December 12, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Office of Student Activities will present comedienne Alexandra McHale on Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center (300 Beecher St., Bloomington). The event will be free and open to the public.
McHale has headlined at over 300 colleges and was voted Female Entertainer of the Year by the readers of Campus Activities Magazine in 2002 and 2003. The comedienne grew up in Connecticut and relocated to New York City where she became a member of the Actor’s Studio. She has studied with many famous actors including Paul Newman, Sally Field and Ellen Burstyn.
McHale made her network debut on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has also been on CBS’s The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. She is a frequent commentator on VH1’s “I Love the 80s,” “Supersecret T.V. Formulas” and “The 100 Most Cheesetastic Video Countdown,’ and has also been seen on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and New Joke City.
For additional information, contact the Kevin Clark, director of student activities, at (309) 556-3850.
Contact: Allegra Gallian, ’09, (309) 556-3181