Janice V. Rodriguez,

(first name rhymes with Denise because she likes to be difficult), is a Chicago based entrepreneur and comedian. When she's not slaving over an unnecessary spreadsheet or micromanaging others, she performs her unique brand of stand up across the Chicagoland area. Janice uses her experience as being the whitest Latina she knows and an at best average marriage partner to tell her side of the story. Janice aims to bring a fresh perspective to topics related to her culture, Indiana upbringing (Indiana+culture=oxymoron) and her professional and personal lives. She's also really tired.

Janice regularly performs at Chicago area showcases and has performed at comedy clubs Zanies, Improv, The Drop (South Bend), Laugh Factory, Comedy Shrine and Jackie Knights (St. Augustine, FL). She has also been invited to several comedy festivals such as Chicago Women's Funny Festival, SheDot (Toronto), Lady Laughs (Madison) and LaughFest (Grand Rapids).

Janice is a founder and producer of Las Locas Comedy, a comedy showcase that features Latina comedic talent and our favorite locas.  Check out her performance calendar to see her at an upcoming show!

Upcoming Shows

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    Las Locas Comedy: The Pilsen Show!

    7:30 PM-9:00 PM
    Sep-22-2018
    La Catrina Cafe
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    We’re muy excited to announce our September 2018 Showcase!
    In 2018- we’re doing our shows POP UP style! Reserve your **free** ticket now!

    Saturday September 22nd, 2018
    Doors 7:30pm/Show 8pm
    @ La Catrina Cafe in Pilsen! Cohosted by Cultura en Pilsen.

    It’s almost the end of summer! Come on out and enjoy an evening of Latina/Latinx comedians – and our favorite honorary locas!

    – Jazmyn Ortega (Feminine Comique)

    – Sabeen Sadiq (Laugh Factory)

    – Jess Martinez (Second City)

    – Eunji Kim (Zanies)

    – Janice V. Rodriguez (Las Locas Comedy)

    – Stephanie Weber (Lincoln Lodge)

    Hosted by: Sonal Aggarwal (Salonathon)

    BYOB. Food and non alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Alcoholic beverages available for a donation. All guests are asked to drink responsibly. No talking allowed during the performance. Seating is first come first serve so please arrive early.

    **Donations accepted and shared with our showcase performers!**

    For more info about Las Locas Comedy please visit laslocascomedy.com and follow us on Facebook at Las Locas Comedy and on Instagram/Twitter @laslocascomedy