Jim Rauth founded the Comedy College and "Stand up Comedy 101" in 1999 in Milwaukee, WI. "I had taken a comedy class myself in 1996 and got out onto the road and realized I didn't have all the tools of a great comic. I needed to succeed there was so much lacking in that course because the instructor wasn't a performer", said Jim.
Jim also managed Milwaukee's first Joker's Comedy Club!
Jim has produce over 450 comedy shows in various clubs and theaters in Milwaukee and Chicago!
J"Stand up Comedy 101" has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel, Online Milwaukee, CBS 58, Fox 6, WISN 12, WGN and the film "Chucking Tomatoes!"