Cristela Alonzo is the co-creator, co-executive producer and star of "Cristela," an achievement which caps a whirlwind year. She released "Some of the Hits," her first stand-up CD through Comedy Central and will be making her feature film debut in the upcoming Angry Birds movie.
She topped several comedy lists in the past year, including "Variety's Top 10 Comics to Watch," "Top 10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2014" by LA Weekly, Cosmo Latina's "8 Women You Should be Following on Twitter," Time Out's "Comics to Watch," "Cosmo's "13 Female Comedians to Watch For in 2014," and "One of the 50 Comedians You Should and WILL Know" by Vulture.com.
She's performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and is a favorite at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. She also taped "The Half Hour," her first half-hour special in Boston, which premiered in June 2013 on Comedy Central.
Cristela is based in LA and when not on tour, can be found performing at various clubs around town, including her home club, the Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, CA.