Erik Rivera's "boy next door" good looks and unique perspective, makes him one of New York's fastest rising young comedians. His quick wit along with his commanding stage presence, charisma and infectious smile all makes him a favorite act at comedy clubs throughout New York City.
Rivera is a regular on the New York comedy scene and can be seen nightly at The New York Comedy Club, The Comedy Cellar, The Original New York Improv, Caroline's and Boston Comedy Club. When in Los Angeles, Rivera plays The Comedy Store, The Comedy Union and The Laugh Factory.
Erik recently shot Funny People After Dark for MTv Networks. Fall of 2005 Erik appeared on both the small and big screen in SiTv's Urban Jungle 2, NBC's My Name is Earl and in the upcoming independent feature film My Brother with Vanessa L. Williams. He is also slated to appear in the feature film Stand Up by award winning director Michael Rainin later this year. Currently Rivera has a sitcom in development with Montel Williams' production company.