Words by David Thomas
Interview by Valerie Lopez
Behind Chris Sebilia’s low-key demeanor is a very funny comedian. As with our other interviewees, his journey to the Austin Comedy scene is unique. The California native holds a masters degree in structural engineering from the University of California at San Diego. He came to Austin seeking a job in his career field and found a love of performing comedy.
Sebilia chats with Valerie Lopez about his early influence and the discontent that lead him to the Hideout Theater’s doorstep.
Since his start in the Austin comedy scene, Chris Sebilia has taken on many projects that also include acting and writing. In part two of his interview, Chris Sebila talks with Valerie about being the host of ATX Tonight, performing in a variety of festivals and the upcoming Funniest Person in Austin Contest.
While Chris Sebilia will be passing the helm of ATX Tonight on to Blake Wilson, you still have plenty of opportunities to check out his comedy. In fact, you can see him try to become the Funniest Person in Austin on April 11th at Cap City Comedy Club. For other appearances, all you got to do is check out his website.