Dan Ahdoot went to college at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University and graduated with honors as a pre-med student. Shortly thereafter, he decided to take the secure route and ditch medicine for comedy – his parents are still thrilled. After graduating, Dan moved to New York City where he was instantly hailed as one of the hottest young comics on the scene. He performs regularly at every comedy club in Manhattan, and is a founding member of the highly acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade based improv troupe, Gun Show.
Dan’s standup act is based on his hilarious observations about everyday life as a young, hip kid fresh out of college, coupled with his upbringing as a 1st generation American. His stage-presence blends charm, likeabilty, and wit in a way that keeps crowds in stitches and at the same time, very comfortable.
Dan is a finalist on Season 2 of NBCs Last Comic Standing. He has written freelance for Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers and has opened for Lewis Black, Jay Mohr, and Dave Chappelle. He has been featured on ABCs 20/20 and the 98.7 KISS FM Morning Comedy Special. He was awarded 1st prize at the Philadelphia Comedy Competition in 2003, the NYC Triad Comedy Competition in 2002 and was an honorary guest at the exclusive HA! Comedy Festival in Manhattan. Dan has also performed at numerous colleges as well as corporate events all over the country.