Mario M. Tory, an up and coming comedian. Funny, witty, and down to earth, this ambitious comedian has had his opportunity to host, feature and involve himself in many outrageous open mic nights. Mario Tory is the youngest of three kids. He was raised by both parents in a middle class family in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Graduating from Chattanooga State College and obtaining a degree in business management was not sufficient for him. Tory relocated to Atlanta in pursuit of a career in entertainment. After participating in various fashion shows and hosting gigs, it was then that Mario discovered his niche; comedy. Since his discovery, this young gentleman has been working out, hosting, and performing at various comedy clubs throughout Atlanta and across the country.
Since his first apperance on stage at the Original Uptown Comedy Corner open mic night Tripping on Tuesday, featuring Grand Hustle. This talented young man hit the ground running! He was featured in an televisied UPN talent showcase in his first month. In the months to follow Mario recorded his debut DVD entitled “I Ain’t Lyin”, at the famous Comedy House in Columbia South Carolina. He held down one of the longest running comedy nights in the southside of Atlanta at The Gate.He is also a graduate and a member of the Black Top Circus Improve Group (one of the few black improve shows). Mario hosted The American Cancer Society, Delta Sigma Theta Dothan Chapter, Bronner Bros., Upscale Magazine, and Sol and Company LLC Fusion of Fashion Hair and Fashion show in Dothan, Ala. Mario also gained the rights to host the Backyard Tour in Duluth, Ga. Member of the Phat Comedy prestige comedy orgainization(Quincy B. and Aaron Short. Also he is a member of the Atlanta House of Comedy(Maurice Simms). Winner of the Kiss 104.1 Big Easy Comedy Competion in Atlanta, too represent Atl. in New Orleans, La.
Affiliate of the Tiplite Productions an Priemier Platinum Event group in Auburn, Al. He is host of Q’s House of Poetry an elite showcase event involving spoken word R&B, Rap, and Comedy(Q’s House is an affilate of TSW.com and Ruff Ryders). He also headlined at the well known Winter Ski Fest in Gatlinburg, TN 2010 (Atl Bars, J. Carter and Status Vodka Event). He has been nominated as one of the funniest comics in Atl @www.atlclubawards.com. Winner of the Big Easy Comedy Competition in New Orleans. Granted the opportunity to open up for big name talent such as Mike Epps and Damon Wayans. Filmed his second DVD in the summer of 2010 entitled “Straight to the Point”.
As winner of the Big Easy Comedy Competition in New Orleans, he has been granted the opportunity to open up for big name talent such as Mike Epps and Damon Wayans.