Kevin Allison is a comedian, writer, and performer, best known as the creator and host of the popular RISK! podcast. He is also a member of The State, a renowned sketch comedy group from the 90s. In addition to his work in comedy, Kevin has also founded The Story Studio, a storytelling school that teaches people how to craft and share their personal narratives.
Why you should book Kevin Allison for your next event
- Expert storytelling: Kevin has years of experience crafting and performing personal narratives, and he knows how to captivate and engage an audience. He can tailor his stories to suit your event and audience, making for a truly memorable experience.
- Diverse audience appeal: As the creator and host of RISK!, Kevin has showcased a wide range of storytellers from all walks of life, which means his stories and performances have broad appeal across age, gender, and cultural divides. Whether you’re hosting a corporate event or a public speaking engagement, Kevin can connect with your audience and leave them entertained and inspired.
- Creative inspiration: In addition to his storytelling expertise, Kevin is also a skilled teacher and mentor. Through his work at The Story Studio, he has helped countless people find their own voice and develop their own personal narratives. Booking Kevin for an event can be an opportunity to inspire creativity and storytelling in your team, helping them communicate more effectively and authentically.
Kevin Allison is the host and creator of the wildly popular podcast and live show, RISK!, where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public. Since 2009, the weekly podcast has grown to have over one million downloads per month and has featured profound, surprisingly intimate, and often hilarious true stories from people like Trevor Noah, Bowen Yang, Jenny Slate, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Margaret Cho, Maria Bamford, Kumail Nanjiani and regular folks from around the world. In 2018, RISK! released its first book through Hachette Books, called RISK! True Stories People Never Thought They’d Dare to Share, edited by Kevin, to critical acclaim.
Kevin is also a member of the legendary sketch comedy group The State, whose 90’s MTV series remains a cult classic. He has appeared on shows like Cobra Kai, High Maintenance, Flight of the Conchords, Reno 911!, Comedy Bang Bang, and more. In 2011, he created a storytelling school called The Story Studio, where he teaches performers and professionals from all fields how to wow a crowd or a boardroom with their own true stories.
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