“When you watch her, you see an act that is distinguished by a palpable honesty. Her delivery is polished (sometimes profane), and she can weave in and out of characters with ease. This is a performer both self-assured and smart.” - Rick Kogan, Arts & Entertainment, Chicago Tribune
“Cynthia Levin is my favourite comic you should have heard of. Here"s why. Cynthia is able to do Gilda Radner heart over head sweet, vulnerable stuff as well as hard-hitting, bitter and fantastic comedy without a sound.” Heather Gold, San Franciso, CA - Writer, Show Creator,Stand-Up Comic
Originally from Chicago, Cynthia Levin began studying acting at age 11 and training at Chicago’s famous Second City by age 15. After having trained and performed at many of Chicago’s most prestigious acting schools and theaters, she moved to Los Angeles where she soon began performing stand-up comedy.
Today, Cynthia is a seasoned, edgy and hilarious performer who has a unique ability to move in and out of characters effortlessly and grip audiences with her adeptness for story telling. These attributes as well as a great likability factor have made her a crowd favorite and was named as “One to Watch” in the Hollywood Reporters Special Comedy Issue. Levin has performed at many comedy clubs throughout the U.S. including: The Improv, The Comedy Store & The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, Caroline’s Comedy Club, The Comic Strip & Dangerfield’s in NYC, Zanies and The Improv in Chicago, to name a few. Some of her TV credits include: ABC’s “Comics Unleashed” with Byron Allen, Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd” with Colin Quinn, “Shipmates” on Spike TV, B.E.T.’s Comic View and The Stephanie Miller Show. While living in NYC, she won the New York City Ladies of Laughter Comedy Competition, she was a semi-finalist in the NYC Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition, she was the opening comedian for the Off Broadway Production of “Puppetry of the Penis” and toured all over the United States and Canada with the comedy troupe, "Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad". Additionally, she has done several tours, performing overseas for the troops in Bosnia, Kosovo, Japan, Korea and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Cynthia has also performed at several comedy festivals including: Headliner at The Ladies are Funny Festival in Austin, TX, The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival in Washington, D.C., SFSketchfest in San Francisco, CA and The Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Currently, Cynthia is living in London, where she is performing stand-up throughout the UK.