EXCLUSIVE: Stand-up comic Martin Amini took to YouTube on Tuesday to unveil his first special, I’m Transcending, which sees him discuss his upbringing with immigrant parents, as well as the challenges of contending with dual cultural influences in a divorced household.
A trailer for the special can be viewed above. Watch it in full here. Taped in Washington, D.C., the special was directed by comedian Erik Griffin, with Amini, Matt Rife and Christina Shams serving as executive producers.
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Based in Los Angeles, with roots that trace back to Silver Spring, Maryland, the comic is known for material drawing on his relationships with his Iranian father and Bolivian mother. In addition to his stand-up, he is the founder of D.C. comedy club Room 808, which has featured appearances from comics like Rife and Trevor Wallace, among many others.
Currently on the road for his “Martin Had a Dream” theater tour, Amini is repped by Avesta Entertainment and Independent Artist Group.
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