Kyra has been in the comedy and entertainment field for over 20 years and has been producing live comedy since 2005. Prior to Co-Founding Williams Hirsch Talent Management, she was the Vice President of Operations for Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Clubs and Funny Business Inc. for six years. Currently, she is the Executive Producer of the Canadian Comedy Awards and Co-Producer of the Icebreakers Comedy Festival. Previously she was the Executive Producer of the Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Podcast and the Co-Producer of the late-night weekly show, Comedy at 51, at the Second City. Kyra has been an actor, a publicist at Sony Pictures Releasing and is a Canadian Comedy Award winner and nominated sketch comedian.
Jake Hirsch launched his first Entertainment Group in 2006 as one of the largest Mixed Martial Arts Management Agencies representing talent and promoting UFC after parties and seminars throughout the country. In 2014, he started the “Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Podcast” where he hosted and interviewed world-class comedians weekly, eventually becoming their west coast Talent Agent, getting to produce live shows throughout Western Canada. Jake has toured all over the country promoting over 200 live shows and has produced comedy specials with Amazon and Comedy Dynamics. Currently, he works with numerous festivals, venues, and promoters in live event ticketing and worked with an exclusive client list that included the world-famous Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Just For Laughs, Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy, Laugh Boston, and The Stand in New York.