Elsa Eli Waithe

Elsa Eli Waithe is the founding/lead instructor at GOLD Comedy. She has appeared on This American Life, is an NBC Stand-Up Semi-Finalist, and was a featured speaker at the 2019 Frank Gathering at the University of Florida. She enjoys chicken wings and playing with hamsters.

Stories By Elsa Eli Waithe

Stand-Up Comedy Saved My Life. Literally.

I had a gun in my hand when I decided to finally give that open-mic night a shot. Seven years later, I’m a professional comedian.