Comedian Cristela Alonzo to Perform at IWU

Nov. 12, 2012                   

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Comedian Cristela Alonzo will perform at Illinois Wesleyan University on Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center (300 E. Beecher St., Bloomington). The show, sponsored by IWU’s Office of Student Activities, is free and open to the public.    

A former staff writer for Comedy Central and correspondent for MTV.com, Alonzo has been featured on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, Gabriel Iglesias’ Stand Up Revolution and Showtime’s Legally Brown.  In 2010, she was a semifinalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Alonzo has also appeared in shows such as Conan and Sons of Anarchy.       
Aside from stand-up, Alonzo is an award-winning writer of numerous short films including TGIF: The Musical, which won Best Film at the Boston Comedy Festival.   

For additional information on the event, contact the Office of Student Activities at (309) 556-3850.

Contact: Katherine Filippo, ’12, (309) 556-3181 univcomm@iwu.edu