STAND-UP COMEDY

JOHN HAS PERFORMED IN THE BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL AND THE LAS VEGAS COMEDY FESTIVAL. HAS WRITTEN FOR THE TONIGHT SHOW AND HIS WORK HAS APPEARED IN ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE. HE HAS WORKED AT:

NY-CAROLINES, STAND UP NEW YORK, GOTHAM, NEW YORK COMEDY CLUB, THE COMIC STRIP. RASCALS, STRESS FACTORY
LA.- THE COMEDY STORE, LAUGH FACTORY, ICE HOUSE.
PHILA.- COMEDY CABARET, LAUGH HOUSE, COMEDY WORKS
AND COLLEGES ACROSS THE U.S.

TELEVISION

CAROLINES COMEDY HOUR, ESPN, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, FOX MORNING SHOW, COMEDY CENTRAL. COMCAST SPORTS NETWORK.

SPECIAL SKILLS

DEGREE IN RADIO, TELEVISION AND FILM FROM TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, IMPROV AND COMMERICIAL TRAINING AT THE AMERICAN COMEDY INSTITUTE, STUDIED ACTING UNDER JOANNA BECKSON IN NEW YORK. HEAT-VISION AND AN UNCANNY ABILITY TO GIVE OUT EXACT CHANGE.

COMEDY-BIOGRAPHY

JOHN BEGAN HIS COMEDY CAREER AS A JOKE WRITER FOR RADIO PERSONALITIES THEN WROTE FOR JAY LENO AND JOAN RIVERS. JOHN HAS BEEN ENTERTAINING AUDIENCES WITH HIS APTLY TITLED " JOHN KENSIL SHOW" A SARCASTIC TAKEOFF ON THE OLD DEAN MARTIN SHOW WITH JOHN AS HOST AND A CAST OF OFFBEAT CHARACTER COMEDIANS DROPPING IN.

JOHN ENTERED THE STAND UP COMEDY ARENA WHILE ATTENDING TEMPLE UNIVERSITY. HIS HUMOR STYLE CAN BEST BE DESCRIBED AS TAKING AN ORDINARY SITUATION AND CREATING A TWISTED VIEW ON IT, (MUCH LIKE A PARTY CLOWN MAKING BALOON ANIMALS). HE HAS WORKED WITH MANY NATIONAL COMEDIANS AND WHEN MOST WERE ASKED TO DESCIBE JOHN KENSIL THE USUAL REPLY WAS- " JOHN KENSIL? DIDN'T HE PARK MY CAR?"

JOHN'S LIFE-BIOGRAPHY

EVERYTHING JOHN TALKS ABOUT IN HIS ACT IS BASED IN REALITY. FROM HIS GIRLFRIEND RUNNING OFF TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL STEVIE NICKS IMPERSONATOR IN A FLEETWOOD MAC COVER BAND AND LEAVING HER KIDS AND MOMS ASHES WITH HIM TO GROWING UP AS ONE OF SEVEN IRISH KIDS IN A WORKING CLASS PHILADELPHIA NEIGHBORHOOD.


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