Pauline Yasuda is the first-ever Asian female to make the finals of the prestigious San Francisco Comedy Competition, which is in its 44th year. She placed 4th overall and joins the list of previous finalists that include Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Dana Carvey, and Dane Cook.
She is also the winner of the 2013 California’s Funniest Female Competition. She is an alumna of Acme Comedy Theatre and has shared the stage with Matthew Lillard, Alex Borstein, and Tatyana Ali as a sketch performer and writer.
As a stand-up comedian, she won the Wild Card Round at the World Series of Comedy in 2012. In 2014, she was considered one of the “Best of Fest” at the Burbank Comedy Festival. She was also part of The Cleveland Comedy Festival in 2011. She has brought her unique brand of comedy to clubs in Los Angeles and the West Coast. TV appearances include “Criminal Minds” and “The Bill Engvall Show.”