Matt Dundas is a comedian and MC. Matt’s act generally consists of observational humor about parenting and politics. With a background in grassroots organizing for environmental groups, Matt has run dozens of events using comedy to raise money and awareness for progressive causes and organizations such as the Sierra Club, Planned Parenthood, Habitat for Humanity and many more.
Matt is relocating to Portland, Maine after working the comedy scene in Washington, D.C. for seven years, during which he co-founded Grassroots Comedy DC (which raises money for charities through stand-up shows) and became a chief of Capital Laughs (D.C.’s premier independent stand-up production group). He has also traveled the United States performing at comedy clubs and festivals.
Matt’s comedy walking tour of Pennsylvania Avenue, “A History of Laughter,” was one of the Washington Post’s selections for the best of the Capital Fringe Festival in 2019, and his video shorts have been shared by MoveOn, the Huffington Post and People for the American Way.
As a stand-up comic, Matt has opened or featured for Alonzo Bodden (Last Comic Standing), Ryan Donahue (Crashing), Jena Friedman (The Daily Show), Tim Harmston (Letterman), Robert Mac (Comedy Central), Mary Mack (Conan), Jeff Maurer (Last Week Tonight), Tony Woods (HBO) and Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley).