Aarona was born and raised in Chicago. She began stand-up comedy in 2006. Within six months, she was selected to be a “New Face” in Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza Comedy Festival in Atlanta, GA. Aarona perfected her comedy skills at Second City Chicago, The Annoyance Theater and iO West. Since then, Aarona has performed stand-up all over the United States and also in the United Kingdom. She appeared in the film, Lord All Men Can’t Be Dogs, alongside Vivica A. Fox, Season 5 of Martin Lawrence’s 1st Amendment Stand-up and is a new cast member of Nick Cannon Presents Wild’N Out on MTV2. She is the creator/host of Velvet Circus –a live comedy show that fuses, stand-up, sketch and musical comedy.
Aarona is a BMI songwriter with two albums on iTunes, The Velvet Mixtape (2012) and Behind The Velvet Circus:The Soundtrack (2013). Her YouTube Channel, Aarona Lopez has more than 400,000 views. Aarona’s comedy is full of self-deprecating humor and storytelling. She jokes about her appearance, intelligence, dysfunctional family and her misfit life. She resides in Los Angeles, CA and is an active member of two Toastmasters International clubs. In her spare time, Aarona loves speaking and inspiring young people to follow their dreams and pretending to play the piano.
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