Award-Winning Comedian Don Barnhart is currently in preproduction on the new comedy film, The Freeloader, which he wrote and stars in. The movie is set to begin shooting in Las Vegas in 2015 and is based on Barnhart’s 3rd book of the same name. The Freeloader novel was inspired by Don’s numerous comedy tours for the troops and is the story of returning Veteran Guy Derek. After losing his wife, house and dog, Guy hits rock bottom and in order to find his way back becomes the Robin Hood of The Homeless.
Over the last year, Barnhart’s film career has really been gaining steam as he stars in the documentary, Finding The Funny with Brad Garret and Louie Anderson directed by comedian John Bizarre and plays a rather disgruntled, road weary and carefree comedian in the upcoming comedy film, Tribute To Fluffy directed by USC Alumni Micah Cyrus.
The Las Vegas Review/Journal recently named Don Barnhart’s comedy show one of their “Best Bets” and he just finished headlining the 2014 Laughlin Comedy Festival alongside Larry The Cable Guy, Dana Carvey and Maryellen Hooper. Since his first USO tour back in 1992, Barnhart has been performing and producing comedy shows for the troops around the world bringing both celebrities and the next generation of comedy superstars to the men and women serving in the armed forces. Barnhart’s recent tours for the troops include comedy legend, George Wallace and American Idol Finalist James Durbin.
Don is also the author of Comedy 101, Creating The Life You Desire and is a contributing author on I Killed. He is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory in Los Angeles and is a certified hypnotist performing both a stand up and comedy hypnosis show. In his off time, Don is one of the most sought after comedy coaches in the industry, teaching stand up and improv at his Vegas based studio.
Barnhart’s stand up show consists of well written topical material and is delivered with an animated flair that keeps audiences of all ages howling with laughter and coming back for more. Audiences say that Barnhart has the wit of George Carlin with the delivery of Jim Carey making him funny on so many levels. Don’s hypnosis show uses the power of the subconscious mind to tap into his volunteer’s hidden talents, turning them into the stars of the evening in a show that is as empowering as it is entertaining.
Besides being a regular headliner on the Las Vegas strip, Don Barnhart is a favorite performer for many of the top corporate events around the world including The World President’s Organization, AFLAC, AA/NA, DARE and many more. He has been seen on almost every major comedy show and was hand picked for The Ice House's 50th Anniversary All Star TV Special. In 2007, Don was the Grand Champion in The American Idol Underground Comedy Contest and has been seen on MTV, Star Search, and Evening At The Improv and has been featured on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. Barnhart is a Bob and Tom Show favorite and his comedy CD, I’m Not Just Eye Candy can be heard frequently on the comedy channels on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio. Don’s hypnotherapy CDs are available on Amazon and can be downloaded on his website.
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Comedian Don Barnhart combines well written, topical material and delivers it with a fast paced improvisational flair that keeps audiences of all ages howling with laughter and coming back for more. Audiences say, “Barnhart has the wit and insight of George Carlin with the energy, delivery of Robin Williams making Don funny on so many different levels."
Barnhart is also a favorite at the top comedy clubs across the country, cruise ships around the world and is a regular act on the Vegas strip.
Brad Garrett says, "Don is one of the funniest cats out there!"
Barnhart was named "Best Bet" by the Las Vegas Review/Journal and Don won the grand prize in the Improv/Levity/TalentHouse's search for the next great American comedian.
Don Barnhart has been seen on almost every major comedy show and was hand picked for The Ice House's 50th Anniversary All Star TV Special. He's been seen on MTV, Star Search, Evening At The Improv and has been featured on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. Don can be heard regularly on The Bob and Tom Show and XM/Sirius Satellite Radio.
Barnhart’s comedy career really gained national attention in 2007 when he won the American Idol Underground’s Online "Best Comedian" Award and was named their, “Artist to watch” and Entertainment Business Journal named him one of the, “Top 100 comedians to see” three years in a row.
Don Barnhart is graduate of The Second City Conservatory and is a Certified Hypnotist. He is also the only national headline comedian that also performs a separate and equally funny comedy hypnosis show.
"Hilarious" - NY Times
"One of the best" - LA Times
"That guy's funny" - Howard Stern
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Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart
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"Don Barnhart was great to work with, a real professional. If you are looking for a new hypnotist for your campus, Don is the guy to book. He even stayed for nearly an hour after the show to meet with students! Students are already asking when we are going to have him back." - Rowan University.
"Just wanted to thank you for your superb job at the 2012 Canyon County Fair. We really appreciated your cooperation as well as your professional and exceedingly entertaining, fast-paced shows. Looking forward to working together again soon." - Cayon County Fair
Don is one of the only headlining comedians that also does a separate comedy hypnosis show. He can be booked as a stand up comic, comedy hypnotist or combination of both.
DON BARNHART'S COMEDY & HYPNOSIS SHOW
America’s Funniest Comedy Hypnotist!
Award-Winning Comedian, Second City Conservatory Alumni and Certified Hypnotist Don Barnhart has combined his comedy, improv and hypnosis skills to create the most unique, interactive and funniest comedy hypnosis show in the world. It's fun and empowering at the same time.
Barnhart's Hypnosis show is setting record attendance numbers at comedy clubs, cruise ships, colleges, high schools and corporate entertainment and private events and Don is becoming the most requested act in these venues earning him the distinct title of, “America’s #1 Comedy Hypnotist”.
Don Barnhart is the only comedy hypnotist that is also an award-winning stand up comedian who continues to headline the top comedy clubs, colleges, cruise ships and corporate events across the country and is a regular on the Las Vegas Strip and named" Best Bet" by the LV Review/Journal.
"Thanks for an amazing show! You were such a hit and this was the best award gala the state has ever had! My team doesn't impress easily either!" - Aflac of Southern Nevada
Barnhart is in constant demand and has performed for: AFLAC, DARE, USO, Armed Forces Entertainment, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MTV, Comedy Central, A&E, XM/Sirius Satellite Radio, The Bob & Tom Show, The US Marine Corps, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Princess, NCL, Holland America, Colleges, High Schools, Comedy Clubs, Fairs, Good Day Sacramento, The ABC Morning Show, Good Morning Northwest and much more.
Don Barnhart's Comedy Hypnosis Show is part stand up, part improv, part hypnosis and full on funny! It is a musical and fast-paced romp through the volunteers' subconscious creative genius releasing their hidden talents. Barnhart turns them into the stars of the show keeping audiences on the edges of their seats howling with laughter and coming back for more.
Don uses the power of hypnosis to release volunteers inhibitions taping into their creative talents and potentials. "It's all good clean fun", Barnhart enthuses. The show is family friendly and audiences of all ages will have the time of their life. Don's show can be tailored to bit a bit more "risqué" or adult on request.
"America’s Funniest Hypnotist!” - Hypnosis Monthly Magazine.
"In an industry that prides itself on embarrassing and shocking antics, Barnhart's show is both refreshing and empowering as he uses his skills to unlock the creative talents of his volunteers allowing them to share the spotlight". Las Vegas Net
Skeptics are highly encouraged to attend.
Barnhart’s show runs 60-90 minutes depending on your venue’s needs.
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER - HUMOR SEMINARS - COMEDY CLASSES
Don Barnhart's "Best Year Ever" seminar teaches and motivates you to achieve your best year ever. Using humor and the power of hypnosis to tape into your unlimited creative potential.
Learn to add humor in your personal & professional presentations with Don Barnhart's "Humor in The Workplace" Seminars or
"Healing Through Humor".
No more boring speeches. No more crickets, loud yawns and the sound of your heartbeat pounding in your chest. Learn to use humor and grab the audience's attention keeping them riveted on your presentation. Don Barnhart teaches you the fundamentals and techniques of using comedy and humor to liven up your presentations and keep your audiences entertained while delivering your message. Whether it's just to break the ice during sales or marketing presentation or successfully shifting the perspective in a strategic planning meeting, humor is a powerful tool for punctuating the most important business interchanges.
You don't have to be naturally funny or a even a stand up comedian to apply humor and Don Barnhart shows you how to use your own personality to create natural and funny humor that's organtic and not contrived. Barnhart is also a highly sought after motivational speaker teaching you how to use hypnosis to break bad habits, develop better skills and create the life of your dreams.
Barnhart offers comedy, improv and hypnosis sessions at Don Barnhart Studios in Las Vegas, NV Please check out this link for more information: DON BARNHART ENTERTAINMENT
AUTHOR - FILMMAKER - PRODUCER
Don Barnhart just released his new DVD, "I'm Not Just Eye Candy" and his production company Don Barnhart Entertainment is currently in production on the the new film, "Reefer Rendum A comedic yet serious look at the legalization of marijuana in America." Don Barnhart Entertainment is also in preproduction on the film, "Freelaoder" based on Barnhart's new book and he also stars in the 2012 documentary, "Finding The Funny" answering the question, "Can you teach someone to be funny?" Barnhart created, produced and starred in "The Freedom of Speech Comedy Series", he recently wrote, directed and starred in the indie thriller, “China Dolls." Barnhart also produced, directed and starred in "The Ice House 50th Anniversary TV Show." Barnhart also produced and directed, "Linda Vu's Women's Self Defense DVD."
Barnhart's is finishing up his second book, Comedy 101 and his first book, Creating The Life You Desire teaches you how to use hypnosis to live the life of your dreams. He is also a contributing author on, “I Killed: True Stories of the Road by America’s Top Comics” which the N.Y. Times called, “Hilarious" and he's had numerous articles published in newspapers and magazines around the world including iReport.
ON AIR HOST, COMEDY BOOKING & COMEDY CONSULTING
Don Barnhart has just signed on to host a new tv show. Besides hosting several TV specials, Barnhart has done numerous celebrity interviews and has reported from the front lines in The Middle East and from natural disasters. His reports have been featured on iReport and CNN.
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Don Barnhart Entertainment birings laughter to the troops in the Celebrity Comedy Series for Armed Forces Entertainment
Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart headlines the top comedy clubs worldwide.
Don Barnhart's Comedy Hypnosis Show Headlining On Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines