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 is now taking the comedy world by storm with his animated and high energetic style, becoming one of the most sought after entertainers in both the college and club circuits. Lance has shared the stage with talented comics such as Michael Malone, John DaCosse, Mimi Gonzalez, Leon Rogers, Chastity Washington, Alycia Cooper, Kim Coles, Shawn Morgan, Dobie Maxwell, Ricky March, Philip Peredo, Ricky Byrne, Dat Dude Donnie, Jack Slammy, Teri Moore, Andre Copeland, and Maia Leland. 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.