Janine Gardner’s performance background spans the entire comedic spectrum, from headlining in premiere comedy clubs all over the country, to entertaining U.S. troops overseas with Bob Hope’s Comedy USO. She’s graced the main stages of Las Vegas’ prestigious MGM Grand, Bally’s, and The Riviera Resort Hotels, has appeared numerous times on SHOWTIME, A&E, and HBO’s Comedy Central, and was featured on Disney’s World Wide Millennium Celebration live via satellite on NBC.
She toured as an opening act for the late Ray Charles, and with comedy notables Pat Paulsen, Roseanne, Sam Kinison, Chris Rock, Tim Allen, Sid Caesar, Norm Crosby, Dennis Miller, Buddy Hackett, Kelly Monteith, and Tommy Chong. She regularly performs her original one-woman comedy/music show in the main showrooms of HOLLAND AMERICA, CELEBRITY, and ROYAL CARIBBEAN Cruise Lines, and has headlined corporate events for such fortune 500 companies as AT&T, INTEL, L’OREAL, NATIONAL TV GUIDE MAGAZINE, MAZDA MOTORS OF AMERICA, MICROSOFT, DELL, VICTORIA’S SECRET …and many, many more.
At home in Utah, Janine Gardner contributes her talents to community fundraising projects for people with AIDS,
battered women, and Big Brother’s/Big Sisters. She is most passionate about her work mentoring high-risk youth, and is using her time and money to
provide refurbished computer equipment for the scholastically disadvantaged.
“I started buying refurbished computers from a local disabled veteran who tinkers with “trash” to create useful, like-new machines from the equipment most of us throw away. For a nominal out-of-pocket fee, I can put a great computer in a student’s life. It’s a tiny need I can easily fill, one that over time could make an enormous impact on my community. My project is still in its infancy, yet it’s beginning to attract the attention of corporate sponsors. I envision one day being able to do much more, but meanwhile, I’m satisfied to make a difference, one kid at a
When she’s not touring, she can be found on the ski slopes of her native Utah, or clad in overalls renovating her vintage Tudor
home on the foothills of the Salt Lake Valley.
What others say about Janine Gardner --
- Citizens Bank & Trust Company:
To the Richard De La Font Agency
"Comedienne Janine Gardner
gave a very humorous performance and received many compliments from those in attendance.
She was very professional and we would highly recommend her to other
potential clients." -- Marion H. Riggs, Executive Vice President
- Association of Professional Mortgage Women:
Via the Richard De La Font Agency
"You certainly were entertaining and filled
our room with laughter. We would love to have you again sometime. It was a great pleasure to have you as our guest
and entertainer. We thank you again for giving of your time to our association."
-- Patricia A. Wilson, Corresponding Secretary
- Mid-Continent Group:
Via the Richard De La Font Agency
"People in the office are still talking about
you. Your topics hit home with so many and kept everyone in tears all evening long.
Everyone wants to know where you're playing next so that they can see you again. We have had good entertainment in the past that
different groups have enjoyed, but your humor seemed to appeal to everyone young and old.
Thanks again for making our party a huge success!" -- Sharon Mitchell, Human Resources
- Carson Valley Inn:
Hotel - Casino
"Thanks so much for the fantastic show you
put on here at the Carson Valley Inn. It's always a challenge to come up with the right
comedian to entertain bosses, secretaries, and other assorted people from pastors to
casino people (like us) and everyone between. Your material, delivery and appearance were all
excellent. You were great!" -- Bill Henderson, Director of Sales and Marketing
- American Business Clubs:
"When we hired you to perform, we weren't
real sure what we were going to get....but what a hoot! Your performance and brand of comedy was a perfect
match for our group. We will be in touch some time in the future to see if we can book you
again. There was only one complaint I heard consistently
from some of our club members and that was that they experienced pain in their faces
laughing too much."
-- J. Brad Parker
- Redding Trade Club:
"What a delightful way to spend a Tuesday
evening! Good fun! On behalf of the Trade Club Directors, Sponsors
and guests, I want to thank you for a very entertaining evening. In such a mixed crowd, it
is no easy task to make everyone laugh. Your humor touched the entire audience. It was so
easy to relate to your stories with your very comedic perspective of everyday situations
and conditions. In the proper frame of mind, to which you so
easily lead us, life can be so amusing! Thank you again for making our April Trade Show a
success." -- Ron
Wickershiem, Show Trader
- Siouxland Area Narcotics Anonymous:
Sioux City, Iowa
"Your act was SUPER and incredibly well
received. The feedback from all who attended was very positive."
-- Tami Breeder, Entertainment Chair
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