2019 St. Louis Independent Comedy Profile: MarQuise Moore

We’re spending the next month or so profiling the comics in the St. Louis scene. We’ll be covering a range of comics from seasoned pros, to open mic comics booking their first shows. Our goal is to give you a glimpse at who you can expect to see, no matter where you experience live comedy.

MarQuise Moore is part of the team comprises Focus On The Funny. He’s been performing on the St. Louis scene for ten years and recently hosted for Ms. Pat at Helium Comedy.

NAME

MarQuise Moore

SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/imean_moore

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PERFORMING STAND UP?

10 years

DESCRIBE YOUR MATERIAL/STYLE OF PERFORMING TO SOMEONE WHO HASN’T SEEN YOU

I’m engaging and reliable on stage.

WHAT HAS BEEN THE MOST EXCITING THING, PERSONALLY, THIS YEAR, ABOUT STAND UP?

Being able to work more franchise comedy clubs in St.Louis

CURRENTLY, WHAT’S THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE YOU ARE WORKING TO OVERCOME, IN STAND UP COMEDY?

Having more drinking money on Wednesday’s open mic.

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST COMEDY GOAL FOR THE NEXT YEAR?

To work every Helium Comedy Club throughout the country.

WHAT IS ONE THING YOU WISH YOU’D KNOWN BEFORE YOU STARTED PERFORMING?

Having a routine is very important.

IF YOU WERE A BEVERAGE, WHAT WOULD YOU BE?

Brass Monkey. Because it’s that funky MONKEY‼️

PICK ANY HORROR MOVIE. HOW WOULD YOU SURVIVE?

Friday 13th
1. Growing up poor you’re really close to going camping outside your house permanently.
2. Black families rarely go camping, Jason wouldn’t making going thru the JVL
THE END.

DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO PROMOTE?

I’m performing on September 20 at Impolite Company at the Crack Fox.

Co-Parents is a comedy/drama that deals with the hardships of maintaining a relationship with your Co-Parent.

See MarQuise perform around the St. Louis Comedy scene, and check back tomorrow as we continue to highlight the area’s working comics.