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Curve Magazine calls Karen Williams "...a laugh riot!" The Sydney Morning Herald proclaims that Karen Williams is "ferociously funny, with perfect pace, timing and structure."
Karen Williams is the hottest comedy star on the horizon -- with an awesome personality, stunning good looks, and a sterling reputation for delivering laughs each and every time!
Currently booking her “HEALING WITH HUMOR – FREEDOM FROM FEAR” NATIONAL COMEDY TOUR dedicated to victory over violence all across America, Williams is using her celebrity status to raise awareness and to work for social justice using the healing power of humor!
Karen is a modern-day alchemist, whose audiences revel in her cathartic laughter, and whose peers consider her a comic's comic! As a solo entertainer, Karen Williams delights fan-filled audiences from San Francisco to South Beach to Sydney, and is a comic favorite with Olivia Travel, known for its signature women’s cruises and resorts.
Comedy writer and former television host of the New York variety show, "In The Life," Williams' humor writings appear in numerous anthologies, including "Joke Stew" (Andrews McMeel Publishing); Revolutionary Laughter" (Crossing Press); "Out in All Directions" (Warner Books); and "Out, Loud & Laughing" (Random House).
Call 216-548-0197 today to book KAREN WILLIAMS for your event.
*The Healing Power of Humor
*Work-Life Balance! Get to the Joy!
*Let's Dialogue About Diversity...
*Humor and Stress Management
*Parenting for Pleasure!
*Humor and RECOVERY and Joy!
*Laugh and Let Go: Live Clutter-Free
*Let's Laugh About Sex!
HaHA Institute is the brainchild of internationally acclaimed and nationally-known stand-up comic, humor educator, and motivational speaker Karen Williams, whose background includes over twenty years of theatrical training, improvisational comedy, dance and movement, psychodrama, metaphysical studies and active parenting, as well as forty years of Buddhist practice.
Karen Williams is also the creator and facilitator of the Humor-at-Large Workshop Series; founder of the National Women's Comedy Conference; past president of the Association of Women's Music and Culture; former board member of AIDS, Medicine and Miracles, Love Makes A Family, and the National Black Justice Coalition.
Karen Williams graduated summa cum laude from Cleveland State University with a personally-designed major in "Humor and Healing." She earned a Master of Education degree from CSU's Adult Learning & Development program. Karen Williams, M.Ed, taught Stand-Up Comedy in the Dramatic Arts department of Cleveland State University. Currently, she is the Founder and CEO of HaHA Institute and Owner of "The Healing Place."
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HaHA Institute interactive workshops are specifically designed to build and promote healthy self-esteem and well-being, and to encourage full support of the principles of tolerance and respect for the dignity of human life, using the tool of appropriate humor.
The mission of HaHA Institute is to encourage the fullest and highest activation of human potential for compassion, wisdom, and life force through the daily use of humor and healing arts, which includes stress management, nutrition, exercise, massage and healing touch, aromatherapy, and spiritual practices.
Workshop clients include Parker-Hannifin, Baxter Health Care, Aultman Hospital, Girl Scouts of America, YWCA, Fairfax Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Lakeland Community College, Professional Women's Institute, Lubrizol, Planned Parenthood, Human Rights Campaign, Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Gay Men's Health Crisis/Women's Institute, AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, United States Department of Agriculture, State Departments of Health (Indiana, New York, Texas, Illinois et al), National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Zuna Institute, and University of Chicago Hospitals Learning Institute.
Partial Listing of College Clients:
Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York
University of California, San Francisco
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Duke University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Behrend College, Erie, Pennsylvania
Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Harvey Milk Institute, San Francisco, California
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin
Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Wesleyan College, Middletown, Connecticut
Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
Hamilton College, Clinton, New York
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Comic Karen Williams Live! at New Harvest Foundation Dinner
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