Slap Happy Comedy

Both graduates of North Central University, Erik Gascoigne and Joe Kessler bring unique experiences to their performance.

Erik uses a blend of smart, physical and high energy humor to captivate audiences. With over 12 years of comedy experience under his belt, Erik has trained and performed at Comedy Sportz and was the host and emcee at Knuckleheads Comedy Club, both in Minneapolis, MN. He has toured the nation with 321 Improv, performing on numerous cruise ships.

Joe uses a fast-paced, animated style every time he’s on stage. Performing at House of Comedy and Comedy Sportz, traveling the nation doing stand-up comedy and motivational speaking, and starring in nationwide commercials and advertisements for Best Buy, 3M, Red Robin, and Walmart, Joe captivates the audience and keep the laughs rolling.

Slap Happy Comedy is the trifecta of comedy, entertaining audiences through improv, stand-up, and video sketch comedy. Clean, clever, upbeat, and most of all funny! Slap Happy Comedy has performed all around the country in front of audiences as large as 10,000. Learn more about Slap Happy Comedy at: