as a semifinalist on “America’s Got Talent”, and has continued to tour internationally – headlining stand-up comedy clubs and theaters for the past 10 years.

Melissa has been named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 and Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People Right Now.

Her new book, Whoops…I’m Awesome: A Workbook with Activities, Art, and Stories for Embracing Your Wonderfully Awesome Self  is available on October 25th.

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Co-sponsored by EPICS and The Block Museum of Art


November 7, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Helmerich Auditorium
1920 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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