Nelson Rocadella and Sean Williams interview Ronnie Ray this time about wanting to be like Eddie Murphy, His Improv Days, The Fear of Doing Improv and Stand Up, Wearing his Hat, Working with Oui Be Negroes and Nation of Improv, Performing with Robin Williams, starting Stand-Up Comedy in Los Angeles, His epic Bomb Stories, Advice to other Comedians, His Favorite Comedians, His Upcoming Album Comedy Before Flesh, His Favorite Jokes and much more!
Chicago’s own brings hilarious real life moments to the stage! He found his true passion for comedy at the age of six, thanks to Eddie Murphy and Saturday Night Live. Ronnie began perfecting his craft by listening to his family and the world around him. The Real Underdog of Comedy, Ronnie Ray a student of comedy. He trained at Second City Chicago, ETA Creative Arts Foundation; Chicago, IL., and Act One Studios; Chicago, IL.. He polished his verbal creativity and ability to write sketches by performing with comedy ensemble OBN “Oui Be Negroes” and Nation of Improv.
Ronnie has been entertaining audiences for years as comic, actor, improviser and voice-over artist. As a Stand-Up Comedian Ronnie has performed at such Stages as The Improv (Hollywood, Brea, Ontario, Irvine, Miami and West Palm Beach), The Laugh Factory (Hollywood and Chicago), Icehouse Comedy Club (Pasadena,CA) The Famous Comedy Store (Hollywood and La Jolla), Zanies (Chicago and Rosemont) and many other stages across the country. Because of his unique comedy style gave him the opportunity to become the first comedian to perform on Playboy TV and Nickelodeon.