Everyone's a Comedian: The search for Boise's Funniest Person
How It Works
The Green Room
Pictures From BFP 2013
BFP 2014: Pictures
BFP 2014: Behind The Curtain
BFP 2014: 5 Finalists
BFP 2014: 10 Semi-Finalists
BFP 2014: 20 Original Contestants
BFP 2015 AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM
All potential contestants must have no more than three (3) months total stand-up comedy experience prior to auditions, and have performed at fewer than twelve (12) open mics.
Any previous headlining, feature, or guest stand-up comedy performances will disqualify a potential contestant from participating in Boise's Funniest Person, whether or not he or she was compensated.
All potential contestants MUST be age 21 or over.
We understand that "comedy experience" can be difficult to quantify, so please err on the side of limiting your experience. If you're unsure, please come out to audition! We'll ask clarifying questions during the interview process.
Good luck! We look forward to meeting you!
WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR AUDITION
BFP auditions are very casual. We know you’re new to this, so we don’t expect a polished routine, set, or monologue -- we just want to get a feel for your personality and sense of humor! We’ll chat with you for a few minutes, ask you a couple pertinent questions, and then ask you to stand up and tell us one of your favorite jokes or funny anecdotes (no more than a minute or two). We’ll then take your photo, and send you on your way! The whole process will last no more than ten minutes.
AUDITION ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES
(scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis)
Wednesday, June 17th, 6pm-9pm
Friday, June 19th, 6pm-10pm
Saturday, June 20th, 2pm-6pm
THIS IS A TWO-STEP PROCESS: (1) Complete and submit this form. (2) After you submit this form, you'll be routed to an audition booking service.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS about this process, email
before completing it!
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How did you find out about Boise's Funniest Person?
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* If you chose "Friend" or "Other" above, enter your friend's name or a description of "Other" below:
If I'm selected as a contestant for Boise's Funniest Person, I affirm that (please read each carefully, and type your initials under all that apply):
I am available to attend the BFP Kick-Off Party at Grind Mondern Burger on Saturday, June 27, 6:30pm - 9:30pm (initial below):
I am available to attend EVERY Boise's Funniest Person show at Liquid Laughs, as listed
I am available to attend the Boise's Funniest Person Contestant Workshop at Liquid Laughs on Tuesday, June 23rd at 6:30pm (initial below):
I understand that Boise's Funniest Person contestants are expected to write and perform their own ORIGINAL material. If the producers determine, beyond a reasonable doubt, that I have plagiarized material (including, but not limited to: jokes, anecdotes, set-ups, or punchlines) from any source, I will be immediately disqualified from the competition and ineligible to participate in all future BFP-related events. If I have been awarded a cash prize, I will be required to return it to the producers under penalty of law (initial below):
Boise's Funniest Person is a novice comedy competition. Please describe your stand-up comedy experience in detail. (Be sure to include ALL related experience, including improv, open mics, booked shows [paid and unpaid], and participation in any comedy competitions and showcases, if applicable.)
Why did you decide to audition for BFP this year? (...Besides the $1000 prize. Duh.)
What makes you, and your sense of humor, unique?
Anything else you'd like us to know about you?
Sign and date indicating your agreement to the following:
If I am selected to be a contestant in Boise's Funniest Person 2015, I will fully commit to making the show, and myself, a raging success. I understand that everyone has a unique point of view and sense of humor, so I will be respectful, supportive, and open-minded.
I understand that if I behave like a jerk, plagiarize material, or fail to meet my obligations, I can be removed from the competition by the producers at any time, and without warning. I will be punctual, reliable, flexible, and enthusiastic.
Type your full name as digital signature:
Enter today's date:
BEFORE YOU CLICK SUBMIT BELOW:
Double-check your answers to all questions above, and check for completeness and accuracy. Once submitted, this form will become your official Contestant Application.
AFTER YOU CLICK SUBMIT
, you'll be routed to an audition date/time booking service. You MUST complete the booking process to assure your audition slot!
SUBMIT FORM AND GO TO AUDITION SCHEDULING
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