Who is Cameron Esposito?


Chicago-native comedian Cameron Esposito performs a comedy routine at the Maintenance Shop on Dec. 4. Esposito highlighted her lesbian background growing up and incorporates it into her routines, embracing and representing the LGBT community. The Maintenance Shop filled a full audience of 150 seats as Iowa State’s Winterfest celebration kicks off this week.

Morgan Kelly

“The future of comedy” according to Jay Leno had the Maintenance Shop laughing til’ they cried on the evening of Dec. 4.

Cameron Esposito has been on a fair amount of popular television shows, including being a regular on “Chelsea Lately”, appearing on “The Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and “Last Call with Carson Daly” according to her website. She was also named one of the “Top 12 Comics to Watch” by LA Weekly in 2013, according to her website.

Esposito has also published a number of writings to her website that comedically and effectively debate hot button issues like rape and same-sex marriage. She speaks freely and openly about her sexual identity in her writings and her stand-up routines, calling herself “a giant lesbian.”

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