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Brooklyn native, Dwayne Perkins, is a vet in the comedy game. His one-hour comedy special: Dwayne Perkins: Take Note debuted on Netflix to rave reviews and instantly became a fan favourite. Dwayne has earned a spot in today’s elite class of stand-up comics with several appearances on Comedy Central and Conan. He was a 1999 Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy and appeared at last year’s festival. Dwayne is the author of the book, ‘Hot Chocolate For The Mind’, a collection of humorous essays. He co-wrote and starred in the feature film Dying To Kill(now on Amazon), where he plays a stand-up comic who has to get laughs or die trying. His recurring piece on The Jay Leno Show, “Great White Moments in Black History” was a viewer favourite. Dwayne’s Comedy Central half-hour special was voted one of the top 25 Comedy Central specials of all time. It showcases his unique way of looking at life and his unparalleled ability to convey it in a hilarious manner.