GWEN LA ROKA

EMAIL: GWEN@GWENLAROKA.COM
WEBSITE: WWW.GWENLAROKA.COM

Gwen La Roka is without a doubt a rising star of stand-up. Her honest comedic approach, meshed with her physical humor, enables her to bring laughter to crowds of all backgrounds, reminding us that we are all one in the same when it comes to everyday life. Gwen has worked with some of today’s funniest comedians like Gina Yashere, Felipe Esparza, Aida Rodriguez, Finesse Mitchell and the Legendary Paul Rodriguez.

Gwen has been featured at comedy clubs throughout the country including The Improv, The Laugh Factory and Zanies in Chicago. Her corporate work includes American Family Insurance, Commonwealth Edison and the National Museum of Mexican Art.

Fresh off her recent win of HBO Max’s “Entre Nos” Latino comedy competition, she is now the first Latina from Chicago to be featured on an upcoming HBO Comedy Special. Gwen La Roka is most definitely an act to watch.

Club Appearances: 

  • The Laugh Factory 
  • Zanies 
  • The Improv 
  • The Icehouse 
  • TBS Just for Laughs Festival 
  • Second City Theatre 

Corporate & University Events: 

  • American Family Insurance 
  • The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 
  • National Museum of Mexican Art 
  • Commonwealth Edison 
  • VMware 
  • CME Group 
  • U.S. National Aids Conference 
  • HISLEA (Hispanic Illinois State Law Enforcement Association) 
  • University Of Chicago 
  • DePaul University 
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee 
  • Northwestern Illinois University 
  • Northeastern Illinois University