Scott Novotny

where comedy is serious business...

Scott Novotny has been in the comedy "business" for over 20 years. He is quickly becoming the most sought-after entertainer for corporate parties, awards banquets and conventions throughout the Midwest. He has the ability to play to a wide range of audience members while keeping the performance professional and appropriate.

A versatile performer, Scott headlines comedy clubs throughout the United States, has acted in numerous stage productions, worked at the "Brave New Workshop" as an improvisational actor/writer, owned and operated The Comedy Cabaret-- MN's first fulltime comedy theatre, and has written for "Saturday Night Live" and the comic strip, "Strange Brew".

Scott Novotny has been teaching classes in stand-up comedy and improvisation for over twenty years. I always say to my students, ‘I wish that there was someone like ME around when I first started.’ I have met so many funny people in my life, many of whom would love to try their hand at stand-up comedy but have been either to afraid to do it, or just lack the means as to how to get their thoughts together. I say the world can never have enough comedians!Scott Novotny has appeared at events and on television nationwide.  Some examples include: "MTV’s Half Hour Comedy Hour”, “Comedy on the Road, “Show Me the Funny”, “America’s Funniest People”, “Stand-Up, Stand-Up”, “Short Attention Span Theatre” “Now That’s Funny!”.   And, Scott has opened for Weird Al Yankowic, Smothers Brothers, Jay Leno, Penn and Teller, Pee Wee Herman, Wynonna, REO Speedwagon, Tonic-Sol-Fa, B.B King, Davy Jones of the Monkees, Gary Puckett, Brenda Lee, Humble Pie, Morey Amsterdam, and Jerry Mathers ("the Beaver").Download the introduction for Scott Novotny for performances at corporate, community, conventions, and comedy clubs throughout the United States of America (USA).

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What people say...

 "Scott is simply one of the finest comedians ever to appear on any of my campuses in seven years."

Director of Student Activities
Upper Iowa University