Comedy Performers

Robin Banks

PRIDE Comedy Brunch: Sun. September 16

Robin Banks is the product of a one-night stand between a Carnival Barker and a Lucille Ball impersonator. Ms. Banks is one of New Haven’s most entertaining drag queens whose dedicated fan base continues to grow at an impressive, uncontrollable rate. Ms. Banks, a valued member of the New Haven community, which she is proud to call home, hosts a popular and entertaining drag show that is of the highest quality. As Ms. Banks says; “I host a Drag Show of the highest quality you can get with man in panty-hose and lipstick.” This is Ms. Bank’s forth time hosting during PRIDE New Haven.

Kendra Dawsey

PRIDE Comedy Brunch: Sun. September 16

Kendra Dawsey is an up and coming standup comic who has performed in clubs and showcases in NYC and all over New England. She was recently accepted into the Portland Maine Comedy Festival, the Midwest Queer Comedy Festival, She Makes Me Laugh Femme Fest, and has been a featured comic on the Sirius XM radio program Paid or Pain. Kendra garners humor from her identity and experiences by blending anecdote with higher concepts. Never too proud to laugh at herself, Kendra endears audiences by inviting them to laugh with her.

Mina Hartong

PRIDE Comedy Brunch: Sun. September 16

Award winning comedienne Mina Hartong (Triangle Center Gala, Headliner Mardi Gras Sydney, “Pick of the Fringe”, Minneapolis Fringe) hosts with warmth, raw intelligence and charm. Mina has been performing and traveling for over twenty years taking her to Amsterdam, Iceland, and
Pride Festivals around the world. A Connecticut native, she is the girl next door who dares to say what is on everyone’s mind.