Chicago native Lance Richards first took the stage as a student at Columbia College. It was there that Lance began to develop his skills as a comedian performing on various talent showcases throughout the Chicago land area. In 2008 Lance set out to conquer the stage as a stand-up comedian winning numerous local comedy competitions in the Midwest. Lance has performed stand-up at colleges, festivals, private parties, benefit shows and many top comedy clubs throughout the country such as The Comedy Store in Los Angeles to Zanies in Chicago. Lance is currently traveling the globe working as a feature talent for agencies such as Funny Business and TribbleRun Comedy Network. In 2014 Lance made his on camera debut appearing in three national commercials(Huggies, Wal-Mart, and True Value) and NBC's TV show "Crisis". Lance is taking the comedy world by storm with his animated and high energetic style, becoming one of the most sought after young entertainers in both the college and club circuits. Lance has shared the stage with talented comics such as Jermaine Fowler, Rocky Laporte, Mary Mack, Michael Palascak, Mike Toomey, Stu McCallister, Geoff LaFleur, Michael Malone, Johnny Beehner, Tom Garland, Brett James, Steven Roberts-Sanders, Rob Hines, John DaCosse, Mimi Gonzalez, Leon Rogers, Chastity Washington, Alycia Cooper, Kim Coles, Shang, Shawn Morgan, Jhovany Diaz, Ricky March, John Hilder, Ricky Byrne, Donnie Johnson, Jack Slammy, Teri Moore, BJ Johnson and Luke Ashlocke. Lance enjoys and has great pride in his versatility of being able to perform both mainstream and urban audiences as well as clean corporate humor.